News: ATM 2019: Reed Travel Exhibitions launches Arabian Travel Week

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market. The event opens its doors on Sunday, April 28th for four days of business networking opportunities and insightful seminar sessions at Dubai World Trade Centre.



News: Arends joins South Africa Tourism in UK

Sherwin Arends has joined South African Tourism as trade relations officer, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role following 12 years’ experience working within the travel industry.



News: Qatar Airways expands relationship with Amadeus

Last summer, the aviation industry set a new record, with over 200,000 aircraft taking to the skies every day. In a competitive marketplace, airlines are looking for the right technology that enables them to deliver memorable experiences for their customers.



News: ATM 2019: Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai to showcase offering at industry leading event

Arabian Travel Market will display new developments, destinations, offers and technologies which attracts over 2,800 exhibiting companies to meet and do business professionals within the UAE travel industry.



News: ATM 2019: Emaar Hospitality Group unveils plans for five new hotels

Emaar Hospitality Group will be showcasing its extensive portfolio of operational and upcoming hotel projects in the UAE and international markets at Arabian Travel Market, the region’s leading travel and tourist industry event.



News: AHIF 2019: Major chains grow operations in Africa

AHIF is the premier hotel investment conference in Africa, attracting many prominent international hotel owners, investors, financiers, management companies and their advisers.



News: Get Shipwrecked in Atlantis with rock band busted

Following the success of rock band Busted’s music video and track Shipwrecked in Atlantis, which was recently filmed at Atlantis, the Palm, the ocean-themed resort is offering travel agents the chance visit.



News: Indian Hotels Company signs for latest Taj property

The Indian Hotels Company has announced the signing of a Taj hotel in Ahmedabad. It will be the fourteenth IHCL-branded hotel in the state of Gujarat. Strategically located on Sindhubhavan Marg, the hotel is spread over 1.4 acres of land.



News: Riley retires from leadership of Caribbean Tourism Organisation

Riley, who was appointed to the top post at the Barbados-headquartered Caribbean Tourism Organisation in 2009 after acting for a year, has gone on pre-retirement leave ahead of his departure at the end of June this year.



News: Emirates signs SpiceJet codeshare partnership

Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a memorandum of understanding to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement. The deal is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between India and popular destinations across Africa, America, Europe and the Middle East.



News: ATM 2019: First & Foremost Travel Connection launches new booking system

Dubai-based hospitality and travel group First & Foremost Travel Connection is launching a dynamic business-to-business hotel booking system at Arabian Travel Market.



News: Luxury Escapes opens dedicated Malaysia website

Since launching the brand five years ago, Luxury Escapes has quickly become the region’s fastest growing travel company with over 2.6 million members. The Luxury Escapes business represents some of the world’s best hotels and is credited with driving incremental traveller demand.



News: Four Seasons unveils plans for new private jet

A new A321LR aircraft, part of the new Airbus neo family, is being fully customised by Four Seasons and tailored to the continually evolving vision of its industry-first jet experience.



News: Al Tayyar Travel Group becomes Seera Group following rebrand

The name and identity of Seera, meaning journey, is the culmination of the company’s transformation efforts, which has seen its operating environment undergo a significant shift.



News: Nasimi Beach kicks off summer at Atlantis, the Palm

Nasimi Beach is kicking off summer in style with Dubai’s ultimate retro party, featuring the best throwback tunes, tasty treats, free-flowing beverages and lashings of sunshine.



News: Ascott launches technological overhaul as expansion continues

Ascott aims to drive revenue growth, improve operational efficiency and enhance value to its customers and business partners through a comprehensive front-to-backend systems makeover.



News: Savoff to lead Darwin Convention Centre

Peter Savoff will fill the role following the recent promotion of previous general manager, Janet Hamilton, to lead the Cairns Convention Centre. He joins the AEG Ogden Family from the Anthony John Property Group where he managed the Emporium Hotel since opening in 2007.



News: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi prepares for World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, the latest addition to Yas Island’s series of world-class attractions, is stepping up to host the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019.



News: Dubai sees steady growth in tourism arrivals in early 2019

Guests continue to flock to attractions such as the Palm Jumeirah and Burj Khalifa, while a host of new hotels have joined the market in recent months.



News: ATM 2019: Time Hotels outlines ambitious expansion plans in Middle East

Time Hotels is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 – as it targets 35 properties by 2025. The properties, which will see the growth and launch of existing as well as new Time Hotel brands to key territories throughout the region, will be unveiled during Arabian Travel Market.