Tourism

Meraas Reveals Visual Identity For Hatta Projects

by Mahak Mannan | 23 Jul 2018

Meraas has revealed the new visual identity of its projects in Hatta, creating a brand that positions Hatta as a National Park and leading eco-tourism destination in line with the objectives of the Hatta Comprehensive Development Plan. The launch of this new visual identity is part of a long-term strategy Meraas has implemented with objectives

Meraas announces multiple projects in Hatta

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Jul 2018

New development plans aimed at boosting tourism and positioning Hatta as Dubai’s nature and culture destination. Meraas has announced a series of major projects aimed at boosting the tourism sector in Hatta and advancing the social and economic development of the area. The move aligns with the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al

Millennium Madinah Airport opens in Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Jun 2018

Millennium Hotels and Resorts have furthered their expansion into Saudi Arabia with the opening of Millennium Madinah Airport. Designed to provide pilgrims and visitors a luxurious accommodation in the city, the 5-star property features 227 rooms and is located at Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport. The property is a 30 minute drive away from the

Abu Dhabi hotel guests rise 15.2% in February

by Patrick Ryan | 28 Mar 2018

The number of hotel guests staying in Abu Dhabi during February rose 15.2% compared to 2017

VIDEO: Food export from Chile on the rise

by Dina Maaty | 19 Feb 2018

With food export on the rise logistic services between Chile and the Middle East needs to be addressed too. Over the past year, trade between the two countries has been going strong and is expected to increase further in 2018, according to Alejandro Buvinic, director, ProChile. “We have increased about 50% over all in terms

Dubai tourism is ‘on course for record year’

by Patrick Ryan | 08 Nov 2017

Dubai is on course to post a record year for tourism according to data released by the emirate’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism).  A total of 11.58 million international overnight visitors arrived in Dubai during the first nine months of 2017, reflecting a 7.5 per cent increase over the same period last year,

First phase of Al Seef tourism destination now open

by Crystal Chesters | 28 Sep 2017

The first phase of Al Seef, Meraas’ 1.8km-long dining, shopping and tourism destination in Dubai Creek, is now open to the public. Adjacent to Al Fahidi historic district, the development tells the story of Dubai through architecture and experiences. His Excellency Abdulla Al Habbai, group chairman of Meraas, said: “Dubai Creek holds a special place

Turkish delight as GCC travellers increase

by Patrick Ryan | 28 Aug 2017

1,226,665 GCC travellers landed in Turkey between January and June 2017, according to data released by the Turkish Consulate General Cultural and Information Office in Dubai. Tourist traffic to Turkey from the GCC rose by 26.29% as compared to 2016. The number of United Arab Emirates citizens and residents travelling to Turkish destinations increased by 9.86%.

Oman reaps rewards of tourism investment

by Patrick Ryan | 20 Feb 2017

Oman is set to invest $1.17 billion from travel and tourism by 2026 according to a new report. The figures were released by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) as part of the Sultanate’s involvement in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which takes place in Dubai from 24-27 April. Senior exhibition director, ATM, Simon

ATM to showcase the future of travel

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Jan 2017

The latest advances in tourism technology will be showcased at Arabian Travel Market, which takes place from April 24-27 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Biometric bag tagging solutions, cloud passports, personalised travel, spontaneous travel apps and virtual reality travel are just some of the trends driving the tourism industry, according to a new report produced









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