UK-based Traveltek Group has established a Middle Eastern representation office in Dubai, capitalising on growing demand for advanced travel booking solutions on the market.

Representatives of Qatar Tourism Authority were hosted by H.E. Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi, undersecretary, Ministry of Tourism, Oman on July 09, with a programme of meetings and visits to tourism attractions across the Sultanate.

The ongoing partnership between GTA Middle East and Geneva Tourism & Conventions Foundation (Geneva Tourism) has proven successful in promoting over 50 of Geneva’s hotels and bringing exclusive benefits to the Middle East travel trade industry.

Travelport and Unique Caribbean Holidays (UCH), trading as Sandals and Beaches, have recently signed a global distribution system agreement, enabling agents to compare and select flights alongside UCH's packages.

The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) has strengthened its commitment to educating the African business aviation sector by signing two memorandum of understandings with leading international aviation training organisations.

HotelsCombined revealed that in 2016, the UAE and Saudi Arabia were among the top destinations in the GCC visited by business and leisure travellers from the UK, accounting for 10 percent of all visitors, with Australia and the US following.