The world of luxury special events and weddings is witnessing a dramatic shift in demand and preferences globally.
In line with the vision of H.H. Sultan Al Qasimi, ruler, Sharjah, to further develop and enhance Sharjah’s infrastructure and facilities for the tourism sector, and under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, deputy ruler, Sharjah, the 5th Sharjah Hospitality Forum (SHF), organised by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), took place November 14, at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Center.
Air Arabia, one of the Middle East and North Africa’s largest low-cost carrier, celebrated 15 years of successful operations which transformed the air travel industry in the wider MENA region by unveiling a new brand identity that is reflective of its innovative forward-looking and international approach.
The number of Russian tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 125 percent from 933,000 in 2018 to 2,1 million in 2023, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2019 (ATM), which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 28 April –May 01, 2019.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, announced that the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah will be hosting the PATA Annual Summit 2020 from May 15 - 18,2019 which is organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).
Marriott International continues to reinforce its position as a leading hospitality company in the UAE with the expected addition of 11 new properties by year-end and a robust development outlook over the next five years.
Miral, Abu Dhabi’s creator of destinations, announced that A’L BAHAR, an 80,000 m2 beachfront destination on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, now complete, continues to bring leisure, entertainment, fun and wellness to the community of Abu Dhabi.
Choice Hotels International announced the signing of a master development agreement with Equinox Ventures, a joint venture between Equinox Group and Al Tayyar Travel Group, to introduce and develop three of Choice’s most prominent brands: Clarion, Comfort and Quality across the UAE and Saudi Arabia. This announcement, its fifth EMEA market portfolio expansion in the past six months, is part of Choice’s strategy to continue to expand its brand internationally.
Green capital will be the focus of discussions at the annual World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2018) amid the global commitments to build a green and sustainable world economy.
In keeping with Central Hotel’s paperless initiative designed to protect the environment and enhance the customer experience, Canal Central Hotel Business Bay has successfully installed digital interactive guest room tablets in all 278 rooms and suites.