In a collaborative analysis of China’s outbound travel behaviour, ITB Berlin and IPK International found that in 2015, China registered an increase of 23 percent in foreign trips compared to the global average of five percent, delivering the world’s highest growth rate.
WITH ANNUAL ARRIVALS TO THE KINGDOM RISING FROM JUST FOUR MILLION IN 2000 TO 11.6 MILLION IN 2015, BAHRAIN CONTINUES TO GAIN POPULARITY AS LILIAN ROGER, GENERAL MANAGER, DOWNTOWN ROTANA MANAMA, EXPLAINS.
In partnership with Expedia, Phocuswright has produced a white paper analysing online travel shopping trends. The results showed a shift from offline to online booking as more travellers are drawn to the convenience of online travel agencies (OTA),
“The decision to upgrade to the Boeing 787 reflects the importance of Shanghai and China to the airline. Shanghai is a modern metropolis and a global economic, financial, trading and shipping centre,
Preferred Hotels & Resorts has entered into a global partnership with UnionPay International as part of its continuous campaign to court the booming Chinese outbound market by making it easier for travellers to enjoy an independent hotel experience.
DHISCO has joined forces with Nirvana Travel and Tourism, the newest in a series of agreements that the hospitality distribution company has formed to aid the expansion of the Middle Eastern travel sector.
SR Technics announced that sole shareholder Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi investment and development company, has agreed to sell an 80 percent stake in the company to HNA Aviation, a global enterprise group based in Haikou, China.
Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration (SMTA) and NYC & Company announced a first-ever city-tocity partnership to boost tourism between the two cities.
Marriott International has received authorisation from competition authorities in Saudi Arabia and Mexico to proceed with its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in a merger transaction.
We have been striving to [achieve] customers’ satisfaction. “We are so glad to receive such a prestigious accolade, [as the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence]. We have been striving to [achieve] customers’ satisfaction by adding the Arabian hospitality touch to all our activities;