Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of five percent between 2018 and 2023 to 3,5 million, according to data released ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2019 (ATM), which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 28 –May 01.
Vietnam Airlines and Sabre Corporation , one of the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, were joined by Donald Trump, president, US, and Nguyen Phu Trong, president, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, for the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Sabre and Vietnam Airlines and its subsidiary.
Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from the country’s top five source markets between 2018 and 2023, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre from April 28 – 1 May 01.
The global travel and tourism sector grew at 3,9 percent to contribute a record USD8,8 trillion and 319 million jobs to the world economy in 2018. For the eighth consecutive year, this was above the growth rate of world GDP.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, a hotel powerhouse with a global presence of approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries, has continued to further expand its hotel portfolio across Europe, Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (EMEA), with important new openings, and a series of important brand launches and new market entries over the past year.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation and BTG Hotels announced affiliates of Hyatt and Homeinns Hotel Group, have entered a strategic joint venture to create a new hospitality brand.
Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas launches Beyond Horizons - a series of mini video documentaries showcasing the breadth and variety of charitable and sustainability work supported by Anantara properties worldwide.
Al Manara, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Saraya Aqaba, recently announced its partnership with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) through its annual Aqaba Carnival winter campaign, aiming to promote tourism in Aqaba and draw Jordanians to the warmest seaside area of the country.
Outrigger Koh Samui Beach Resort in Thailand has added 12 innovative in-house activities and options for its guests who appreciate the finer points of Thai hospitality, culture and food.
Jazeera Airways has introduced state-of-the-art self-check-in kiosks at its Terminal 5 (T5) at Kuwait International Airport, in addition to a series of services and new offerings that add value to passengers and make their travel experience easier with the airline.