Japan goes into the new year holding first place on the Henley Passport Index, with citizens enjoying visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations.
Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) and First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) conclude AED1.6 billion (USD435,6 million) loan facility agreement.
Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, is expanding in the Southeastern US with the recent opening of Moxy Chattanooga Downtown and the anticipated openings of Moxy Atlanta Midtown, Moxy Memphis Downtown, Moxy Nashville Vanderbilt at Hillsboro Village, Moxy Nashville Downtown and Moxy Louisville.
Hideaways has introduced a new dhow experience for visitors at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Guests can enjoy a sunrise or sunset cruise on the Zambezi River on board a traditional handcrafted East African dhow, currently the only one of its kind in Zimbabwe.
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract and Sofitel Luxor Winter Palace have appointed Mahy Medhat as marketing manager, responsible for executing the hotel's marketing and PR objectives and strategies.
2018 was another successful year for HalalBooking.com, one of the leading online search and booking platform for halal-friendly travel.
Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is set to receive a much-needed boost with a generous allocation of SAR33 billion (USD8.8 billion) for the energy, industry, mining and logistics sectors in its recently announced budget for this year.
BHMA Hotels and Resorts, a hotel management company taking the Asia-Pacific region by storm, has announced its latest venture on the island playground of Bali with the opening of the Away Bali Legian Camakila.
Poland’s flag carrier, LOT, will fly directly from Warsaw to London City up to twice a day.
Qatar Airways has announced that as part of its strategy to invest in the strongest airlines around the world and continue enhancing operations and network connectivity, on December, 28, 2018, it had completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares and H shares of China Southern Airlines Company Limited (China Southern Airlines). This resulted in an aggregate holding of approximately 5.00 percent of the total issued share capital of China Southern Airlines.