Looking to the future of travel in the Gulf, SpiceJet, a budget carrier in India, and Amadeus recently organised a series of empowerment sessions for the region’s travel community held in Dubai, UAE.
Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry, recently confirmed that the company is now the sole global distribution system (GDS) provider of Air India’s domestic flight content in India.
The number of Indian tourists travelling to the GCC is expected to increase 81 percent from 5,4 million in 2018 to 9,8 million in 2024, growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10 percent, according to the latest data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2020.
The number of international travellers from India to the UAE is set to grow from 2,6 million in this year to 3,3 million in 2023, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6,1 percent, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Golden Sands Hotel Apartments, continues to be the preferred accommodation of visitors from India as shown by the increased interest received by the team at a tourism roadshow held in the city of Delhi.
Jet Airways, an Indian full service international airline, and flynas, Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost airline, have entered into an extensive codeshare partnership to enhance connectivity between India and Saudi Arabia.
Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with properties across the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, announced the inauguration of three new Global Sales Offices in Paris, Milan and Amsterdam.
Etihad Cargo, the cargo division of Etihad Airways, launched its first humanitarian freighter missions for Year of Zayed.
Seatrade Maritime Awards, hailed as the largest and longest awards body for the maritime sector in the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, and African regions, is marking its 15th anniversary.