Dubai College of Tourism (DCT), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), runs the first-of-its-kind multi-disciplinary educational platform in the region to create a dynamic, global and forward-thinking workforce of talent sourced from Dubai for Dubai.
Etihad Airways recently announced three new quarantine-free destinations for the coming winter season. This November, the airline will begin flying to Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa, and the beautiful Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar. The new additions to Etihad’s network mean the UAE’s national carrier will be operating to 70 destinations across 47 countries.
Sabre Corporation, a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, recently announced a renewed technology agreement with Etihad.
The nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of the six Gulf countries, which together constituted about 60 percent of the total Arab region’s GDP in 2020, is projected to return to positive growth this year.
Dubai Investments, a leading diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has partnered with Millennium Hotels & Resorts Middle East & Africa, to open doors to the first lifestyle hotel in Mirdif – The Millennium Place, located within the company’s Mirdif Hills project, developed by its subsidiary Dubai Investments Real Estate (DIR).
flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, recently announced the new dates for the launch of flights to Cluj-Napoca in Romania. The airline will operate twice-weekly flights between Dubai International (DXB) and Avram Iancu International Airport Cluj (CLJ) starting from November 03.
Dieter Franke, general manager, InterContinental Cairo Citystars, and area general manager, IHG Egypt, has announced the appointment of Khaled Zaki as the new hotel manager for InterContinental Cairo Citystars.
The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal is renewing its partnership with Al Jalila Foundation in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The property aims to raise funds and awareness for the Foundation’s ‘Brest Friends’ programme, which provides essential support to patients and survivors of breast cancer.
Dubai Science Park, one of the region’s leading science and healthcare-focused business district, in September launched a campaign to highlight paralysis and the UAE’s role in treating life-changing conditions. It is part of Dubai Science Park’s mandate to create a knowledge and innovation-based economy.
As Dubai further consolidates its strategic partnerships in the domestic and international markets in the post-pandemic period, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has highlighted the pivotal role played by global hospitality partners in accelerating the city’s tourism recovery.