Following the successful launch of the Amadeus Champions Club in the Gulf in 2018, Amadeus has expanded the remit of its knowledge-sharing initiative to cover even more activities and members moving forward. The club connects local travel agents and other travel industry leaders to review new policies, challenge traditional business models, and develop mutually-beneficial market intelligence.
Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, and Royal Air Maroc, Morocco’s national air carrier, recently signed a Special Prorate Agreement (SPA) effective from January 22.
W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, announced the opening of W Dubai – The Palm, located on the Palm Jumeirah, the largest man-made island in the world and one of Dubai’s most iconic attractions.
Princess Cruises 2,670-guest ship, Diamond Princess, has received a multi-million pound two-week refit. The ship now includes enhanced entertainment capabilities and an upgraded spa and gym.
Marriott International announced it raised EUR400,000 in 2018 to support youth employability charities across Europe, taking the total amount raised since 2012 to EUR2,5 million.
Luxury residential and hospitality property developer Seven Tides has confirmed Barceló Hotel Group as the new operator of its five-star DUKES Dubai, located on the west trunk of Palm Jumeirah.
Marjan, the master-developer of freehold property in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), is showcased the exceptional investment opportunities and the competitive advantages of investing in the emirate, through its participation in the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference on January 23 at the Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter.
Cultural Attaché at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Cairo Honors Gulf Air Country Manage in Egypt.
The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism.
Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME), one of the leading meetings and conventions event in the region, has announced a series of partnerships with companies set to champion sustainability at this year’s event.