Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director Middle East, IBTM Arabia, Reed Travel Exhibitions, has highlighted some of the characteristics, requirements and dynamics of the newly-emerging Middle East and North Africa (MENA) MICE industry.
Delegates at the 57th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress, taking place in Dubai later this year, will have the opportunity to support a local charity that prevents blindness and visual impairment globally, with organisers partnering with Noor Dubai Foundation on a number of initiatives.
The global cruise industry continues to grow rapidly with 27 million cruisers expected this year. By 2030 more than 40 million people worldwide are to travel on cruise ships annually. Dubai is well-placed to be a global cruise tourism hub.
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has published the first interactive, web-based, manual under the Dubai Sustainable Tourism (DST) initiative.
Shady Dawad has been appointed general manager of Canal Central Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai.
Alpha Destination Management launched Pearl Tour by Fly High Dubai, a 12-minutes helicopter flight from Atlantis The Palm heading to Burj Khalifa, while flying over the most famous landmarks of Dubai.
Copthorne Hotel Dubai, the popular four-star hotel located in Port Saeed in Deira, witnessed a three percent year-on-year increase in hotel occupancy during the first six months (H1) of this year.
The team of Golden Sands Hotel Apartments, part of A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises, returned from a successful participation in the Dubai tourism road show in India in July 30 – August 03.
Reaffirming its commitment to promote, develop and regulate the maritime sector, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) continues to oversee the improvement of the regulatory and operational procedures for berths in Dubai.
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) and Al Tayyar Travel Group, a leading Saudi Arabian travel and tourism company, have formed a strategic alliance.