The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the next PATA Annual Summit to be held live and in-person from March 22 – 25, in Ras Al Khaimiah, UAE.
Maya Weug, the girl who made history as the first ever female member of the Ferrari Driver Academy, visited Ferrari World Abu Dhabi in December 2021, and experienced the park’s record-breaking rides and attractions.
Hyatt Corporation recently announced the opening of Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai, marking the lifestyle brand’s debut in the Middle East.
Dubai-based flydubai and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the national flag carrier of Pakistan, have signed a new interline agreement which will provide passengers with greater options for travel between Pakistan, the UAE and onwards to more destinations on the carriers’ combined networks.
Hotel demand across the majority of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets is expected to achieve parity with 2019 levels of performance in 2022, according to the latest industry forecast from Colliers International, commissioned by RX (Reed Exhibitions), the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022.
Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, in partnership with RAK AMI Hotel FZ-LLC, is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2022 on the spectacular Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah.
Emirates and airBaltic are starting codeshare cooperation that will open new, seamless travel opportunities.
Over three million guests visited The Galleria Al Maryah Island during October, setting a footfall record for the destination to date. Coming out of a strong summer which peaked in July with 2,8 million visitors, October’s footfall is a testament to the continued growth and success of The Galleria as a safe shopping destination, offering a curated mix of best-in-class lifestyle, fashion, dining, home and entertainment brands.
According to the Q3 2021 Middle East Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), at the end of the third quarter (Q3), the hotel construction pipeline in the region stands at 545 projects/168,042 rooms. While the number of total pipeline projects has increased over the previous quarter, project counts are down six percent and room counts are down 19 percent year-over-year (YOY).
Marriott International recently signed an agreement with wasl Hospitality & Leisure, a subsidiary of wasl Asset Management Group, to bring the W Hotels Worldwide brand to Dubai’s sought-after Jumeirah Beach coastline.