The first five of flydubai’s 14 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft have completed their operational readiness flights and have been approved by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to return to service. They join other MAX aircraft that returned to service in the fleets of operators in Europe, the UK, North and South America.
IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a franchise agreement with Bonnington Hospitality JLT for voco Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers Dubai.
Jumeirah Group, a global luxury hospitality company, has announced the appointment of Ermanno Zanini to the role of regional vice president and general manager of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, its flagship hotel in the UAE.
Water is flowing into the largest and most sustainable swimming pool in the Middle East - the spectacular leisure attraction at the centre of a rainbow-inspired resort recreating the celebrated lifestyle of the French Riviera.
On March 29, flydubai’s first flight to Tirana touched down in the Albanian capital marking the start of service from Dubai.
Residence Inn by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary brands, has announced its debut of the longer stay brand in the UAE with the opening of Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf.
According to a recent YouGov survey, commissioned by Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021, the amount of money that Middle East travellers spend on international leisure travel, will begin to exceed 2019 pre-COVID levels, in as little as three years. This is supported by forecast analysis carried out by Tourism Economics (TE).
Dubai International (DXB) made positive strides towards recovery after a challenging year with a total of 25,9 million customers travelling through the airport in 2020, a decrease of 70 percent compared to 2019.
On Janauary 25, Zdravko Počivalšek, economy minister, Slovenia, on an official visit to the UAE, symbolically took over the management of the Slovenia pavilion at the Expo 2020 in Dubai.
R Hotels announced the appointment of Samir Arora as cluster general manager of its three Dubai properties: The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, Ramada by Wyndham Downtown Dubai, and ibis Styles Jumeira Dubai.