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flynas, the Saudi air carrier inaugurated the first of its flights to the historical city of AlUla in a direct flight from Riyadh, on Wednesday March 17.

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been awarded the New Distribution Capability (NDC) Level 4 certification, by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, recently announced its partnership with the Saudi Railway Company (SAR), by signing a strategic agreement establishing a framework for the exchange of services, training, and knowledge transfer.

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has opened a variety of world-class entertainment experiences at City Centre Al Zahia including the largest cinema and largest bowling alley in Sharjah as well as the region’s leading family entertainment centre, Magic Planet.

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.

UAE-based TIME Hotels will be opening its first two hotels in Egypt later this year – the five-star TIME Coral Resort Nuweiba in the Red Sea resort of Nuweiba and the four-star TIME Marina Hotel & Conference Centre near Al Alamein on the Mediterranean coast, which is being hailed as Egypt’s second capital.

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail, and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, has officially opened its newest lifestyle and retail experience in the Northern Emirates: City Centre Al Zahia.

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).  

Africa Travel Week’s 2021 Content Programme is shaping up to be the best yet, with over 40 compelling panel discussions and presentations by industry experts dealing with some of the most immediate opportunities and challenges affecting Africa’s tourism sector in times of COVID-19 and beyond.

Lumi, the car rental business of Seera Group, is expanding its retail service network in Saudi Arabia, having won the bid to open counters at Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport, Ta'if Regional Airport and Al-Baha Domestic Airport in Saudi Arabia. These join the current network of 8 airport counters and the total network of 26 branches in the region.