Union Square House, a multi-billion-dirham real estate brokerage in Dubai, is set to launch the first Metaverse mansions in the MENA region this year. The initiative comes at a time when Dubai’s public and private sectors are at the forefront of Web3 adoption.
Kerzner International Holdings Limited (Kerzner), the owner of the Atlantis Resorts and Residences, ultra-luxury One&Only Resorts worldwide, has assumed management of Bab Al Shams, Dubai’s quintessential desert resort, owned by Meydan. The resort will close for an extensive reimagination between May of this year and early 2023, reopening as part of Rare Finds.
Over three million passengers travelled in the first quarter (Q1) of of this yar through Sharjah Airport, witnessing an increase of 119,2 percent as compared to 1,3 million passengers in the same period in 2021. The aircraft movement for the same term also marked an increase in the number of flights by 89 percent with 21,336 flights, compared to 11,279 flights in 2021.
W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, recently announced the opening of W Dubai - Mina Seyahi. Situated on the highly sought-after Jumeirah Beach coastline, the 31-story hotel boasts striking glass architecture with unobstructed views of the sun-soaked Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s iconic landmarks.
Revier Dubai, a four-star lifestyle hotel modelled as a meeting point for today’s gen-X while offering Swiss Hospitality in Business Bay, has recently appointed Mickael Chevalier as general manager. Chevalier joins the team with an impressive hospitality record of more than 27 years of progressive experience in luxury hotels in various countries.
As part of the hotel Green Key and Sustainability initiatives, the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai participated in the can collection day organised by Emirates Environmental Group or EEG last February 24 under the motto ‘CANcel the Linear, Enable the Circular’.
Arabian Travel Market (ATM) exhibitors will be pulling out all the stops to showcase their creative and business flair at this year’s ATM Best Stand Awards 2022.
Etihad Airways recently unveiled its new Airbus A350-1000, registration A6-XWB, on a special inaugural commercial flight from Abu Dhabi to Paris. The aircraft is the first A350 to be operated by a UAE airline, and the first of five A350s set to join Etihad’s fleet over the coming months.
flydubai has recently announced that it will operate flights to select destinations from Dubai World Central (DWC) in order to provide more travel options to passengers during the northern runway refurbishment project announced by Dubai Airports. The rehabilitation project is scheduled to take place from May 09 to June 22.