DOHA, 8 February 2018: Discover Qatar, the destination management subsidiary of Qatar Airways, has announced a new selection of pre-bookable city and desert tours for passengers transiting through Qatar. The Discover Qatar Transit Tours allow passengers with a transit time...

ANA profits soar in 2017

TOKYO, 2 February 2018: Japanese giant All Nippon Airlines on Thursday posted record profits for the nine months to December thanks to solid demand, but stuck to its full-year forecast. Parent company ANA Holdings said net profits for the April-December...

Rival path to Everest peak

KATHMANDU, 2 February 2018: Poor regulation and overcrowding are pushing Everest climbers away from Nepal to China, which is investing millions to boost a rival path to the top of the world. Veteran climbing outfits, fed up with what they...
ABU DHABI, 1 February 2018: Etihad Airways has introduced a new baggage policy for its international flights, except those bound for the US and Canada. It is essentially reverting to a weight based calculation, which was the standard in the...
JODHPUR, India, 1 February 2018: Radisson Jodhpur opened its doors Wednesday, the first Radisson branded property to open in the city. The hotel is situated 2 km from the airport and 4 km from the city's railway station and around...
SINGAPORE, 31 January 2018: Emirates will add two flights weekly to both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, resuming daily services to the two US airports, a move that the airline says reflects the steady rebound in customer demand. Daily flights from Dubai...
PATTAYA, 30 January 2018: European tour operators will welcome Qatar Airways newest service from its home-base Doha  to Pattaya, a popular resort city on Thailand’s eastern seaboard. Qatar Airways’ Dreamliner Boeing 787 landed for the first time, 29 January, at...
SINGAPORE, 29 January 2018: Sabre Corporation announced, Monday, it has renewed a distribution partnership with Jeju Air, the largest low-cost carrier in South Korea. The agreement will allow the airline to expand into new markets as part of its  expansion...

Saudi steps up tourism plan

AL WAHBAH, Saudi Arabia, 25 January 2018: Gazing at a shimmering salt pan below, a group of first-time Saudi hikers descended craggy slopes into a volcanic crater, part of a hidden trove of natural wonders being promoted to kick-start...

Chinese travel to Korea slumps

SEOUL, 24 January 2018: Chinese tourist arrivals to South Korea continued to decline in December, figures showed Monday, even though Beijing and Seoul pledged to improve relations strained by a US missile defence system. Seoul and Washington installed the powerful...