Emirates profits recover

November 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, Middle east, News

DUBAI, 10 November 2017: Leading Middle East airline Emirates said Thursday its half year net profit rebounded strongly from a slump last year due to cost saving measures and favourable exchange rates.

The Dubai flag carrier said it posted a net profit of USD452 million in the period from April to September, up 111% on the same period last year.

That was more than the USD340 million net income for the whole of the last fiscal year to March 31. Read more

CWT: Cost of meeting rises

September 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Events, Hospitality, TRENDING

AMSTERDAM, 20 September 2017: The cost of attending meetings and events is increasing and the latest research suggests they will continue to rise through 2018.

The cost evaluations are part of the latest 2018 Meetings and Events Future Trends report.

Released by CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E), a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the report shows the regional differences and cost projections as well as the latest industry trends and top destinations. Read more