DUBAI, 28 April 2017: Qatar Airways plans to introduce a fifth daily nonstop service from Doha to Bangkok effective 1June. The increased frequency, along with its double-daily Phuket flights and the five-month-old Krabi operations (four flights a week), will take...
BAHRAIN, 26 April 2017: Strengthening its foothold in Bahrain, Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) will triple its inventory of rooms in the Kingdom this year with the opening of two new hotels. Grand Swiss-Belresort Seef, a 189-key five-star resort, will open in...
DOHA, 25 April 2017: Qatar Airways will add a third daily nonstop flight to Denpasar, Bali, 7 May increasing weekly seat capacity by 35%. Qatar Airways introduced services to Bali in 2014 shortly afterwards increased frequency to twice daily based...
DUBAI, 25 April 2017: Tourico Holidays reports inbound hotel room nights to the Middle East have increased by 112% year-over-year in 2017. Outbound travel from the market is on the rise, as well.  Hotel room nights sold from the Middle...
BANGKOK, 21 April 2017: Emirates says it will reduce flights to the US in response to the Trump administration's restrictive policies. The airline said in a statement  travel demand to US has weakened. It quoted recent actions taken by the US...
DOHA, QATAR, 19 April 2017: Qatar Airways has become the first airline  to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport (HIA). The resolution requires airlines to track every piece...
BANGKOK, 12 April 2017: The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 will take place in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dates have yet to be finalised but the event is usually hosted in...
ABU DHABI, UAE, 4 April 2017: Alpin Limited has been appointed the commissioning authority for the 2020 World Expo, which will take place in Dubai. Expo 2020 Dubai is expected to attract 180 nations and 25 million visitors, across a...

Minor expands in UAE

BANGKOK, 28 March 2017: Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement for a new AVANI property in the United Arab Emirates – AVANI Al Marjan Island Ras Al Khaimah Resort. Al Marjan is a collection of four man-made islands in...
BANGKOK, 15 March 2017: Gulf Air is backing the 2017 Skal Asian Area Annual Congress and General Assembly in Bahrain with a 30% discount on fares to Bahrain for all delegates. Skal members and their guests attending the 46th Asian...