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...
BANGKOK, 9 March 2017: Despite the US president signing off on a revised travel ban, Monday, Iran's deputy foreign minister says Iran's "retaliatory decision" over Trump's initial travel ban remain in place. The semi-official ISNA news agency quoted deputy foreign...

Egypt delays visa hike

BANGKOK, 27 February 2017: Egypt says it is delaying an increase in its tourist visa until 1 July, mainly due to pressure from the tourism industry that said the move would damage tourism. Struggling with the task of winning back...
DUBAI, 24 January 2017: UAE real estate developer Nakheel and Thai hotel group Centara Hotels and Resorts signed, earlier this month, a joint venture agreement to build and operate a 550-room, beachfront resort with waterpark at Deira Islands in Dubai. Under...
DOHA, 12 January 2017: Qatar Airways celebrated a successful 2016 through strategic investments, fleet and partnership expansion claiming it will add another 14 destinations to its network over 2017 to 2018. At a time when airlines are downsizing, Qatar Airways...