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ATLANTIS, THE PALM REPORTS RECORD OCCUPANCY AT ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET (ATM) 2018

The world-class hospitality and entertainment destination reports 96% average occupancy rates in Q1 2018, achieving strong year-on-year growth, driven by a guest-focused vision Atlantis, The Palm announced today at Arabian Travel Market, record occupancy rates for Q1 2018. Exhibiting under

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ATLANTIS, THE PALM REPORTS RECORD OCCUPANCY AT ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET (ATM) 2018

The world-class hospitality and entertainment destination reports 96% average occupancy rates in Q1 2018, achieving strong year-on-year growth, driven by a guest-focused vision Atlantis, The Palm announced today at Arabian Travel Market, record occupancy rates for Q1 2018. Exhibiting under

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Sharjah records 70 per cent hotel occupancy rate in 2017, says SCTDA

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development (SCTDA) revealed at the Arabian Travel Market 2018, the latest edition of one of the largest regional and global travel and tourism events, that Sharjah hotels recorded an occupancy rate growth in 2017 amid the

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Sharjah records 70 per cent hotel occupancy rate in 2017, says SCTDA

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development (SCTDA) revealed at the Arabian Travel Market 2018, the latest edition of one of the largest regional and global travel and tourism events, that Sharjah hotels recorded an occupancy rate growth in 2017 amid the

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Oman continues to attract regional and international tourists during Arabian Travel Market 2018

Oman continues to take the spotlight from visitors and exhibitors at the ongoing Arabian Travel Market 2018 being held at the Dubai World Trade Center, further highlighting the exceptional tourist attractions of the Sultanate as one of the most sought-after

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Oman continues to attract regional and international tourists during Arabian Travel Market 2018

Oman continues to take the spotlight from visitors and exhibitors at the ongoing Arabian Travel Market 2018 being held at the Dubai World Trade Center, further highlighting the exceptional tourist attractions of the Sultanate as one of the most sought-after

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Sultanate of Oman to showcase strong collaboration between government and private sector at Arabian Travel Market 2018

More than 25 tourism companies to promote latest projects & Oman’s exceptionally natural tourism features The Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Tourism (MOT) will showcase its global leadership in exceptional tourism services featuring the latest projects and attractive natural tourism

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Sultanate of Oman to showcase strong collaboration between government and private sector at Arabian Travel Market 2018

More than 25 tourism companies to promote latest projects & Oman’s exceptionally natural tourism features The Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Tourism (MOT) will showcase its global leadership in exceptional tourism services featuring the latest projects and attractive natural tourism

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA)

In a move to help boost the emirate’s global image as an ideal family destination SCTDA to showcase Sharjah’s top tourist attractions at Arabian Travel Market 2018 As part of its ongoing bid to promote Sharjah as an ideal family

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA)

In a move to help boost the emirate’s global image as an ideal family destination SCTDA to showcase Sharjah’s top tourist attractions at Arabian Travel Market 2018 As part of its ongoing bid to promote Sharjah as an ideal family

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Automatic check-in for a relaxed start your journey

Lufthansa customers will now automatically receive their boarding pass directly to their smartphone 23 hours before departure – without having to check-in themselves Lufthansa passengers will now be able to start their journey feeling more relaxed: From now on, they will

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Automatic check-in for a relaxed start your journey

Lufthansa customers will now automatically receive their boarding pass directly to their smartphone 23 hours before departure – without having to check-in themselves Lufthansa passengers will now be able to start their journey feeling more relaxed: From now on, they will

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Munich’s “10-star” hub

Successful cooperation between Lufthansa and the airport: Munich’s “10-star” hub Five-star summit: It’s a combination seen nowhere else in the European airport universe. Back in 2015, Munich Airport became the first European hub to be granted the prestigious status of

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Munich’s “10-star” hub

Successful cooperation between Lufthansa and the airport: Munich’s “10-star” hub Five-star summit: It’s a combination seen nowhere else in the European airport universe. Back in 2015, Munich Airport became the first European hub to be granted the prestigious status of

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Lufthansa Offers New and Improved Services for their Lounge Guests

LoungeNet: Interactive portal for mobile devices Yoga@Lounge: Digital Yoga Exercises Print@Lounge: Print option in the lounges Spa@Lounge: Spa service in the Senator- and First-Class-Lounge in Frankfurt With a large number of new and improved service offerings, Lufthansa wants to make

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Lufthansa Offers New and Improved Services for their Lounge Guests

LoungeNet: Interactive portal for mobile devices Yoga@Lounge: Digital Yoga Exercises Print@Lounge: Print option in the lounges Spa@Lounge: Spa service in the Senator- and First-Class-Lounge in Frankfurt With a large number of new and improved service offerings, Lufthansa wants to make

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Travelling with kids in the car? Here’s a survival guide

Every parent has been there: You’re on a family road trip out of the city or even just getting across town to a restaurant, and your child is not happy. They’re crying, and they don’t sit still. It’s understandable –

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Travelling with kids in the car? Here’s a survival guide

Every parent has been there: You’re on a family road trip out of the city or even just getting across town to a restaurant, and your child is not happy. They’re crying, and they don’t sit still. It’s understandable –

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ATLANTIS THE PALM, DUBAI CELEBRATES ANOTHER MILESTONE AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2017

Atlantis The Palm, Dubai continues its winning streak with the luxurious resort being recognised recently at World Travel Awards 2017 which took place recently in Dubai. At the World Travel Awards, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai was awarded Middle East’s Leading

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ATLANTIS THE PALM, DUBAI CELEBRATES ANOTHER MILESTONE AT WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2017

Atlantis The Palm, Dubai continues its winning streak with the luxurious resort being recognised recently at World Travel Awards 2017 which took place recently in Dubai. At the World Travel Awards, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai was awarded Middle East’s Leading

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DAFZA to become the first Freezone in the World transforming its Infrastructure into Cloud

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) is partnering with Dell EMC initiating a landmark project titled “DAFZA Cloud”. This collaboration aims to power the ambitious vision to provide transformative ICT services to all stakeholders.  In line with the vision of

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DAFZA to become the first Freezone in the World transforming its Infrastructure into Cloud

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) is partnering with Dell EMC initiating a landmark project titled “DAFZA Cloud”. This collaboration aims to power the ambitious vision to provide transformative ICT services to all stakeholders.  In line with the vision of

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Dubai launches first-of-its-kind ‘Global Council of Maritime Clusters’ during Dubai Maritime Agenda 2017

Bin Sulayem: ‘Promoting a culture of cooperation among leading maritime clusters is the key to exploring new prospects for building a more sustainable and developed maritime sector to propel maritime sectors across the world’ Amer Ali: ‘It’s an ideal platform

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Dubai launches first-of-its-kind ‘Global Council of Maritime Clusters’ during Dubai Maritime Agenda 2017

Bin Sulayem: ‘Promoting a culture of cooperation among leading maritime clusters is the key to exploring new prospects for building a more sustainable and developed maritime sector to propel maritime sectors across the world’ Amer Ali: ‘It’s an ideal platform

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Sharjah Tourism organizes a promotional tour in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

The workshops attracted more than 400 participants Al Midfa: ‘Sharjah welcomed more than 200 000 GCC guests during the first half of 2017, representing 23% of the total nationalities in the emirate’s hotel facilities.’ The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development

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Sharjah Tourism organizes a promotional tour in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

The workshops attracted more than 400 participants Al Midfa: ‘Sharjah welcomed more than 200 000 GCC guests during the first half of 2017, representing 23% of the total nationalities in the emirate’s hotel facilities.’ The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority inaugurates new East Coast tourism information office in Khorfakkan

Opening falls in line with SCTDA’s policy to promote East Coast’s tourist attractions  The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has inaugurated its new East Coast office and tourism information center in Khorfakkan, one of the emirate’s attractions for

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority inaugurates new East Coast tourism information office in Khorfakkan

Opening falls in line with SCTDA’s policy to promote East Coast’s tourist attractions  The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has inaugurated its new East Coast office and tourism information center in Khorfakkan, one of the emirate’s attractions for

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Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort launches a special offer for golf enthusiasts

The luxury resort has partnered with Pullman El Jadida, Palmeraie Country Club Casablanca and Green Golf Club Casa Bouskoura, to offer its loyal patrons a different golfing holiday experience Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a leading tourism destination in Morocco

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Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort launches a special offer for golf enthusiasts

The luxury resort has partnered with Pullman El Jadida, Palmeraie Country Club Casablanca and Green Golf Club Casa Bouskoura, to offer its loyal patrons a different golfing holiday experience Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a leading tourism destination in Morocco

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority embarks on promotional tour in China

Al Midfa: Sharjah hotels saw 27%increase in Chinese guests during first half of 2017 Sharjah bids to capitalize on flourishing Chinese travel and tourism market The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) recently embarked on a successful promotional tour

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority embarks on promotional tour in China

Al Midfa: Sharjah hotels saw 27%increase in Chinese guests during first half of 2017 Sharjah bids to capitalize on flourishing Chinese travel and tourism market The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) recently embarked on a successful promotional tour

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‘Leisure Moscow Fair 2017’

With an aim to explore new opportunities in the global tourism market Sharjah joined ‘Leisure Moscow Fair 2017’ for 15th year in a row Al Midfa: ‘98 per cent increase in total number of Russian hotel guests during first half

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‘Leisure Moscow Fair 2017’

With an aim to explore new opportunities in the global tourism market Sharjah joined ‘Leisure Moscow Fair 2017’ for 15th year in a row Al Midfa: ‘98 per cent increase in total number of Russian hotel guests during first half

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Emirates Welcomes its 100th A380 Aircraft with Celebratory Deals

Emirates will celebrate a milestone in aviation history when it welcomes the delivery of its 100th A380 aircraft later this year.  For a limited time only, Lebanese travellers can join in the celebration with special fares to North America, Africa,

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Emirates Welcomes its 100th A380 Aircraft with Celebratory Deals

Emirates will celebrate a milestone in aviation history when it welcomes the delivery of its 100th A380 aircraft later this year.  For a limited time only, Lebanese travellers can join in the celebration with special fares to North America, Africa,

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DMCA’s RASEINA Working Group holds workshop to promote Dubai’s marine & leisure sector

As part of the Dubai Maritime City Authority’s (DMCA) efforts to promote Dubai’s marine and leisure tourism, the RASEINA Maritime Domestic & Leisure Working Group (one of DMCA initiatives) held a workshop for its members on Wednesday, August 2, 2017,

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DMCA’s RASEINA Working Group holds workshop to promote Dubai’s marine & leisure sector

As part of the Dubai Maritime City Authority’s (DMCA) efforts to promote Dubai’s marine and leisure tourism, the RASEINA Maritime Domestic & Leisure Working Group (one of DMCA initiatives) held a workshop for its members on Wednesday, August 2, 2017,

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Sharjah Summer campaign showcases water events and family and kids themed activities at Al Majaz and Al Qasba Waterfront areas

Initiative presents family offers and discounts up to 50 per cent Activities include handicrafts, movies and children programs Discounted meal offers upon purchasing entrance tickets As a part of the ongoing ‘Sharjah Summer’ campaign, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority

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Sharjah Summer campaign showcases water events and family and kids themed activities at Al Majaz and Al Qasba Waterfront areas

Initiative presents family offers and discounts up to 50 per cent Activities include handicrafts, movies and children programs Discounted meal offers upon purchasing entrance tickets As a part of the ongoing ‘Sharjah Summer’ campaign, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority

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Sharjah Summer Campaign boosts Sharjah’s vision to become global tourism hub for cultural and family destinations

Hotels provide up to 50 per cent discounts while leisure companies offer various recreational and cultural activities for families and children  Sharjah seeks to increase hotel rooms up to 15,000 by 2021 to maintain leading position on regional and global

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Sharjah Summer Campaign boosts Sharjah’s vision to become global tourism hub for cultural and family destinations

Hotels provide up to 50 per cent discounts while leisure companies offer various recreational and cultural activities for families and children  Sharjah seeks to increase hotel rooms up to 15,000 by 2021 to maintain leading position on regional and global

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UNWTO Ministerial Meeting discusses ways to enhance tourism’s role in development

Session hosted by Ministry of Economy on sidelines of Arabian Travel Market  H.E. Al Mheiri: ‘The UAE has diversified tourism attractions and has achieved unprecedented growth over the previous years’ UAE received 25 million visitors in 2016 with total spends

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UNWTO Ministerial Meeting discusses ways to enhance tourism’s role in development

Session hosted by Ministry of Economy on sidelines of Arabian Travel Market  H.E. Al Mheiri: ‘The UAE has diversified tourism attractions and has achieved unprecedented growth over the previous years’ UAE received 25 million visitors in 2016 with total spends

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Egyptian Minister of Tourism: Arab Tourism to Egypt accounts for 36.3% of total traffic

Travelers from Arab countries accounts for more than one third of the total tourist traffic to Egypt in 2016, and forecasts for 2017 are positive and are in continuous growth Egypt participates with a prominent pavilion at the Arabian Travel

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Egyptian Minister of Tourism: Arab Tourism to Egypt accounts for 36.3% of total traffic

Travelers from Arab countries accounts for more than one third of the total tourist traffic to Egypt in 2016, and forecasts for 2017 are positive and are in continuous growth Egypt participates with a prominent pavilion at the Arabian Travel

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DMCA monitors regulation of maritime operations to ensure compliance with highest maritime safety standards

Authority establishing strong foundation for secure, integrated and sustainable maritime sector The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced that it is continuously monitoring regulatory compliance across different maritime operations as part of its extensive efforts to improve all aspects

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DMCA monitors regulation of maritime operations to ensure compliance with highest maritime safety standards

Authority establishing strong foundation for secure, integrated and sustainable maritime sector The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced that it is continuously monitoring regulatory compliance across different maritime operations as part of its extensive efforts to improve all aspects

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Singapore reinforces its position as a highly preferred holiday destination for UAE tourists

UAE tourists to Singapore registered growth of approximately 2 per cent in 2016 over same period in 2015  Singapore Tourism Board participated in Love Food Festival Abu Dhabi 2017  The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has expressed confidence in reinforcing the

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Singapore reinforces its position as a highly preferred holiday destination for UAE tourists

UAE tourists to Singapore registered growth of approximately 2 per cent in 2016 over same period in 2015  Singapore Tourism Board participated in Love Food Festival Abu Dhabi 2017  The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has expressed confidence in reinforcing the

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Rail Europe appoints Elaf Travel & Tourism as GSA in Saudi Arabia

Rail Europe, the worldwide leader in train tickets and rail passes’ distribution, has expanded its strong sales network across the region by appointing One of the largest & leading Travel & Hospitality conglomerate in Saudi Arabia, Elaf Travel Tourism Company,

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Rail Europe appoints Elaf Travel & Tourism as GSA in Saudi Arabia

Rail Europe, the worldwide leader in train tickets and rail passes’ distribution, has expanded its strong sales network across the region by appointing One of the largest & leading Travel & Hospitality conglomerate in Saudi Arabia, Elaf Travel Tourism Company,

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Lufthansa: 60 years of outstanding service to Beirut

Strengthens service in Beirut not just for passengers but the community in general Passengers from Beirut can take advantage of Lufthansa’s most comprehensive networks of air services in the world, with over 23,140 weekly flights serving 316 destinations in 101

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Lufthansa: 60 years of outstanding service to Beirut

Strengthens service in Beirut not just for passengers but the community in general Passengers from Beirut can take advantage of Lufthansa’s most comprehensive networks of air services in the world, with over 23,140 weekly flights serving 316 destinations in 101

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Elaf Group to showcase Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector across the world

Company launches series of marketing tours in select countries The Elaf Group, a SEDCO holding company, and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, will be showcasing Saudi Arabia’s tourism opportunities through strategic marketing tours across different countries

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Elaf Group to showcase Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector across the world

Company launches series of marketing tours in select countries The Elaf Group, a SEDCO holding company, and a leading provider of travel, tourism and hospitality services, will be showcasing Saudi Arabia’s tourism opportunities through strategic marketing tours across different countries

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Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism appoints new representation office in KSA

The Ministry of Tourism for the Republic of Bulgaria has recently signed an Agreement of Cooperation with ID Global Company, a diversified commercial conglomerate with direct investments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Middle East, Asia and Europe, to

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Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism appoints new representation office in KSA

The Ministry of Tourism for the Republic of Bulgaria has recently signed an Agreement of Cooperation with ID Global Company, a diversified commercial conglomerate with direct investments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Middle East, Asia and Europe, to

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MD & CEO of DEWA launches Amazon/Antarctica experience

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), launched the Amazon/Antarctica Experience on 29 May 2016. The event was held at DEWA’s head office, and allowed DEWA employees, as well as the public

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MD & CEO of DEWA launches Amazon/Antarctica experience

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), launched the Amazon/Antarctica Experience on 29 May 2016. The event was held at DEWA’s head office, and allowed DEWA employees, as well as the public

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