flydubai, a Dubai-based airline, recently launched of flights to Minsk, the capital of Belarus.
On Janauary 25, Zdravko Počivalšek, economy minister, Slovenia, on an official visit to the UAE, symbolically took over the management of the Slovenia pavilion at the Expo 2020 in Dubai.
R Hotels announced the appointment of Samir Arora as cluster general manager of its three Dubai properties: The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel, Ramada by Wyndham Downtown Dubai, and ibis Styles Jumeira Dubai.
Visit Maldives recently welcomed a media team to promote Maldives from the Middle East region. This is the first of many familiarisation (FAM) trips planned for the this year.
Amadeus has signed a wide-ranging technology partnership agreement with OK Travels and Tourism LLC, a fully-fledged tour operator and ticket sales travel company in Abu Dhabi.
flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, recently announced that Catania and Naples in Italy, Salzburg in Austria and Malta will be joining its European network from May of this year.
Hyatt Regency Oryx Doha, the first Hyatt Regency brand in Qatar, announced the appointment of Julien Gonzalvez as general manager. Carrying an extensive experience of managing Hyatt Hotels properties for years, Gonzalvez will manage and oversee all the key aspects of the hotel and will be leading the planned renovation of the property.
Despite the challenges, due to the current circumstances, Radisson Hotel Group has started moving towards normality with a host of expansion and opening announcements over the past months.
From the first Radisson RED in the region to making history with the appointment of the world’s first female Saudi General Manager in the hospitality industry, Radisson Hotel Group looks back on a year of mixed emotions and many great achievements.
Looking back at 2020, Radisson Hotel Group has announced more than 40 new hotel signings across EMEA, five of which comprising 1,500 keys fall within the Middle East region. With that in mind, Radisson Hotel Group is confident that travel will continue to rebound, and more capital will be invested in the industry from both the private and public sectors.
While customer preferences, financial markets, and real estate dynamics may evolve, the group continues to put their owners and guests at the heart of its initiatives. While many hotel groups have put their development plans on hold, Radisson Hotel Group and its shareholders have remained committed towards their ambitions. The group remains focused on its mission to be recognised as one of the top three hotel brands in the world and the brand of choice for owners, guests, and talent. The recently announced signings re-affirm the group’s commitment to its owners, employees, guests, and partners and further strengthens its global scale of over 1,100 hotels in operation and another 300 in the pipeline.
Through its offices in Dubai and Munich, the expert team at Renner & Grosse Collection provides tailor-made sales, representation and communication solutions to luxury hotels, resorts, villas and destinations looking to grow their business from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and/or the Middle East.
The latest data analysis produced by YouGov for Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM,) has revealed that 46 percent of luxury travellers in the Middle East, are planning to travel internationally at some stage during this year.