22 Top Middle East Triathletes among 1000-Strong International Field Vying For Top Honours In Colombo Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

22 Top Middle East Triathletes among 1000-Strong International Field Vying For Top Honours In Colombo Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

Come Sunday, February 24th and all eyes will be on the scenic coastline that envelops Colombo, Sri Lanka’s enchanting capital, as the cream of the world’s triathletes will take on the challenge of the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon. It is a field chockfull of talent, with over 730 triathletes from 58 different countries vie for the top honours in Asia’s most influential triathlon competition. Also taking the plunge with the field of ironmen and women will be a strong 22-member contingent from the Middle East, underlining the pulling power of the…

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The Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

The Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay brings Bahraini hospitality to the UAE

Part of the Gulf Hotels Group, the hotel marks the first phase of the group’s expansion plan across the region United Arab Emirates, 19 February 2019- Gulf Hotels Group (GHG), Bahrain’s leading home-grown hospitality provider, has announced the official opening of its first UAE property, The Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay. The 4-star property marks the first phase of GHG’s expansion plan across the region. GHG has been committed to delivering the highest standards of Bahraini hospitality since the opening of the Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa back in…

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22 top Middle East Triathletes Headed for so Sri Lanka Ironman Triathlon Colombo

22 top Middle East Triathletes Headed for so Sri Lanka Ironman Triathlon Colombo

SriLankan Airlines, the Official Airline Partner of the forthcoming IRONMAN® 70.3® event scheduled to take place in Colombo on 24th February announced that as many as 22 triathletes have so far confirmed their participation and several more are expected to participate. The IRONMAN® 70.3® is a grueling contest with a 1.9 kilometer swim course followed by a 90.1 kilometer bike course and ending in a 21.1 kilometer run course and will see the participation of prominent triathletes from the UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait and Jordan amongst others. To support…

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Travel trends for 2019 outlined ahead of the 7th Annual MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel (MALT) Congress 2019

تحديد توجهات السفر لعام 2019 قبيل انطلاق مؤتمر “مايس أرابيا” السنوي السابع للسفر الفاخر من أجل المعارض والمؤتمرات (MALT)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates 17 February, 2019: The exponential rise in global tourism industry in recent years remains one of the key drivers for economic boost and development as UNWTO forecasts international tourist arrivals to reach 1.8 billion by 2030. With the global tourism industry on the rise, global MICE, business and luxury travel suppliers are looking at exploring the tremendous potential of Middle Eastern travelers by understanding their tastes, preferences and experiences which is so diverse owing to a vast number of nationalities that are hosted. Connectivity, cultural activities,…

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Taiwan Lantern Festival 2019 invites travellers from United Arab Emirates to be a part of the sparkling ceremony in Pingtung County, Taiwan

Taiwan Lantern Festival 2019 invites travellers from United Arab Emirates to be a part of the sparkling ceremony in Pingtung County, Taiwan

February 19 to March 3, 2019, the festival’s main lantern is displayed in the Dapeng Bay, covering an area of 42 hectares Taiwan Tourism Bureau in the United Arab Emirates is inviting UAE residents to attend the Taiwan Lantern Festival 2019, taking place from February 19 to March 03, 2019 in the Pingtung County in Taiwan. Celebrated on the first lunar month of the Chinese New Year, the annual festival marks its 30th anniversary under the theme of “Pingan Penglai. Light-up 30”. Visitors will experience musical and cultural performances, the…

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Linesight Collaborates on Five-Star Leisure Resort on Palm Jumeirah

Linesight Collaborates on Five-Star Leisure Resort on Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah W Dubai – The Palm celebrates design and quality, creating an enhanced threshold for the utmost contemporary leisure experience DUBAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– W Dubai – The Palm is now welcoming its first guests. The impressive project was delivered on specification and within budget expectations. The five-star hotel consists of three buildings and spans 100,000sq.m. across Palm Jumeirah’s Western Crescent. Alongside the 350 luxury rooms and suites, the hotel – managed by Marriott International – features a clubhouse, a 475-metre beach, several pools and restaurants, landscaped gardens, back-of-house areas and state-of-the-art security. In addition,…

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Leva Hotel Opens In Dubai

Leva Hotel Opens In Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 February 2019, (AETOSWire): Leva Hotels, announces the launch of their much-awaited 4-star Hotel property on Sheikh Zayed road, Dubai. The new hotel consists of 178 thoughtfully designed rooms with chic interiors, custom designs and fittings, luxurious bedding and fine furnishing that have been carefully selected to simplify and enhance one’s stay. Tucked between Al Wasl Road and Sheikh Zayed Road, the hotel occupies one of the most enviable addresses in Dubai. Located in Mazaya centre, Leva stands in the midst of celebrated tourist attractions like…

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Oneworld marks its 20th anniversary-The global airline alliance unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Oneworld marks its 20th anniversary-The global airline alliance unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Digital revolution: Customers flying on connecting flights on oneworld airlines to be able to check-in, obtain boarding passes, track baggage, receive flight updates and pay for additional services through their preferred airline’s app or website, progressively from this year. Even better customer experience: oneworld-branded and managed airport lounges to be rolled out at key airports, offering more space and service More member airlines: Royal Air Maroc to join in 2020 and Fiji Airways to be fully implemented as first oneworld connect partner next month, increasing the alliance network to 1,100…

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Cyprus year-on-year visitor arrivals up 7.8% in 2018

Cyprus year-on-year visitor arrivals up 7.8% in 2018

Dubai, UAE, 3 February 2019: The idyllic Mediterranean island of Cyprus continues to experience tourism arrival growth, with 2018 results showing a year-on-year visitor increase of 7.8 per cent compared to the previous year. New figures from the Statistical Service of the Ministry of Finance revealed full-year visitor arrivals in 2018 totalled 3,928,625, compared to 3,652,073 in the previous year. The peak summer season between May and September saw Cyprus welcome 2,105,684 visitors alone, representing a 4.7 increase on 2017 arrivals during the same four-month period in 2017. Kuwait and…

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Mauritius receives higher footfalls from Saudi Arabia as compared to other GCC countries

Mauritius receives higher footfalls from Saudi Arabia as compared to other GCC countries

First 10 months in 2018 saw the country welcoming close to 15000 Saudi travellers and sees a rise in newly married couples Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 29th, 2019: Mauritius is witnessing a higher growth of tourist arrivals from Saudi Arabia and it has touched close to 15000 travellers in the first 10 months of 2018. There has been a surge in newly married couples preferring Mauritius due to its pristine beaches and eco-tourism destinations. Since September 2017, Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has started their scheduled flights between Riyadh and Jeddah…

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flydubai goes to Tashkent

flydubai goes to Tashkent

flydubai becomes the first UAE-based airline to operate direct flights to Uzbekistan With the launch of five flights a week to Tashkent, flydubai will offer 33 weekly flights to seven points in Central Asia The new destination will operate as a codeshare route with Emirates with a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 28 January 2019: Dubai-based flydubai today has announced the start of flights to Tashkent (TAS) the capital of Uzbekistan. The five times weekly service between Dubai and Tashkent will start from 11 March 2019…

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A Romance to Remember at Palazzo Versace Dubai

ليلة رومنسيّة بامتياز بين حنايا فندق بلازو ڤيرساتشي دبي

Dubai, January 2019 – Romance reigns supreme at Palazzo Versace Dubai in the month of February with endless expressions of love. Join us this Valentine’s Day and create memorable moments with your partner at one of our exquisite venues. Enjoy an exclusive and beautifully intimate dinner by the pool overlooking Dubai Creek or a specially curated menu to ensure you and your loved one have a truly romantic experience, at Vanitas or Enigma. Alternatively, high tea at Mosaico will prove a wonderfully elegant affair. For those couples who prefer a…

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Put on your cowboy boots for a wild adventure and treasure hunt at City Centre Deira’s exclusive ‘The Gold Valley’ pop up this DSF

Put on your cowboy boots for a wild adventure and treasure hunt at City Centre Deira’s exclusive ‘The Gold Valley’ pop up this DSF

Scan a QR code on your smartphone to join the treasure hunt and win instantly Experience the charm of the Wild West right here in Dubai Kids can get creative in the jewellery making art and craft workshops Test your balance on the mechanical bull and challenge friends to carnival games AED 1 million up for grabs in scratch and win opportunities from January 17 until February 2 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 22, 2019: City Centre Deira is inviting you for a “Yee-haw” time exploring the Wild West in…

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Opening Ceremony of Azerbaijan House in the United Arab Emirates

Opening Ceremony of Azerbaijan House in the United Arab Emirates

Due to the consolidation of bilateral relations between United Arab Emirates and Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan House Dubai held a successful grand opening ceremony on January 15, 2019 at the Mall Jumeirah, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of the Economic of the United Arab Emirates and Shaheen Mustafayev, Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan, as well as VIP personalities, Media Celebrities and Social Media Bloggers.  Azerbaijan had established the Office of Trade Representative, Embassy of Republic of Azerbaijan in the UAE, Azerbaijan…

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EMBRACE FULL HEARTS AND FULL BELLIES AS JRG DUBAI CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY

EMBRACE FULL HEARTS AND FULL BELLIES AS JRG DUBAI CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY

It’s love at first bite at JRG Dubai’s multi-restaurant spread, with nine delectable dining experiences to share among loved ones Dubai, UAE, 16 January 2019: Love is in the fare at JRG Dubai this February, as the emirate’s leading homegrown restaurant management company announces a city-wide spread of romantic food and beverage options to satisfy all Valentine’s Day tastes and budgets. Among the options, lovers can treat one another to an exclusive above-the-ocean experience at Pierchic, a traditional Venetian Valentine’s at Segreto, or a luxurious Lebanese feast from upscale restaurant…

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Janadria 33 – Balancing the Sustainability of Traditions and Live Communication with the Latest Technologies of the World

Janadria 33 – Balancing the Sustainability of Traditions and Live Communication with the Latest Technologies of the World

Arab and International Media Race to Cover the Festival          Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 8 January 2019—(AETOSWire): The National Festival of Heritage and Culture in Janadria is a valuable opportunity to highlight the elements of the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on an international level, especially with hundreds of local, Arab and international media racing to cover the various rich events of the festival. The 33rd Edition of Janadria turned into a major regional and international event that attracts the attention of news agencies, newspapers and…

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2019 Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Fireworks captivates the world with a breathtaking spectacle

2019 Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Fireworks captivates the world with a breathtaking spectacle

Secures 2 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for the ‘Longest chain of fireworks’ and the ‘Longest straight line of fireworks Hundreds of thousands of visitors take part in the event, which added to the pride of the nation and promotes Ras Al Khaimah as a tourism destination Guinness World Record for ‘Longest chain of fireworks’ achieved just before countdown to the New Year was a tribute to the Year of Zayed with the total length of fireworks chain at 4.6 km and using 11,284 devices Record for ‘Longest straight line of fireworks’…

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Fun Goes beyond Shopping across Meraas Destinations this Dubai Shopping Festival

Fun Goes beyond Shopping across Meraas Destinations this Dubai Shopping Festival

 Spectacular fireworks to light-up the sky each weekend 200 visitors to win up to AED1million in Meraas Gift Cards over six week Vibrant carnivals, live performances, kids fashion shows and workshops await visitors Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 December 2018: As the city gears up for the 24th Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), Meraas destinations – City Walk, The Beach, Boxpark, The Outlet Village, Kite Beach, Al Seef, and La Mer have a host of experiences for visitors, which extends beyond shopping. From fireworks to themed marching bands, every Meraas destination…

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Celebrate the New Year at TAMANI Marina Hotel

Celebrate the New Year at TAMANI Marina Hotel

Guests avail 30% discount when booking on 26th and 27th December for the New Year Celebration. Dubai, UAE (December 26, 2018): TAMANI Marina Hotel & Hotel Apartment in Dubai, located right in the heart of Dubai Marina, delights guests with generous offers for the New Year. Welcome the year 2019 in a stylish celebration featuring a lavish buffet with live stations including barbecue and sushi, with sparkling juices. Make this year farewell memorable by enjoying the exquisite views of the Dubai Marina. Light music will bring the night to life…

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F&B team create 130kg Chocolate Mountain at Hilton Ras al Khaimah Resort & Spa

F&B team create 130kg Chocolate Mountain at Hilton Ras al Khaimah Resort & Spa

5-star beachfront resort creates Jebel Jais chocolate mountain this festive season Ras Al Khaimah, UAE — 23 December, 2018 — The culinary team at the award-winning Hilton Ras al Khaimah Resort & Spa have spent the last 30 days re-creating the famed Jebel Jais mountain complete with a flying Santa on a zipline. Taking up residence for the festive season in the hotels lobby, the structure, which is completely edible, took a month to create with 15 of the resorts F&B team. Head Pastry Chef Thamim and Chef Subrata Kha,…

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