Euromonitor webinar assesses prospects for global travel and tourism

يورومونيتور إنترناشيونال تقيم ندوة عبر الإنترنت

 Euromonitor International – the leading market research firm – will host a webinar with WTM Global to discuss the prospects for the global travel and tourism market. Called ‘Travel Industry Update with Euromonitor 2021’, the webinar will feature Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel and Tourism Research at Euromonitor International. The virtual event will take place on 25th March, 2021, starting at 6pm GST (2pm GMT) on WTM Global Hub [www.hub.wtm.com] With almost 25 years of experience at Euromonitor International, Bremner is a regular commentator on trends for World Travel Market. She…

Sandy Leong x Gemfields Sol Collection Release Embargo release 00:01 EST Friday 19 March 2021

ثمرة التعاون بين مصمّمة المجوهرات ساندي ليونغ وشركة “جيم فيلدز”

On the heels of her 10 year anniversary and the start of a new year, Sandy Leong is renewing her commitment to sustainability by partnering with world-leading gemstone supplier Gemfields on the release of Sol, a new fine jewelry collection rooted in the brand’s values by featuring responsibly sourced emeralds, 18 karat recycled yellow gold and conflict-free white diamonds. It is with great pride that we also announce a first-of-its-kind partnership between Sandy Leong Jewelry and the newly formed Gemfields Foundation- the charitable arm of Gemfields that supports community and…

ME spend on international leisure travel to exceed pre-COVID levels by 10% in 2024

YouGov and Tourism Economics survey for ATM 2021 says 47% of total 2019 ME travel spend went on international leisure trips 37% of total ME travel budget was spent on domestic leisure travel in 2019, which will be exceeded this year Domestic & short-haul travel will lead the recovery According to a recent YouGov survey, commissioned by Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2021, the amount of money that Middle East travellers spend on international leisure travel, will begin to exceed 2019 pre-COVID levels, in as little…

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai focuses on Women’s Eye heath  for International Women's Day celebrations

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 March 2021: Research indicates that women are at greater risk than men for most eye diseases and leading Opthalmologists at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai urge ladies to make eye health a top priority as a key message for International Women’s Day. Dr. Luisa M. Sastre, Specialist Ophthalmologist in Medical Retina and Cataract Surgery  highlights that blindness or vision impairment can disrupt quality of life, affecting the ability to work, travel, care for one’s family and since women tend to have a higher risk of eye disease than men, regular eye checkups…

Women carving a niche in telecoms at Virgin Mobile KSA

Virgin Mobile KSA driving gender diversity and inclusion in the Middle East [Riyadh, Saudi Arabia], 09 March, 2021: In celebration of International Women’s Day, Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa has announced that it has achieved its gender diversity and inclusion targets for the Middle East, with 40% of the total workforce in 2020 being made up of women, and 25% of leadership positions in the business being held by women. According to a report by GSMA, 70% of telecoms companies globally have proportionately fewer women in their workforce than…

The Retreat Palm Dubai’s fun-filled staycation packages Choose your adventure

The Retreat Palm Dubai’s fun-filled staycation packages

Get free tickets to popular Dubai theme parks and attractions when you book a stay   The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel launches action-packed staycation deals including free access to the emirate’s most popular theme parks and attractions. For as low as AED799/, guests can enjoy a five-star beach staycation for two in a deluxe room inclusive of a healthy breakfast, and lunch or dinner at Vibe Restaurant. The package presents a wide range of options for thrill-seekers, including two complimentary tickets at IMG Worlds of Adventure, Laguna Waterpark,…

Abu Dhabi rolls out green public transport fleet of buses

أبوظبي تطلق أسطولاً من الحافلات الصديقة للبيئة

 , with launch of world’s fastest charging batteries in the UAE Emission-free public transport will move the country closer to achieving climate neutrality Electric buses set to be powered by fastest charging LTO battery in the world, with the buses being charged in less than 20 minutes Replacing one diesel bus with an electric bus is equivalent to reducing harmful emissions from 27 passenger cars driven for one year, and 12,175 gallons of diesel over a ten-year period. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 16th February 2021: In alignment with the…

Lootah Real Estate Development reveals top 7 drivers of UAE real estate’s recovery in 2021

Lootah Real Estate Development reveals top 7 drivers of UAE

The UAE is projected to see a V-shaped recovery from the impact of COVID-19, gauging from the notable pick up in trade and tourism sectors and the renewed positive sentiments brought about by historic immigration rules and peace deals spearheaded by the country LRED’s Industry Insights Report underlined UAE’s series of historical immigration rules, game-changing regulatory amendments, Expo 2020 developments and higher appetite from Dubai renters to become homeowners will significantly fuel the recovery and growth of the country’s property market The leading global position of the UAE in key…

The Retreat Palm Dubai unveils Healthy Afternoon Tea featuring Vegan, Keto, and Paleo-friendly menu

The Retreat Palm Dubai unveils Healthy Afternoon Tea

Revel in picturesque views while sipping signature coffee and tea blends and enjoying healthy snacks and desserts      Spend quality time with your friends while relishing the beautiful views of Palm Jumeirah and the Dubai skyline, over a Healthy Afternoon Tea at The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel. Guests can choose from the curated menu of delectable yet guilt-free snacks and desserts featuring Vegan, Keto, and Paleo-Friendly dishes complemented with the hotel’s signature coffee and tea blends. The Vegan menu includes tomato shells filled with guacamole, vegan berry treats…

46% of Middle East luxury travellers plan to holiday abroad in 2021, says YouGov survey

46% of Middle East luxury travellers plan to holiday abroad

Dedicated luxury event ILTM Arabia to be co-located with ATM 52% of luxury travellers in ME also keen to take a staycation The latest data analysis produced by YouGov for Reed Exhibitions, the organiser of Arabian Travel Market (ATM), has revealed that 46% of luxury travellers in the Middle East, are planning to travel internationally at some stage during 2021. The survey also asked the same recipients if they were planning to take a domestic holiday or staycation during 2021 and more than half (52%) of the respondents confirmed that…