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Cleartrip and Flyin Join Forces
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 21 June, 2018 12:44 pm
Further strengthening its leadership position in the region, Cleartrip, the leading mobile and online travel company in the Middle East and India, has come together with Flyin, Saudi Arabia'sleading OTA. The partnership will benefit both Cleartrip and Flyin as they make...
 Russian Mariinsky Orchestra enthralls audience in Dhahran
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 20 June, 2018 6:41 am
The Russian Mariinsky Orchestra treated its Saudi audience with masterpieces created by Prokofiev, Grieg, Vivaldi, Mozart and other maestros at a concert to mark the inauguration of the Ithra Theater in Dhahran in the Eastern Province. The event at King Abdulaziz International Cultural Center...
Oman Air receives its third new Boeing 737 Max 8
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 20 June, 2018 5:12 am
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has taken delivery of the third of 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s it has on order on Wednesday 13 June. The 737 MAX family has been designed to offer customers exceptional performance, flexibility and efficiency, with lower per-seat costs and an...
Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences Joins Al Jalila Foundation to Raise Awareness on Mental Health
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 20 June, 2018 5:00 am
Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences is partnering with Al Jalila Foundation to create a fund which contributes to the advancement of research in the field of mental health on evidence-based treatments designed to alleviate psycho-social disabilities, neurological illnesses and mental...
 Expoculinaire 2019 Launched for Chefs, Pastry Chefs, Bakers and Cooks
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 5:28 pm
A series of culinary competitions accompanied by a new trade exhibition is about to change the landscape of the cooking and baking industry in the UAE and the wider region.  Traditionally held in February within the Gulfood exhibition, the Worldchefs accredited 22ndEmirates International...
Shop and earn Skywards Miles at The Dubai Mall
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 3:33 pm
Emaar Malls, the UAE’s leading owner and operator of shopping malls has partnered with Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates Airline, to deliver the ultimate rewards scheme for shoppers. With the launch of the Emaar Malls Rewards Programme, anyone that...
Concert series kicks off in Jeddah
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 7:01 am
Saudi-Iraqi singer and composer Majed El Mohandes and popular Kuwaiti singer Nabil Shuail headed the opening night of 10 concerts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during Eid holiday. The concert supported by the General Culture Authority (GCA) in cooperation with Rotana Records at the...
Abu Dhabi International Airport Achieves Sustainability Milestone
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 6:38 am
Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has earned an accreditation level of ‘reduction’ from the Airports Council International’s (ACI’s) Airport Carbon Accreditation program. The program provides a unique common framework and tools for active carbon management at...
Head of Saudi entertainment authority relieved of position
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 3:00 am
Ahmad Al-Khatib, the chairman of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority, has been removed from his position. Al-Khatib was appointed to the position in 2016, and had previously been minister of health. He also served as an adviser to the royal court. The General Entertainment Authority was ...
Riyadh residents laud variety of programs, easy access during Eid
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 18 June, 2018 5:08 am
Several Riyadh residents expressed appreciation for the efforts exerted by Riyadh Mayoralty in organizing the Eid Al-Fitr celebrations. They said they were impressed by the variety of activities across the city; in almost all the districts. This enabled the residents to enjoy the programs and even...