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Fairmont Riyadh Opens Pesto – Italian Home Kitchen
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 24 February, 2020 2:56 pm
Fairmont Riyadh is excited to announce the opening of Pesto, ”Italian Home Kitchen” with a unique, chef-led dining experience that strives to serve authentic Italian cuisine and spark culinary conversations among its valued guests.  Fairmont Riyadh’s General Manager Mr....
Saudi aviation authority obliges airlines to pay indemnities to passengers
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 24 February, 2020 9:32 am
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has obligated airlines operating in Saudi Arabia to pay indemnities worth more than SR65 million ($14.95 million) to passengers for not abiding by the terms and conditions of air transport contracts with their customers. This comes in line with...
Oman Air wins Best First Class Award
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 24 February, 2020 5:51 am
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been named best First Class Suite by German-based iF design, a world leader in design.  The national carrier’s bespoke design delivers new levels of comfort and offers the ultimate luxurious experience for the discerning...
Enrique Ignites Maraya Concert Hall During Winter at Tantora Festival
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 23 February, 2020 3:13 pm
World-known Spanish singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias performed his first musical concert in AlUla and the first concert in the Kingdom during the weekend as a part of the activities of the Winter at Tantora Festival. The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) organises the event, where it hosts a group ...
Low-Cost Carriers to boost Middle East aviation market
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 23 February, 2020 1:31 am
Low-Cost Carriers (LCC) are driving growth in the Middle East aviation market, recording a 9.3% increase in seat capacity in 2019, according to CAPA Centre for Aviation. Indeed, LCC’s share of total seat capacity across the Middle East increased from 14.9% in 2018 to 16.5% in 2019, with a...
Enrique Iglesias headlines Winter at Tantora Festival & Gipsy Kings Flamenco Fires up Maraya Concert Hall
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 22 February, 2020 1:22 am
 International star, Enrique Iglesias, is coming to AlUla on 21st February to make his first appearance at the Winter at Tantora Festival. The Gipsy Kings will also perform their distinguished Andalusian-Spanish flamenco stylings during the same weekend. The event...
EcoTrail AlUla attracts 260 athletes from around the world to Winter At Tantora Festival
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 20 February, 2020 2:08 pm
EcoTrail AlUla, the multi-track running race through the picturesque nature of AlUla, was held on 8th February and attracted more than 260 athletes from around the world. The top-ranked athletes were from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United States of America, and the Netherlands. The race...
Pullman Sharjah: A New Touch from Manazil Real Estate Group
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 18 February, 2020 12:17 pm
Manazil Real Estate Group unveiled its latest development, Pullman Hotel, in Sharjah, which will open soon, to address the increase in tourists choosing this vibrant emirate as their destination. The five-star property will be managed by Accor Middle East and is considered the latest addition to ...
Sportex international artistic swimming championship
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 18 February, 2020 12:12 pm
Sportex international artistic swimming championship will be held on 21-22 Febrauary at Hamdan sportex complex - Dubai .   it's considered to be the first international artistic swimming championship organized in UAE, under the patronage UAE swimming federation and under the...
Germany’s incoming tourism reports 10th consecutive rise and record result
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 18 February, 2020 12:09 pm
Germany's incoming tourism figures have reached a record high for the tenth time in a row in 2019: According to (preliminary) latest data from the Federal Statistical Office, 89.9 million international overnight stays in accommodation with at least ten beds were registered from January to...