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Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Order for Ten 777-8Xs and Four 777 Freighters
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 15 June, 2015 3:21 pm
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways announced an order for 10 firm 777-8Xs and four 777 Freighters on the opening day of the 2015 Paris Airshow.  The order is valued at $ 4.8 billion at current list prices. “Acquiring technologically-advanced airplanes such as the 777X is integral to our...
Hossam Mansour appointed General Manager of Villa Rotana Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 15 June, 2015 11:45 am
A Lebanese national, Hossam Mansour held a number of managerial positions across GCC, North Africa and Turkey. He also holds a Master’s in Hospitality Management and various Certificates from Cornell University Hossam joined Rotana Group back in January 2013 as Executive Assistant Manager (EAM),...
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 15 June, 2015 10:06 am
-Spirit of generosity includes charitable contributions from every Iftar and celebrateatfairmont.com reveals daily offers and quotes to share- Fairmont The Palm is delighted to welcome guests, friends and families to celebrate Ramadan and to spread the generosity of this holy month to all. This...
Iconic British films James Bond and Harry Potter inspire residents of Saudi Arabia to visit the UK
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 15 June, 2015 3:40 am
With set locations ranging from Central London to the rugged Scottish Highlands, the quintessentially British James Bond movie franchise is still encouraging travellers from Saudi Arabia to visit the UK. In a recent survey conducted by British Airways, nearly one in four Saudi Arabian residents...
Oman Air Gets Global Recognition Yet Again
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 15 June, 2015 1:05 am
Oman Air has won the Best Business Class Airline 2015 – Middle East category of the Business Destinations Travel Awards. The award recognises the outstanding quality of Oman Air’s Business Class passenger experience, both on the ground and in the air.This year marks the fourth time Oman Air has ...
Traditional Iftar during Ramadan at Rose Rayhaan by Rotana, Dubai!
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 14 June, 2015 4:50 pm
Revel in the spirit of the Holy month of Ramadan and treat yourself to Arabian hospitality in the heart of Dubai at Rose Rayhaan by Rotana! Throughout Ramadan the hotel will offer Iftar experience with a lavish choice of authentic Oriental, Middle Eastern and International delicacies, tailor-made...
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 14 June, 2015 1:54 pm
Jeddah’s new luxury shopping destination – Boulevard - celebrated its soft opening with a launch event held on Tuesday June 9, 2015 and attended by more than 250 VIPs including retail industry leaders, fashion experts and key media influencers.With four iconic red carpet dresses worn by famous...
Delicious new season of Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit now available in Saudi Arabia
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 14 June, 2015 1:32 pm
Zespri Kiwifruit, one of the world's leading horticultural companies, has launched this year’s season of its delicious, golden-fleshed variety of kiwifruit in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit. Only available between May to September, the SunGold variety is a juicy, golden...
SCTA, Aramco tie up to promote tourism
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 14 June, 2015 6:26 am
Saudi Aramco will participate in the “Live Saudi Arabia” program by organizing trips to King Abdul Aziz World Cultural Center, after it opens next year.At least 5,000 students from various regions of the Kingdom are expected to take the trips each year.A partnership agreement in this regard has ...
SCTA explores Al-Ula finds
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 14 June, 2015 3:25 am
A team of archaeologists from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) recently conducted an exploratory mission to the summit of the Umm Darj mountain in Al-Ula.The explorers, headed by Hussein Abu Hassan, STCA vice president for antiquities and museums, said that the site is one of ...