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Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 9 May, 2020 2:51 pm
New opening hours announced- 12 pm to 9 pm   In line with Government recommendations, BurJuman has reopened its doors to welcome visitors back as it operates reduced hours, from 12 pm to 9 pm. Essential services continue to operate with extended hours as before. Strict...
Rotana President and CEO shares message of hope for Ramadan
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 27 April, 2020 1:42 am
Guy Hutchinson, President and CEO of Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with hotels across the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Turkey, has issued a statement outlining his hopes for the future of the hospitality industry in the wake of the current COVID-19...
G20 Tourism Ministers Express Sympathy for the Loss of Human Life Caused by Coronavirus Pandemic
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 25 April, 2020 3:23 pm
The Virtual Meeting of G20 Tourism Ministers was concluded by issuing a final communique which reads as follows: "We, the Tourism Ministers of the G20, express our deepest sympathies for the tragic loss of lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the suffering faced by people around the world....
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi receives Air Operating Certificate, becoming 5th UAE airline
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 23 April, 2020 12:31 pm
Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, the capital’s first low-cost carrier, today announced that it has received its Air Operating Certificate (AOC), which allows it to start operating from Abu Dhabi as the fifth UAE national airline.  Securing the AOC highlights that Air Arabia Abu Dhabi has all the...
Middle East Restaurant Association Continues Support of F&B Industry with Expert-Led  ‘MERA Powered by GRIF’ Webinar
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 22 April, 2020 3:19 am
In its continued and collective efforts to provide an inclusive support system for both the restaurant industry and wider F&B community, the recently launched Middle East Restaurant Association (MERA) teamed up with the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) for another successful ‘MERA...
Private Ramadan Celebrations with Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 21 April, 2020 5:25 pm
This year, Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre is marking the Holy Month by offering guests a collection of private and tranquil experiences that capture the essence of this special time, best shared with family and friends.  For a tailored Four Seasons Ramadan experience, guests...
Arabian Travel Market Moved to 2021
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 20 April, 2020 1:48 am
In light of the changing global situation relating to the COVID-19 virus, we have continued to monitor the impact it is having not just on our industry, but on society in general. Many meetings took place with the Dubai World Trade Centre and we reviewed other options to organise an event in the...
Global Village hails everyday heroes around the world by participating in #LightItBlue
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 19 April, 2020 5:28 pm
Global Village is celebrating everyday heroes around the world by taking part in #LightItBlue, a worldwide campaign to show support for healthcare professionals and essential workers in the fight against COVID-19.    Global Village is one of several global landmarks invited to...
A message from Khalid Anib, CEO of Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) :Let’s Act Responsibly
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 17 April, 2020 8:34 pm
COVID-19 and the impact on Hospitality Sector Giant hotel groups operate in different countries, some with strong social security systems while others offering weak or totally inexistent support, leaving employees at risk when forced out of work. During my career, this is the third time...
Yas Island illuminates as part of #LightItBlue global tribute campaign, recognising frontline and healthcare workers
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 17 April, 2020 8:12 pm
  Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s leisure and entertainment hub, was illuminated in blue yesterday at 8 PM in UAE time in support of the global #LightItBlue campaign where landmarks across the Middle East united to shine a light on frontline and essential workers who are working tirelessly ...