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Turkish Airlines brings a new elegant style to the skies with its new cabin crew uniforms.

Kuwait, September 12, 2018:  In celebration of 85 successful years, Turkish Airlines has unveiled a fresh look with a new uniform specially designed for its cabin crew. The new uniforms will begin to be used following the opening of the Istanbul New Airport, the “new home” of the flag carrier airline.   Inspired by many classic elements of Turkish design and culture, the new uniforms incorporate traditional patterns found in artisanal glassware, ceramics and calligraphy with contemporary textures and details. The collection combines shapes and colours found in Istanbul Bosphorus with a new ‘flow detail’, created to symbolise the effortless and dynamic energy flowing through Turkey’s most dynamic city as an intersection between East and West.    The global airline, which flies ......read more

Reigning champion Justin Rose confirms 2018 Turkish Airlines Open appearance

Kuwait , 1 August 2018:  Justin Rose has announced he will defend his title at the Turkish Airlines Open, the sixth Rolex Series event of the European Tour’s 2018 Race to Dubai, in Antalya in November. Englishman Rose, currently second in the Official World Golf Rankings, made three birdies in his last four holes to secure a thrilling victory at last year’s tournament at Regnum Carya Golf and Spa Resort, with the trophy being delivered in spectacular style by a Turkish Airlines drone. Rose was awarded Turkey’s Distinguished Service Award for his charity work by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu during the prize presentation.  The memorable win came in a sparkling run of three victories in six tournaments in the closing weeks of 2017 for Rose. The Olympic gold medallist ......read more

Gather the family and enjoy memorable Eid Al Fitr at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait

Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the Jewel of Kuwait City, invites you and the family to join the vibrant Eid Al Fitr festivities this holiday season.  The warm and welcoming property, voted the Best Luxury Family at the World Luxury Travel Awards, has something for everyone to ensure a memorable Eid Al Fitr. booking a staycation at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, guests will enjoy contemporary luxury in the hotel’s carefully designed guestrooms and the hotel is offering an exceptional Eid buffet, available at either lunch or dinner in Cucina restaurant. Priced at KWD 15 per person, the intriguing buffet will give diners a taste of best local flavors in addition to the finest international cuisine. Additionally, guests looking for a luxury dining experience can also dine at the hotel’s award-winning Luna restaurant, ......read more

Kuwait's Prime Minister inaugurates Jazeera Airways terminal, honored as first passenger

Kuwait, May 15, 2018:   His Excellency the Prime Minister of Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah today inaugurated Jazeera Airways’ terminal at Kuwait International Airport. The terminal is the first terminal to be owned, built, and operated by a private airline in the Middle East, thus marking a significant milestone in the development and privatization of the Middle East aviation system.    Upon his arrival, the Prime Minister (PM) and dignitaries received a briefing on the terminal’s facilities by Jazeera Airways Chairman and founder Marwan Boodai, who also designated the PM as the terminal’s first passenger in honor of his visit. Boodai then led the PM on a tour of the state-of-the-art facility, which was built in 11 months. The PM was joined by Her Excellency the Minister of ......read more

Lufthansa Group achieves best result in its history

Results for 2017 Adjusted EBIT increased around 70 percent to some EUR 3 billion Adjusted EBIT margin raised 2.9 percentage points to 8.4 percent Earnings growth primarily driven by the Group’s airlines (including cargo) Revenues up 12.4 percent to EUR 35.6 billion Unit costs further reduced 60 percent higher dividend proposed at EUR 0.80 per share Outlook for 2018 Stable unit revenue development expected Unit costs to be further reduced by 1 to 2 percent Higher fuel costs of some EUR 700 million expected to be largely compensated by improved operating performance Adjusted EBIT for the year expected to be only slightly below its record in 2017 “Our endeavors of the past few years are paying off. Our modernization has a sustainable impact. We have achieved the best result in the history ......read more

Kuwait Travellers to Discover What Sweet Dreams Are Made of at 30,000 Feet With British Airways

The airline rolls out an enhanced sleep proposition on its Kuwait – London route Kuwait, February 22, 2018:   British Airways’ Club World customers travelling between Kuwait and London will benefit from an even better night’s sleep in the sky as the airline introduces its new bedding from The White Company from today. The airline’s Kuwait service is one of the first routes in the Middle East to receive the new luxurious bedding and amenity kits from the iconic British retailer.  “We are delighted to be rolling out our enhanced sleep proposition on flights from Kuwait in Club World.  We really think our customers are going to love these improvements.” said Robert Williams, Head of Sales - Asia Pacific and the Middle East.  “Kuwait has remained an important route for ......read more

Jazeera Airways announces FY2017 financial results

Board recommends dividend of 35 fils per share   Kuwait - Feb 8, 2017:  Jazeera Airways KSC (Jazeera) today announced its 2017 full-year financial results. The company reported an operating result of KD7.7 million, and a net profit of KD8.2 million.    FY2017 Financial Highlights:  Operating revenue: KD56.6 million, up 7.3% from FY2016 Operating profit: KD7.7 million, down 12.1% from FY2016 Net profit: KD8.2 million, down 23.7% from FY2016 (FY2016 net profit included a one-off KD 2.4 million transfers from foreign currency translation reserve that were reclassified to Statement of Income) FY2017 Operational and Business Highlights Route Expansion: 3 new destinations launched (Doha, Baku, and Hyderabad, India) Load factor: 73.9%, up 6.7% from FY2016 Aircraft utilization: ......read more

Qabala joins Air Arabia's Azerbaijan network

Qabala is the 2nd destination in Azerbaijan for Air Arabiaa Three flights per week serving Qabala from 27 June 2018 Sharjah, UAE; 08 January 2018:  Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), announced today that it will launch a new route in Azerbaijan, flying to the popular touristic city of Qabala from 27 June 2018. Air Arabia currently serve Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan with daily flights.   Featuring a moderate climate and a mountainous landscape, Qabala is a destination of choice for travellers looking to spend their summer closer to nature, immersed in the city’s scenic surroundings and rich cultural heritage.    The flight will operate three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, departing Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) at ......read more

Emirates sends off UAE fans on special A380 flight to Kuwait

Full flight of 519 fans depart to cheer on UAE team at Gulf Cup finals DUBAI, U.A.E., 6 Jan 2018:   Emirates’ special A380 flight to Kuwait took off earlier today carrying over 500 passionate fans who will cheer on the UAE National team in their bid to clinch the Gulf Cup.  Fans were treated to UAE flag scarves upon check-in to wear ahead of kick-off and show their support. Watch as fans gear up for the final match.  The Emirates A380, operating as EK 2555 and EK 2556, was fittingly emblazoned with the decal that makes a special tribute to HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in celebration of the ‘Year of Zayed’. The flight was led by Captain Nabil Al Rustamani and First Officer Abdalla Mohamed, both UAE Nationals who greeted passengers with a special message, and wished the UAE National ......read more

Emirates to operate special A380 flight to Kuwait for UAE supporters to attend Arabian Gulf Cup final

Dubai, UAE, January 3, 2018:  As instructed by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates’ Chairman and Chief Executive today announced that Emirates airline will operate a special A380 flight to Kuwait for UAE supporters to attend the finals of the Arabian Gulf Cup.  The UAE team will face Oman in the final match which will be held this Friday, 5 January.

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Dubai Wins Red Diamond Award for World's Greatest New Year's Celebration!

Dubai, December, 29 2017 - Dubai has been named the World's Greatest New Year's Eve Destination for 2018 by The World Travel Guild. The string of city-wide celebrations occuring across the Emirate this year to ring in 2018 will be unmatched by any other city in the world, says the organization.  The festivities will be led by a light show at the Burj Khalifa, the worlds tallest building. Emaar group, the property developers and producers of the show have dubbed the event "Light Up 2018" and will be looking to set a Guiness World Record with what they have been teasing will be an incredible laser and water show unlike anything ever seen before.  Upwards of 1.5 million people are expected to converge on Downtown Dubai to experience "Light Up 2018" which is free to the public and will be replacing ......read more

VFS Global extends network of Italy Visa Application Centres in the Middle East with new launch in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY:  The Embassy of Italy in the State of Kuwait has launched a new Italy Visa Application Centre in Kuwait City, Kuwait, in a move aimed at bringing greater proficiency of visa application processing services and enhanced customer experience to the residents of Kuwait. Services at the new centre are operational from 26 November 2017 onwards.      Travellers to Italy from Kuwait can visit the centre, managed by professionally trained VFS Global staff, to submit their Italy visa applications and enrol their biometrics in a comfortable and secure environment.    The new centre, which is centrally located at Level 54, Arraya Tower, Al Shuhada Street, was inaugurated by H.E. Mr. Giuseppe Scognamiglio, Ambassador of the Embassy of Italy to the State of Kuwait, at an official ceremony held on ......read more

British Airways Marks 85 Years of Flying to Kuwait With Launch of New Products for 2018

Services to Kuwait will be among the first in region to benefit from British Airways’ new Club World sleep offering, in partnership with The White Company, as part of the airline’s £4.5 billion strategy The airline has launched 22 new routes this year, expanding its network of onward connections for customers from Kuwait Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2017:  This year marks 85 years since British Airways’ first flight to the Middle East, arriving in Kuwait in October 1932. More than eight and a half decades later, British Airways now operates 93 flights a week between its hub at London Heathrow and the Middle East during its winter schedule.    Remaining a key market for the airline’s global network of more than 200 destinations, British Airways has confirmed that plans to roll out ......read more

Seal the deal in Style: Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait offers world-class amenities for all your business needs

Hand-pick from extensive range of corporate venues equipped with modern facilities – ideal for business meetings and events Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2017:  In today’s competitive business landscape first impressions count and that includes selecting the right venue for that all-important business meeting, conference or networking event. Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait is THE place that ensures every event is a success – that’s a deal you can count on.   Located in the hotel’s Prestige Tower and spread across six floors – from floors nine to fifteenth, the hotel’s 18 meeting rooms complemented by two Executive Boardrooms on the sixteenth floor form a perfect business center furnished with the latest facilities that enable organizations to seamlessly conduct business conferences ......read more

Alex Cruz Announces £4.5bn Investment to Make a ‘British Airways for Everyone'

British Airways will operate 264 routes by the summer of 2018, a 17 per cent increase compared to its route network in 2016   November 11, 2017:  British Airways’ chief executive Alex Cruz pledged that the airline’s new £4.5bn investment programme would improve the flying experience for all customers – including those in the Middle East.  Having completed 85 years of successful operations across the region, Cruz’s commitment comes as British Airways prepares to roll out its new Club World product enhancements across the Middle East in 2018.    Reaffirming British Airways as a premium airline committed to customer choice, Cruz outlined the unprecedented competitive pressure the company faced and voiced his determination to create a stronger national carrier to benefit ......read more

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa launches Discover America Week 2017 with a special menu

A celebration of American cuisine in collaboration with the United States Embassy in Kuwait Kuwait, October 24 2017:  Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa invites guests to experience a culinary journey around the states during “Discover America Week 2017” in collaboration with the United States Embassy of Kuwait. The activity will be taking place in the resort’s premium restaurant, Pepper Steakhouse, showcasing a customized menu of American specialties from Saturday October 21st to Wednesday October 25th. Director of Public Relations & Communications, Carol Roncoletta, said: We are excited to collaborate with the United States Embassy of Kuwait to bring the diverse American cuisine to our resort. We welcome our guests to experience this culinary journey with us and capture the authentic taste of ......read more

Indulge this Eid Al Adha at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait

Kuwait, August 28, 2017:  Eid Al Adha is a special occasion and the team at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, the Quorvus Collection flagship hotel in Kuwait, is ready to make sure families make the most of this memorable time. Located in the upscale Salmiya on the Arabian Gulf Road, Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait, provides a new level of luxury across its 18 floors, 175 rooms and suites and award-winning dining outlets, and continues to be a favorite with families eager to enjoy a short break on the shores of Kuwait Bay. Guests at the hotel will be greeted with warm hospitality, service excellence and luxurious comfort at every turn, while each of the rooms at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait exudes a unique style and home comforts, while the option of adjoining rooms makes this the perfect location for larger families and families with ......read more

International SOS and Control Risks Advise Pilgrims Worldwide Ahead of Hajj 2017

Health and safety tips for those travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage  Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2017:  International SOS and Control Risks has issued the latest guidance to Muslims travelling from all over the world to attend Hajj in Saudi Arabia this month. Close to 2 million foreign and domestic pilgrims are expected to perform their religious duties in Mecca between August 30 and September 4, with many also travelling to Medina in the weeks before and after the pilgrimage. Hundreds of thousands of travellers have already arrived in Saudi Arabia, and local authorities and transportation hubs have been preparing for the busy period ahead. All members heading to Saudi Arabia, whether for Hajj, business or personal travel should expect generalised travel disruption throughout the country. James ......read more

Summer Deals at Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait

Subtle stay starting from KD65 per night & 50% discount across the hotel’s signature restaurants until 31 Aug 2017 Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2017:  Take a well-earned family vacation at the magnificent Symphony Style Hotel Kuwait that offers stunning views of the bay and the Arabian Gulf. Starting from KWD65 per night, guests can check in to one of the 175 contemporary rooms and suites this month and relax in the colourful surroundings, safe in hands of attentive hotel staff who will make sure you experience, traditional and authentic hospitality starting at KWD 65 per night/ room.  From the comfortable base, guests can explore the leisure and entertainment facilities, including state-of-the-art fitness center in Six Senses Spa, or relax around the stunning outdoor pool on the hotel nestled on the second floor with ......read more

Tajawal launches Visa Checkout in Kuwait

Kuwait-based users to enjoy convenient flight & hotel bookings via easy online payment process Dubai, UAE - 20 July 2017:  After successful implementation across its tajawal.ae domain in January 2017, tajawal, the Dubai-based online travel-booking site, has further collaborated with Visa to provide Visa Checkout to its customers in Kuwait.  As the first online travel agency in the MENA region to integrate Visa Checkout on their website earlier this year, tajawal is now rolling out the service across multiple markets, to provide users in the region with the most convenient booking process possible.  Visa Checkout offers cardholders a simple and secure digital payment method that allows for registered users to complete their purchase at the click of a button. By logging into their Visa Checkout account, payment ......read more

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa wins at Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017

The region’s leading travel and hospitality platform recognizes luxury landmark as Best Business Hotel. Kuwait, 13 June 2017: Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort & Spa, Kuwait’s idyllic resort, was recently awarded with the Best Business Hotel Award at the Sixth Edition of the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017 held at a glamorous gala ceremony in Dubai.  Ahmed Jarkass, Director of Business Development and Marketing at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, attended the event and received the coveted award on behalf of the hotel team. He said: “It is always an honour to receive recognition for the work we do and this prestigious award is a testament to the dedication of the entire team in our resort.  The award demonstrates our service excellence as we continue to excel in our commitment ......read more

CEB to Suspend Operations in Kuwait, Doha and Riyadh

May 24, 2017 – Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB) will suspend its service to and from the following destinations: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Kuwait Doha, Qatar CEB will fly the last of its four-times-a-week service from Manila to Kuwait on June 13, 2017, and its Kuwait-Manila flight on June 14, 2017. The thrice-weekly Manila-Doha-Manila route will have its last flight on July 1, 2017; while CEB’s last flight from Manila to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia will depart on July 2, 2017, while the Riyadh-Manila flight will leave on July 3, 2017. “The entry of Cebu Pacific into these markets benefitted passengers with lower fares and more choices. Of late, other carriers have aggressively added more flights, which has resulted in substantial oversupply of seats and fares that are so low, hence making the routes ......read more

THE LONDON LOW-DOWN : Your Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Your Summer in and around London

Fly with British Airways to the UK capital from Kuwait for as little as KWD124  May 21, 2017 : Kuwait City, Kuwait: Celebrated around the world for its diverse arts and culture, cutting-edge fashion, and iconic landmarks, London can often be a maze for travellers choosing what to do in and around the United Kingdom capital. British Airways, who proudly calls the bustling city of London home, is offering return fares starting from as little as KWD124, and a few highlights to make the most of the Great British Summer.  From historic sporting events and music festivals, to palaces and magical attractions, London and the surrounding counties provide the perfect reason for a holiday this summer, whether it be a family vacation, or long weekend getaway. British Airways’ crew have put together a list of dates you need to ......read more

Kuwaiti Business Leader Recognised For Developing Region's Mid-Economy Hotel Sector

Sheikh Mubarak Al Sabah Hailed Industry Pioneer at Arabian Hotel Investment Conference April 28 2017, Dubai UAE: His Excellency Sheikh Mubarak A M Al Sabah, founder and chairman of Action Hotels has been acknowledged by the region’s hospitality sector after receiving the signature Industry Pioneer award presented by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC 2017) in Dubai (yesterday, April 27 2017). AHIC’s Advisory Board of some 40-plus hotel owners, investors, operators and consultants voted Sheikh Mubarak as the Industry Pioneer in recognition for his trailblazing development of the mid-market and mid-economy hotel sector in the Middle East and Australia.  Sheikh Mubarak recognised the opportunity to open the three- and four-star segment in 2004 when the ......read more

British Airways reaffirms regional commitment by appointing Robert Williams as head of sales – Asia Pacific and the Middle East

“The Middle East remains an extremely important region and we are committed to enhancing our customer experience,” says Robert Williams British Airways’ recently announced investment plans to boost customer experience with the new First Wing now open to passengers flying from Kuwait Airline set to launch 22 New Routes in 2017 expanding its network of onward connections for Kuwaiti and wider Middle East customers  April 26, 2017 Kuwait: British Airways, the UK’s flagship carrier, today reaffirmed its commitment to its Kuwaiti passengers by announcing Robert Williams’ appointment as Head of Sales – Asia Pacific and the Middle East.  In taking the reins as British Airways’ most senior regional executive, Williams’ appointment comes on the back of the airline’s ......read more

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Etihad airways showcases the new generation business studio at Avenues, Kuwait…

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New visa application centre launched for the Netherlands in Kuwait City…

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General Manager of Centro Sharjah Shares his Thoughts on Embracing Sharjah Vision 2021 and Striding ...…

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I want to celebrate the festive season please……

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Sharjah halal show gets a tourism vertical…

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Celebrate With Soneva This Festive Season…

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SITA named ‘Best Airport IT Service Provider' for 2015…

Emerging Market Airport Awards recognizes SITA for fourth time KUWAIT – 21 October 2015 – Air transport IT specialist, SITA, was yesterday named the ‘Best Airport IT Service Provider’ at the Emerging Markets Airports Awards (EMAA), held in Kuwait. This is the fourth time SITA has won this prestigious award. SITA was recognized for its unique system integration ......read more

Earning Miles in UAE…

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Eurofighter welcomes the agreement between Italy and Kuwait for the supply of 28 Eurofighter ...…

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British Airways' Shares A List Top British Landmarks in the 21st Century With Travellers from Kuwait…

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Abu Dhabi, October 20th & 21st, 2015 The Aviation Conference 2015 is taking place with a motive to highlight opportunities that are there with the aviation industry to contribute towards the environment with carbon-neutral growth. There will also be discussion on how the aviation industry can be shaped with promotion of bio fuels. AFCC will discuss the ways that may help turn the challenges ......read more

Grand Millennium Dubai to Showcase New Developments at Arabian Travel Market…

The Grand Millennium Dubai will be on show at the Arabian Travel Market exhibition in the emirate this May to reinforce its position as a city hotel catering superbly to leisure and business visitors, both from the GCC region and overseas. According to General Manager Peter Mansourian, while business was extremely dynamic and profitable in 2014, increased competition in the hotel sector in ......read more

Iraqi National Football Team Arrives at The Ajman Palace Hotel to Train for Asian Cup 2015 in ...…

The Iraqi National Football Team is in the UAE training for the Asian Cup that will be held in Australia in January 2015. Staying at The Ajman Palace Hotel, the players are undergoing intensive training that also includes three friendly matches with Kuwait, Pakistan and Iran. Ferghal Purcell, General Manager, The Ajman Palace Hotel, said, "We are really proud to host the Iraqi National ......read more

Millennium targets GCC families with winter weekend package…

Targeted seasonal offering to capitalise on regional preferences as 68% of GCC leisure travellers opt for family-centric vacations; launch of new Millennium Executive Apartments concept timely as industry experts predict rise in intra-regional travel to visit family members  Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Middle East and Africa (MEA) has launched its 2014 winter campaign with a special ......read more

Swiss Pass SuperStar Program announces winners for May & June 2014…

The six-month-long incentive Program, Swiss Pass SuperStar, by Switzerland Tourism, in collaboration with Rail Europe and Swiss Travel System, received an overwhelming response with 6 winners in the first 2 months, May & June, winning 3 prizes every month. The program, launched in GCC markets (U.A.E – SAUDI ARABIA - QATAR – BAHRAIN – OMAN – KUWAIT) May – ......read more

Starwood Hotels & Resorts rewards loyal guests with Special Ramadan Offer…

SPG Members Enjoying Iftar or Suhoors at One of the 60 Participating Hotels will Receive a Discount of Up to 30% and Earn Starpoints DUBAI, UAE – 29 June, 2014 – To celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced today a special offer for members of its award-winning Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) loyalty ......read more

Salalah Rotana Resort Q&A with Omer Kaddouri, Rotana's President & CEO…

Why did Rotana choose Salalah for their first hotel in Oman? Oman has always been a key growth market for us to expand into. We pride ourselves in identifying new and upcoming travel destinations people wish to visit and Salalah is growing in popularity. The opening of Salalah Rotana Resort is an exciting one for us, not only does it take us one step closer to reaching our ultimate vision but it ......read more

ValuStrat's JV with Hilco brings world-class industrial asset disposal services to the Middle East…

JV offers region’s first comprehensive value assessment and asset sale proposition Dubai, UAE, May 6 2014 – Dubai-based ValuStrat, a leading strategy consulting and valuation firm, which recently entered into a joint venture agreement with Hilco Industrial, the world’s largest, most experienced multi-class industrial asset services company, has brought to the Middle East a ......read more

Akbar Travel signs agreement with Sabre at Arabian Travel Market…

Dubai, UAE: Bahrain-headquartered travel technology company Sabre Travel Network Middle East (Sabre or STNME) has recently signed an agreement with Akbar Travel on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Akbar Travel is one of the leading travel agencies in India which is now rapidly expanding its business across the Middle East. Akbar Travel is set to ......read more

PAYFORT to enable the region's travel and hospitality industry to harness the benefits of Online ...…

Company specialists to introduce PAYFORT’s full suite of innovative payment solutions designed for the travel and hospitality industry at the Arabian Travel Market Dubai – 05 May 2014 – PAYFORT, the leading online payment service provider in the Arab world, announced today the reaffirmation of its strategy towards helping the travel and hospitality industry in the MENA region ......read more

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