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  • First Holiday Inn hotel signed in Cape Town

     Friday, November 3, 2017

    IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of world’s leading hotel companies, announced the signing of Holiday Inn Cape Town in partnership with Leisure Hotel Holding (Pty) Ltd. Currently operating as Strand Tower Hotel, the property is expected to be rebranded as …

  • World’s first Hunger Games theme park opens in Dubai

     Friday, November 3, 2017

    The very first Hunger Games theme park of the world has officially opened at Motiongate Dubai in Dubai Parks and Resort on 20th October.   The largest theme park of the region offers Hunger Fames fans quite a close to …

  • Leading New Hotel award bagged by DUKES Dubai

     Thursday, November 2, 2017

    DUKES Dubai has been named ‘Middle East’s Leading New Hotel 2017’ at the prestigious World Travel Awards, which took place on Sunday evening, 29 October.   The five-star hotel, which opened its doors in March this year, beat off strong …

  • Singapore introduces high-tech airport terminal

     Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    Changi Airport of Singapore has come up with a brand new, sophisticated terminal on Tuesday boasting of a fully automated check-in system comprising facial scanning and computerized baggage drop points.   However some passengers have been struggling with the unique …

  • World Travel Awards arrives in dazzling Dubai

     Thursday, October 26, 2017

    World Travel Awards, the travel industry’s leading awards programme has landed in Dubai, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Middle East Gala Ceremony.   The highly anticipated event will take place at the Armani Dubai …

  • Emirates to build the world’s first Aviation X-Lab at Area 2071

     Thursday, October 26, 2017

    In the continued effort to achieve the vision of “UAE Centennial Plan 2071”, Emirates airline and a consortium of industry partners are announcing a partnership to build the world’s first sector-wide Experimental (X) Lab to co-create the next era of …

  • Norway plans for Europe’s first underwater restaurant

     Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Norway is planning to follow the trail of Dubai, the Maldives, Florida by constructing the first European underwater restaurant.     What usually was confined to exotic destinations, Norwegian architects has done it in a small village on the south …

  • Dubai to permit tourists to fly drones soon

     Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Aviation authorities in Dubai have been working on a unique mechanism wherein tourists would be able to register online and obtain a certificate enabling them to fly their drones around popular landmarks in Dubai.   However the certificate would be …

  • Emirates launches US$15 million campaign to promote Dubai tourism

     Monday, October 16, 2017

    Emirates launched a US$15 million campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline’s extensive network of global destinations including its home and hub, Dubai.     The campaign is backed by the iconic soundtrack “Don’t stop me now” by British …

  • Airbnb revenues rise by 421% in Dubai

     Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    Chestertons MENA, a leading international property agency, has released a special market report outlining the growth of Airbnb in Dubai between August 2015 and August 2017. Revenues for properties listed on the online marketplace and hospitality platform during that time …

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