Tourism bulletins

EBRD helps Jordan’s tourism sector recover

EBRD helps Jordan’s tourism sector recover

Training for 20,000 hospitality employees to boost vital economic sector More than 20,000 employees in Jordan’s critical tourism industry are to benefit from extra training provided under a programme launched by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MOTA) and the Sector Skills Council for Hospitality and Tourism (SSC). Jordan’s tourism and

Phoenicia Hotel – Your next holiday is closer than you think!

Beirut, July 8 2020 This summer, Phoenicia Hotel invites guests to stay, dine and unwind in a beautiful setting with specially curated Daycation or Staycation packages. With panoramic views overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, guests can escape their daily routine without looking too far away from home. Take a refreshing dip in the Hotel’s iconic outdoor

Saudi Ground Services Boosts Aviation’s USD 37 Billion GDP Contribution

Digital Transformation with SAP Provides Real-Time Insights on Operations and Talent JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia — 6 July 2020 — Saudi Ground Services, the Kingdom’s leading aviation ground handling services company, announced today that its digital transformation with SAP is boosting the aviation sector’s USD 37 billion contribution to GDP. Saudi Vision 2030 is rapidly developing

The airline is now offering flights for passengers to/from Beirut and beyond

Beirut, Lebanon: 1 July 2020 – Emirates flight EK957 landed earlier today at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY) – marking the airline’s first flight carrying passengers to Beirut. The airline is set to operate four weekly flights from Beirut to Dubai utilising its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to carry cargo as well as passengers travelling home or

Ajman Tourism launches Ajman Virtual Half Marathon

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) announced the launch of Ajman Half Marathon, which provides the opportunity to participate in 10 km or half marathon 21.1 km, and aims to attract 500 participants from all levels. This initiative comes in line with ATDD efforts to promote community sports, encourage a healthy and active lifestyle, and provide

Emirates resumes on-ground services for premium customers

Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2020 – From 1 July, Emirates’ premium customers can once again enjoy the airline’s signature Chauffeur Drive service (CDS) and airport lounge at its Dubai hub with the restart of these services following a full health and safety review. Emirates has implemented a comprehensive set of measures at every step of the

Middle East Made Yours

It is with pride and hope that we announce Lebanon as the winner in the story telling contest of worldwide destinations in the “Essence Of Luxury Marbella 2020” Our beloved Lebanon is going through an awakening uprising, it’s energy is and will always draw people towards it Here is a  sincere message from Beirut-Based Venezuelan

Emirates introduces generous waiver policy enabling customers to book with peace of mind

Airline brings more choice and flexibility to change and reissue bookings with no penalties DUBAI, UAE 7 March 2020: Emirates is providing customers more flexibility, choice and value through its newly introduced waiver policy for all booked tickets issued on or from today, 7 March until 31 March 2020, allowing customers across its network the


Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27th of February 2020: Today Michelin launched the first Malta Michelin Guide and announced the winners of the first Michelin stars on the island. The new Michelin Guide highlights the outstanding restaurants, breadth of cuisine styles and culinary skills found in Malta, Gozo and Comino. Established in the late 19th century,