tourism

  • Family Focused Eid Al Adha Adventures From Meliá Hotels International

    As the summer winds on and Eid Al Adha nears closer, it is time to start planning family trips abroad and making memories before the school season starts back up again. Meliá Hotels International have created a special range of luxury holiday packages throughout Europe to appeal to the unique needs of GCC travellers and their families this Eid.

  • ROCCO FORTE HOTELS ANNOUNCES BOOST IN MIDDLE EASTERN OCCUPANCY AND VISITOR FIGURES TO ITS EUROPEAN PROPERTIES

    Rocco Forte Hotels, the family of 10 luxury properties in key destinations across Europe, has witnessed increased revenue from the Middle East during the past fiscal year.

  • Successful 2017 WTTC Global Summit in Bangkok raises profile of events sector in Thailand

    Thailand’s recent hosting of the 2017 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit from 26-27 April impressed world leaders in the tourism industry and helped showcase the kingdom’s ability to organise seamless large-scale meetings and to cater to the needs of high-profile delegates and ensure successful events with a touch of unique local Thai experiences.

  • Thai tourism to strengthen links with agriculture sector

    The Thai tourism industry is to forge stronger links with the kingdom’s agriculture economy by promoting the culinary delights of the globally-renowned Thai cuisine, Tourism Authority of Thailand Governor Yuthasak Supasorn has said.

  • 15 women from the GCC discover the beauty of Oman's spectacular mountains during an exciting trek in Jebel Shams

    The Oman Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with the Al Jebal Al Hajariya Travel and Tourism (Husaak Adventures) has successfully concluded the Western Hajar mountain range trek, which was held recently in Muscat, Oman. The hike featured a total of 15 female representatives who have gathered together from across the GCC countries to conquer the summit of Jebel Shams. Standing at over 3 km above sea level, Jebel Shams is the highest peak in the GCC where the hikers stood to send a message of love and unity under the slogan “One Nation”.

  • 16 women from various GCC countries climbing the highest mountain peak of the region

    16 women representing various GCC countries will climb Jebel Shams, the region’s highest mountain peak via Western Hajar mountain trek organized by Husaak Adventures in collaboration with Oman Ministry of Tourism from December 10 to 12, 2015 at Muscat, Oman. The three-day expedition will see the 16 female mountaineers making their way to Jebel Shams’s height of over 3,000 meters above the sea level.

  • 20 per cent increase seen in UAE tourists visiting Korea’s Jeju Island during H1 2017

    The Jeju Island Tourism Organization, South Korea has revealed a 20 per cent increase in the number of UAE tourists that have visited South Korea’s Jeju Island during the first half of 2017. The figures were presented in a special promotional event held today (Thursday July 20, 2017) at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai. The event was aimed towards further promoting the increasing popularity of Jeju Island to a potential UAE and Middle East market. Jeju, which is the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, has long been South Korea's highly preferred holiday destination--made more attractive for its beautiful beaches and posh countryside and seaside hotel and resorts. Gracing the promotional event was His Excellency (H.E.) Seongtae Jeon, Vice Governor for Administrative Affairs of the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province. This information session was also attended by the Korean Consul Namdeook Heo in Dubai, Director Yongsuk Kwon of KOTRA, President Geyongsoo Kim of the Korean Association of UAE, Dubai travel agencies, medical tourism officials, and associated reporters.

  • 2017 edition of Korea Medical & Wellness Travel Mart kicks off in Dubai

    This year's edition of the 2017 Korea Medical & Wellness Travel Mart kicked off at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City Hotel with an aim towards reinforcing South Korea's growing reputation as a highly preferred medical destination--leveraging its advanced and world class medical services to a potentially large target audience in the GCC region, particularly the UAE. The 2017 Korea Medical & Wellness Travel Mart is held in the presence and patronage of His Excellency Kang Ho Park, the South Korean Ambassador to the UAE.

  • 3rd Liwa Ajman Date Festival concludes successfully with huge turnout

    Under the patronage of H.H Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the Union and Ruler of Ajman, the third edition of Ajman Liwa Date Festival concluded successfully with a huge turnout of Emirati farmers who participated in the competition which showcased the best dates and citrus fruits grown locally.

  • 3rd Liwa Ajman Date Festival starts tomorrow

    Under the patronage of H.H Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the Union and Ruler of Ajman, the 3rd edition of Liwa Ajman Date Festival will kick off tomorrow, July 27 at Emirates Hospitality Centre and will run until Friday, July 29.

  • 79% of UAE residents prefer a complete holiday package with preferred destinations being Maldives, Georgia and UK- HolidayMe survey

    With the holiday season upon us, HolidayMe, a unique website offering on-the-fly customized travel solutions to customers across the Middle East, revealed the findings of its travel survey. The survey which was conducted online with over 1500 HolidayMe customers in the UAE, revealed Maldives (27.1%), Georgia (16.8%) and the United Kingdom (13%) as the top three preferred holiday destinations.

  • A touch of Thainess enhances the 2017 WTTC Global Summit in Bangkok

    As well as state-of-the-art venues, professionalism and planning expertise, much of the success of the recent World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok came down to the Thai touch and unique local Thai experiences offered to all delegates at this high-profile global event.

  • Adventure Emirates’ new online booking system delivers instant confirmation for over 300 excursions across the UAE

    Adventure Emirates, specialists in UAE excursions, have announced their new website www.adventureemirates.com, with online reservation system and instant booking confirmation for tours across the emirates. This seamless process is convenient and efficient, its immediate verification release and a 24-hours online customer care ensures speedy assistance. Users can view, book and purchase instantly thus accommodating last minute reservations without pre-requisite of advance bookings. Developed using modern technology, the software also features payment facility including book now, pay later option making it less daunting. Determined to be at the forefront of industry’s technology, this informative portal is a resourceful channel for tourists and residents looking for the UAE experience without the digital clutter.

  • Ajman all prepared to welcome visitors during Eid Al Adha

    Hotels and hotel apartments in Ajman are all set to welcome visitors to the emirate during the Eid Al Adha holiday.

  • Ajman Crown Prince inaugurates 3rd Liwa Ajman Date Festival

    Under the patronage of H.H Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the Union and Ruler of Ajman His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, opened today the third edition of Liwa Ajman Date Festival at Emirates Hospitality Center which highlights the finest and best date and citrus fruits grown by local farmers.

  • Ajman delegation embarks on six-city tour of Germany to attract more tourists

    With the focus of increasing the number of visitors in 2017 by 20%, and following the remarkable growth of tourists from Europe to Ajman, the Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) has embarked on a six-city roadshow to Germany to promote the emirate as a premier destination.

  • Ajman delegation heads to ITB Berlin to unveil new destination brand

    The Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) heads the delegation to ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, to launch the emirate’s new destination brand that will focus on the slogan “Sincerely Emirati.”

  • Ajman delegation returns from successful trip to Germany

    The Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) delegation returned from a successful four-day trip to Germany with new information and strategies to best attract German travellers into the Emirate.

  • Ajman departments gather for iftar to celebrate Holy Month of Ramadan

    Managers and staff of the Ajman Land & Property Department, Ajman Real Estate Regulatory Agency (ARRA) and Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) gather for iftar at Fairmont Ajman to celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan.

  • Ajman donates proceeds of auction to Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Foundation

    Proceeds from the auction of non-winning date fruits at the recently concluded Liwa Ajman Date Festival were donated to Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Foundation to support its charitable and humanitarian projects.