WTTC urges G20 leaders to save the travel and tourism sector

WTTC urges G20 leaders to save the travel and tourism sector

Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO, said: “The Coronavirus pandemic has put the sector in unprecedented danger of collapse, which is looking increasingly likely unless a global rescue package is agreed to bolster what has become the backbone of the global economy.”

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The impact of Coronavirus on the global tourism industry

The impact of Coronavirus on the global tourism industry

“It’s important to remember that fatality rates remain very low and the chances of contracting the virus are remote if they travel responsibly”

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How low-cost carriers are expected to boost Middle East aviation market

How low-cost carriers are expected to boost Middle East aviation market

LCCs are predicted to continue to chip away at their bigger rivals’ market share, with Saudia’s LCC subsidiary, flyadeal, leading this trend.

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Different travel trends across generations to be revealed at ATM

Different travel trends across generations to be revealed at ATM

ATM will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 19-22 April 2020, and will bring together travel and tourism experts from across the globe.

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Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the green airline, is underway

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the green airline, is underway

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will be formed via a joint venture, and operations are expected to launch in the second half of 2020.

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UAE lifts travel ban on citizens willing to visit Lebanon

UAE lifts travel ban on citizens willing to visit Lebanon

UAE tourists have always been major contributors to the tourism cycles and performance in Lebanon, whether in terms of hotel occupancy, or in terms of shopping, due to their high expenditure power.

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Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut to service tourists better with new extension

Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut to service tourists better with new extension

The first International Security Forces checkpoint was removed. Passengers are now request to proceed to the boarding pass section.

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Jordan, Egypt, and Dubai among Four Seasons Private Jet 2021 itineraries

Jordan, Egypt, and Dubai among Four Seasons Private Jet 2021 itineraries

Featuring two newly crafted itineraries, the Four Seasons Private Jet will touch down for the first time in Angkor Wat, Mexico City, Easter Island and Athens, among an enviable list of locales.

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Third edition of ‘Futurism Programme’ launched in Dubai

Third edition of ‘Futurism Programme’ launched in Dubai

Eligible projects must have an innovative tech solution in the travel and tourism space, and an MVP or pilot that’s ready to scale.

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Middle East travelers prefer London, Paris and Rome for their summer trips

Middle East travelers prefer London, Paris and Rome for their summer trips

Asian destinations are also inching up the list for Middle Eastern travelers, with Bali, and Tokyo joining Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur in this year’s top 10.

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