Tourism has recovered by almost half of pre-pandemic levels

Tourism has recovered by almost half of pre-pandemic levels

Strong tourism growth in the Middle East (+157 percent) and Africa (+156 percent) remained below 2019 levels respectively.

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Seeking travel inspiration: the role of social media

Seeking travel inspiration: the role of social media

TikTok is an untapped goldmine for tourism marketing. From tour videos to unconventional experiences, Dr. Maria Frangieh, managing director of Socialprise, explains why this social media platform is an essential tool, especially for brands looking to engage with younger consumers.

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The definition of luxury in the midst of a major transition

The definition of luxury in the midst of a major transition

The definition of luxury in hospitality is in the midst of a major transition. Industry professional Chirine Salha examines what the term means for the modern-day traveler and how hotels are responding.

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Corporate travel will attract more investment this year

Corporate travel will attract more investment this year

Corporate travel expenditure is forecast to rise by 32 percent this year, according to a report by the World Travel & Tourism Council.

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IATA: accelerating easing of travel restrictions is a must

IATA: accelerating easing of travel restrictions is a must

IATA called for the removal of all travel barriers, including quarantine and testing, for those fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved vaccine.

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Four Seasons launches new 2023 private jet journeys

Four Seasons launches new 2023 private jet journeys

The seven curated itineraries will allow Four Seasons passengers to seamlessly explore a collection of remarkable destinations.

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Seera Group creates the region’s largest travel business

Seera Group creates the region’s largest travel business

Almosafer will serve as the single umbrella travel brand under Seera Group managing consumer travel, corporate, and government services.

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How expat retirement visas could boost tourism numbers in the GCC

How expat retirement visas could boost tourism numbers in the GCC

ATM will discuss expats’ visas beyond their working lives and the other new visa options will be key for tourism.

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Saudi Arabia to host WTTC’s 22nd Global Summit end of 2022

Saudi Arabia to host WTTC’s 22nd Global Summit end of 2022

WTTC’s summit in Riyadh will see industry leaders gathering with key government representatives to drive support for the sector’s recovery.

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