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Travel, tourism to boost UAE’s GDP

Contribution to economy set to hit $29.53bln in 10 years By Issac John, Khaleej Times UAE – The direct contribution of travel and tourism to the UAE economy is forecast to rise by five per cent to Dh72.6 billion in 2018, and will hit Dh108.4 billion in 10 years, reflecting the vibrant growth potential the sector offers, the World Travel …

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Riyadh named sixth fastest growing travel destination in the world in Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2016

Saudi Arabian capital is also ranked the second most popular destination in Middle East and Africa. Riyadh, KSA – Reinforcing its reputation as a rising business and tourism hub, Riyadh has been named the sixth fastest growing travel destination in the world, according to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2016 which was released recently. Riyadh – with a compounded …

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WIN an Invitation to the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) and travel to Dubai to cover one of the world’s largest events for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

APO is giving away a fully paid trip for one African journalist to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai APO (APO-opa.com), the press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and Middle East, will award one African journalist with a round trip ticket and accommodation …

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GCC Airports – a snapshot of the future

Regional airports leading the world in development, luxury and innovation. Dubai – Wego.com, the leading travel search site in the Middle East and Asia Pacific, today reviews the incredible state of airports in the GCC, and why they’re leading the world in air passenger traffic points and growth. “Middle Eastern carriers are setting a benchmark for the future of air …

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International Car Rental Tips

You might think that there is nothing to renting a car when you are traveling, as what can be easier than picking up a car at the airport? Think again! We decided to share some of the important things you should remember when you are considering renting a car. From driving on the other side of the road to gas …

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Etihad airways wins prestigious award for innovation

Etihad Airways has won the prestigious ‘Innovation in Travel Award’ at the Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards in the United Kingdom. The awards ceremony was held last night at The Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane. The Innovation in Travel Award is presented to a company which has launched an innovation or development that has had a clear impact …

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Win the APO Energy Media Awards and travel to Dubai to attend the Africa Energy Forum

APO will offer transport, accommodation and perdiem for the first-place winner to attend the Africa Energy Forum held in Dubai from 8-11 June 2015 APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release wire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, announced today that entry is now open for the 2015 APO Energy Media Awards …

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Google and ATM in Tech Day Tie-Up

New MENA travel habits survey results to be revealed at Arabian Travel Market; ATM partnership another Google first; attendees to gain invaluable insight into latest market trends. Internet giant Google will sponsor the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Technology Theatre as part of the newly launched Digital Technology Day on May 8th. Google will be using the Technology Theatre to share …

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Etihad Airways and Alitalia expand codeshare with direct Rome-Abu Dhabi flights

Etihad Airways , the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, today announced that direct Rome-Abu Dhabi flights will commence December 1, 2012. Subject to government approvals, Alitalia will operate the four weekly flights using an Airbus A330 aircraft in conjunction with codeshare partner Etihad Airways . The flights, with seating capacity for 230 passengers, …

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