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Category: United Arab Emirates Travel and Tourism News

Uganda to Dubai: once they get off COVID red list

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- August 24, 2021 0

Uganda Airlines is on course to begin long-haul flights to Dubai slated for October 2021, followed by London and Guangzhou since the Airbuses officially received ... Read More

Flying start to August: Seychelles records excellent visitor arrival numbers

eturbonews- August 24, 2021 0

Marking another milestone for the year, and a flying start to August, the island destination officially hit the bar of 80,000 visitors, a further positive ... Read More

Emirates new healthy brother in South Africa is called Cemair

Juergen T Steinmetz- August 22, 2021 0

Cemair in South Africa now has a big healthy brother in Dubai: Emirates Airlines South Africa-based Cemair (5Z) operates domestic and international passenger flights, as ... Read More

France sets up evacuation flights from Kabul to Paris via Abu Dhabi

eturbonews- August 19, 2021 0

For several years already, France has been in first place throughout Europe in terms of granting asylum to Afghans on its territory. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

Afghanistan’s ex-president settles in UAE with $169 million of stolen cash

eturbonews- August 18, 2021 0

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation can confirm that the UAE has welcomed President Ashraf Ghani and his family into the country ... Read More

Emirates Launches New Dubai to Miami Flight

eturbonews- July 22, 2021 0

Emirates Airline connects two major leisure and business destinations with first nonstop service. - eTurboNews | Travel News Read More

Doha overtakes Dubai as Middle East busiest hub airport

eturbonews- July 19, 2021 0

The major factor driving the trend was the lifting, in January, of the blockade of flights to and from Qatar, which was imposed in June ... Read More

Transfer in Doha, Abu Dhabi, Dubai: Airline Passengers choice is clear

Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2021 0

Qatar with its airport hub Doha Hamad International went through impossible times during the blockade by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Bahrhain. With a ... Read More

UAE Embassy in Israel is a New Paradigm of Peace

eturbonews- July 14, 2021 0

Just a short time ago Israel was not even shown on official maps in the United Arab Emirates. Today the UAE opened its embassy in ... Read More

Emirates restarts Mauritius flights, as the island reopens to international tourists

eturbonews- July 8, 2021 0

From 15 July to 30 September 2021, Mauritius will open its borders to vaccinated passengers and Mauritian nationals. | Emirates restarts Mauritius flights, as the ... Read More

Massive explosion rocks Dubai

eturbonews- July 7, 2021 0

The extent of the damage caused by the explosion to the port and surrounding cargo was not immediately clear. | Massive explosion rocks Dubai Read More

Emirates and Travelport reach agreement on un-surcharged content, NDC distribution

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

New agreement will allow Travelport-connected travel agencies to avoid the airline’s surcharge on bookings via Global Distribution Systems (GDS) that will be introduced from 01 ... Read More

Etihad Airways extends Verified to Fly travel document initiative globally

eturbonews- July 1, 2021 0

Early trials showed that Verified to Fly Guests saw their processing times at the check-in desk almost halved and the average queuing time for all ... Read More

Direct flights from Munich to Dubai on Lufthansa now

eturbonews- June 30, 2021 0

Due to the high demand, Munich is the third hub of the Lufthansa Group to add Dubai to its flight schedule, after Frankfurt and Zurich. ... Read More

Middle East executives: Leading an airline in 2021

eturbonews- June 29, 2021 0

The Middle East has played an important role in aviation for a long time, but it has only been in recent decades that it has ... Read More

Etihad Airways launches flights to Vienna, Austria

eturbonews- June 22, 2021 0

The new service has been conveniently timed to arrive early morning in Vienna to provide travelers between the UAE and Austria an ideal weekend getaway. ... Read More

More cost-conscious version of Emirates could emerge post-COVID-19

eturbonews- June 22, 2021 0

The first signs that Emirates – like all global airlines – was headed towards a financial downturn emerged in March 2020, when its ultimate owner, ... Read More

Budapest to Dubai flights launched by flydubai

eturbonews- June 15, 2021 0

Utilizing its fleet of 737-800s, configured with both business class and economy, flydubai will contribute an extra 35,000 seats to the Budapest market each year. ... Read More

Philippines extends travel ban on India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Oman and UAE

eturbonews- June 14, 2021 0

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approved the extension of travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the highly infectious variant of COVID-19. - eTurboNews | Trends ... Read More

Red Sea Development Company: ARCHIRODON will build bridge to main tourist hub island Shurayrah

eturbonews- June 10, 2021 0

Shurayrah Bridge will become one of the main access points for guests onto the island, and its completion will mark a major undertaking in the ... Read More

Flights from Doha, Qatar to Sharjah, UAE resume on Qatar Airways

eturbonews- June 7, 2021 0

Passengers flying from Sharjah will benefit from Qatar Airways' extensive international network across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Italian tourism will sail the seas with Costa Cruises

Mario Masciullo eTN Italy- June 2, 2021 0

Italy tourism represented through its Italian pavilion will head to Expo 2020 Dubai in the UAE aboard Costa Cruises. - eTurboNews | Trends | Travel ... Read More

Emirates Airline banks on Venice and Milan after India flights suspension puts EK in crisis

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2021 0

With rumors indicating Emirates is in a difficult financial situation with suspended India flights and may have asked the UAE government for a possible bailout, ... Read More

Qatar Airways expands US network to 12 destinations

eturbonews- May 27, 2021 0

Resumption of Atlanta flights on 1 June, will see the airline’s U.S. network expand to 12 destinations and over 85 weekly flights, more than it ... Read More

Tourism professionals discuss sustainability & growth of alternative lodging at ATM Virtual

eturbonews- May 26, 2021 0

Sustainability in travel and tourism is vitally important for the future of our industry, with growing concerns about the industry’s impact on the environment. - ... Read More

Emirates celebrates Jordanian Independence Day across its flights

eturbonews- May 25, 2021 0

Emirates has been flying to Jordan since 1986, and will be celebrating its 35th anniversary this year in the country. - eTurboNews | Trends | ... Read More

Future for tourism attractions in 2021 and beyond discussed at ATM Virtual 2021

eturbonews- May 25, 2021 0

Sustainability in travel and tourism has been a major focus at ATM over the years, but now, more than ever, concerns about the travel industry’s ... Read More

Emirates President welcomes virtual Arabian Travel Market

eturbonews- May 24, 2021 0

Following last week’s in-person Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the Middle East’s largest travel and tourism showcase continued this week with the opening today (Monday, May ... Read More

Virtual Arabian Travel Market 2021 begins as industry convenes to show support for recovery of travel and tourism

eturbonews- May 24, 2021 0

Aviation, regional tourism, destinations and technology some of the key topics to be discussed on the first day of ATM Virtual 2021. - eTurboNews | ... Read More

Don’t ask, but Arabian Travel Market Dubai set a new trend for Travel and Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2021 0

It was overwhelming to hear from our exhibitors how they felt safe and comfortable whilst conducting business at the Arabian Travel Market. There was a ... Read More