LOS ANGELES, California - In line with Movenpick Hotels & Resorts’ philosophy to contribute to a positive future, Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach in Dubai, U.A.E., identifies and promotes sustainable strategies. This luxury property impresses with a … June 13, 2013
Helal Saeed Almarri, the Director General of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), the principal authority responsible for strengthening Dubai’s positioning as a world-leading tourism destination and commercial hub, met Minister … May 21, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces certification of the JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Over the past few years this luxury resort has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational efficiency … May 21, 2013
The Seychelles tourism trade joined the island’s Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, Alain St.Ange; their Tourism Board CEO, Elsia Grandcourt; Mohamed S. Al Geziry from Mohamed Al Geziry, the islands’ representatives in Dubai; and Aliette … May 19, 2013
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism & Culture, who was leading the Seychelles delegation to ATM 2013, was one of the Ministers invited to be a speaker at the UNWTO & ATM Ministerial Forum.
The meeting centered on long-term … May 10, 2013
Etihad, Burj al Arab, Emirates, Avis, Europcar, Qatar and Rotana were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Middle East Ceremony, held at Le Royal Meridien Resort & Spa Dubai on 5 May 2013.
The industry’s elite, including … May 6, 2013
The 20th Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has opened in Dubai on May 6 with a record number of more than 2,500 exhibitors and over 20 national tourist delegations.
The Seychelles will be at ATM again this year, because these islands are today served by … May 6, 2013
The Vice President of the Republic, Mr. Danny Faure, has been invited to attend the Africa Global Business Forum 2013, to be held on May 1 and 2 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Malctoum, … May 1, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces certification of Time Oak Hotel & Suites in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). TIME Hotels recognizes the importance of sustainable tourism, and over the past few years policies and initiatives aiming to … April 10, 2013
World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce this year’s line-up of high-caliber speakers for the third WTM Vision Conference – Dubai on 7 May.
The event, hosted at fellow Reed Travel Exhibition’s … March 28, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Over the past few years this city lifestyle destination has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields of operational … March 13, 2013
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announces re-certification of The Palace Downtown in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since its opening in 2007, this luxury property has demonstrated leadership in adopting policies and initiatives to minimize … March 4, 2013
Continuing to expand its network, Pegasus Airlines has launched scheduled flights between Dubai and Istanbul starting on October 18. Ali Sabanci, the Chairman of Pegasus Airlines, who hosted representatives of the Dubai media, spoke about the launch of … December 18, 2012
LOS ANGELES, Californai - Green Globe announced re-certification of Movenpick Hotel Deira in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since its opening two years ago, this upscale hotel has demonstrated outstanding efforts and innovation in the fields of operational … November 13, 2012
Drivers from the Seychelles Karting Association have flown to United Arab Emirates to represent Seychelles at the 12-hour Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship in Dubai. Prior to their departure, kart drivers of the two Seychelles teams and their officials … October 9, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, made time while on a working trip to the UAE to stop at Dubai accompanied by Mr. Barry Faure, Chairman of the Seychelles Tourism Board & Secretary of State in the President's … October 2, 2012
The Seychelles Karting Association (SKA) has been joined by the Seychelles Tourism Board to confirm to Seychelles and to the world racing bodies that, not one but, two teams from the paradise islands of the Seychelles will be taking part in the 2012 Endurance … September 9, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced re-certification of Moevenpick Hotel and Apartments Bur Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Over the past few years, this lifestyle hotel has demonstrated leadership and innovation in the fields … September 6, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of the Al Manzil and Qamardeen Hotels in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Following Dubai’s transition towards a green economy, both properties have been demonstrating leadership in adopting … August 21, 2012
Last Friday evening, Michael Sik Yuen, the Mauritian Minister responsible for Tourism, officially declared open the First Edition of the Mauritius Shopping Fiesta, the event that today claims that Mauritius offers goods at cheaper prices than Dubai and … July 1, 2012
The prospects for growth in tourist arrivals in the Middle East and the success of some hotels in the region in using social media were the key topics revealed at the World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference-Dubai.
WTM Vision Conference-Dubai was … May 3, 2012
DUBAI, UAE - The Middle East’s leading travel brands have shared top honors at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai on April 30, 2012.
A packed delegation of VIPs, senior tourism figures, and … April 30, 2012
The Chief Executive of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Elsia Grandcourt, is heading a Seychellois delegation of destination management companies – DMCs - and resorts serious about the Middle East market, to ATM, the Arabian Travel Market, which is one … April 29, 2012
DUBAI - The Middle East’s most successful travel brands are set to be acknowledged at a glittering gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa on Monday, April 31, 2012.
The likes of Jumeirah, Emirates, Etihad … April 29, 2012
Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture used his stopover in Dubai to meet the press at the Emirates Meridien Transit Hotel to update them on the islands’ tourism industry.
“The last time I met with you all here … April 13, 2012
Mr. Anwar Al Hanai from the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, used his presence at the “Carnival of Carnivals” in Seychelles to discuss future cooperation with Emirates and the Seychelles. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles … March 7, 2012
LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announces certification of Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai, with the achievement of 85 percent of the sustainability indicator in their first year. This top-rating score places Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah … January 5, 2012
The Seychelles Racing team took 2nd place at what is known as one of the world’s premier leisure carting - the fourth and final Endurance Championship - which took place at the Dubai Kartdrome.
The Seychelles team also won first place for newcomers. … December 20, 2011
Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and Robert Desvaux, the Chairman of the Mauritius Tourism Promotional Authority, took time from airline meetings at the Dubai Air Show to meet and continue discussions started at World Travel Market … November 13, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, was this week interviewed by Hassan Abdul Rahman, the Editorial Director of ITP Executive publishing and Group Editor of the Arabian Business Magazine, where he received an invitation to address … June 27, 2011
At this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Travel Trade fair in Dubai, the Arabian Travel News came out with their own guide on how to sell the Indian Ocean Islands and the Seychelles.
Emily McCarrick writes that the new flights today link the region … May 13, 2011
The online travel and tourism industry is poised to “experience solid growth” over the next five years – with the Middle East and Africa leading the way in percentage terms, revealed research from Euromonitor International released at the World … May 4, 2011
Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, who was at the head of the Seychelles delegation to the 2011 Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Tourism Trade Fair in Dubai said upon his return to Seychelles on Wednesday morning that he was satisfied … May 4, 2011
A Dubai-based journalist, Monika Grzesik, from one of the renowned travel newpapers of Dubai has been appointed a member of the exclusive "Friends of Seychelles-Press" program. Monika received her certificate this week from Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the … May 4, 2011
Aliette Esther, a born and bred Seychellois, has been working and living in the UAE for the past 10 years. Over those past years, she has always been in touch with her home country, the Seychelles. In 2010, the Seychelles Tourism Board appointed her as … May 4, 2011
The hotel sector in the Middle East and Africa is both a threat and opportunity for the region’s tourism industry, reveals new research presented today at WTM Vision Conference–Dubai.
Euromonitor International Travel and Tourism Industry Analyst … May 3, 2011
DUBAI - HRH Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal was awarded the title of "Middle East’s Leading Travel Personality" at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2011 held at the Armani Hotel Dubai on May 2, 2011.
As the highest honor that an individual … May 2, 2011
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Lebanese pop sensation, Elissa, is to headline the most important night of the year for Arabian travel and tourism – World Travel Awards 2011 Middle East Ceremony.
The top movers and shakers are expected to attend the … May 1, 2011
The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) will be launched next Monday, May 2, 2011 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center. This year, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), will … May 1, 2011
The Creole tropical islands of the Seychelles have confirmed that they will be participating at the 2011 Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Tourism Trade Fair in Dubai with a strong delegation of the island’s tourism trade who are supporting the consolidation … April 28, 2011
World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, is delighted to announce two further industry-leading speakers for the inaugural WTM Vision Conference-Dubai on May 3 at Arabian Travel Market (ATM).Oman resort Six Senses Zighy … April 26, 2011
The Seychelles Minister for Home Affairs Mr. Joel Morgan, who currently is leading a Seychelles delegation to the high-level conference on piracy, "Global Challenge, Regional Responses: Forging a common approach to maritime piracy," in Dubai, UAE, has … April 19, 2011
World Travel Awards is set to kick off their 2011 Grand Tour with the Middle East Gala Ceremony, taking place at Armani Hotel Dubai on May 2.
Hailed as the "Oscars of the travel industry" by the Wall Street Journal, more than 400 senior industry figures … March 30, 2011
Emirates airline is to double its flights between Dubai and Seychelles, it has been announced. By the end of this year, the route will be serviced by 14 flights every week - two a day. Starting on Monday, March 28, Emirates' service will gradually increase … March 9, 2011
DUBAI - Hozpitality Group participated in Gulfood 2011, the world’s largest annual food, drink, and hospitality exhibition, staged in Dubai.Tens of thousands of international trade visitors thronged the halls on its first day at the Dubai International … March 3, 2011
LONDON - After a rigorous selection process, Bangkok, Dubai, San Francisco, London, Sharm El Sheikh, Rio de Janeiro, and Antalya in Turkey have emerged as the hosts of the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2011 Grand Tour. Hailed as "The Oscars of the Travel … November 30, 2010
Minister Jean Paul Adam, the Seychelles minister of foreign affairs joined Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board and eTurboNews ambassador, to sell the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria" to Dubai. Victoria, the capital … October 14, 2010
DUBAI, UAE - In an initiative to support the development of the Seychelles tourism sector, Emirates will increase services between Dubai and the archipelago to seven flights per week, starting November 4, 2010.
In this context, a memorandum of understanding … October 12, 2010
The Seychelles Tourism Office in the Middle East has secured an exciting promotional competition opportunity in conjunction with Emirates Holidays and Dubai Mall, the leading shopping mall in the region, to promote Seychelles as a key prize offering in … September 15, 2010
The Seychelles participation at the 2010 Dubai’s Arabian Travel Market is paying immediate dividends with a group of five journalists coming from the four corners of the Middle East arriving in the country.
"With the help of Emirates Holidays, five … May 21, 2010
The Seychelles delegation participating at the 2010 Dubai Tourism Trade Fair, Arabian Travel Market (ATM), saw the interest for the Seychelles increase through the press interviews and reports. Alain St. Ange, the director of tourism marketing, who is … May 6, 2010
Abu Dhabi has walked off with the coveted title of Middle East’s Leading Destination in a shock announcement at this year’s prestigious World Travel Awards on Monday, May 3 at the luxurious The Address Dubai Marina.The news means that Abu Dhabi is … May 4, 2010
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), will participate in the events of the 17th session of the Arabian Travel Market 2010 in Dubai. The event will be held at Dubai International Center for … April 25, 2010
Dubai, U.A.E., 14th May 2009 - Emirates Hotels & Resorts has today announced a major, first class holiday competition in celebration of Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa’s 10th Anniversary, and the opening of Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa later this … May 25, 2009
Fulfilling the long-standing demand for world-class office spaces in the Dubai Marina area, Al Habtoor Group, the region’s leading business conglomerate, unveils the first complete commercial 5-star business tower in Dubai Marina. Forty floors of absolute … April 28, 2009
The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) is the industry's leading travel and tourism exhibition dedicated to unlocking the business potential within the Middle East region. Uniting key market players from six continents, Arabian Travel Market is four days of … April 24, 2009
The tourism industry’s highest accolade, The World Travel Awards, will be held in Dubai this year on May 5, 2009. The event, which has been hailed as the “Oscars of the Travel Industry” by the Wall Street Journal, will celebrate the travel and tourism … April 14, 2009
DUBAI, UAE - Results of the recently-published Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau’s (DSIB) report are severely flawed according to the internationally-accredited Emirates International Schools (EIS), who are calling for an alternative assessment to be … April 8, 2009
DUBAI, UAE – Emirates is set to launch daily flights to Cyprus, beginning December 1, representing further growth of the airline’s services in Europe.
Emirates has been connecting to Cyprus since 1994 and currently offers a five-times a week service … October 15, 2008
Dubai’s residents set to enjoy a slice of luxury island living on Nakheel’s iconic development. Nakheel, the most prominent player in realising the vision of Dubai as a world class destination for tourism, today expanded on the role that The World … January 25, 2008
The Emirates Marina Hotel & Resort in Dubai starts with its soft-opening. With almost three months late, the brand new apartments are available in the 256 m high tower building right in the middle of the marina. The 59-storey apartment house offers studio … December 3, 2007
In yet another industry first, Emirates Airline has introduced a new movie subtitling and Closed Caption technology to its latest inflight entertainment system - ice Digital Widescreen.
The new technology will give Emirates travelers the option to … November 1, 2007
Emirates Airline today launched two new non-stop services: a six-a-week service to Ahmedabad, India, and a thrice-weekly service to Toronto, Canada – marking a simultaneous expansion of its global route network eastwards and westwards from Dubai.
HH … October 30, 2007
The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) conducted the graduation ceremony of the seventh batch of Maharat job-linked training programme at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel Conference Centre on Tuesday (July 10, 2007).
Mr. Ahmed Humaid … July 13, 2007