TOURISM

The Bigger Picture: Dubai International as Viewed from SpaceJune 23, 2016

Dubai International (DXB) makes an indelible impression even when viewed from outer space with the addition of Concourse D. Concourse D, which is the last major facility that DXB has space for, has boosted the airport’s annual capacity to 90 million passengers. But the lack of space is not stopping the airport from growing. Dubai Airports has announced plans to increase DXB’s capacity to 118 million passengers per year by 2023"...

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TravelerBuddy, the Singapore-Swiss Company Behind Truly Hassle-Free TravelJune 21, 2016

Finally a Travel Planning App that understands what business and frequent travelers need: before, during and after travel


A survey* conducted on travelers and executive assistants lists lack of offline access to important travel-related information inadequate flight notification alerts or unclear customs entry requirements as some of their pet peeves of traveling. The respondents"...

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Shobak cave hotel offers tourists ‘authentic Jordanian experience’ June 18, 2016

AMMAN — Tourists who cross borders and continents to visit Jordan deserve an unforgettable experience during their stay, with the local flavour of authentic cuisine and the Jordanian lifestyle, a tourism entrepreneur insists.

Mohammed Malaheem, from the southern city of Shobak, says tourists prefer to experience the authentic atmosphere of a place, to sample its traditional food and mingle with the local community.

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Jordan tourism seeks to capitalise on new Petra discovery June 16, 2016

The Jordan ministry of tourism and antiquities has confirm the archaeological discovery of an enormous monument in Petra.

It is believed the new location has no known parallels to any other structure in the Nabatean city.

This discovery was recently reported by archaeologists Sarah Parcak and Chris Tuttle in a study published in The Journal of American Schools of Oriental"...

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MoI Community Protection and Emirates Youth Council to Distribute Iftar Meals in Abu DhabiJune 15, 2016

The Directorate General of Community Protection and Crime Prevention at the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior has undertaken the distribution of Iftar meals to Abu Dhabi City road users shortly before the maghrib (sunset). This initiative is taking place in cooperation with the Emirates Youth Council.


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Bureau van Dijk Becomes the First Company outside the Country to Join Turkey’s TEID Mission Society for Ethics and ReputationJune 14, 2016

Bureau van Dijk, the leading provider of company information, has become the first ever non-Turkish organization to become a member of Turkey’s TEID (Ethics and Reputation Society).

Gathering strength with 125 members joining since 2010, representing 15% of Turkey’s GDP between them, TEID is fast-becoming the reference organization for ethics, by guiding corporates through the creation of"...

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Mohammed Rasool Khoory & Sons Group inaugurates Petek Restaurant & SweetsJune 14, 2016

Mohammed Rasool Khoory & Sons Group in partnership with the Turkish Bagul family, launched Petek Restaurant & Sweets, a famous name in Turkey for over one hundred years. The new restaurant is located in Rolex Building - World Trade Center in Corniche Road in Abu Dhabi.


During the occasion, the board member of Mohammed Rasool Khoory & Sons Group, Mr. Ibrahim Mohammed Rasool"...

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Hilton Worldwide Set to Surpass 75 Hotels in TurkeyJune 13, 2016

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has signed franchise agreements which will bring new DoubleTree by Hilton properties to Elazig and Izmir Airport, and a new Hampton by Hilton hotel to Bolu. The hotels are expected to open later this year, and join"......

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Australia to Host World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2017June 13, 2016

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Tourism Australia have today announced in New York that Melbourne, Australia will be the host destination for the prestigious awards in 2017.


The announcement was made by William Drew, Group Editor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants alongside Tourism Australia Chief Marketing Officer Lisa Ronson at the Chefs’ Feast, a"...

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RJ starts its Ramadan campaign from northern JordanJune 11, 2016

Royal Jordanian launched its annual Ramadan campaign starting from the north of Jordan, with employees heading to one of Irbid governorate camps and a village in the north of the country where they distributed food parcels to needy families.

The airline organized the distribution of food aid to underprivileged families in cooperation with the Social Development Ministry and charities in these villages.

RJ will carry on its Ramadan"...

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