Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...
Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020
As religious sites put pilgrimages on hold, a whole industry in travel, transport and accommodation takes a hit...
Faizan Ali and Cihan Cobanoglu 28 Aug 2020
Without urgent funding, the Covid-19 crisis could see a collapse of the sector in Africa, taking with it millions of jobs...
7 May 2020
The same business model that has enabled the cruise industry to prosper could also spell its demise...
16 Apr 2020
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
New forums and events to place the spotlight on tourism opportunities from leading source markets for Middle East destinations...
29 Nov 2019
Babies are normally vaccinated against measles at 12 months old. But doctors are now suggesting having the shot as early as six months might be worthwhile for youngsters traveling overseas.
As on 1 June 2018, Travelport will be implementing a new booking code for non-binary gender airline passengers. The new code offers the option to choose "X", rather than "M" or "F"...
31 May 2019
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) have the potential to transform the hospitality and travel sectors...
2 May 2019
In the fourth quarter of 2018, the approval rate rose by 5.1% bringing MENA's rate just 3% behind the rest of the world. Due to the high transaction value in the travel industry, card approval rates have seen a slower growth rate than other industries...
Fundisiwe Maseko 25 Apr 2019
"Forbes Travel Guide has been verifying luxury for more than 60 years, and we look forward to sharing the finest properties in the region with consumers."
24 Apr 2019
Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 27 April-1 May 2019, the event will comprise ATM 2019 and ILTM Arabia as well as CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa 2019...
11 Mar 2019
According to analysis conducted by Travelport, the countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travellers in South Africa in the last 12 months are Mauritius, Thailand and Zimbabwe...
21 Sep 2018
The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi is set to launch a 'one-stop' digital information platform initiave on cultural experiences in the emirate of Abu Dhabi on 27 February 2018...
14 Feb 2018
The Louvre Abu Dhabi - a universal museum with a focus on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures - will open its doors on 11 November 2017...
7 Sep 2017