• Dubai vacation – a 5-day plan | Focus

    Dubai is an unimaginable metropolis with such some huge cash invested in it that vacationers right here carry their most difficult, at instances insane, however cutting-edge needs and tasks to life. How are you going to make clear a ski resort and a monster aquarium within the Center Japanese desert, the development of the world’s tallest skyscraper, the constructing of a whole exhibition of synthetic islands, simply as quite a few different implicit “wonders of the world” which might be nicely forward of the truth? Dubai’s recognition continues to develop worldwide, because of the town’s spectacular fashionable structure, thrilling purchasing, world-class delicacies, and limitless alternatives for vacationers. Even in case…

  • Red Sea Development Company partners with Gartner | News

    The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) has awarded a contract to Gartner for the provision of technology procurement advisory services.  Gartner will support TRSDC with sourcing technology partners across three main areas: smart destination development, IT and cybersecurity. The company will provide insights and advice on licensing, technology customisation, service scoping and pricing to serve the ambitious needs of TRSDC. “Technical innovation underpins every aspect of our vision for the Red Sea Project. “From the seamless, personalised service guests will experience when they arrive at our airport, to the 24/7 smart monitoring of the environment, every element will be world class. “Gartner’s specialists are at the forefront of emerging trends…

  • Capuano appointed chief executive of Marriott International | News

    Anthony Capuano has been appointed chief executive Marriott International following the death of Arne Sorenson. He was previously group president, global development, design and operations services with the hotel giant. At the same time, the board also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously group president, consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses, has been appointed president of the company, effective immediately. “Tony has played a critical role in Marriott’s growth over the last decade,” said J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr., executive chairman and chairman of the board, Marriott International. “He will be a terrific leader as we continue to advance our growth strategy while also navigating the market dynamics of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

  • Emirates to return relaunch Newark services | News

    Emirates has announced it will resume daily services to Newark via Athens from June 1st. The resumed flight will provide global travellers with another access point to the popular New York Metropolitan area, serving the large Greek-American community in the United States. The addition of Newark via Athens will take Emirates’ US network to ten destinations following the resumption of services to Seattle, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York JFK, Washington DC, Dallas and San Francisco (to resume on March 2nd). The Dubai-Athens-Newark flight will operate daily with a three-class Boeing 777-300ER, complementing Emirates’ double daily flights to New York (JFK) as the airline continues to expand across North…

  • IATA latest to call on government to reopen aviation sector | News

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has added its voice to a chorus of demands for the UK government to include a vision for lifting border restrictions in a speech next week. Restarting air transport must be included in recovery plans for the UK economy, due to be outlined on Monday by prime minister Boris Johnson, the body said. The Covid-19 shutdown of the UK economy has resulted in the biggest one-year decline in GDP since 1709. Air passenger numbers fell by 76 per cent in 2020, while London lost its position as the most connected city in the world. Around 860,000 aviation, travel and tourism jobs were lost or…

  • Air France-KLM reports loss of €7.1bn for 2020 | News

    Air France-KLM has reported a loss of €7.1 billion for financial 2020 as the global Covid-19 pandemic grounded international travel. Passenger numbers fell 67 per cent last year, the airline said in a statement earlier, while revenue fell 59 per cent compared to the previous year. Benjamin Smith, chief executive of Air France-KLM, said: “Last year tested the Air France-KLM Group with the most severe crisis ever experienced by the air transport industry.” He said that state support from the French and Dutch governments had helped the company significantly. “We begin 2021 looking forward that this year will see an upturn in traffic as soon as vaccination is deployed on…