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Turkey Rises in Popularity as Shopping Destination; Foreign Tourist Spend Climbs to New Highs  

Turkey Rises in Popularity as Shopping Destination; Foreign Tourist Spend Climbs to New Highs   

DUBAI: One in every eight Turkish Lira is now generated by the nation’s travel and tourism sector. According to a recent report, the sector contributed TL 461.3 billion (USD 95.6 billion) to the country’s economy in 2018, with the sector now representing a 12.1% share of the Turkish economy. Growth in the Turkey’s tourism sector has in fact outpaced the global growth rate: the nation’s travel and tourism economy grew by 15% in 2018, significantly […]

European visitors key focus for Ras Al Khaimah

European visitors key focus for Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah: Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has further strengthened its position in Europe with a multi-city roadshow in the UK and Germany last month that brought together more than 370 tour operators and travel agents. In a bid to attract 1.5 million visitors by 2021, increased emphasis has been put on growing further awareness of the breadth of offer in key European markets. The European roadshow covered key cities including Hamburg, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, […]

Collinson signs two exclusive partnerships with lounge operators in the Middle East

Collinson signs two exclusive partnerships with lounge operators in the Middle East

DUBAI: Collinson, a global leader in loyalty and benefits, announces two new, exclusive partnerships to bring additional lounge access to its customers in the Middle East. The new relationships mean Collinson customers will have the opportunity to make use of the Primeclass Lounge at the newly opened Terminal at Muscat International Airport in Oman, and the naSmiles Lounge at Dammam King Fahd International in Saudi Arabia. Through an exclusive partnership with TAV, Collinson customers now […]

A journey to Essence & Senses with The Residence Mauritius

A journey to Essence & Senses with The Residence Mauritius

A contrast of a multitude of colours and tastes, the island of Mauritius is an oasis of peace and tranquillity. A melting pot of cultures and cuisines, a place where past and present are smoothly blended together, the island is home to an array of unique trades, including tea plantations and sugarcane fields. To celebrate the country’s great treasures, The Residence Mauritius has created a journey that touches on spa essences and exploration senses to […]

Explore the Ancient Traditions of Camel Convoys with Travel Through Our Traditions

Explore the Ancient Traditions of Camel Convoys with Travel Through Our Traditions

AL AIN  – The Travel Through Our Traditions tour series returns on Saturday 17th February, with a journey through Al Ain exploring the ancient traditions of camel convoys, and the rearing and breeding practices on local camel farms. Beginning at Al Ain National Museum, the tour will run from 3pm to 6:30pm and will take participants to various camel farms in the city. Visitors will have the chance to learn more about the rich history […]

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