tourism

  • Campbell GRAY Hotels announces the opening of The Machrie Hotel and Links on the Isle of Islay

    Gordon Campbell Gray, Founder of Campbell Gray Hotels announces the much-anticipated opening of The Machrie Hotel and Links on Islay. He said:

  • Castaway Romance in the middle of the Indian Ocean making this Valentine’s Day unforgettable with Niyama’s Love Me, Spoil Me & Spa Me offer

    A once-in-a-lifetime proposal six metres underwater in a mysterious marine world with tropical shoals and swaying corals as your witness. A candlelit dinner for two at Edge, which is located in the middle of the Indian Ocean and 500 metres from the shore. A private 3D cinema under the star constellations, completed with Champagne, canapés and popcorn. These are just few of the unrivalled experiences one can enjoy this Valentine’s Day at Niyama Private Islands Maldives.

  • Celebrate love with a wellness escape and free flights

    Built on a natural crystal bed that emits positive energies in the Sahyadri hills of Pune, India, and set in 42 acres of lush green valley overlooking the picturesque Mulshi Lake, Atmantan is a wellness retreat with a truly holistic approach, addressing the three pillars of Atma (Soul) Mana (Mind) and Tann (Body) to achieve lasting results for guests, whether their focus is detox, fitness or a pampering spa escape.

  • Celebrate Loy Krathong with Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

    Taking place on Friday 23rd November, Thailand’s very own ‘festival of lights’ Loy Krathong will illuminate the South East Asian country. This national event usually held in the second half of November during full moon, is most famous for its launching of a krathong – a floating lantern carrying candles, flowers and, most crucially, a prayer or wish. For lucky travellers, the sight of rivers and lakes glowing with thousands of tiny lights is a magical sight and once-in-a-lifetime experience. For those spending November in the GCC, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is celebrating Loy Krathong in style, with a wide range of activities including a one-off Thai dish fit for a party, floating krathongs and authentic dance performances designed to transport guests to Thailand.

  • Celebrate Orlando’s Merry and Bright Season with 20 Holiday Events

    Imagine dancing snow flurries, unlimited hot cocoa and meeting the world’s most famous reindeer, without any of the hassle of the blustery winter cold – that’s how Orlando does the holidays.

  • Celebrating World Environment Day with New Data on Airbnb’s Environmental Impact

    Earlier this year, Airbnb launched the Office of Healthy Tourism, an initiative to drive local, authentic and sustainable tourism in countries and cities across the globe. As part of its commitment to promoting healthy tourism, this World Environment Day Airbnb is releasing data that demonstrates how its community supports environmentally-friendly travel worldwide.

  • Celebrity Cruises® joins Safeen Tourism

    January 2018 will see Celebrity Cruises join its sister lines, Royal Caribbean International and Azamara Club Cruises, under the representation of Safeen Tourism LLC which operates as Royal Caribbean Arabia. As the region’s leading cruise representative, Royal Caribbean Arabia has been championing the world’s most innovative and state-of-the-art cruise experiences for over a decade.

  • CHALLENGE YOURSELF THIS SUMMER AT ANGSANA LĂNG CÔ, CENTRAL VIETNAM

    Those looking for an adrenaline-filled summer should take a trip to the heart of Vietnam to explore the breathtaking surroundings of Angsana Lăng Cô . Standing between the Truong Son mountain range and the crystal blue sea, Angsana Lăng Cô offers a diverse selection of 140 thrilling activities for a truly challenging holiday! This holiday will be anything but dull with the resort’s tailor-made summer activity schedule, offering guests an action-packed daily dose of fun. Fitness fanatics can pick from a variety of water and land based activities, whether it’s a kayak safari through the Lang Co Fishing Village, or hillside hiking.

  • CHEVAL BLANC COURCHEVEL TO OPEN DOORS FOR 2018-2019 WINTER SEASON

    Cheval Blanc Courchevel is preparing to open its doors for the winter season on December 14. The contemporary ski-in ski-out Maison is set in the prestigious Jardin Alpin of Courchevel 1850, with direct access to the world’s largest ski domain, the Trois Vallées. With just 36 elegant rooms and suites, Cheval Blanc Courchevel is an intimate and inviting haven where impeccable, personalised service creates an easy going and friendly atmosphere. Combining traditional hospitality with a contemporary spirit, Cheval Blanc Courchevel reinterprets a stay at altitude with boldness and modernity.

  • City Sightseeing Sharjah Announces Winter Timing

    As winter is arriving in the UAE, City Sightseeing Sharjah (CSS), launched by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) in collaboration with City Sightseeing Worldwide, has announced new timings of its tours during the winter season. Starting from October till May, the CSS will organise daily tours from 9am to 7pm. 

  • Cocoon Maldives wins leading designer hotel at south Asian travel awards 2018

    Cocoon Maldives wins the leading designer hotel for the second consecutive year, among a number of prestigious hotel and resorts of south Asia region in the third edition of SATA awards.

  • Connections appoints regional director for Middle East

    Connections, a division of London-headquartered Travel Weekly Group, has appointed a regional director to develop its presence in the Middle East. Al Ketbi consultancy, a regional tourism consultancy firm and represented by Gamal Sadek has been brought in to lead the events company’s growth strategy in the region.

  • CosmeSurge Celebrates ‘Sweet 16’ Anniversary As UAE Continues To Be a Hub for Medical Tourism

    CosmeSurge celebrated its 16th anniversary with over a decade of service, bringing focus to the healthcare infrastructure of the UAE, which has made the country a medical hub for tourists and expats. Entities like CosmeSurge continue to promote the UAE as a top international healthcare tourism destination.

  • Cosmetic Treatment Boom to Heavily Contribute to Dubai’s Medical Tourism

    Dubai has the highest ratio of plastic surgeons per capita in the world — 50 doctors for every million people, according to a 2015 report by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)[1]. Meanwhile, membership to the Emirates Plastic Surgery Society has tripled to 180 in 2016, up from 60 in 2006. This unprecedented growth, driven by the rising demand for cosmetic treatments in the emirate, will contribute heavily to DHA’s target of half-a-million medical tourists by 2020, as per local dentistry, plastic and aesthetic laser surgery clinic Vilafortuny.

  • Crossing the Empty Quarter Expedition officially launched

    As part of the Sultanate’s 45th National Day celebrations, with the blessing of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and under the patronage of HH Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said in Oman and HRH Prince Charles - The Prince of Wales in the United Kingdom and HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani in Qatar, the ‘Crossing the Empty Quarter’ expedition was unveiled to media at an official event held at the Diplomatic Club in Muscat on Sunday. For only the second time in recorded history an attempt is being made to cross the Rub al Khali, the biggest sand desert in the world. A team of Omani and British explorers will leave from Salalah in Oman on 10th December and walk across the desert through the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Doha in Qatar.

  • Crown Prince of Dubai opens Arabian Travel Market

    His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, officially inaugurated Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 today, marking the start of the 23rd edition of the show.

  • Cyprus year-on-year visitor arrivals up 7.8% in 2018

    The idyllic Mediterranean island of Cyprus continues to experience tourism arrival growth, with 2018 results showing a year-on-year visitor increase of 7.8 per cent compared to the previous year.

  • Cyprus: The Mediterranean all-year-round destination you’ve been looking for

    Summer vacations are around the corner and you’re searching for a destination that will keep the whole family entertained. Look no further. Cyprus, the island nation in the Mediterranean, is fast becoming a hotspot for families from the GCC. Conveniently close with only a four hour flight from the GCC, the island offers mountains, beaches, archaeological ruins, fabulous food and nightlife, Cyprus will satisfy everyone’s dream holiday wish list. Read on for a scintillating Cyprus travel itinerary with something for everyone…

  • Cyprus’ award-winning, accessible beaches are just a quick hop for GCC travellers

    GCC residents in search of a quick getaway to cooler climates need look no further than the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, which offers 57 award-wining beaches and crystal clear waters stretching across its dramatic coastline.

  • Cyprus’ Limassol Marathon aims to attracts UAE runners – and holidaymakers

    The Cypriot coastal city of Limassol is looking to tap into the UAE’s growing community of marathon runners and fitness enthusiasts ahead of the annual Limassol Marathon, the island’s premium sporting event.