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Articles tagged “abu dhabi”

Coronavirus

United Arab Emirates Pushes Ahead Attracting Visitors: Latest Skift Recovery Index

November: The U.S. chose a new president and vaccine manufacturers showed promising test results, but Europe saw coronavirus cases rising and the Singapore-Hong Kong bubble burst before it even took off. Out of it all came some surprising frontrunners.

United Arab Emirates Pushes Ahead Attracting Visitors: Latest Skift Recovery Index

Airlines

Emirates and Etihad Will Resume Transit Flights

Many people remain stranded far from home because they can't get transit flights onward to their final destinations. So it's good news for many workers and families that Emirates and Etihad are restarting transit flights through hub airports in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Emirates and Etihad Will Resume Transit Flights

Coronavirus

Etihad to Test New Airport Scanners for Pinpointing Sick Passengers

New tech can screen passengers for elevated heart rates, respiratory rates, and temperatures. The kiosks sound minimal enough. But their accuracy and speed still need to be proven under busy airport conditions.

Etihad to Test New Airport Scanners for Pinpointing Sick Passengers

Airlines

Wizz Air Looks to Middle East for Further Expansion

Wizz Air's announcement of a move into Abu Dhabi was certainly eye-catching, but we maybe shouldn't expect anything similar elsewhere. Rather, the airline seems to be happy just moving into those markets like Armenia, Georgia, and Israel that had previously been underserved.

Wizz Air Looks to Middle East for Further Expansion

Meetings

How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020

As event planners transition to experience designers, destination selection will be an asset to delivering better meetings and events in 2020. Innovation, collaboration, and sustainability are key trends; a forward-thinking destination will be an important partner for delivering on growing attendee expectations.

How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020

Meetings

Midsize Cities Embrace Transformative Placemaking

Midsize cities are smart to focus on transformative placemaking projects that will not only allow them to bridge together different economic strata and cultural communities, but become in-demand destinations for travel, events, meetings, and conferences.

Midsize Cities Embrace Transformative Placemaking

Tourism

Creating Hospitality in an Inhospitable Place

Creating a hospitality experience at scale in the middle of one of the world's largest deserts is quite the challenge. But from the isolation springs problem-solving, tight and cohesive teams, and having to make do and get creative.

Creating Hospitality in an Inhospitable Place

Tourism

How to Make Abu Dhabi a Real Destination and Not Just a Stopover

Abu Dhabi has a long way to go to become a destination and not just a stopover. Here are some ideas.

How to Make Abu Dhabi a Real Destination and Not Just a Stopover

Airlines

How Abu Dhabi Airport Prepares for 45 Million Passengers

Abu Dhabi is preparing for dramatic growth ahead of demand by modernizing IT systems and introducing more automation to the passenger process. This is a general trend at major international hubs, which serve as convenient transfer terminals for extra long-haul flights, and want to have passengers spending more time shopping or dining and less time standing in line.

How Abu Dhabi Airport Prepares for 45 Million Passengers

Meetings

The Persian Gulf Will Be the World’s Next Big Convention Destination

While there's significant interest among U.S. associations to organize conventions in the Arabian Middle East, only one third have done so due to a young regional industry in the Gulf still learning how to engage Western convention planners.

The Persian Gulf Will Be the World’s Next Big Convention Destination