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Amex GBT Partners With Dnata to Meet Middle East’s Growing Corporate Travel Demand

American Express Global Business Travel has partnered with Emirates Group-owned dnata to offer its global clients more local expertise in the Middle East region. The agency has signed a “preferred travel partner agreement” with Dubai-based dnata Travel Management. It will provide full end-to-end travel and meetings management services to Amex GBT’s customers, the company said.…

Tourism

Abu Dhabi Airport Is Expecting 1.5 Million Travelers Over 6 Weeks

The economic spinoffs of Qatar's World Cup will be felt all over the region that has been looking to diversify beyond the oil sector.

Abu Dhabi Airport Is Expecting 1.5 Million Travelers Over 6 Weeks
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Middle East Travel Roundup

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Oman Tourism Opens the Way for Approved Short-Term Rentals

UnderTheDoormat Group CEO Merilee Karr said her company's new technology and distribution agreement with Visit Oman can be a novel approach to short-term regulation — one where technology can spur governments to embrace the sector rather than shun it. UnderTheDoormat CEO Merilee Karr and Shabib Al Maamari, managing director, Visit Oman, signed a a short-term…

Tourism

UAE Eyes $122 Billion a Year From Tourism by 2031: Middle East Travel Roundup

Destinations in the Middle East are not just turning to tourism in an effort to diversify their national economies but positioning themselves to compete on a larger scale globally.

UAE Eyes $122 Billion a Year From Tourism by 2031: Middle East Travel Roundup

Tourism

UAE Bids Goodbye to Pandemic-Related Restrictions: Middle East Travel Roundup

The Middle Eastern nations realize that for tourism to flourish restrictions would need to be eased.

UAE Bids Goodbye to Pandemic-Related Restrictions: Middle East Travel Roundup

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Introducing a Middle East Newsletter for the World’s Hottest Region in Travel

The Middle East is evolving into one of the most interesting and dynamic stories in the global travel industry. That's why you don't want to miss out. Sign up today for our newly launched newsletter, Middle East Travel Roundup, and gain an edge with our insights from this critical region of the world.

Introducing a Middle East Newsletter for the World’s Hottest Region in Travel

Airline Weekly

Emirates Held Back by Staffing Shortages and Not Enough Planes Into 2023

International travel is likely to remain expensive into the new year as airlines struggle to meet the demand amid staffing and supply chain issues.

Emirates Held Back by Staffing Shortages and Not Enough Planes Into 2023

Airline Weekly

Air Arabia, Wizz Air Among Budget Airlines Gaining Share in Gulf Hub Shift

Budget airlines are making inroads in the Gulf with new regional routes by the dozen. Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar beware.

Air Arabia, Wizz Air Among Budget Airlines Gaining Share in Gulf Hub Shift

Tourism

Qatar’s World Cup Prep and the Quest for a Lasting Tourism Experience

Qatar has made strides since my last visit a year ago, with more of a cultural pulse, less friction for guests as large-scale hospitality and infrastructure projects come online ahead of the World Cup. Officials are hoping once the players leave the pitch for a final time in December Qatar will have earned its credentials as a lasting tourism fixture in the region.

Qatar’s World Cup Prep and the Quest for a Lasting Tourism Experience