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Announcements

Skift Global Forum East 2022 Is One Week Away

Register today to join us at the UAE’s best events complex: Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre.

Skift Global Forum East 2022 Is One Week Away

Announcements

The 200+ Companies Attending Skift Global Forum East 2022

Skift Global Forum East Attendee Snapshot and Proposal released. Companies including as Shangri-La, Dubai Airports, Hilton, Jumeirah Group and more will be attending. Check it out and join them by registering today.

The 200+ Companies Attending Skift Global Forum East 2022
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Middle East Travel Roundup

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Tourism

Saudi Arabia Details Plans for One of World’s Largest Airports: Middle East Travel Roundup

With an ambitious strategy to increase visitors to more than 100 million annually by 2030, Saudi Arabia clearly doesn't want to be caught off guard with inadequate infrastructure.

Saudi Arabia Details Plans for One of World’s Largest Airports: Middle East Travel Roundup

Transport

Saudi Arabia Unveils Plans for Massive Airport Expansion

Saudi Arabia's enormous investment in its tourism infrastructure is a critical part of its strategy to attract 100 million tourists annually by 2030.

Saudi Arabia Unveils Plans for Massive Airport Expansion

News Blog

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.…

Announcements

A Jam-Packed Agenda for Skift Global Forum East in December

With a big focus on growth and spurring new demand in the future, Skift will bring leaders from across the globe together to discuss what is next for travel and how the future is being tested in Dubai. It's a vital time for our industry to come together as we look ahead to 2023.

A Jam-Packed Agenda for Skift Global Forum East in December

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

News Blog

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

News Blog

Dubai-Based Silkhaus Raises $7.7 Million Seed Funding to Digitize Short-Term Rentals

Silkhaus, a United Arab Emirates-based platform for short-term rentals, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $7.75 million in a seed funding round. Following this investment, Silkhaus has said it will accelerate its expansion across Middle East and North Africa region, as well as in South Asia and Southeast Asia. The company had earlier identified…