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Articles tagged “middle east”

Airlines

Airlines Extend Middle East Route Diversions and Cancellations

The new week brings a relative stabilization after a tense weekend, however many airlines are still avoiding parts of the region.

Airlines Extend Middle East Route Diversions and Cancellations

Airlines

Lufthansa Takes €350 Million Hit From Strike, Slashes Yearly Forecast

The German airline group has warned that increasing tension in the Middle East could also affect its bottom line.

Lufthansa Takes €350 Million Hit From Strike, Slashes Yearly Forecast

Airlines

Why Has Lufthansa Canceled Flights to Iran But Austrian Airlines Keeps Flying?

The cancellations come as U.S. intelligence reports suggest an attack on Israeli assets by Iran or its proxies could be imminent.

Why Has Lufthansa Canceled Flights to Iran But Austrian Airlines Keeps Flying?

Tourism

Saudi Tourism CEO: Lionel Messi Ad Campaign Targets Traveler ‘Preconceptions’

Saudi Arabia is trying to change the negative perceptions held by some international tourists.

Saudi Tourism CEO: Lionel Messi Ad Campaign Targets Traveler ‘Preconceptions’

Tourism

Chinese Travel to Middle East Bounces Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Chinese travelers are set to takeoff. But before booking, they're double-checking that visa policies are relaxed enough.

Chinese Travel to Middle East Bounces Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Hotels

Jumeirah Group’s Leadership Vacuum: 3 CEOs in 8 Years

Despite being located in the global center of luxury hospitality, Jumeirah has struggled somewhat to grow its footprint.

Jumeirah Group’s Leadership Vacuum: 3 CEOs in 8 Years

Hotels

Jumeirah CEO Katerina Giannouka Leaves the Hotel Group

Katerina Giannouka leaves her post as CEO after a little over a year.

Jumeirah CEO Katerina Giannouka Leaves the Hotel Group

Hotels

Forbes Travel Guide 2024: Middle East Leads 5-Star Hotel Gains

Dubai has surged in the luxury hotel race, adding five five-star hotels to its existing seven. The strong showing came as the Middle East beat out other regions in growth of five-star awards.

Forbes Travel Guide 2024: Middle East Leads 5-Star Hotel Gains

Tourism

Egypt Sees Record Tourism Despite Israel-Hamas War

Egypt's tourism industry has been able to withstand some of the impact of the Israel-Hamas war.

Egypt Sees Record Tourism Despite Israel-Hamas War

Short-Term Rentals

UAE’s Silkhaus Raises ‘Multi-Million’ Dollar Funding for Short-Term Rentals Expansion

To meet the tourism objectives of Middle Eastern destinations, it's crucial to have affordable accommodation options. That's where short-term rentals come into play.

UAE’s Silkhaus Raises ‘Multi-Million’ Dollar Funding for Short-Term Rentals Expansion