Articles tagged “uae”

Tourism

Abu Dhabi’s $10 Billion Plan For Tourism

The capital of the UAE wants to supercharge its tourism sector.

Abu Dhabi’s $10 Billion Plan For Tourism

Airlines

Is Etihad Planning an IPO? ‘I’m Working To Be Ready’ Says CEO

The comments from Antonoaldo Neves suggest that the UAE national airline is taking the possibility of an IPO very seriously.

Is Etihad Planning an IPO? ‘I’m Working  To Be Ready’ Says CEO

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

Short-Term Rentals

There Will Be a Short-Term Rental Boom in the Middle East

The Middle East’s lofty tourism goals mean a re-think in accommodations. Luxury hotels won’t be enough.

There Will Be a Short-Term Rental Boom in the Middle East

News Blog

Vakkaru Maldives Launching Sister Resort in UAE

The $1,500-a-night Vakkaru Maldives resort in the Baa Atoll will launch a sister resort in the UAE's relatively quiet emirate of Fujairah. The project is called Naama Beach Villas and Spa, vying to become the most luxurious property in the emirate. The opening date is currently unknown. The all-villa product will deploy dedicated butlers and…

Tourism

Vietnam Looks to Offer Visa-Free Entry to Indians: India Report

After Thailand and Sri Lanka, Vietnam is now keen to offer visa-free entry to Indians, a testament to the growing global recognition of India as a powerful force in outbound travel.

Vietnam Looks to Offer Visa-Free Entry to Indians: India Report

Hotels

MGM CEO Expects 4 UAE Casinos Will Be Allowed, Begins Building in Dubai

Bill Hornbuckle predicts up to four UAE casinos will be licensed, he is hoping to be one of the chosen few, as are his rivals over on Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah.

MGM CEO Expects 4 UAE Casinos Will Be Allowed, Begins Building in Dubai

Online Travel

Skift India Report: Online Travel Agencies Wield Power of Celebrity Endorsements

Bollywood's influence on marketing is undeniable. Online travel agencies are cleverly leveraging this by enlisting Bollywood celebrities to sell travel. Let there be lights, camera and action!

Skift India Report: Online Travel Agencies Wield Power of Celebrity Endorsements

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Updates: Cutting Cleaning Fees and Boosting Verified Listings

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at Airbnb's updates, a new travel stock index, and Dubai leapfrogging Las Vegas.

Airbnb Updates: Cutting Cleaning Fees and Boosting Verified Listings

Short-Term Rentals

Europe’s New Ideas to Reign in Short-Term Rentals

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at short-term rentals in Europe, global tourism investment, and Dubai’s hot Russian summer.

Europe’s New Ideas to Reign in Short-Term Rentals