Over the past decade the Palm Jumeriah has grown into an icon of Middle Eastern hospitality. But the location is not finished growing yet, with a series of all-star hotel project set to come to fruition in the coming months. Here we take a tour of all that is new.
Etihad Airways is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due to the popularity of the special offer in its opening month. Travellers flying through the capital of the UAE with the airline are invited to enjoy a free two-night hotel stay to break up their journey and explore the city’s vibrant and diverse attractions.
To answer this question, one first needs to understand the meaning of snorkeling. This activity involves swimming underwater to see aquatic life in the sea. This activity entails swimming underwater while wearing a diving mask. This mask is what is referred to as a snorkel. Snorkeling is fun because it allows you to enjoy the natural beauty that exists on the floor of underwater bodies. It’s one of the fun activities that tourists enjoy, when they visit island resorts all across the world.
When people hear “casino,” Las Vegas is usually the first place that comes to mind. But you do not have to travel across the pond for a spectacular gambling experience. In the UK, there are numerous worthwhile establishments where both natives and tourists can try their luck. The capital is particularly known for its buzzing and colourful nightlife. If you are looking for more than the average drinks-and-dinner-routine, here’s where you should go in London:
Japan has emerged as one of the must visit places in 2019 for UK tourists, with online travel agents Travel Republic reporting a 105% increase in bookings from last year! Famous for its historic culture, ancient landscapes and advanced technology, Japan is on the must-visit list for many holiday makers this year. It’s also the destination of this year’s Rugby World Cup, which has seen an increase in bookings over the tournament period by 62% compared to the same period in 2018.
A five-bedroom apartment located in One Palm has taken the top spot for 2019 in the Dubai property market. The off-plan property on the iconic Palm Jumeirah sold for US$20 million earlier, becoming the most expensive deal of the year so far.
easyJet has reported a loss before tax of £272 million for the first half of financial 2019, compared to a loss of £68 million for the same period last year. The low-cost carrier said the fall into the red reflected the negative impact of Brexit on the value of the pound and the closure of Gatwick airport following a drone incident.
The Hainan International Golf Alliance has been established in Haikou to bring together government and golf tourism stakeholders from across Hainan province. The body will seek to promote the tropical Chinese island as a golf tourism destination.
The first ship designed specifically for the beautiful Galapagos Islands – Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Flora – is preparing to embark on her transatlantic journey to her new home following a delivery ceremony.
Europcar Mobility Group generated revenues of €553 million in the first quarter of financial 2019, a slight decline of 0.6 per cent when compared to last year. The car rental company said the fall was driven by an earlier Easter, which fell in April this year.
Raffles has announced the opening of the 21-villa property in the rare Maldivian oasis of Gaafu Alifu Atoll. Raffles Maldives Meradhoo becomes Accor’s fourth property in the Maldives and is the first under the Raffles brand.
Lufthansa first class lounge guests in Munich have been offered a special culinary treat. Three-star Michelin rated chef, Harald Wohlfahrt, created an exclusive three-course experience for the lounges’ visitors.
Molitor has announced the appointment of Gregory Millon as general manager. Millon takes the helm during an exciting year for Molitor as it celebrates its 90th anniversary and commemorates a rich, vibrant history.
The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte hotel in Edinburgh, has revealed a new look for one of its signature suites, The Glamis. The location was designed by Olga Polizzi, Rocco Forte Hotels’ director of building and design, and sister to Rocco Forte
The 169-apartment Radisson Residences Vadistanbul has welcomed its first guests in Turkey. Close to the newly opened Radisson Blu Hotel, Vadistanbul, the residence is a state-of-the-art project offering guests accommodation for short- and long-term stays in the heart of Istanbul.
Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate has appointed Ian Rydin as its new general manager. He will oversee the overall operations and strategic direction of the 396-room, five-star property in Dubai, including its eight dining outlets.