Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa opens in Krabi, Thailand

Centara Hotels & Resorts has welcomed the opening of Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi, a brand-new upscale resort and the first branded beachfront property in Ao Nang, the popular tourism gateway in southern Thailand. Nestled directly on the soft sands at the quieter end of Ao Nang Beach, just 40 minutes from Krabi International Airport and a […]


Oman Air extends support to national football side

Oman Air has extended its support for the Oman Football Association, continuing its role as the official carrier of the national team for 2020. The organisations’ leaders signed the agreement in a ceremony at Muscat International Airport. Oman Air chief executive, Abdulaziz Al Raisi, welcomed the new agreement and said: “We are delighted to renew the agreement with the Oman […]


Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View welcomes first guests

Radisson Blu has announced the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View. Continuing Radisson Hotel Group’s expansion in key global cities, the new design-focused hotel is the group’s seventh hotel in Dubai. A hotel steeped in soul and design, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View is located within the largest and most impressive waterfront development in the […]


Clymb Abu Dhabi to open later this month

Clymb Abu Dhabi is set to open its doors as an ultimate indoor adventure venue on November 29th on Yas Island. A fully indoor facility, its geometrically-designed building houses the world’s biggest Indoor Skydiving flight chamber and world’s tallest Indoor climbing wall under one roof. Clymb will be the latest world-class attraction at Yas Island, joining the likes of Ferrari […]


Palm Jumeirah prepares for Dubai Fitness Challenge

Palm Jumeirah is warming up to host a multitude of sports events this winter, with a new collection of land and water activities – many free of charge – for beginners and seasoned athletes. The island will transform into a winter workout wonderland for four months from October 18th, with family-friendly and competitive events covering everything from swimming to stand-up […]

Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean reveals Wonder of the Seas will sail from Shanghai

Royal Caribbean has announced the homeport and name of its fifth Oasis Class ship. The next ship to join the leading cruise line’s innovative line-up will be named Wonder of the Seas and will set sail from Shanghai, China. The details were revealed by Royal Caribbean chief executive, Michael Bayley, at a global cruise industry conference event held in Shanghai. […]


Road to Awareness returns to Middle East for 2019 fundraiser

Marriott International has continued its efforts to support children in need across the Middle East and Africa with the launch of the 12th edition of Road to Awareness. The event is the hotel giant’s annual associate fundraising campaign and has been making a valuable difference to the lives of children for over a decade across the regions. Marriott has revealed […]


Vietnam Airlines launches new flights to Bali and Phuket

Vietnam Airlines will begin direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Bali in Indonesia. At the same time, the flag-carrier will also launch new departures to Phuket, tourism capital of Thailand. The new routes bring the popular holiday islands, known for their beautiful beaches, diverse food culture and a wide range of festivals within a direct flight from Vietnam. […]


Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas to take brand into Malaysia in December

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is entering the Malaysian luxury hospitality sector with the debut of Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas. The property is scheduled to open on December 1st. Desaru Coast, Malaysia’s rising-star luxury resort destination, is located at the country’s south-eastern tip in Johor Bahru and spans over 16 square kilometres along a pristine 17-kilometre beachfront facing […]

Air Arabia

Air Arabia launches new low-cost flights to Vienna

Air Arabia now offers direct flights between Sharjah and Vienna. The non-stop six-hour flight to Vienna, will operate four times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and will be expanded to daily flight service as of mid-December. Adel Al Ali, group chief executive officer of Air Arabia and Julian Jäger, joint chief executive and chief operations officer of […]