Day Headlines in Travel News: 2024-06-11

  • Hamdan bin Mohammed announces that AI Retreat will become annual fixture in Dubai (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 20:45:43)
    His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation, today announced that the AI Retreat, organised collaboratively by the Dubai Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DCAI) and the National Program for Artificial Intelligence, will become an annual event on Dubai’s calendar, with the next retreat set to run on 29 April 2025.
  • Four Seasons Solidifies Global Culinary Leadership (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 13:47:28)
    Leading luxury hospitality company Four Seasons continues to set the standard for culinary excellence around the globe, celebrating its latest award wins in style and inviting guests to join in the excitement.
  • Discover the exquisite flavors of traditional Dutch food (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 09:45:04)
    Even though the Netherlands is well known for its wooden clogs, and fields suffused with striking colored tulips, there are quite a few conventional Dutch food items you should try while exploring this country. It is way beyond their cuisines to that of pancakes.
  • Emirates ramps up preparations for a seamless Hajj-centric experience (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 07:12:19)
    This Hajj season, Emirates is geared up to serve the large volume of pilgrims making their way from the airline’s global network through Dubai, to Jeddah and Medina to perform the once in a lifetime Muslim pilgrimage. Emirates has been working hard throughout every travel touchpoint of the journey to ensure comfortable experience, both in the air and on the ground for pilgrims heading to Makkah for this significant trip
  • British Airsleighs: New Lapland flights launching this winter (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 07:09:29)
    British Airways has added Lapland to its list, and checked it twice, as it prepares to launch new flights to Santa Claus’s home region this winter.Departing from London Gatwick, new twice-weekly flights will launch on 3 December 2024 and fly customers to Ivalo, which is home to Finland’s most northerly airport.
  • Virgin Atlantic celebrates Ruby Anniversary (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 07:05:02)
    It’s our party and we fly how we want to! Virgin Atlantic celebrates Ruby Anniversary
  • Saudi Arabia’s Travel & Tourism Breaks All Records (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 07:01:52)
    The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 2024 Economic Impact Research (EIR) has revealed a record-breaking year for Travel & Tourism in Saudi Arabia, with new records in GDP contribution, sector jobs and visitor spend.
  • Cunard Reveals 2025 Event Voyages Program (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:59:35)
    Cunard has unveiled its program of 2025 Event Voyages, taking place across Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth, and Queen Victoria.Event Voyages feature experts from the worlds of arts, gastronomy, wine and entertainment, with performances, Q&As, and hands-on workshops on offer.
  • Ethiopian Airlines Group partners with Loyyal and Finfare Connect (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:57:21)
    Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s leading airline, and one of the fastest-growing global airline brands, has appointed innovative tech loyalty partner Loyyal to its Access Point flagship solution as a rewards management system within its loyalty offering.
  • Riyadh Air, Saudi Arabia’s Newest Airline with a Digital-First Vision (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:51:41)
    CellPoint Digital, the leading provider of payment solutions to the airline industry and a global pioneer of Payment Orchestration, today announced a new partnership with Riyadh Air, Saudi Arabia’s newest national airline. CellPoint Digital will equip the carrier with innovative payment technology to fuel its digital-first business strategy as it prepares to launch commercial operations in 2025.
  • Stronger Tourism Linkages Will Boost Local Supply Capacity – Minister Bartlett (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:43:18)
    The Ministry of Tourism and its public bodies will be ramping up efforts to boost the capacity of local suppliers in a bid to further strengthen linkages between tourism and other key sectors of the Jamaican economy. This commitment was underscored by Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, during his recent 2024/2025 Sectoral Debate opening presentation in Parliament.
  • Free meals for dads at UAE’s Mr Toad’s and Nuevo this Father’s Day (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:37:07)
    Mr Toad’s and Nuevo restaurants are treating dads in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to a free meal this Father’s Day, with great food, bargain hops and more on Sunday 16 and Friday 21 June.
  • Premier Inn wins Gold Employee Happiness Award for Best Employee Driven Business Change (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:34:05)
    Premier Inn Middle East has been awarded the Gold Employee Happiness Award for Best Employee Driven Business Change at the Employee Happiness Awards 2024. The company has been recognised for its One Pulse Employee Survey, a tool that has driven transformational business changes by leveraging team member feedback.
  • TourReview transforms tours and activities customer feedback management (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:31:50)
    TourReview, the AI-driven travel review platform for the tours and activities sector, proudly announces the launch of its latest innovation, the Review Collector. This powerful new tool is set to revolutionise how tour operators collect, manage, and analyse customer feedback, solidifying TourReview’s commitment to making the customer’s voice the most important KPI.
  • Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina launches 36-hour summer staycation package (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:27:12)
    The Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina has officially launched its latest offering to attract guests: the 36-hour Summer Staycation package.Packed with F&B offers, room upgrades, and a complimentary beach shuttle service, guests will also have the opportunity to take advantage of a 36-hour stay. This unique feature will allow for a more relaxed and extended experience, with guaranteed check-in from 10 am and check-out until 10 pm the following day.
  • 7 Must-visit Nature Reserves & Resorts in Saudi to Reconnect with Nature (Breaking Travel News 2024-06-11 06:21:36)
    Saudi offers a tapestry of breathtaking landscapes, pristine well-preserved environments, and distinct wildlife. Its stunning natural landscape spans mountains, deserts, and sea with a 1,800km coastline. Immerse yourself in Saudi’s picture-perfect vistas and embrace the transformative power of its nature and reserves. Let Saudi be your sanctuary for holistic well-being, where every moment spent in communion with nature nourishes the mind, body, and soul.