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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector and the Arab Tourism Organization sign a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation

Memorandum fulfils the objectives of the ICD, aiming at enhancing and improving the structures and mechanisms of cooperation among the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Bandar bin Fahd Al Fahid, President of the Arab Tourism Organization (ATO) - Mr. Ayman Amin Sejiny, CEO of the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (https://ICD-ps.org), member of the Islamic development Bank Group (IDBG), and His Excellency Mr.…

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Jumeirah Group Appoints Ermanno Zanini as Regional Vice President and General Manager of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

He will lead and support the team in its unwavering dedication to create unforgettable guest experiences, while maintaining oversight for Italy and Spain

Jumeirah Group (www.Jumeirah.com), a global luxury hospitality company, has announced the appointment of Ermanno Zanini to the role of Regional Vice President and General Manager of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, its flagship hotel in the United Arab Emirates. In his new role, Ermanno will oversee all aspects of the global…

Jumeirah Group
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Whenever You Are Ready to Travel Again, Jumeirah is Here to Help Plan the Perfect Holiday With an Exclusive Global Offer

The longer you stay, the greater the savings with Jumeirah Escapes. Book before 31 March 2021 for stays up until 18 December 2021 and save up to 20% for three nights or more along with exclusive privileges and further rewards on wellness and dining experiences

Whenever you’re ready to travel again, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts (www.Jumeirah.com) is here to help plan the perfect escape. Whether craving poolside relaxation at one of its extraordinary beachside hotels or looking to enjoy an urban escape in a chic city destination, Jumeirah has launched a special global promotion for…

Marriott International, Inc.
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The St. Regis Almasa Opens its Doors in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital

Almasa Hotel rebrands as The St. Regis Almasa, heralding a new era of timeless elegance and glamour in this exciting new destination

St. Regis Hotels and Resorts (www.StRegis.com), part of Marriott International (www.Marriott.com), today announced the opening of The St. Regis Almasa with the rebranding of the Almasa Hotel. Located in the New Administrative Capital of Egypt, The St. Regis Almasa is poised to become the best address in the heart of…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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Positioning Mozambique as the Premier Tourism Destination (By Charné Hundermark)

By re-injecting gas revenues into the economy and facilitating infrastructural development nation-wide, Mozambique can realize its goal of becoming a regional tourism leader

By Charné Hundermark The African continent is renowned for its rich diversity of cultures, languages, wildlife and landscapes, in which Mozambique enjoys the privilege of encapsulating these elements in one country. The southeastern nation is both a coastal paradise – with 2,500 km of white-sand beaches and an extensive coastline…

Source: The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) |

Coronavirus in Africa could reverse 30 years of Wildlife conservation gains, harming interconnected communities and livelihoods (By Edwin Tambara)

Growing strains on local economies have led to concerns about food security

By, Edwin Tambara, African Wildlife Foundation (www.AWF.org) For wild animals in Africa on the verge of extinction and the tight knit communities who protect them, COVID-19 is a specter, disrupting a delicate balancing act of survival for both humans and endangered species. African officials and conservation experts from Kenya, Uganda…

Marriott International, Inc.
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St. Regis Hotels Heralds a New Beacon of Luxury on the Nile With the Opening of The St. Regis Cairo

An Epitome of Modern Egyptian Glamour, the hotel brings Exquisite Design and Signature Butler Service to the Bustling Metropolis

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International (www.Marriott.com), today announced the highly-anticipated opening of The St. Regis Cairo. Rising tall on the banks of the River Nile, The St. Regis Cairo is an illustrious icon weaving a powerful story of luxury in the region. Located at the North…

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Visa openness solutions can boost Africa’s economic recovery, the 2020 Africa Visa Openness Index reveals

24 countries offer e-Visas reflecting 44% of the continent

A record 54% of the continent is accessible for African visitors who no longer need a visa to travel or can get one on arrival; in 2020, The Gambia joins Seychelles and Benin in allowing visa-free access for all African travelers; 24 countries offer e-Visas reflecting 44% of the continent.…

Source: Bench Events |

Bench Events partners with the Trusted Executive for third episode of Hospitality Tomorrow

The virtually global conference’s final episode of 2020 will focus on innovation, leadership and finding your mojo as the hospitality industry gears up for 2021

Following the success of the first two episodes of Hospitality Tomorrow (www.HospitalityTomorrow.com), Bench Events (www.BenchEvents.com) has released details of the third episode set to take place on 15 December 2020 from 11:00am to 6:00pm GMT. Powered by Bench Digital, Hospitality Tomorrow was launched to support the hard-hit international hospitality community during Covid-19, by…

Source: International Air Transport Association (IATA) |

Coronavirus: Deep losses continue into 2021

The COVID-19 crisis challenged the industry for its very survival in 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a revised outlook for airline industry performance in 2020 and 2021. Deep industry losses will continue into 2021, even though performance is expected to improve over the period of the forecast. A net loss of $118.5 billion is expected for 2020 (deeper than…