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Skiing And Cruises: Hatal Tourism Is Entering The Era Of Luxury

Halal tourism is growing rapidly. However, some Muslim tourists are now abandoning popular destinations in favor of more luxurious stays.The Muslim travel market continues to “grow rapidly and evolve in a changing market”, explains the Global Muslim Travel Index report….

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Shanghai Airlines receives first Dreamliner 787-9

Boeing and Shanghai Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787-9 Dreamliner.The airline says it plans to use the super-efficient and passenger-preferred Dreamliner to upgrade its regional and long-range service from its base in China’s largest city.The new…

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Qatar Airways blames 2018 loss on blockade

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar Airways said it lost $69 million this fiscal year, blaming the loss on the ongoing boycott of Doha by four Arab nations.The airline struck a defiant tone while releasing the results for the…

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Qatar’ Tourism Affected By Political Crisis

The diplomatic crisis faced by Qatar since last year is increasingly affecting the tourism industry. The country, future host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, has reported an 18% decrease in arrivals from neighboring countries in comparison to last year’s…

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Tibet Seeks Balance Between Nature And Tourism

The Chinese Tibet Autonomous Region wants to put environmental protection measures before the development of tourism. Nature and tourism need to coexist in balance.The tourism industry in the region has developed rapidly in recent years and has become a growth…

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Willis to lead Accor in Africa and Middle East

AccorHotels has appointed Mark Willis as chief executive officer for Middle East and Africa.Based in Dubai, Willis will be responsible for overseeing a combined network of close to 400 hotels in operation and pipeline across the regions.Willis joins the company…

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Dusit Thani acquires Elite Havens in $15m deal

Dusit Thani has expanded into the high-end vacation rental market through the full acquisition of Elite Havens, a provider of holiday lets in Asia.Dusit made the acquisition through its wholly owned Hong Kong-incorporated subsidiary, Dusit Overseas Company, which has bought…

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