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Hala Abu Dhabi joins ICCA

In a recent development, Hala Abu Dhabi of of Etihad Airways has become a member of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). ICCA is made up from nearly 1,000…

Abu Dhabi to tour USA

Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry is embarking on a four-day, three-city roadshow in North America next week as it looks to build on increasing inbound tourism from the continent.  Led by…

The latest industry appointments

Phil Delaney is now director of sales and distribution at Flybe, heading up its corporate sales team. Delaney will be responsible for the airline’s business customer and trade partners.…

New Appointments

has been appointed general manager for Jumeirah Emirates Towers. He has taken on the new role from Grant Ruddiman, who left the company at the end of January 2015. Wiedenhaupt joins…

India surge for Abu Dhabi

As per recent statistics, Abu Dhabi welcomed 231,702 Indian hotel guests in 2014 at a growth rate of 32% over 2013. These guests delivered 850,443 guest nights, which is up 23%…

New Appointments

ABOUDI ASALI has been appointed senior vice president for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region for Jumeirah Group. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in the…

New Appointments

DUNCAN ALEXANDER has been appointed vice president global alliances and partnerships at Illusions. He brings with him more than 20 years of experience in travel distribution and…

New Appointments

WURAOLA ODUNTAN has been appointed the new general manager for Nigeria at Etihad Airways. Based in Lagos, Oduntan will have overall responsibility for Etihad Airways’ operations in…

New Appointments

BELHASSEN FTOUHI has been appointed operations manager for the Troon-managed Golf Club at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club. He brings a wealth of experience to his role, which will see him play…

New Appointments

BILL KEFFER has been appointed general manager at JW Marriott Marquis. He brings with him managerial expertise spanning 25 years across Marriott International. STEPHANE SIMOND has…

New appointments

MARK MEEHAN has been appointed managing director for Asia Pacific at Travelport. He brings with him over 15 years with the business. In his role as managing director for Africa, Meehan…

New Appointments

GISELA CIANCIO has been appointed director of human resources at Four Seasons Hotel Doha. In addition to overseeing the Hotel’s HR functions, she will also serve as a member of the…

New Appointments

KERSTIN PUNDT has been appointed director of revenue management at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Pundt has over 24 years’ industry experience and skilled in tactical and strategic revenue…

New Appointments

ROHIT RATTAN has been appointed director of sales and marketing for Emirates Grand Hotel. In his role, Rattan is mainly accountable for leading the hotel’s sales and marketing strategies…

The latest appointments

MIKE ROCK has been appointed sales manager for Central Asia and the Levant at British Airways. As part of his new role, Rock will be managing the airline’s sales teams across Azerbaijan,…

Etihad Holidays launches in UK

Etihad Airways’ tour operating arm has launched a UK operation, its first outside the UAE. Etihad Holidays is offering packages to Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat Island and Yas Island as well…