12 New Cruises Through Asia and Arabia In Private Yacht Style

Tweet Windstar’s all-suite Star Legend yacht sails to new harbors in Japan, China, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, Borneo, Egypt, India and more in 2017-18. Boutique cruise line Windstar Cruises is sailing to Arabia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia in winter/spring … Continue reading →

Starwood, Emirates Debut Joint Frequent Customer Program

Tweet Airlines have long offered frequent-flyer programs. Similarly hotel companies have developed frequent-guest plans. But until now there has never been a joint airline-hotel frequent program that offers reciprocal rewards for loyal customers. Effective Nov. 19, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, … Continue reading →

Tauck’s 2015 Explorations Discover Myanmar and the Arabian Peninsula

TweetTauck is continuing to expand its “Exotics” portfolio of journeys to non-North American/non-European destinations in 2015, with the company’s first-ever guided trips to Myanmar and the eastern Arabian Peninsula on tap for the coming year. The two new all-inclusive, fully-guided … Continue reading →

Emirates introduces the world’s first Pelé-ane to its fleet of Boeing 777s

TweetJust hours before the first World Cup match kicks off in Brazil, Emirates, an Official FIFA Worldwide Partner, is pleased to unveil the first Boeing 777-300ER to feature the distinguishable signature of Emirates’ Global Ambassador and three times World Cup … Continue reading →

Etihad Airways Celebrates Its Emirati Heritage With New Limited Edition Amenity Kits

TweetEtihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced a range of limited edition artisanal amenity kits for guests travelling on longhaul services to and from its home base, Abu Dhabi. The new products reflect the airline’s … Continue reading →

oneworld’s latest fare makes visiting the Middle East easier and better value

TweetVisiting the Middle East is to be made easier and better value for international travellers with the launch by the oneworld alliance of its new Visit Middle East fare – offering attractive flexible fares on flights within one of the … Continue reading →

Etihad to screen live news and sport on flights

TweetEtihad Airways will launch eight live television channels on its aircraft. Starting tomorrow (November 1), four channels – BBC World News, BBC Arabic, euronews and Sport 24 – will go live. Later in November, CNBC, Japan’s NHK World Premium, and … Continue reading →

Oneworld launches Visit Middle East pass

TweetThe oneworld alliance will launch new fares on Friday, following the addition of Qatar Airways to the group. Qatar is the first major Gulf carrier to join a global airline alliance, although Royal Jordanian – a smaller player – has … Continue reading →

China, UAE Sign New Air Pact Creating “Silk Road in the Sky”

TweetThe United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China signed an agreement in the western Chinese city of Yinchuan that will see China grant third, fourth and fifth freedom traffic rights between Yinchuan’s Hedong International Airport and destinations in the UAE. The … Continue reading →