Travelport opens Abu Dhabi office
Travelport recently opened its Abu Dhabi office signifying the growth potential of the region. The new office is in Shining Tower, Khalidia. The inauguration witnessed participation from 50 Travelport industry partners.
Ghulam Al Balooshi, Travelport’s commercial director for Saudi Arabia and the UAE said: “This new office is an important investment for us. The travel industry in the UAE capital is continuing to develop at a rapid rate and this brings significant opportunities for the GDS industry.”
Dubai Culture unveils book on ‘Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre’
The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) recently unveiled a specially-commissioned book on the evolution of the ‘Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre’. The book pays tribute to the evolution of UAE’s theatre industry, and the role that Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre has played in the wider performing arts landscape.
Eastern Mangroves goes pink
Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara in a bid to support the Breast Cancer Awareness month has gone pink this month. Anantara has sold out charity events and secured the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hissa bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan to speak at its Pink Luncheon. In the first week of the month-long charity initiative, Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa raised AED 4,500.
Gourmet showcase in Hong Kong
The New Central Harbour Front in Hong Kong will play host to the forthcoming annual Wine and Dine Festival. The event is scheduled to be held from 31 October to 3 November and is expected to attract over 150,000 food enthusiasts. The festival will feature 280 wine and food booths.