Middle East and North Africa

What the travel business can learn from Netflix

In the last few years, Netflix has revolutionised the way television is developed by deciding which...

Helping Halal travellers preserve their ethos while abroad

Halal travel is spreading worldwide. Just as other traveller groups demand tailor-made services, Halal...

Halal Tourism: Catering to a fast growing traveller segment

The Halal traveller segment is set to grow by 50% in volume and 35% in value in the next five years according...


How can technology meet the expectations of travellers in Africa?

Africa is a dynamic continent and the aviation industry there is no different. Discussions at the 47th...

Amadeus expands in Middle East to support local travel sector

Amadeus Gulf has inaugurated its new office in Muscat, the capital city of Oman, securing a strategic...

Flyin.com, the Middle East’s first OTA to deploy airline merchandising

At Flyin.com we aim to grow in the Middle East by providing the most consistent and high quality customer...


Middle East travel agency leverages mobile technology to exploit market gaps

Firos Nattu, General Manager of Qatar based GoMosafer, the online division of Mosafer Travel, is truly...

Amadeus Gulf thanks regional customers with lively awards night

We recently hosted an Amadeus Awards Night for our customers in Abu Dhabi, Al-Ain, and Oman to reward...

Abundance of information will empower travellers in the Gulf region

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are experiencing changes in the travel landscape brought on by the ‘population...


Evolution of Gulf states as free travel zone will fuel regional growth

A multitude of forces – including the ‘population effect’, the ‘beyond oil effect’, and the ‘infrastructure...

Gulf regions’ massive scale-up in infrastructure set to drive travel industry

We’ve blogged about the ‘population effect’ and the ‘beyond oil effect’, which are two of the five...

Gulf states’ economic diversification beyond oil industry will significantly impact travel

Previously, we discussed one of five big travel effects looming for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries,...