Emirates’ innovation, investment and customer service was further recognised at an international level last night with an array of awards from two prestigious awards ceremonies.
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been announced as the winner of the ’Middle East’s Leading Airline Economy Class’ category at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2013.
- Plans tours to Nuwara Eliya and Mullaitivu in May
Target Travels, which is the wholly-owned travel arm of the conglomerate Ranfer Group of Companies, is reinitiating its activities in the domestic travel sector in keeping with the rapid changes occurring within the Sri Lankan tourism sector. In keeping with these changes it has already planned two tours for the month of May 2013.
DUBAI (Reuters): Dubai airline Emirates plans to replace “a large chunk” of its Boeing 777 aircraft with a new model launched by the planemaker, Emirates’ President Tim Clark said on Monday.
Etihad Airways is offering a 20% discount on Pearl Business Class fares to a number of its popular destinations in UK and Europe. The offer is open for sale on three days – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – 7 to 9 May 2013.
SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, revolutionising its world-class customer service, introduces self-service check-in kiosks at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).
Long known for their commitment towards the environment, Jetwing Hotels achieved another milestone by being awarded ISO14001 certification for six of their properties in Sri Lanka.
In line with the tourism strategy to develop new markets, the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) and SriLankan Airlines carried out country MICE promotions in Singapore and Malaysia together with the MICE industry members last week.
In both cities, a large number of potential buyers attended the promotion which consisted of presentations and cultural recitals followed by cocktails and dinner where the industry members had ample time to establish contacts with their counterparts.
Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, announced on Tuesday an increase in capacity on its Bangkok and Hong Kong services.
Bangkok, one of Emirates’ earliest destinations in the Far East joining the network in 1990, will receive a second daily, non-stop Airbus A380 service from 27 October 2013, operating as EK372 which departs Dubai at 0940hrs and arrives in Bangkok at 1840hrs.
Vivanta by Taj – Bentota, Sri Lanka has announced the completion of its US$ 12.5 million extensive renovation.
The resort now enjoys a new look in all its public areas, lobby, bar, all-day dining restaurant, banquet hall, lobby lounge and pool area as well as newly renovated rooms.