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Emirates resumes services to Seychelles

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Emirates airline announced that it will resume passenger services to Seychelles from 01 August, coinciding with the country’s re-opening to international tourists. Operating flights to Seychelles five times a week with a Boeing 777-300ER, Emirates offers travellers convenient access to this popular Indian Ocean holiday destination. In addition, Emirates will increase its services to the Maldives from the current five a week, to six times a week from 04 August to meet customer demand. For travellers in the UAE, Emirates Holidays offers great holiday packages with a selection of choice resorts in the Seychelles and the Maldives. Emirates Holidays has also relaxed its booking policy to offer customers a chance to book a holiday package in advance with only a deposit of AED 199, as well as introduced video appointments, enabling customers to plan ahead and enjoy a stress-free and personalised booking process from the comfort of their own home. With the gradual re-opening of borders over the summer, Emirates has revised its booking policies to offer customers more flexibility and confidence to plan their travel. Customers whose travel plans are disrupted by COVID-19 related flight or travel restrictions, can simply hold on to their ticket which will be valid for 24 months and rebook to fly at a later time; request travel vouchers to offset against future Emirates purchases, or request refunds via an online form on Emirates’ website or via their travel booking agent.Emirates currently serves over 60 destinations in its network, facilitating travel between the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific through a convenient connection in Dubai for customers across the world.

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Emirates Holidays generates local presence in Denmark and Sweden

Emirates Holidays, part of travel services provider dnata, is set to establish a local presence in Denmark and Sweden in Spring 2019. The new branch in Scandinavia will cater to Danish and Swedish travellers, offering them unique travel experiences. The operations will be based in Copenhagen and supported by a team of local travel experts. “We are pleased to be expanding the Emirates Holidays footprint to Denmark and Sweden. Both markets are very valuable to us and we look forward to giving travellers more options for a bespoke premium travel experience to Dubai,” said Kenneth Andersen, General Manager, Emirates Holidays Scandinavia. Emirates Holidays, which has been in operation for over 20 years and operates in 38 source markets globally, exclusively supports the Emirates Airline and offers fully inclusive premium leisure packages to Dubai and beyond. The core Emirates Holidays proposition is based around providing exceptional value premium holidays, through close relationships with key supplier partners, as well as delivering a clearly differentiated quality of service and expertise. Emirates Holidays Scandinavia are already established members of the Danish Travel Guarantee Fund and will apply to be part of the Swedish Travel Association and Danish Travel Association. The expansion of its network into Scandinavia will help to support further growth for its flagship destination, Dubai, which expects to receive over 20 million international visitors by 2020 when it hosting Expo 2020.  

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Emirates Holidays becomes official tour operator for AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019

Emirates Holidays has partnered up with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to become the official tour operator for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. The 17th edition of the continent’s prestigious football tournament will take place in the United Arab Emirates between January 5, 2019 and February 1, 2019.  Through the partnership, Emirates Holidays offers a broad range of excellent value packages to football fans traveling to Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai and Sharjah to support their teams. Each package includes match ticket(s), accommodation and return flights with Emirates Airline. Robin Parry, Vice President, Emirates Holidays, said, “We are thrilled to become the official tour operator of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. Starting from today, supporters can seamlessly book match ticket, flight and accommodation with Emirates Holidays and enjoy the excellent travel experience our award-winning airline and reputable hotel partners offer. We see exciting opportunities for the company in sport tourism and continue to seek ways to accommodate the growing demand. We look forward to welcoming our football fan customers in the UAE.” Dato’ Windsor John, General Secretary, Asian Football Confederation, said, “Asian football continues to make giant strides on the world stage and the remarkable growth and stature of the AFC Asian Cup exemplifies the undeniable progress of football in the Continent. Emirates have been a long-standing partner of the AFC and we would like to thank them for their firm belief in the development and ever-improving proposition of Asian football.

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