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TravTalk’s first digital conclave concluded with a resounding applause

The first TravTalk ME digital conclave themed ‘Reselling Tourism’ concluded yesterday with a record number of viewers from the Middle East and Asia. The first session included three personalities in the travel trade Nasir Jamal Khan, CEO, Al Naboodah Travel; Jamal Abdulnazar, CEO, Cozmo Travel; and Tarique Khatri, EVP Center of Excellence, Seera Group. They mentioned the importance of the industry to stay positive during these trying and challenging times as there will be a light at the end of the tunnel. The middle seat in the flight was one area that the viewers were interested in and Jamal Abdulnazar stated that now they have found a special ultraviolet beam that can destroy all viruses and all airports will have relevant methods to ensure a safe journey for the passengers. Tarique Khatri stated that they have seen a growth in domestic tourism in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia after they started the domestic flights and they have seen travellers requesting for lesser known cities which they have now included in their plans. Nasir Jamal khan added that the travel agents were kept busy when the travellers needed cancellations and refunds. They further stated that the travel agents were here to stay but the role will have to be more defined. They further reiterated that Travel insurance will now play a bigger role as destinations will make it mandatory to have one with certain clauses. The industry needs to stay positive during this pandemic times and when the travel will start flowing in as there will be a lot more in business. All three speakers requested the industry professionals to start selling now to see the industry grow.

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TravTalk ME digital conclave to commence at 10am (UAE time) today

In just a few hours the first digital conclave – ‘Reselling Tourism’ with experts from the travel trade and hospitality sector will begin, organised by TravTalk ME today from 10am to 12.15pm (UAE time). For any query please contact Crisna de Guzman at crisna.deguzman@ddppl.com or call +971505074618, +971554704200. The event will be moderated by San Jeet, Managing Director-DDP Group. This will be a perfect opportunity to learn about the middle east, the current situation, what is expected, how to recover, what will be the new trends to look out for etc. So pose all your questions and make the most of this platform to learn more about the sectors. Complimentary Registration for both sessions Tourism 2.0 the restart strategy and the new league of hotels. *Session one: 10am to 11am* *Tourism 2.0 – The new restart strategy* https://event.webinarjam.com/register/139/wy0z2blm *Session two: 11:15am to 12:15pm.* *The New league of Hotels* https://event.webinarjam.com/register/140/rymlob90 The perfect platform to engage with experts from the Middle East about the travel and hospitality industry with the new offerings post COVID era, how to cope with the pandemic and be safe whilst opening the UAE. The first session titled Tourism 2.0 restart strategy will focus on the key elements necessary to get back on track and the second will be focusing on the hospitality sector and its challenges and way forward. You can pose your questions as you enter to the expert panelists Jamal Abdulnazar CEO Cozmo Travel, Nasir Jamal Khan CEO Al Naboodah Travel, Tarique Khatri EVP Centre of Excellence, Seera Group for the first session and Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer Chief Operating Officer Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Alexander Suski Associate Vice President Sales & Marketing …

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Philippines Department of Tourism attracts leading operators from the UAE

Seven Chief Executives Officers from the leading travel agencies in the UAE were hosted by the Department of Tourism Philippines for a week long familiarisation tour of three of the most picturesque destinations — Manila, Boracay and Palawan. Philippine Airlines was the official airline to host exclusive personnel who are the key players in the UAE. The executive delegation experienced one of the most exclusive islands in the world at the Banwa Resort apart from the other five-star properties in the Philippines. The team shared their thoughts on the whole trip. Nasir Jamal Khan – CEO – Al Naboodah Travel and Tourism Agencies LLC, stated, “Philippines is emerging as a very attractive and cost-effective tourism destination.” Jamal Abdulnasser – CEO – Cozmo Travel, said, “The vibrant city of Manila is an excellent destination for MiCE and corporate events. Boracay , Palawan & Banwa islands offer you sandy beaches, rainforest and mountains.” V. Jeyaram – Managing Director – Sharaf Travel, said, “The destination offers great beaches with turquoise crystal clear waters, beautiful islands with breath-taking views and super hotels catering to all pockets.” Suresh Ahuja  – Managing Director – Trans Arabian Air Travel, responded, “I liked the whole itinerary especially our luxurious stay at Banwa.” Mohammed Haneefa – Managing Director – Deira Travel and Tourism, said, “We could see from day one that the services at Maxims Hotel, Crimson Resort, Sheridan Beach Resort and Banwa Private Island Resort were of high quality.” Sumit Acharya – Managing Director – BCD Travel, said, “We packed in a lot in six nights but had the opportunity to experience the variety that the Philippines has to offer, both for MiCE and the leisure traveller.” Manu Mehrotra – …

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GoAir partners with Al Naboodah Travel to launch first flight from Dubai to Kannur

In partnership with Al Naboodah Travel, GoAir will launch its first flight from Dubai to Kannur on July 26, 2019. The first flight will leave Kannur on July 25 at 19:05 and reach Dubai at 21:55, thereafter the first flight from Dubai will take off at 00:20 and reach Kannur at 05:35. Speaking at the press conference,  Arjun Dasgupta, Vice President International of GoAir, stated that according to their research there are 2.5 million Indian nationals working in the UAE and one million of them are from Kerala, apart from that the destination itself offers many attractions to the tourists, who are locals and expats living in the UAE. Dasgupta reiterated, “There are three basic pillars at GoAir which are convenience, punctuality and affordability. Currently the starting price for one way is AED 385. We will be adding two more routes in the GCC which is Kuwait and Dammam in KSA. The international destinations currently include Muscat, Phuket, Male and Abu Dhabi and the two to be added are Bangkok on July 25 and Dubai on July 26. “ Nasir Jamal Khan, CEO of Al Naboodha Travel stated that the partnership will help to ensure that the travel and tourism sector in both countries will benefit by this alliance as Kannur is both a business and leisure destination. “The launch of GoAir from Dubai to Kannur means that it will connect to some of the most popular destinations in India and we look forward to better serving our travelling customers.”

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Nasir Jamal Khan felicitated as DDP Game Changer

Nasir Jamal Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Al Naboodah Travel and Tourism, has been honoured with the DDP Game Changer award. With a career spanning over 30 years, Khan is an influential personality among travel and tourism industry players in the region due to his vast knowledge and experience in the two key markets of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE. With a rich network of strong relationships, he has successfully placed his organisation as a leading travel company on the tourism map of the UAE. He gets the right travel apparatus to suit the clientele according to time and relevance.

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