Middle East Episode 170


In this episode TravelTV.News focuses on:

  • Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, SCTDA, organised the 4th Hospitality Industry Forum recently.
  • The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs,  Dubai has opened a new smart Amer centre to facilitate visa and residency transactions under one roof
  • Air Canada celebrates its 80th anniversary,  with over 150 travel trade partners at Palace Downtown Dubai
  • The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and Tabeer Tourism staged Dream Philippines, a Grand Tourism Showcase

We interviewed:

  • HIS EXCELLENCY KHALID JASIM AL MIDFA, Chairman , Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority
  • GERALD LAWLESS , Chairman, World travel and tourism council
  • ABDELKADER DAGHFOUS ,Professor – Supply Chain Management in Marketing and Information systems department, School of Business administration , American University of Sharjah
  • AMITABH UPADHYA, Dean,  Skyline University of Dubai
  • DOUG LANSKY, Advisor, Tourism Innovation Trends & Destination Development
  • SANJAY NADKARNI, Director of research and Innovation, Emirates Academy of hospitality management
  • MAJOR SALEM MOHAMMAD ALI , Director of Client Happiness Centre , Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs
  • MARGARET SKINNER, Director Sales- EMEAI, Air Canada
  • HIS EXCELLENCY EMMANUEL KAMARIANAKIS ,Consul General, Consulate General of Canada to Dubai and Northern Emirates