Photo Essay: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

The expansive Lobby Lounge at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.

The expansive Lobby Lounge at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.

You simply can’t miss Jumeirah at Etihad Towers on a visit to Abu Dhabi. The five extraordinary architectural towers that make up the complex stretch high above the city’s skyline and are made up of an office tower, three residential towers and the ultra-exclusive Jumeirah at Etihad Towers hotel. This hotel takes luxury accommodation to new heights with 382 exquisite rooms/suites on offer, a number of fantastic restaurants…
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Fun for all at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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The Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be held at Yas Marina Circuit from 27-29 November and if you’re one of the lucky travellers en route to to the Emirates at the end of the month, there’s a lot of fun to be had among the dust, fumes, glitz and glamour of this exciting event.

There’s a fantastic entertainment programme on offer, including exhibitions, games and family-based activities and after-race concerts.

Family fun at the Oasis Entertainment Areas: The Oasis…
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Top 5 bucket list golf courses in SA

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Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City. Image courtesy of Sun International.

Whether you have to cash in an insurance policy, sell the car or call in favours at the highest level, you need to do whatever it takes to get yourself a tee-time on one of these bucket list golf courses in South Africa.

  1. Gary Player Country Club, Sun City, North West: It’s an old favourite for a reason. As the home of the annual Nedbank Golf Challenge, generations of South African golfers…
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South African Airways and Jet Airways expand codeshare agreement

Johannesburg, 26 August 2015: South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, and Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, have further expanded their codeshare agreement. With immediate effect, passengers can now book and travel throughout the combined networks of both airlines and enjoy convenient flight connections between India and South Africa, over Jet Airways’ Abu Dhabi gateway.

Through the codeshare arrangement, SAA will place its “SA” marketing code on Jet Airways’ services between Abu Dhabi and Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad.

In turn, Jet Airways will place its marketing code on SAA’s flights from Abu Dhabi to Johannesburg and beyond to…
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Abu Dhabi City Guide

The crystal clear waters of the Arabian Gulf frame the sophisticated city of Abu Dhabi as it rises from the dramatic desert.

With over 700km of beautiful coastline and a plethora of natural islands, surrounded by warm waters that are home to a magnificent array of fish and marine life, Abu Dhabi’s inhabitants also count the stately dugong, graceful dolphins and hawksbill sea turtles, not to mention majestic falcons and the Arabian greyhound, otherwise known as the Saluki.

This is a land of awe-inspiring desert, of cooling oases and dramatic rocky mountain heights. The landscape’s legacy is a cultural kaleidoscope forged…
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Abu Dhabi City Guide

Johannesburg: Statement by South African Airways Spokesperson Tlali Tlali

South African Airways this morning issued an update release on the substantial progress that has been made during the first quarter after the successful implementation of the 90 Day Action Plan. An excerpt reads: “South African Airways (SAA) continues to drive implementation of its Long-Term Turnaround Strategy across the business. While commercially the airline has adjusted capacity against declining demand, 81% aggregate load factors marked the first quarter of the 2015/16 fiscal. The business has reduced operating costs by 14% and by beginning August SAA would have introduced two new commercially viable routes (Johannesburg Abu Dhabi in March and…
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