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This is not goodbye: Emirates ground crews give an emotional send-off to last flights

Emirates ground crews around the world have bid farewell to their last operating flights back to Dubai. EK 005 to London Heathrow, which departed at 1605hrs on 24 March was the last flight to take off from Dubai. EK 262 from Sao Paulo, which landed at 2235hrs (local time) was the...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020
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Emirates to implement thermal screening on all US bound flights

·         Measure implemented in addition to thermal screening done on all arrivals  ·         Airline also suspending all flights to Italy  Emirates will be implementing thermal screening measures for all passengers travelling on US flights departing from Dubai International...
Posted On 13 Mar 2020
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Prime Group extends property portfolio with newest offering Beach Front II

Top Sri Lankan property developer the Prime Group will add to its award-winning and eclectic range of apartments with Beach Front II – Uswetakeiyawa, a serene condominium located in Wattala which delivers ample comfort and relaxation. Hugging a scenic stretch of coastline,...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020
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Emirates offers travellers added peace of mind

Enhanced cleaning and disinfection on all aircraft from Dubai regardless of route Peace of mind on travel plans with fee waivers for booking changes Offers Skywards members ability to retain status with reduced tier travel requirement In response to the latest developments in the...
Posted On 11 Mar 2020
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A “Slow Boat” around Sri Lanka launches

In an all new, exciting edition of the Slow Boat series, Chandan Lahiri from India and Timm Kruse from Germany will paddle their watercraft around the coast of Sri Lanka. The expedition will begin on the 8th March 2020 from Mount Lavinia and paddle till 17th April through one of...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020
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Emirates introduces generous waiver policy enabling customers to book with peace of mind

Airline brings more choice and flexibility to change and reissue bookings with no penalties Emirates is providing customers more flexibility, choice and value through its newly introduced waiver policy for all booked tickets issued on or from 7 March until 31 March 2020, allowing...
Posted On 10 Mar 2020
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Emirates pays tribute to women this March with 120 female-directed films on board

Ten years after Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win an Oscar for Best Director for the movie Hurt Locker, Emirates, one of the world’s biggest screeners of movies, is paying tribute to women through the medium of film to mark International Women’s Day 2020. The airline...
Posted On 05 Mar 2020
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‘Sancharaka Udawa’ to play pivotal role in boosting tourism industry

Annual travel and tourism expo schedules 10th edition for May The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) announced today that the 10th edition of the Sancharaka Udawa -Sri Lanka’s only travel and tourism exhibition- will be held this year at the BMICH on 15 and...
Posted On 29 Feb 2020
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Emirates wins multiple medals at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky 2019 Awards

Emirates’ stellar wine programme was recognised at the Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky 2019 Awards held in London recently. The airline picked up multiple awards including two Gold awards, two Silver awards and a Bronze award for its carefully curated wine lists. The...
Posted On 28 Feb 2020
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Emirates taps into the future at Carnegie Mellon University

Varsity students propose ideas from augmented and mixed reality to roving agents It was a marathon of a different kind – young, bright and futuristic minds at Carnegie Mellon University worked with intent over a 24-hour period to present 10 extraordinary ideas to Emirates – the...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020
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Asia Leisure Travels wins coveted ‘LUXLife 2020 Travel & Tourism Award’ for Best Inbound/Outbound Company in Sri Lanka

Announcing an epic milestone, creating history for the nation, Asia Leisure Travels (ALT) was awarded the ‘Best Inbound/Outbound B2B Destination Management Company – Sri Lanka 2020’ at the LUX Life 2020 Travel & Tourism Awards concluded recently. This is the first time...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020
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Quest for culinary Gold: Emirates flies Team Sri Lanka to 2020 Culinary Olympics

Dreams of culinary glory on the world stage took wing on Emirates to Germany this week, when the stars of Sri Lankan chefdom departed for the 2020 Culinary Olympics with the support and blessings of the world’s leading international airline. A passionate promoter of the art of...
Posted On 11 Feb 2020