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  • Published: 17:00 January 4, 2013
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  • Flydubai starts flights to Malé, Maldives, from January 19 five times a week
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ABU DHABI WELCOME IN MILAN

Travellers to Milan are receiving a welcome with Abu Dhabi’s attractions through a major advertising campaign with the city’s transport network. Wrappings around metros and billboards featuring Abu Dhabi imagery adorn 100 underground stations.

RIXOS OPENS NEW PROPERTY IN KAZAKHSTAN

Rixos Group has opened its third hotel in Kazakhstan. The Rixos Lake Borovoe is the first 5-star hotel in the Borovoe resort zone. Overlooking the Lake of Shuchie and surrounded by a national park, the hotel consists of 200 rooms, including four Presidential Suites and one luxurious Penthouse Suite. The Lalezar serves Turkish and Ottoman cuisines within a historical Istanbul atmosphere, while the L’Olivo Ristorante offers Italian. The hotel also houses a kids club and 2,200 sqm spa. Log on to www.rixos.com

AIR SEYCHELLES’ NEW FLIGHTS

From March 24, Air Seychelles will double its weekly frequencies to Johannesburg, Mauritius and Abu Dhabi, with the new Hong Kong services. From Abu Dhabi the airline will fly to and from Seychelles three times a week, Johannesburg’s three weekly return services will move to daytime departures and arrivals, enabling connections to Cape Town to increase from 31 to 45 per week, while connections to Durban will increase from 22 to 38 per week. The new Johannesburg schedule also allows more convenient flight connections within South Africa, increasing from 24 to 61 per week. Log on to www.airseychelles.com.

FLYDUBAI STARTS FLIGHTS TO MALE

flydubai will fly to Malé, Maldives, five times a week, from January 19. It will depart Dubai Terminal 2 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 6.55pm, arriving in Malé at 12.40am, departing from Malé at 1.40am and arrive in Dubai at 5.40am. On Saturday and Sunday the flight will depart Dubai at 12.30am, landing in Malé at 6.15am, departing Malé at 7.15am and arriving in Dubai at 11.15am. Log on to www.flydubai.com

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