Eye on Travel

Eye on Travel — Atlantis the Royal — June 8, 2024

This week’s broadcast of Eye on Travel is from Atlantis the Royal in Dubai, UAE and Virtuoso’s Global Travel Symposium. Peter has all the travel updates, including what happened when an American Airlines passenger called 911 after being stuck on the tarmac for three hours. Matthew Upchurch, Chairman and CEO of Virtuoso, on a staggering generational shift in travel. Antonoaldo Neves, Group CEO of Etihad Airlines, on the explosive growth in travel to the region and the future of luxury airline travel. Tom Roelens, Managing Director of Atlantis, on the eight year journey it took to build this cutting edge resort. And Issam Kazim, CEO of Dubai Tourism, on the transformation of Dubai from being an airline stopover to a true travel destination. There’s all this and more on this week’s Eye on Travel.



On this broadcast:

Peter’s News Open, Matthew Upchurch, Tom Roelens (0:00-39:40)

Kelly Timmins, Antonoaldo Neves, Ask Peter (39:40-1:19:20)

Issam Kazim, Sascha Triemer, Ask Peter, Marie Elise Lallemand (1:19:20-1:59:00)