April 3, 2015
The latest Top CEO Awards, which recognizes the best leaders who have delivered solid results and kept businesses in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region growing, is out.
April 1, 2015
Lebanon will not abandon its banking secrecy law.
They are helming major expansions and integrating hospitality to cast the net wider
The attack raised major concerns about the future of Tunisia's vital tourism industry.
March 31, 2015
Saudi tourists were the biggest spenders during 2014, spending $131.5 per night, followed by US tourists spending $101.3 per night.
March 30, 2015
Despite its geographical closeness to Egypt, the percentage of GCC tourists visiting Egypt compared to the total number of tourist has not exceeded 20% in any given month in 2014.
Political and economic turmoil over the last four years caused decline in the volume of Arab exports and imports specially between the Arab Spring countries such as Syria, Libya, Yemen, and vice versa.
An overhaul of Egypt’s visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer.
March 29, 2015
As of now, 60 per cent of China’s imported oil comes from the Middle East, and 80 per cent of that is transported to China through the dangerous Strait of Malacca.
Israel's decision to withhold $130 million a month in revenue collected on behalf of the Palestinians is strangling the economy
March 24, 2015
According to the latest YouGov report, the top three luxury holiday destinations for MENA residents are UAE (14%), Italy (10%) and Turkey (5%).
Skilled staff recruitment is a significant challenge for the Middle Eastern family businesses with 73 per cent of those saying are interested to hire the right skills and talent in the coming five years, according to a PwC survey released yesterday
March 23, 2015
The battle for Libya's oil wealth has taken on new dimensions as rival governments lay claim to the National Oil Company (NOC), further deepening divisions in the volatile North African nation.
Across the Gulf, companies that have traditionally used conventional finance are considering whether to "go Islamic",
The popular attractions in Dubai are still attracting hundreds of visitors each month, but there aren’t as much tourists checking into hotel rooms.