Tourism & Hospitality
May 19, 2011
Al-Futtaim Travel was honoured with the ‘Middle East’s Leading Travel Management Company 2011’ award at the prestigious World Travel Awards held in Dubai.
Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place and Hyatt Summerfield Suites hotels mark entry into The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
May 18, 2011
Michael Scully pinpointed innovation and authenticity as the key dynamics for hotel differentiation rather than brand conformity and ‘corporate’ design aesthetics.
The inaugural Hotel and Hospitality Show Saudi Arabia will reflect the Kingdom’s booming hotel, hospitality and tourism industry, which has surged more than 127% over the last decade.
Senior hotel officials have identified markets in Asia and South America as drivers for growth in the hotel sector in the Gulf, particularly for Dubai.
Marriott International has been named to operate three hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, under a long-term agreement announced May 17 with Jabal Omar Development Company.
The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has finalised the initial phase of preparations for the fifth edition of Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre.
Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, announced its latest global promotion today – The Great Getaway.
The Address has won the honour of ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company in the Middle East’ at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2011.
At least 90 short films from the Gulf, Levant and North Africa are currently showing at the 2011 Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival.
May 17, 2011
Wyndham Hotel Group, today announced that two of its Qatari hotels, the Ramada Encore Doha and the Wyndham Grand Regency Doha, have been honored with leading industry awards.
Talented filmmakers from Egypt, who won honour and recognition at various editions of the Dubai International Film Festival, are leading the country’s first-ever special tribute at Cannes Film Festival.
May 16, 2011
Al Bustan Rotana-Dubai, the flagship property of Rotana in the city shone at the prestigious World Travel Awards after being declared as the Dubai’s Leading City Hotel in the awarding ceremony held recently.
Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, hosted the two-day meeting of the officers and members of the World Blind Cricket Council.
Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE in particular are forging ahead with their investment in hotels and transportation infrastructure.