Tourism & Hospitality
May 2, 2011
As Fairmont Hotels & Resorts celebrates the 10th year anniversary of its guest recognition program Fairmont President’s Club, the brand is pleased to announce new personalized benefits for the Middle East.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has announced that its two Abu Dhabi properties, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas and Hyatt Capital Gate, will open in the second half of 2011.
Regional governments in the Gulf should consider setting up an offset fund to reinvest in a variety of local tourism initiatives and projects.
Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has refocused its industry marketing strategy against a backdrop of regional events that have spurred demand for travel to the Gulf.
May 1, 2011
There’s something for everyone all through the month of May at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates.
Peacock International Hotel Management announced its participation for the first time in the Arabian Travel Market along with re-brand-ing, a corporate identity and branding company.
Marriott International announced that over 35 top Marriott executives from across the world have come together to embark on a Middle East Senior Management Sales Mission.
The Wave, Muscat has announced the expansion of its role in the 40/40 Scholarship Fund by increasing the number of hospitality student scholarships from four to fifteen.
The Armani Hotel Dubai, the first hotel designed by Giorgio Armani, in collaboration with Emaar Properties, in Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, celebrates its first anniversary.
Nasser Al Nowais, Chairman of Rotana was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 7th Annual Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), on the 1st of May 2011 in Dubai.
Planet Travel & Tours is introducing a new online booking system for its B2C (business-to-consumer) customers and adding XML (Extensive Markup Language) to its system to reach a wider market.
Ramada Downtown Dubai will unveil Ramada Executive room rates and will launch Summer Promotions at the Arabian Travel Market at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, announces plans to further expand its presence in the Arabian Gulf emirate of Sharjah with the opening of the 220-room Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah Hotel in 2013.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has announced plans to continue its rapid expansion in the Middle East with its first hotel in the capital and largest city in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
April 28, 2011
The Gulf Film Festival, thanked its host of business partners and industry supporters following the conclusion of its successful fourth edition last week.