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Midwest Tower Hotel is one of Dubai's biggest landmarks and will undergo a makeover (Image: Booking.com)
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The Grand Midwest Tower will be getting a makeover in preparation for World Expo 2020, which is expected to welcome millions of tourists.

March 24, 2011

Sheikh Nahyan during his visit at Abu Dhabi Yacht Show
14:44 GMT
(press release)

Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, today opened the highly anticipated third Abu Dhabi Yacht Show.

Omar Boujlid, General Manager of Mövenpick Hotel & Residence Hajar Tower Makkah
14:22 GMT
(press release)

The Mövenpick Hotel & Residence Hajar Tower Makkah, in the first year of its operations, gained the most business from the 'group' category of travellers.

Le Méridien Dubai, one of Starwood hotels & Resorts
13:49 GMT
(press release)

The global hospitality leader will once again join the worldwide movement of people and businesses planning to turn off the lights for Earth Hour 2011.

28 out of the top 100 largest superyachts are owned by Middle Eastern customers
12:16 GMT
(press release)

There is a shifting trend towards larger yachts within the industry, with the Middle East continuing as one of the most courted buyer markets for larger scale yachts.

PUSH performance at  Abu Dhabi Festival 2011
10:53 GMT
(press release)

Making its first appearance on the Abu Dhabi Festival programme, contemporary dance captivated the audience at the Emirates Palace last night with the critically acclaimed production PUSH.

Mickey and Minnie Mouse in Dubai
10:17 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Events & Promotions Establishment today announced that an all new magical family show, “Mickey’s Amazing Adventure”, is coming to the Mall of Emirates in Dubai from the 25 to 31 March.

Hilton Worldwide
09:26 GMT

Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of 10 distinct hotel brands announced today its participation to celebrate Earth Hour 2011 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, March 26, 2011.

Jordan resort becomes first Mövenpick property to receive the certification
08:20 GMT

Jordan resort becomes first property in Swiss chain’s portfolio to receive the environmental certification as part of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts global roll-out programme.

Fleet of yachts, boats and GT1 race cars line up at Yas Marina
07:35 GMT
(press release)

The third Abu Dhabi Yacht Show opens its doors at the spectacular Yas Marina this Thursday afternoon, with a great line-up of yachts and boats and an exhibitor profile.

March 23, 2011

The Emirates Palace Hotel
08:48 GMT

The Emirates Palace Hotel has announced its participation in The Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM).

March 22, 2011

During the cake cutting ceremony
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Safir Hotel & Residences, celebrated its first anniversary by hosting a special gala dinner on 16 March marked by a host of special treats.

March 21, 2011

Grand Hyatt Cairo
11:48 GMT
(press release)

Hyatt International (Europe Africa Middle East) today announced that it will exit the Grand Hyatt Cairo due to unresolved contractual disputes with the hotel’s owner.

The Metropolitan Opera at Abu Dhabi Festival 2011
10:40 GMT
(press release)

The Metropolitan Opera performed Donizetti’s tragic romance Lucia di Lammermoor for full house in Abu Dhabi’s Marina Mall Cinestar movie theatre last night as part of the Abu Dhabi Festival 2011.

Four Seasons: Turning fifty is a milestone to celebrate
10:01 GMT
(press release)

As Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts celebrates its 50th birthday, it looks ahead to the future of its business, and its world.

March 20, 2011

HE Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, HE Khaldoon Al Mubarak and HE Mrs Hoda Kanoo present Abu Dhabi Festival Award
12:54 GMT
(press release)

The Abu Dhabi Festival 2011 got underway yesterday evening with a stunning gala performance of Mozart Masterpieces presented by The Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Belgium.