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The UAE, which is new to the industry in comparison to countries with older, developed health systems, requires a more focused approach to promote its available services.
September 22, 2014 - 05:44 GMT
One of the main challenges in the region is to reverse the outbound medical tourism trend, and provide specialised services in line with the required capacity and the prevalence of lifestyle diseases

May 9, 2011

The Emirates Palace’s team is currently promoting tourism by presenting the summer’s hot special offers for unique holidays
09:12 GMT

The Emirates Palace Hotel offers hot deals on Summer Holidays 2011, with a special promotion that aims to provide an opportunity for guests, citizens and residents of the UAE and the GCC countries.

Mövenpick Dead Sea
07:17 GMT

Expedia has named Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea among the top-ranked hotels on this year’s Expedia Insiders’ Select list.

May 8, 2011

Participants in the three-day STEP training
11:47 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, participated in the three-day STEP training organised by Wyndham Hotel Group in Doha, Qatar from 10th April to 12th April.

Sven Wiedenhaupt, Four Seasons Hotel Damascus new General Manager
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Damascus is pleased to welcome its new General Manager Sven Wiedenhaupt.

May 5, 2011

The award has encouraged the Aloft Abu Dhabi to provide their guests with a unique experience and everlasting memories
08:52 GMT

Aloft Abu Hotel has received 'Best New Hotel' award during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) for innovation in design.

May 4, 2011

Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel
14:00 GMT
(press release)

Moevenpick managed Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel wins best new business hotel Middle East at Business Traveller Awards 2011.

Sir Rocco Forte speaking at ATM
12:29 GMT
(press release)

Sir Rocco Forte defined the Middle East as one of the key luxury travel markets worldwide, during at the ILTM Ultratravel Forum at the Arabian Travel Market 2011.

Arabian Travel Market 2010 boasted more than 2,200 exhibitors from 65 countries
11:53 GMT
(press release)

Visa issues, new itineraries and a strategy to encourage more local travellers to take to the waters are among the challenges facing the Gulf cruise tourism sector.

The Annual Pass allows families the chance to immerse themselves over and over again in the exhilarating world of Ferrari
10:51 GMT
(press release)

Fans of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi can now enjoy access to the Park all year round following the launch of the Annual Pass.

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa, a diver’s paradise and a romantic retreat for the discerning Middle Eastern traveller
10:34 GMT
(press release)

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa is the first Hyatt hotel to open in the Maldives.

Alejandro Bernabé, the hotel's General Manager, receiving the award
09:57 GMT
(press release)

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates took home the coveted award for the Middle East’s Leading Leisure Hotel at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2011.

"This is My Picture When I Was Dead", a film directed by Jordan-born, Netherlands-based Mahmoud Al Massad
09:42 GMT
(press release)

4 compelling documentaries from the DIFF and the recently concluded Gulf Film Festival, including 2 focused on the Arab world and three UAE co-productions, will screen this week in Toronto.

Vikas Rustagi, Regional Director, West Asia & Africa at India Tourism Dubai
07:21 GMT
(press release)

India Tourism Dubai is set to showcase its multitude of attractions within India at the Arabian Travel Market 2011; the world’s largest exhibition for travel and tourism industry in Dubai.

May 3, 2011

The Amadeus Content Store Middle East solution is the region’s first tool of its kind to provide an amazingly diverse wealth of content
14:24 GMT
(press release)

Amadeus announced it has signed a Letter of Intent with Travel Boutique Online, a leading online B2B travel platform.

Hans Olbertz, Emirates Palace General Manager, receiving the award
12:44 GMT

The Emirates Palace triumphed yesterday as a leader in the hospitality industry in the Middle East, scooping seven awards of this year’s prestigious World Travel Awards event.