Tourism & Hospitality
May 4, 2011
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.
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.
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
Amadeus announced it has signed a Letter of Intent with Travel Boutique Online, a leading online B2B travel platform.
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.
The five Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts strategically located in Jordan’s key historical and leisure locations are the first hotels in the Kingdom to receive Green Globe Certificates.
WHITE PLAINS, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide today announced its global powerhouse, Sheraton Hotels, and its owners have invested more than $100 million into upgrading 120 Club Lounges around the world.
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has announced that Hyatt affiliates have signed management agreements for nine new Hyatt-branded hotels in emerging cities across India.
Green Globe Certification announced Mövenpick Hotel Doha has been certified for its sustainable operation and management.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has signed an agreement with Abdulsalam Alrafi Group to open a new Sheraton hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
May 2, 2011
Marriott International plans to introduce its Residence Inn by Marriott lodging brand for extended stay travelers in Bahrain later this year.
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.