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For the third consecutive year, the United Arab Emirates has been named as the country in which most Arab youth would like to live as well as the country they would most like their own nation to emulate.
April 8, 2014 - 03:55 GMT
The UAE was ranked as the happiest Arab country and the 17th happiest in the world in the 2013 World Happiness Report, commissioned by the United Nations.

October 20, 2013

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa
08:54 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa announced the successful conclusion of the 6th Grandma Recipe Contest at Mumtaz Mahal restaurant with Hannah Joji as a top winner followed by Naina Sakeb and Kavita K as runners-up.

October 14, 2013

Other favorable destinations for the Saudis included Malaysia, Turkey and some European countries.
10:55 GMT

Hotel prices in Dubai are now considered the highest worldwide.

Ras Al Khaimah Team Members at Al Rahmah Orphanage
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide’s second annual Global Week of Service, October 6 – 12, more than 50 volunteers showed their support for Al Rahmah Orphanage.

October 13, 2013

Landmark Group
12:52 GMT
(press release)

Landmark Hospitality announced a tie-up between its food and beverage division Foodmark, and Pie Face Holdings, an Australian micro bakery cafe chain that specializes in savory and sweet pies, pastries and other baked products.

Ladies treatment room
10:45 GMT
(press release)

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi has announced the opening of the Remède Spa, the first in the UAE and known for its tradition of personalized spa treatments.

Wyndham Green Award
10:00 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman was presented with the Wyndham Green Award during the Wyndham Hotel Group’s Global Conference held in Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

October 12, 2013

The meeting saw discussions on the international and regional maritime sector, as well as ways to strengthen maritime cooperation and integration between the two sides (Pictured: the Suez Canal).
15:33 GMT

Drydocks World and Maritime World, , and a high-level delegation from Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority, have agreed to discuss potential joint projects within the strategic plans for Suez Canal development.

October 10, 2013

Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of Elaf Group
11:26 GMT
(press release)

The Saudi Ministry of Hajj announced that it will be increasing the space allocated for housing of pilgrims in Mina and Arafat during this year’s Hajj season.

Four Seasons Amman new Executive Chef Chuck Kazmer
06:00 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Amman is pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Kazmer as the new Executive Chef who will be overseeing all of the Hotel's food & beverage operations.

October 9, 2013

Hotels in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain are looking to achieve from 95 to 100 per cent occupancy during this coming Eid
11:07 GMT

Hotels in the Emirates are gearing up for one of the busiest Eid holidays, thanks to a large number of events and exhibitions that fall in October.

Team members from Hilton Worldwide celebrate second annual Global Week of service
07:58 GMT
(press release)

More than 50 volunteers from Hilton Worldwide’s regional office in Dubai are renovating and refurbishing two science laboratories at Al Garhoud National Charity School in Dubai.

October 8, 2013

Once completed, the Dubai Water Canal Project will add 6km to the Dubai waterfront, of which the Canal will have a depth of up to six meters on high tides.
15:06 GMT

To be known as the Dubai Water Canal Project is expected to attract 30 to 36 million visitors to Dubai yearly.

October 7, 2013

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa invites the guest to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha holidays availing amazing discounts for the entire family.

Banana Boat
09:31 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, recently signed a deal with Maxoel Yachts to provide a range of water leisure attractions for guests to enjoy.

October 2, 2013

Ramada Downtown Meet and Assist
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai launched the Meet and Assist facility to better attend to the guests’ requirements and further guest satisfaction during the stay.