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Midwest Tower Hotel is one of Dubai's biggest landmarks and will undergo a makeover (Image: Booking.com)
April 23, 2014 - 12:50 GMT
The Grand Midwest Tower will be getting a makeover in preparation for World Expo 2020, which is expected to welcome millions of tourists.

February 13, 2011

Sameh Shawkat the executive assistant manager for sales and marketing at Grand Hyatt Doha
12:39 GMT

Grand Hyatt Doha recently appointed Mr. Sameh Shawkat to the position of executive assistant manager for sales and marketing.

February 10, 2011

Grand Hyatt Dubai iZ Restaurant
13:24 GMT
(press release)

Dine In by Hyatt, an exclusive programme that rewards loyal members with savings and privileges, is to offer Hyatt diners more intangible benefits following the results of extensive surveys.

Al Bustan in New Delhi Travel Show under the banner of Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing
11:57 GMT
(press release)

This Al Bustan Centre & Residence, a deluxe property which offers world-class services and facilities in the city, participated in the South Asia Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE).

February 8, 2011

Ram Gupta, Director of Revenue Management at Sheraton Dubai Creek
15:38 GMT

The flagship 5-star Sheraton property in Dubai, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers strengthen its Executive Committee team recently by appointing Ram Gupta as its new Director of Revenue Management.

The Wave, Muscat promotional stand
14:22 GMT
(press release)

The Wave, Muscat, the Sultanate’s first Integrated Tourism Complex, has established a fully-fledged promotional stand at Qurum National Park as Silver Sponsor of the 2011 Muscat Festival.

Acclaimed composer and pianist José Antonio Molina
11:57 GMT
(press release)

The Embassy of the Dominican Republic and Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation present a Merengues-inspired concert to commemorate the 167th Anniversary of the Independence of the Dominican Republic.

Penguins feeding at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
11:03 GMT
(press release)

New animal feeding presentations to maximize learning experience about aquatic animals.

February 7, 2011

Fourth edition of Gulf Film Festival
13:10 GMT
(press release)

Submissions for fourth edition are now open till March 10, 2011.

Mr. Selim El Zyr, Mr. Nasser, H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Barham Salih, Mr. Jacques Sarraf, H.E. Adnan Kassar, and H.E. Fadi Abboud during the opening ceremony
11:25 GMT
(press release)

Malia, the prominent Lebanese holding group and Rotana the leading Hotel Management Company, inaugurated their first property in Kurdistan, Iraq, the landmark 5-star hotel, Erbil Rotana.

February 6, 2011

Hilton Worldwide
11:58 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of hotel brands announced today that it will offer a new meetings promotion, Take Your Meetings Further.

During the reception
10:31 GMT
(press release)

Port Rashid, the state-of-the-art cruise terminal operated by global port operator DP World, gave a red carpet reception to the first lady master to lead a cruise vessel to the UAE’s shores.

February 3, 2011

Frederique Maurell, Exhibition Director, The Hotel Show
14:51 GMT
(press release)

Five-star hotels in Dubai are wasting around $27 million in utility bills by ignoring carbon management initiatives and examining ways to reduce their electricity and water bills.

Sheikh Nasser Al Mohammed Al Sabah, Kuwait’s Prime Minster
13:47 GMT
(press release)

His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al Mohammed Al Ahmed Al-Jaber Al Sabah, Kuwait’s Prime Minster has officially opened the second Kuwait Concours d’Elegance.

Have Family Will Travel, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
13:11 GMT
(press release)

Planning a family trip is always easier when there’s good advice to rely on, especially when it’s from experienced travellers. Now, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has created Have Family Will Travel.

Hyatt Regency Dubai outdoors facilities
10:08 GMT
(press release)

As Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) reaches its half-way point, the longest running event of its kind in the world continues to attract tourists and residents to its popular array of city-wide events.