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Dubai’s top 10 tourism source markets remained for the most part unchanged compared to the previous year
August 25, 2014 - 06:48 GMT
Saudi Arabia continued to be Dubai’s primary source market as more than 5.8 million tourists stayed in Dubai hotels during the first half of 2014.

March 29, 2011

For 60 minutes, non-essential lighting and electrical appliances around the property were switched off
15:20 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, switched off lights for 60 minutes on 26th March, 2011 to celebrate Earth Hour.

Dubai International Boat Show
12:31 GMT
(press release)

Dubai International Boat Show rounded off a week of records with exhibitors’ sales expected to reach AED 1 billion as a direct result of the show.

The newest addition to Ritz Carlton's portfolio
11:26 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong opens today and dominates the skyline as the world’s “highest” hotel.

March 28, 2011

Petra, the world wonder, is without a doubt Jordan's most valuable treasure and greatest tourist attraction
11:51 GMT

Jordan's tourism sector is looking forward to 2011 as another record year that should outperform a “tremendous" 2010.

March 27, 2011

My Father from Haifa securing second place at the DOX BOX Audience Award
12:44 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai International Film Festival has expanded its regional reach and support for Arab filmmakers through a new partnership with DOX BOX.

Abu Dhabi Yacht Show
08:20 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Yacht Show which runs until March 26 at Yas Marina, confirmed today that there is a shifting trend towards larger yachts within the industry.

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.