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Chinese tourist numbers have recovered from their plunge following the 2012 eruption of the spat between Beijing and Tokyo over islands in the East China Sea.
July 13, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.

March 3, 2011

Fantasy Kingdom
10:35 GMT
(press release)

Make your child’s imagination run wild at Fantasy Kingdom, an edutainment centre at Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the deluxe property which offers world-class services and facilities in the city.

BBQ Al Qasr best beach restaurant in the UAE
08:58 GMT

BBQ Al Qasr Restaurant of Emirates Palace won the Explorer Award, which is given to the best restaurant overlooking the sea coast in the United Arab Emirates.

March 2, 2011

Al Bastakiya
12:21 GMT
(press release)

In a first of its kind initiative aimed at promoting Emirati and local artists, the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority is hosting the Sikka Art Fair from March 12 to 21, 2011, at Al Bastakiya.

March 1, 2011

Luxury brand set to open new hotel in Ras Al Khaimah in Q4 2011
14:21 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement for the second Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property in the Middle East.

February 28, 2011

Vik Naidu, General Manager, Al Rostamani Travel & Holidays
14:15 GMT
(press release)

Al Rostamani Group, one of the oldest and largest business conglomerates in the UAE, announced the appointment of Vik Naidu as General Manager, Al Rostamani Travel & Holidays.

‘Create your own pizza day’ at the Arabian Courtyard
08:50 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, located in the heart of the ancient cultural district of Dubai, is hosting “Create your own pizza day” for Mawaheb from Beautiful People on February 24th 2011.

February 27, 2011

Al-Futtaim Travel’s MICEPRO team
10:37 GMT
(press release)

Al-Futtaim Travel, a leading corporate and leisure travel management company, announced it has expanded its product portfolio.

During the signing
08:36 GMT
(press release)

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont and Business Gate announced the signing of their agreement for Fairmont to manage a new 287-room luxury hotel and 4,000 square meter convention centre in Riyadh.

February 24, 2011

Fountain Café & Restaurant
14:16 GMT
(press release)

Wishing you Bon Appetite by tempting you with its new Lunch Open Buffet at its popular Fountain Café & Restaurant at Al Bustan Centre & Residence.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi looks back at roaring start
12:46 GMT

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest indoor theme park, marks 100 days of operation today.

February 23, 2011

Grand Hyatt Muscat’s majestic lobby
10:32 GMT
(press release)

When choosing the ideal honeymoon destination, newlyweds usually look for isolated locations featuring beautiful surroundings, cultural charm and luxurious hotels.

February 22, 2011

Emirates Palace staff proudly holding their awards
14:13 GMT
(press release)

The Emirates Palace Hotel received five awards in the Gourmet Abu Dhabi festival 2011 during a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi last Thursday.

February 21, 2011

5-star service at The Ritz-Carlton
14:23 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. was recognized at the J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Roundtable in Las Vegas as a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion, one of only 40 companies.

February 20, 2011

Sold out show of 5,000 dance into the night
14:16 GMT
(press release)

The UAE’s party-people danced the night away to Tiesto’s stunning three-hour show at the FLASH Forum, Yas Island, last night, as part of the Yas Island Show Weekends 2011.

February 17, 2011

Il Terrazzo Restaurant, Marriott Resort & Spa
14:24 GMT

The Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa will be celebrating what is considered to be the most important day of the year.