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Wasl Asset Management plans to open four three-star hotels in the emirate next year.
December 12, 2014 - 19:56 GMT
A company owned by Dubai’s government plans to open four hotels in the emirate next year to expand the supply of mid-priced rooms in a market dominated by luxury accommodation.

April 3, 2011

During the award ceremony
13:59 GMT
(press release)

The second Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Patrons of the Arts Awards were presented to 40 individuals and organisations.

Gulf Film Festival 2010 drew more than 150 industry delegates, 190 filmmakers and 200 media from 29 countries
10:36 GMT
(press release)

The Gulf Film Festival, has opened its doors to industry professionals, students and media for its fourth edition to be held from April 14 to 20, 2011 at Dubai Festival City.

Janet Abrahams, Area Director Sales & Marketing Levant Region, Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea
10:23 GMT

Bugra Berberoglu, Regional Director Levant Region and General Manager Kempinski Hotel Ishtar, Dead Sea, announces appointment of Janet Abrahams as Area Director Sales & Marketing Levant Region.

Planet Hollywood Qatar will feature 300 guest rooms, restaurant, café, lounge, meeting facilities, fitness center, spa and pool
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Wyndham Hotel Group today announced plans to manage three new-construction Planet Hollywood hotels in Central America, the Middle East and Asia.

The Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform today in Sharjah, April 3
07:38 GMT
(press release)

The Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) has partnered together with the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Premiere Music College Prague to celebrate the 7th Emirates International Peace Music Festival.

March 31, 2011

DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba represents brand’s first in a fast-growing pipeline of hotels and resorts to open in the region
15:05 GMT

Hilton Worldwide today announced the debut of its first hotel in Jordan with the opening of the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the Middle East.

Solis Doha is expected to open in 2015
13:31 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development today announced the appointment of Solis Hotels & Resorts, led by legendary hotelier Horst Schulze, to manage the new five-star Solis.

The 2010 awarding ceremony
12:51 GMT
(press release)

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai is honouring the unsung heroes of the Emirate’s cultural and arts scene, once again.

Earn 1,000 extra HHonors points per night at participating hotels worldwide
08:44 GMT

Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s ten distinct hotel brands, today announces its latest global promotion called Grand Nights.

March 30, 2011

Bride Show 2011 is endorsed by Dubai Ladies Club's creative designers
15:30 GMT

Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment, will host a special fashion show at Dubai Bride Show.

Al Bustan Centre & Residence employees holding a candle light ceremony
14:07 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the deluxe hotel apartments which offer world-class services and facilities in the heart of Dubai, observed Earth Hour.

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.