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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.

February 17, 2011

JW Marriott Hotel Tripoli lobby
13:47 GMT
(press release)

Marriott International announced the opening today of its first hotel in Libya, JW Marriott Hotel Tripoli.

February 16, 2011

During the honoring ceremony
09:47 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre & Residence held its annual Long Service Awards Ceremony at the Al Nahda Banquet Hall honoring 21 of its employees.

One of The Ritz-Carlton Toronto luxurious rooms
08:46 GMT
(press release)

Toronto’s newest and most anticipated hotel officially opens its doors today.

The 2011 Tour of Oman
07:48 GMT
(press release)

The Wave, Muscat is playing host to the second round of the 2011 Tour of Oman which will head to Al Wuttayah from its main boulevard on February 16th at 12:30pm.

Al Tayyar Travel Group receiving the award
07:06 GMT
(press release)

The Prince Nayef Bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud Award for Saudization which is in its seventh season ranked the Al Tayyar Travel Group first in the Travel & Tourism sector and issued them with the Gold Award.

February 15, 2011

Radisson Blu Hotel's Certo Italian Restaurant
11:40 GMT

Mr. Michele Lorusso, an Italian national, has recently been appointed as restaurant manager of Certo Italian Restaurant at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City.

February 14, 2011

Radisson Blu Tala Bay Aqaba
10:31 GMT
(press release)

Radisson Blu Tala Bay Resort, Aqaba has designed an extraordinary Valentine's Day program offering guests exclusive packages from February 10th until February 17th 2011.

February 13, 2011

DIFF to cast the light on Germany in 2011
14:37 GMT
(press release)

For its eighth edition, the Dubai International Film Festival will host a special focus on Germany, reinforcing the cultural and business connections between the Arab world and the European nation.

Mark Walsh, Group Exhibition Director, Reed Travel Exhibitions
12:47 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Travel Market, the leading travel exhibition in the Middle East, has seen strong demand for exhibition space ahead of this year’s event, particularly from companies within the UAE.

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.