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Israel's war against Hamas came at the beginning of the peak tourist season, which includes July and August and runs through the Jewish High Holiday season and early winter.
September 29, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
The summertime fighting delivered a serious hit to Israel's thriving tourism industry, causing losses of hundreds of millions of dollars and sparking concern that aftershocks may continue well after the war.

March 10, 2011

Matty White and Dirk Brockel ready for launch aboard Formula Rossa
09:26 GMT
(press release)

Many of the professional competitors taking part in this weekend’s Abu Dhabi International Triathlon let off some pre-race adrenalin at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Thailand
08:58 GMT

The world isn’t short of beautiful resorts, but the upcoming Mövenpick Dharamshala Resort in Northern India is poised to take the design and delivery of upscale remote properties to a whole new level.

March 8, 2011

Ramada Hotel & Suites
14:09 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman and Ramada Downtown Dubai, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, will participate in the upcoming ITB Berlin Exhibition.

During the event
08:51 GMT

The Beach Club in the Emirates Palace hotel hosted this morning, Britain's former Olympic champion, Sir Steven Geoffrey Redgrave.

Richard Wayne Riley, CEO of Abu Dhabi National Hotels Company
08:00 GMT

Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH), announced today their participation in exhibition ITB which will be held in Berlin from 9 to 13 March 2011, part of the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) pavilion.

March 7, 2011

Bahrain International Boat Show 2011
10:41 GMT
(press release)

Due to the recent events in Bahrain and around the region, the Third Annual Bahrain International Boat Show will be postponed until later this year.

The IBN Batutta Gate Hotel, Dubai
10:21 GMT
(press release)

The 396 bedroom Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ latest five-star property in Dubai, will debut at this year’s ITB travel show in Berlin one of the world’s leading travel trade show

“Against the Tides 2011” art exhibition
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Festival Centre, the award winning retail epicentre of Dubai Festival City, will be celebrating International Woman’s Day by presenting the first of its kind art exhibition, “Against the Tides 2011”.

March 6, 2011

The AED 100 million-worth Superyacht
14:33 GMT
(press release)

Dubai International Boat Show has recorded its biggest sale of the event so far with a 40 metre Sunseeker superyacht fetching AED100 million.

Wataniya Airways encourages tourism to Egypt
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Visits to Sharm El Sheikh and Cairo in cooperation with the Egyptian Embassy in Kuwait and travel agents to boost Egyptian tourism industry.

Zara Spa at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea
07:48 GMT

Readers of the prestigious magazine Condé Nast Traveller have selected Zara Spa at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea as one of their favourite havens for total relaxation and renewal.

March 3, 2011

Swiss chain rolls out iPad services as part of interactive push
14:30 GMT

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has introduced iPads across its Middle Eastern hotels, reflecting market trends for greater interactivity with guests and adapting to their changing needs and requirements.

Evason Ma’In Hot Springs and Six Senses Spa
13:15 GMT
(press release)

Jordan’s eco-friendly luxurious touristic destination, Evason Ma’In Hot Springs and Six Senses Spa, has recently celebrated the recognition of the “Six Senses Resorts & Spas”.

Middle East residents own a third of the world’s largest superyachts
12:34 GMT
(press release)

Families are flocking to Dubai International Boat Show this year in greater numbers and will make up a large part of the new boating community according to many exhibitors.

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.