Tourism & Hospitality

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The UAE, which is new to the industry in comparison to countries with older, developed health systems, requires a more focused approach to promote its available services.
One of the main challenges in the region is to reverse the outbound medical tourism trend, and provide specialised services in line with the required capacity and the prevalence of lifestyle diseases

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.

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.