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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.

February 6, 2011

Hilton Worldwide
11:58 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide and its portfolio of hotel brands announced today that it will offer a new meetings promotion, Take Your Meetings Further.

During the reception
10:31 GMT
(press release)

Port Rashid, the state-of-the-art cruise terminal operated by global port operator DP World, gave a red carpet reception to the first lady master to lead a cruise vessel to the UAE’s shores.

February 3, 2011

Frederique Maurell, Exhibition Director, The Hotel Show
14:51 GMT
(press release)

Five-star hotels in Dubai are wasting around $27 million in utility bills by ignoring carbon management initiatives and examining ways to reduce their electricity and water bills.

Sheikh Nasser Al Mohammed Al Sabah, Kuwait’s Prime Minster
13:47 GMT
(press release)

His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al Mohammed Al Ahmed Al-Jaber Al Sabah, Kuwait’s Prime Minster has officially opened the second Kuwait Concours d’Elegance.

Have Family Will Travel, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
13:11 GMT
(press release)

Planning a family trip is always easier when there’s good advice to rely on, especially when it’s from experienced travellers. Now, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has created Have Family Will Travel.

Hyatt Regency Dubai outdoors facilities
10:08 GMT
(press release)

As Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) reaches its half-way point, the longest running event of its kind in the world continues to attract tourists and residents to its popular array of city-wide events.

February 2, 2011

Saray spa
14:43 GMT
(press release)

Walking into Saray spa, Marriott International's newest spa concept that features traditional Middle Eastern treatments and products, one transcends everyday chaos and enters into a moment of calm.

February 1, 2011

Sheikh Obaid bin Thani House in Al Shindagha Heritage Area
10:48 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing has lined up a host of events at its heritage sites with a view to present the rich Arabian culture and heritage to visitors this winter season.

January 31, 2011

Love in the Snow at Ski Dubai’s Winter Wonderland
13:32 GMT
(press release)

The color of love has changed from red to white this Valentine’s with the romantic experience of Ski Dubai’s Winter Wonderland.

Raja Gharghour, Director of the Museum, speaking during the event
13:11 GMT
(press release)

The Royal Automobile Museum is launching the First Annual Automotive Museum Photography Competition to celebrate His Majesty King Abdullah II’s birthday.

January 30, 2011

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
08:16 GMT

Business and leisure guests can now always have Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts services to hand, thanks to its new-look mobile website which features more content and an easier layout to boost navigation.

January 27, 2011

Venice, Italy
09:06 GMT has revealed the Price Index review of global hotel prices for February 2011. reports Muscat hotel room rates up 20.37% YOY.

07:44 GMT

Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, confirms that it has extended its footprint in the Middle East with the launch of Galileo Iraq.

January 26, 2011

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea
15:26 GMT

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea announced special offers in the coming February by benefiting from the romance month offer.

Frits van Paasschen, CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide with H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Al Qassimi
12:24 GMT
(press release)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, announces that it has signed an agreement with the Deputy Ruler of the emirate of Sharjah, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Al Qassimi, to manage its first hotel.