Tourism & Hospitality

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The high percentage increases are indicative of the depths to which occupancy and RevPAR had plunged.
October 19, 2014 - 11:46 GMT
The number of tourists arriving in Egypt increased by 15.8% in July compared with the same month a year ago.

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.

InterContinental Dubai
11:18 GMT

This DSF, visitors and tourists from all over the world can look forward to indulging themselves in the best that luxury has to offer in Dubai.

TAJ Media Tour
10:25 GMT
(press release)

Tajamouat for Touristic Projects hosted a two-day media tour in its TAJ Lifestyle project located in Abdoun. The journalists explored the different facilities offered by the unique lifestyle center.

Eyad Abdul Rahman, Executive Director of Media Relation Division and Business Development at DTCM
08:30 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has launched a new promotional campaign for its suggestions & complaints service.

January 25, 2011

Dubai International Horse Fair
15:17 GMT
(press release)

The one event that draws thousands of visitors every year from all walks of horse-related life is the annual Dubai International Horse Fair.

Selim Al-Zir President and Chief Executive Officer at Rotana
14:29 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi-based Rotana is pushing ahead with its expansion plans in 2011, buoyed by improving conditions in the hospitality industry in the Middle East and Africa.

Adam Turner, Director of Sales and Marketing for The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
11:51 GMT
(press release)

Taking up the challenge to helm the sales and marketing strategies for the new year is industry veteran Adam Turner who has been appointed director of sales and marketing for The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai.