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Hilton is encouraging people to be a weekender and reclaim their days off.
January 13, 2015 - 20:34 GMT
The UAE is a country of “fantasy weekenders”, more prone to staying at home and making exaggerated claims later, according to research released by Hilton.

March 8, 2011

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.

BBQ Al Qasr best beach restaurant in the UAE
08:58 GMT

BBQ Al Qasr Restaurant of Emirates Palace won the Explorer Award, which is given to the best restaurant overlooking the sea coast in the United Arab Emirates.

March 2, 2011

Al Bastakiya
12:21 GMT
(press release)

In a first of its kind initiative aimed at promoting Emirati and local artists, the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority is hosting the Sikka Art Fair from March 12 to 21, 2011, at Al Bastakiya.

March 1, 2011

Luxury brand set to open new hotel in Ras Al Khaimah in Q4 2011
14:21 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement for the second Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property in the Middle East.

February 28, 2011

Vik Naidu, General Manager, Al Rostamani Travel & Holidays
14:15 GMT
(press release)

Al Rostamani Group, one of the oldest and largest business conglomerates in the UAE, announced the appointment of Vik Naidu as General Manager, Al Rostamani Travel & Holidays.