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.

January 18, 2011

UNWTO
09:00 GMT

International tourism recovered strongly in 2010 according to the advance release of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) World Tourism Barometer.

Helmut Meckelburg, CEO, Safir Hotels & Resorts
08:52 GMT
(press release)

Safir Hotels and Resorts have announced its partnership with Trust International in its quest to improve its current reservation system.

January 17, 2011

Capital Centre Rotana
13:53 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 region.

During the ceremony
13:41 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Hotel Fujairah, recently hosted the opening ceremony of the first regional office of International Theatre Institute (ITI) Unesco in the emirate.

January 16, 2011

Eyad Ali Abdul Rahman, Executive Director, Media Relation & Business Development, DTCM
12:23 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has announced that a new survey has named Dubai as the world's top shopping destination among shoppers in the Arab World.

January 13, 2011

Susan Helstab, Executive Vice President of Marketing , Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
13:20 GMT
(press release)

Susan Helstab has been named one of the “Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing” for 2010 by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts
11:34 GMT

Interactive and with value-added benefits for guests are likely to be the big three trends influencing the hotel industry within the Middle East in 2011, according to Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.

A luxurious room at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
11:16 GMT
(press release)

Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) represents a bold and refreshing contrast among its lofty neighbours.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
09:43 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) officially opens its doors today.

Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa
09:05 GMT
(press release)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is strengthening its long established position in the Middle East as one of the leading luxury hotel operators in the region.

January 12, 2011

Joanne Zarifé, Marketing Manager, Edee Sands
10:03 GMT

Eddé Sands Hotel and Wellness Resort, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne Zarifé as its new Marketing Manager.

January 11, 2011

Moevenpick Hotel & Convention Centre KLIA
14:49 GMT
(press release)

Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts has signed a management agreement to operate a 333-room upscale property, convention centre and wellness facility in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Anti-Smoking Awareness Campaign at Porto Arabia’s Boardwalk, La Croisette
13:11 GMT
(press release)

Porto Arabia’s boardwalk ‘La Croisette’, is becoming a popular destination not just for leisurely walks, but also for a number of community activities and initiatives.

Abu Dhabi Yacht Show
11:31 GMT
(press release)

Visitors to the third Abu Dhabi Yacht Show (ADYS) this March can look forward to a double-header super-luxury weekend as the event, at the stunning Yas Marina

January 10, 2011

The landmark 5-star hotel, Erbil Rotana
10:42 GMT
(press release)

Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East and Africa, proudly announced the opening of its first property in Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq, the landmark 5-star hotel, Erbil Rotana.