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 10, 2011

Petra
10:18 GMT

The ancient city of Petra in Jordan posted an increase of 27% in the number of visitors during 2010.

January 9, 2011

Haitham Nassar, Ramses Hilton's general manager with the Team members during "Family day".
12:04 GMT

In creating a team spirit and strengthening ties between Ramses Hilton team members, Haitham Nassar has invited the team members and their families to an outing in a sports club in Cairo.

January 6, 2011

The Brand New Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf
14:12 GMT
(press release)

Middle East residents and expatriates heading to and from Europe are choosing Dusseldorf as a stop-over destination that offers a delightful mix of culture and cuisine.

Wyndham Hotel Group
09:01 GMT
(press release)

Wyndham Hotel Group, today announced its continued expansion in the Middle East with the opening of the Ramada Encore Doha, the region’s first Ramada Encore hotel.

Horst Walther-Jones, General Manager of the Mövenpick Hotel
08:14 GMT

German national Horst Walther-Jones has been appointed General Manager of the Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach Dubai.

January 5, 2011

Starwood Hotels and Resorts
13:11 GMT
(press release)

Starwood Hotels and Resorts is ringing in the new year with a special offer to make travel for its Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) members extra rewarding.

Luis Maroto President & CEO Amadeus
10:42 GMT
(press release)

Amadeus announces that as of 1 January 2011, Luis Maroto, former Deputy CEO of Amadeus, has replaced David V. Jones as President & CEO of the company.

Dubai Emirates Challenge Cup
08:57 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) recently extended its support to the Emirates Challenge Cup exhibition match played between Al Ahli and AC Milan in Dubai.

December 29, 2010

Hilton HHonors
13:40 GMT

Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's ten distinct hotel brands, today announced its latest global promotion, More Nights, More Points, from January 3 through March 31, 2011.

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
09:47 GMT
(press release)

According to a survey released by Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, more than 60% of respondents in the global social media study use social media to stay in touch with family and friends while traveling.

December 27, 2010

Khalid A. Bin Sulayem, DTCM Director General
13:22 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has revealed the progress of Dubai’s tourism sector during the first nine months of 2010.

December 21, 2010

Jerusalem
11:25 GMT

Palestinian Authority Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Dr. Khouloud Daibes, said the preparations for this Christmas were carried out via a joint effort .

December 13, 2010

Amadeus
13:10 GMT

In the Middle East, $4 trillion USD has been announced in travel and tourism projects, $86 billion USD is earmarked for airport development and $7 billion USD is being invested in hotel projects.

November 24, 2010

F1
10:12 GMT

The collaboration showcases Rotana’s solid stature as a pioneer in the hospitality industry.

November 23, 2010

Cairo
09:17 GMT

DTZ's report on the Cairo hospitality market, released today, assesses the respective hospitality markets in east and west Cairo, setting out key market drivers and trends.