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Preventative measured also include special equipment at airports to detect anyone who may be infected.
September 10, 2014 - 15:59 GMT
Hajj season is almost upon us, and in October an estimated three million Muslims from around the world will congregate in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform the Islamic pilgrimage.

February 18, 2014

Rola al-Helou, a journalist, said that an MEA employee told her she could not board her flight to Cairo because she was alone, and taunted her, challenging her to get up and walk to prove she was able-bodied.
03:24 GMT

“Although we appreciate Ms. Helou's feelings, the case should not in any way turn into a campaign to depict the company as heartless,” the statement said.

February 17, 2014

Bassam Abu Hassan, Hotel Manager of Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea
08:04 GMT

Mr. Oussama Massoud, Regional General Manager for IHG in Jordan and Palestine announced the promotion of Bassam Abu Hassan to the position of Hotel Manager of Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea.

February 16, 2014

Mr. Firas Irsheidat receiving the award
06:38 GMT

Ever since its opening less than two years ago, Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa has been enjoying success after success and award after award.

February 13, 2014

Jane Burnell , Four Seasons, Vice President Sales, Americas
11:15 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces the appointment of Jane Burnell to Vice President Sales, Americas.

Oman's tourism sector has been exponentially growing over recent years, placing Muscat at the center of the industry in the GCC (File Archive)
08:46 GMT

You don't have to just take our word for it: data shows Oman's tourism is exponentially on the rise.

The European Parliament is expected to vote for this agreement in April.
03:55 GMT

UAE Ambassador to Belgium, said the achievement is a fruit of huge efforts exerted by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs in line with the directives from Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister.

February 12, 2014

Egypt's tourism minister described 2013 as one of the worst years on record for the country's tourism industry (Courtesy of Al Jazeera)
13:00 GMT

Egypt's tourism sector has suffered dramatically with only 678,000 visitors in December 2013, representing a nearly 31 percent decrease from 2012 figures

InterContinental Aqaba Resort
09:52 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort has won two TripAdvisor awards in the 2014 Travellers’ Choice Awards.

February 11, 2014

Ramada Ajman Private Beach
08:42 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, presents a complete romantic treat to celebrate the special occasion of love.

February 10, 2014

Tamer Abu Jerise, new Food & Beverage Manager at InterContinental Aqaba Resort
10:20 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort has appointed Tamer Abu Jerise as the new Food & Beverage Manager at the resort. Abu Jerise will be in charge of all activities and operations related to food & beverage in the resort.

February 9, 2014

Intercontinental Aqaba Resort
11:06 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort hosted a dinner for the representatives of various media in Jordan who are located in Aqaba.

February 6, 2014

The statistics showed that more than 2 million tourists visited South Sinai and the Red Sea during the first quarter of 2013.
16:57 GMT

The Egyptian Tourism Authority (ETA) has officially released the country’s tourism figures for 2013, and it's really good news.

Flavors resturant low res
12:20 GMT
(press release)

Make this Valentine's Day special by celebrating with your loved one at Flavours Restaurant at Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, the first hotel for Wyndham Hotel Group in Dubai and the region.

February 4, 2014

The funds raised will support the international promotion and marketing of the emirate
08:11 GMT

Dubai will start imposing the "tourism dirham" fee on guests staying in all types of holiday accommodation, including hotels, hotel apartments, guesthouses and holiday homes from March 31.

February 2, 2014

While Abu Dhabi is known for attracting business tourism, it is increasingly becoming a destination for leisure tourism as well (File Archive)
08:44 GMT

More and more tourists are flocking to Abu Dhabi for leisure rather than business tourism, according to Emirates News Agency.