Tourism & Hospitality
January 7, 2014
Passenger numbers surge 16% as nearly 12 million people flew with the airline.
January 6, 2014
According to QTA, there are currently 81 hotels in Qatar with 110 under construction. Upon completion, they are expected to add around 18,931 rooms to the hospitality sector, which is expected to boost job creation.
January 5, 2014
A trip to Iran could include visiting Tehran, Shiraz, Esfahan and Persepolis, at least. So what do you think, a 2014 tourist hotspot?
January 2, 2014
With an EVW there is no requirement to provide biometrics, attend a visa application centre or hand in passports prior to travel.
Confusion reigns among travel agents and passengers of RAK Airways after the low-cost airline announced the suspension of all operations from January 1.
The iconic New Year’s Eve fireworks display by Emaar Properties at Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building and Downtown Dubai, captivated the world and put the international spotlight on Dubai.
December 31, 2013
Dubai International airport is on track to surpass its own traffic forecast of 65.4 million for the year, as it recorded 11 consecutive months of significant growth in 2013, according to latest data.
Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman marks its third consecutive year as the top-performing hotel in the northern emirates by achieving an average occupancy rate of 91% in 2013.
December 30, 2013
Occupancy in Abu Dhabi’s hotels and hotel apartments climbed 10 per cent to 83 per cent in November over the same period in 2012.
Millennium Resort Mussanah will say goodbye to 2013 in style with a beach party on New Year’s Eve but the resort is also reflecting on a successful year.
December 29, 2013
Ramada Downtown Dubai has recently hosted the visit of 37 tour operators from various cities of Russia for a Familiarization (FAM) Tour.
December 27, 2013
KSA's Jeddah announced that it will spend $160 million to ease traffic congestion in its metropolitan area.
December 26, 2013
As Dubai gets ready to welcome the world for the 19th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), Emirates Holidays, the tour operating arm of Dubai-based Emirates airline, has announced special holiday packages from Beirut to Dubai starting from US$ 694 per person.
Hotels in Dubai recorded the biggest increase in average daily rate, or ADR, in the Middle East/Africa region in November to underscore the emirate’s position as the fastest growing hospitality hub of the region.
December 23, 2013
GCC countries are planning to launch a European-style Schengen visa by mid-2014 to allow Gulf-based expats and foreign businessmen to move easily across the borders of the six-member bloc.