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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.

January 8, 2014

During the event
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(press release)

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman extended its support to Al Manar Al Eman Charity School in Ajman by hosting the MOVE Training Course Graduation, organised by Action Care UAE.

Chef Luca Bracchetti
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Crowne Plaza Amman is hosting a special one month long Italian promotion in its renowned outlet, the classy and contemporary V Lounge & Restaurant.

January 7, 2014

Six destinations were introduced to Etihad Airways’ network in 2013. (Image credit: Carlton Leisure)
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Passenger numbers surge 16% as nearly 12 million people flew with the airline.

January 6, 2014

In a bid to develop local talent, Qatar has also introduced various hospitality programmes at Stenden University Qatar.
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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

 The Gaurdian is placing the country as number 11 on its "Holiday hotspots: where to go in 2014"-list, just behind Bordeaux in France and Alberta in Canada.
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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

Travellers must complete their EVW online at least 48 hours before departure and present a printed copy on departure and again on arrival in the UK.
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With an EVW there is no requirement to provide biometrics, attend a visa application centre or hand in passports prior to travel.

The online booking on the company’s website yields ‘no flights available’. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
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Confusion reigns among travel agents and passengers of RAK Airways after the low-cost airline announced the suspension of all operations from January 1.

Burj Khalifa
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(press release)

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

The world’s second busiest international hub recorded another month of high growth in November by handling 9.5 per cent more passengers to cross six million passenger mark, says a report issued by Dubai Airports.
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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 & Suites Ajman
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(press release)

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

Hotel occupancy in Abu Dhabi is expected to increase 2014. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
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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
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(press release)

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

Russian farm trip
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(press release)

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

Jeddah authorities are planning to spend $160 million in 2014 to ease traffic woes for its residents (File Archive)
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KSA's Jeddah announced that it will spend $160 million to ease traffic congestion in its metropolitan area.

December 26, 2013

Downtown Dubai Burj Khalifa
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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.