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Hilton is encouraging people to be a weekender and reclaim their days off.
January 13, 2015 - 20:34 GMT
The UAE is a country of “fantasy weekenders”, more prone to staying at home and making exaggerated claims later, according to research released by Hilton.

December 21, 2014

Emaar Hospitality Group's Festivities
06:45 GMT
(press release)

As Dubai readies for another festive season, Emaar Hospitality Group is lifting the game with an unprecedented showcase of 100 ‘festive experiences’ that are truly unmatched.

A rendering of the Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi on Al Maryah Island once the project is completed, on track for Q2 2016 opening
05:56 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts, operator of the Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi on Al Maryah Island, and Mubadala Development Company, today announced the completion of the hotel’s structural framing.

December 18, 2014

Mini Josh, DOSM, Ramada Downtown Dubai
09:16 GMT

Ramada Downtown Dubai welcomes Mini Josh as its new Director of Sales and Marketing.

December 17, 2014

The Egyptian government has finished upgrading the airport in the resort town of Hurghada,
17:39 GMT

The airport in Hurghada, a major tourist hub on the coast of the red sea, will now be able to accommodate 13 million passengers annually.

December 15, 2014

Serious Eats Dinner with Starwood Preferred Guest
07:20 GMT
(press release)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. launched its Serious Eats Dinner Series with Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG).

Ramada Ajman Orchid Restaurant
04:40 GMT
(press release)

Celebrate the season’s joyful festivities through the exciting yuletide offers at Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman.

December 11, 2014

The deal is expected to complete by the end of the first quarter of 2015, with the proceeds going toward general corporate purchases.
10:37 GMT

Constellation Hotels, part of the Qatar Holding investment vehicle, has reached an agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group to buy its iconic InterContinental Paris Le Grand hotel for €330 million ($405 million).

Four Seasons Hotel Festive Beirut
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Guests at Four Seasons Hotel Beirut this December can look forward to a sensational crystal welcome as the city lights up for the festive season with a shimmering Swarovski Phantom Tree suspended in the lobby.

December 7, 2014

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel is collaborating with the Jordanian Artists Association to share the experience of local artworks with our local and international guests.

The Sheraton Hotel is one of the prominent landmarks in Qatar, which has hosted numerous Arab conferences and GCC summits.
05:55 GMT

The Qatar’s landmark hotel has been restored to its original 1982 glory as a new gigantic architectural building glorifying the past.

December 3, 2014

During the event
09:29 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman joins the entire nation in the celebration of the 43rd UAE National Day.

Executive chef James Norman of Britain
06:39 GMT
(press release)

Executive chef James Norman of Britain who joined the iconic Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi shuttle between 14 and 18 km a day to check work at the sprawling hotel’s restaurants and kitchens every day.

December 1, 2014

96,599 Kuwaiti tourists have visited so far this year compared to 66,714 tourists during the same period in 2013
23:33 GMT

8,197,917 tourists visited Egypt during the first 10 months of 2014.

During the event
10:31 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort has been awarded with Agoda’s prestigious 2014 Gold Circle Award in Jordan, making it the only resort in Aqaba to receive this award from Asia’s leading hotel booking site.

Emirates Grand Spa at the 45th floor
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Give yourself, your best friend or other loved ones special treat this season with a limited-time holiday treatment from Emirates Grand Spa.