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The consultancy expects some 7 million square feet of new malls with a size of over 1 million square feet to enter the market over the next two years.
July 8, 2014 - 14:32 GMT
Mall of the World, the latest addition to Dubai’s retail, hospitality and leisure offering, is expected to boost visitor numbers and further strengthen the emirate’s mall development pipeline.

June 1, 2014

Occupancy is expected to touch 70 per cent in Dubai
09:29 GMT

Hotels in the UAE are expected to see occupancy levels fall during June and July but pick up in August, according to analysts.

Hilton
07:50 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide hotels across Saudi Arabia celebrated the hospitality industry recently by participating in Careers@hilton Live: Youth In Hospitality Month.

May 29, 2014

Downtown Dubai
09:28 GMT
(press release)

From the pristine beaches, and the phenomenal mix of indoor and outdoor entertainment, to world-class culinary experiences, Dubai is indeed the unmatched destination for visitors.

May 28, 2014

Aftab Rahman, Sales Manager, Emirates Grand Hotel
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Grand Hotel announces the appointment of Aftab Abdul Raman and Muhammad Saqib Nawaz as Sales Managers, to assist in business development and manage the hotel’s key accounts.

May 27, 2014

Passenger traffic through Dubai’s main airport, one of the world’s busiest, rose 13.7 per cent from a year earlier to 6.16 million people in April, the airport operator said on Tuesday.
22:39 GMT

During the first four months of 2014, traffic at Dubai International Airport climbed 11.9 per cent to 24.52 million passengers.

A sewage plant is also being constructed, also part of infrastructural development in the UAE, and the first phase of the plant has already been completed, said Al Nuaimi.
03:55 GMT

Ajman is allocating 40 per cent of its 2014 budget to increase work on new development, economic and social projects, that aim to boost tourism in the emirate.

May 26, 2014

Al Bustan Centre and Residence stand at ATM
07:29 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence wrapped up yet another successful participation in the 21st Arabian Travel Market (ATM).

May 20, 2014

Egyptians performing Umrah is the principal activity for tourist companies in Egypt over the past three years given low incoming tourist traffic.
08:36 GMT

Cancellations of pilgrimages from Egypt to Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus, also known as the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), have exceeded 25%.

During the event
07:23 GMT
(press release)

Food connoisseurs were in culinary heaven at an exclusive event showcasing the eleven head chefs at Emirates Palace.

May 19, 2014

Biryani Muqabla competition
10:23 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa is inviting aspiring chefs to this year’s Biryani Muqabla competition, to be held at the award-winning Mumtaz Mahal Indian Restaurant on 30th May.

An Emirates Boeing 777 Freighter
09:06 GMT

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has added Mexico City and Atlanta to its flight schedule, further expanding its freighter network to more than 50 destinations around the world.

May 14, 2014

During the event
07:48 GMT

Millennium Resort Mussanah took part in this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), held recently in Dubai.

May 13, 2014

Ayman Lotfy, General Manager, Wyndham Grand Regency Doha
06:40 GMT

Wyndham Grand Regency Doha, Wyndham Hotel Group’s flagship property in the Middle East, was celebrated this week as one of the region’s leading hotels at the annual World Travel Awards in Dubai.

May 12, 2014

During the event
07:50 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence recently organized a Health Awareness Campaign for its employees on April 24, 2014.

The popular U.S.-based website recently published a list of “9 Places You Absolutely, Positively Must See Before You Die,” with Lebanon coming in at number six behind Santorini, Greece, and just before London.
06:55 GMT

With security holding and travel bans lifting, many Lebanese are hoping this summer could see a revival of the country’s vital tourism sector, which just received another small boost from an unlikely source: The Huffington Post.