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Dubai’s top 10 tourism source markets remained for the most part unchanged compared to the previous year
August 25, 2014 - 06:48 GMT
Saudi Arabia continued to be Dubai’s primary source market as more than 5.8 million tourists stayed in Dubai hotels during the first half of 2014.

March 18, 2013

InterContinental Aqaba Resort
08:38 GMT

This Mother’s Day, celebrations are made more memorable and special with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) cluster hotels in Jordan.

Concorde Fujairah Hotel
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel announces its participation in this year’s Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition.

March 17, 2013

Many young people in UAE take on part-time hospitality work
11:22 GMT

Part-time workers in the UAE have been told to sign contracts and obtain work permits to prevent exploitation by dodgy companies.

Al Bustan Centre and Residence
10:16 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence hosted Kalba Club Football Team, playing a match with Al Ahli Club Team, in the UAE Football League.

Orchid Restaurant
07:50 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai offers special discounts and surprises to make the celebration of Mother’s Day extra joyful and meaningful.

March 14, 2013

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced an initiative to boost investment in Egypt's battered tourism sector.
14:17 GMT

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has announced an initiative to boost investment in Egypt's battered tourism sector.

March 12, 2013

Egypt's tourist industry is reeling after years of political unrest (Photo Getty)
10:51 GMT

The CST has reacted with alarm to the prosecutor-general's call for Egyptians to make citizens' arrests, citing tourist fears.

Waldorf Astoria brand in Qatar
04:46 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide plans to expand its Waldorf Astoria brand presence in the Middle East with a new property in Qatar, following the signing of a management agreement with Doha-based La Jolla.

March 11, 2013

Egypt has fallen to the lowest rank out of safety and security, a new survey reveals
03:00 GMT

Egypt has fallen to the lowest rank out of 140 countries evaluated in terms of safety and security just behind Pakistan, Chad and Yemen, in the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s Travel and Tourism (T&T) Competitiveness index.

March 10, 2013

Mexican Tacos
10:03 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman presents exciting F & B promotions for Easter and the months of March and April, guaranteed to entice the taste buds.

Intercontinental Aqaba Resort
08:28 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort announced the appointment of Chef Shanmuganathan Marimuthu as the executive chef at the resort.

Lebanon's tourism industry's  contribution to the Lebanese economy would reach $4.1 billion in 2013, new figures show
03:23 GMT

The World Travel & Tourism Council estimated that the travel and tourism industry’s direct contribution to the Lebanese economy would reach $4.1 billion in 2013, up by 1.8 percent from 2012.

March 7, 2013

Dubai is set to be the home of Paramount's first venture into the hotel and real estate industry.
14:12 GMT

Paramount, the maker of movies such as ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Titanic,’ is teaming up with property developer Damac to build a $1 billion hotel project in Dubai.

Europeans accounted for 40 per cent of hotel occupancy in Palestine, new figures show
08:47 GMT

More than 40 per cent of the guests who stayed in Palestinian hotels in the West Bank during fourth quarter 2012 were from European Union countries, new figures reveal.

March 6, 2013

Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa
08:07 GMT

The famous Lebanese restaurant Burj Al Hamam is now open in IHG’s Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa.