Tourism & Hospitality

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A hospitable city, artificial beaches, some of the best hotels 
in the world and affordable treatment for a range of ailments is what new Dubai is now about.
August 19, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
From VIP packages to the most affordable ones, the packages will cover wellness and seven areas of treatment such as orthopaedic and sports medicine.

November 5, 2012

Experience Meetings
05:32 GMT
(press release)

Radisson Blu has launched Experience Meetings:This new concept for meetings and events harmonizes the meeting essentials: breakout rooms, food and connectivity with the intangibles: service, satisfaction and sustainability.

November 1, 2012

Bahrain's ruler has demanded that flag carrying airline Gulf Air  be recapitalised
09:25 GMT

Bahrain’s ruler King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa has issued a decree allocating BD185 million ($490.9 million) funding to support the ailing national airline Gulf Air, after a serious of troubling setbacks.

Concorde Hotel Fujairah
07:16 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel will focus on targeting both leisure and corporate markets, including the MICE business in this year’s World Travel Market.

Housekeeping Day
04:31 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence recently held a week-long celebration recognising the contributions of the Housekeeping staff, through a series of fun and entertaining events.

October 30, 2012

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa
05:37 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, located in the heart of the ancient cultural district of Dubai, will attend the upcoming World Travel Market (WTM) exhibition.

Iftikhar Hamdani, General Manager, Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
04:43 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, will attend this year’s World Travel Market to tap new outbound operators from UK and other markets, sports and leisure groups, and MICE business from all over the world.

Hotel occupancy rates in the UAE are slipping
04:00 GMT

Tourism chiefs may want more hotels for the UAE - but figures released on Sunday showed hotel occupancy, average daily rates and revenues all dipped in September compared to the same month in 2011

October 29, 2012

Eid proved to be a welcome shot in the arm for Bahrain's hotel industry
10:53 GMT

As protests continue in Bahrain, Eid provided a brief glimmer of hope for hoteliers as top hotels seeing high occupancy rates during the holiday.

October 25, 2012

Saudi Airlines have transported 300 Syrians to Jeddah in time for Hajj
05:00 GMT

A Saudi Airlines plane, the last to transport pilgrims for Hajj, carried 300 Syrian pilgrims to Jeddah after the kingdom facilitated their visa procedures in Beirut. The company added one more flight to their schedule to transport the pilgrims to Jeddah in time.

October 24, 2012

Orchid Restaurant
05:54 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai offers a great gastronomic deal at Orchid Restaurant, in celebration of Eid Al Adha.

October 23, 2012

Ramada Ajman
08:18 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman will organise a fashion show for children with disabilities supported by the Ajman Club for Handicapped, at the property’s Majestic Ballroom on 3rd November.

October 22, 2012

Following the bombing that killed Intelligence Chief Wissam al-Hassan, the private sector has called for the Prime Minister to resign
12:56 GMT

Lebanon’s leading private sector alliance called on Prime Minister Najib Mikati over the weekend to step down, as hotels in the capital reported cancellations following Friday’s killing of Intelligence Chief Wissam al-Hasan.

Mohammed Obeid Al Mazrouei, Chairman UAE official Hajj mission, has been inspecting conditions for Emirati pilgrims
12:42 GMT

Mohammed Obeid Al Mazrouei, Chairman UAE official Hajj mission, has inspected the housing complexes where Emirati's will stay during the pilgrimage, to ensure that they are of the necessary quality to perform the rituals.

Corniche restaurant
09:38 GMT

Eid Al Adha joyous celebrations are not complete without the tasty scrumptious offers from the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) cluster hotels in Jordan.

October 21, 2012

Al Bustan Shopping mall
12:50 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence invites residents and tourists to come and shop for a chance to win AED1 million in cash.