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For the third consecutive year, the United Arab Emirates has been named as the country in which most Arab youth would like to live as well as the country they would most like their own nation to emulate.
April 8, 2014 - 03:55 GMT
The UAE was ranked as the happiest Arab country and the 17th happiest in the world in the 2013 World Happiness Report, commissioned by the United Nations.

May 29, 2012

The number of hotel guest nights also rose by 3 per cent month-on-comparative-month to stand at 567,243
13:26 GMT

Abu Dhabi’s hotels and hotel apartments attracted 196,753 guests in April this year, a 7 per cent increase during the same month last year, official data revealed.

Earlier this month, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates asked its nationals not to travel to Lebanon and those residing there to leave
12:12 GMT

Prime Minister Najib Mikati said Monday that despite recent security incidents, Lebanon was still preparing to receive Arab and foreign tourists as usual.

During the event
09:14 GMT

Dozens of Crowne Plaza Amman colleagues have participated in the Young Volunteer Day initiative with INJAZ B.L.C.

Concorde Fujairah Hotel
05:34 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah, an elegant five-star hotel situated in the picturesque city of Fujairah, unveils its exciting summer promotions designed to make this season as enjoyable and memorable as ever.

May 28, 2012

To begin with the facility will be extended to cruise passengers to Dubai. The plan has been under discussion for almost three years
11:12 GMT

UAE is all set to introduce a multiple entry visa system from September this year.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts
07:38 GMT

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts announces it has signed two agreements with Asian Resorts Holding Limited to manage hotels in Cox’s Bazar and in the capital, Dhaka, marking the first foray into Bangladesh for the upscale international hotel company.

During the lunch
05:41 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa hosted lunch for the 300 travel agents from Australia and New Zealand visiting Dubai for a familiarization tour.

May 27, 2012

During the fire and evacuation drill
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence conducted a mandatory fire and evacuation drill to provide employees and the public with first-hand experience on how to deal with evacuation.

Hyatt Regency Mexico City
09:11 GMT
(press release)

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate completed its previously announced acquisition of the 756-room Hotel Nikko Mexico from Japan-Mexico Hotel Investment Co, for approximately US$190 million.

Lincoln Centre and DIFF team at Cannes
07:19 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai International Film Festival Chairman, Abdulhamid Juma, announced at the Cannes Film Festival that DIFF will be partnering with the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York.

May 24, 2012

Grand Gourmet Restaurant
07:52 GMT

Make your health & wellness your own priority for this week at Wyndham Grand Regency Doha Hotel which had brought to you the best selective healthy food at Grand Gourmet open buffet.

May 23, 2012

Iftikhar Hamdani, Ramada Ajman
09:25 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, unveils its spectacular promotion designed to make summer holidays fun and exciting for you and the whole family.

08:46 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) will embark on a promotional road show spanning six cities across the Gulf to endorse Qatar as the ideal destination for Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha.

Moussa El Hayek, Chief Operating Officer, Al Bustan Centre & Residence receiving the award
07:59 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, recently awarded its business partners with the 15th Anniversary Award in recognition of their remarkable support in promoting the property to its key markets.

May 22, 2012

The events raised questions on whether Lebanon would be able to attract the number of tourists and expats that it usually expects this time of year
12:39 GMT

North Lebanon’s volatile security conditions could threaten the country’s peak tourist season as hotels started to report cancellations Sunday.