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Wasl Asset Management plans to open four three-star hotels in the emirate next year.
December 12, 2014 - 19:56 GMT
A company owned by Dubai’s government plans to open four hotels in the emirate next year to expand the supply of mid-priced rooms in a market dominated by luxury accommodation.

November 12, 2012

During the event
04:34 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence attended the celebration for the 21st anniversary of Art Tour Moscow, during the Moscow Leisure 2012 exhibition.

November 11, 2012

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
10:34 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman rolls out room promotions for the months of November and December to jumpstart the winter season.

November 8, 2012

Hospitality sector vows to ignore smoking ban
08:45 GMT

At least one portion of the Lebanese community are still up in arms about the smoking ban that is costing them good business. Restaurant owners and members of the hospitality industry have come out to protest non-smoking policy.

November 6, 2012

Starwood Hotels
09:01 GMT

Starwood Hotels & Resorts launches an engaging and multi-lingual news portal designed to provide international journalists, bloggers and other external audiences with easy access to major Starwood news.

Arabian Courtyard Facade Sideview
04:44 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa invites all food lovers to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at the award winning Indian restaurant Mumtaz Mahal.

Designer Hoorin Mumtaz with the models
04:41 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman hosted a successful and well-attended fashion show and gala dinner dubbed as “Fashion with Passion” for the benefit of Ajman Club for Handicapped.

November 5, 2012

About 32,000 cruise tourists were expected to visit the country
09:34 GMT

Bahrain's cruise season is officially launched on Friday when a German liner carrying 2,300 tourists docks at the Khalifa Bin Salman Port.

InterContinental Hotels Group
07:40 GMT

InterContinental Hotels Group Jordan cluster hotels announced their participation in the renowned World Travel Market (WTM) which is taking place in London from November 5th till November 8th.

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