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Midwest Tower Hotel is one of Dubai's biggest landmarks and will undergo a makeover (Image:
The Grand Midwest Tower will be getting a makeover in preparation for World Expo 2020, which is expected to welcome millions of tourists.

May 20, 2012

Those who have to be in Lebanon should be in contact with the UAE Embassy and they are urged to exit the country as soon as possible
12:23 GMT

The UAE, Qatar and Bahrain urged their citizens to avoid travel to Lebanon, where clashes linked to the conflict in neighbouring Syria have left several people dead.

Crowne Plaza
09:19 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman has announced its participation INJAZ’s Young Volunteer Day initiative.

Ajman City Centre
08:40 GMT
(press release)

Ajman City Centre is hosting shopping, dining and entertainment for the family with daily and weekly chances to win exciting prizes until May 31st.

Qatar Tourism Authority
06:58 GMT
(press release)

The Qatar Tourism Authority released its report on the performance of the tourism sector in Qatar during the first quarter of 2012 which saw the average number of GCC visitors to Doha saw a 22% growth.

May 17, 2012

FSH Cairo at The First Residence - Behind the Scenes in the Hotel Kitchen
10:51 GMT
(press release)

For young guests staying at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence, the excitement begins right from the moment they check in, with a welcome gift from the Hotel’s toy wagon and special kid-sized robes and slippers waiting in the room.

The rise was attributed to the increasing number of visitors from Libya, Iraq, the US and Saudi Arabia
10:41 GMT

Jordanian Tourism revenues in the first four months of this year stood at JD776.7 million, an increase of 10.5 per cent compared to JD703 million.

Residence Inn
07:51 GMT
(press release)

Marriott Kuwait Hotels announced a key milestone in its expansion plans and commitment to developing the hospitality sector in Kuwait.

May 16, 2012

A single visa can speed things up in the cruise business as ships use Dubai as the hub to sail to other countries in the region such as Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait
12:36 GMT

The plan for a single visa system for the GCC countries for cruise passengers, awaits to be offered as early as September.

Duqm, Oman’s new city on the Arabian Sea, meanwhile, will see the opening of three hotels with a total of 391 rooms
10:17 GMT

Oman’s resort and hotel portfolio will continue to expand with more than 2,000 additional rooms scheduled for opening in 2012-2013.

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman attended the Kazakhstan International Tourism Fair and brought positive results with the team meeting new contacts and potential business partners.

Crowne Plaza
08:28 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman is famous for understanding what the public -and particularly its guests- wants, and strives to meet their desires and expectations.

May 15, 2012

KSA is a growing tourism market for Oman with the number of Saudi nationals visiting Oman reaching 60,000 in 2011
11:52 GMT

Oman records 17 per cent increase in Saudi passenger arrivals in 2011.

May 14, 2012

Hyatt Regency Dubai
08:26 GMT
(press release)

Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt and Hyatt Regency hotels in Dubai have been recognized for their leadership in environmental sustainability at the inaugural Hyatt Thrive Leadership Awards.

Enda M Mullin, General Manager of Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel & Towers
07:33 GMT

Enda M Mullin appointed as General Manager of Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel & Towers, is delighted to be in Jordan.

Animation team
07:04 GMT

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea introduces a dynamic and very active animation team that is guaranteed to spread fun and joy all day long.