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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 16, 2012

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.

May 9, 2012

Dubai's hotel occupancy jumped by two per cent over the same period last year to 88 per cent
10:23 GMT

The first quarter of 2012 saw Dubai hotels performing better than the corresponding period last year as room yields and occupancy jumped.

Mövenpick Hotel & Resort
05:55 GMT

The international upscale hotel company, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed Mr. Maged Gubr General Manager of Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida’a Kuwait.

Mr. Omar Hussain Alfardan, President of Resorts Development Company and Alfardan Group and Mr. Frits van Paasschen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Hotels & Resorts
05:43 GMT
(press release)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide officially inaugurated The St. Regis Doha - Qatar’s newest luxury destination - with the unveiling of a commemorative plaque on May 5, 2012.

May 8, 2012

MTV video music award won for Ray of Light
09:19 GMT
(press release)

BurJuman brings you the stunning Simply Madonna exhibition awards and personal items that celebrate Madonna’s stupendous 25 year long career reign.

07:52 GMT
(press release)

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, the city’s first true leisure address, welcomes award winning producer and composer Joshua Lebofsky, now entertaining guests at two of the hotel’s venues.

There are currently 10,000 Libyans in the Kingdom’s hotels
07:09 GMT

The Libyan authorities will soon pay the Kingdom’s hotels part of their outstanding dues for accommodating Libyan citizens.

Le Méridien, Budapest
05:33 GMT

The Al Habtoor Group announced on Monday May 7,that it had added another asset to its growing list of hotel properties – this time in Budapest.

May 7, 2012

Sharjah City Centre
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Sharjah City Centre, the Emirate’s leading shopping and entertainment destination, is placing greater focus on tourism initiatives to support the increasing numbers of visitors to the UAE.

Egypt welcomed 753,000 visitors who stayed a total of 8.3 million nights in February
08:51 GMT

The number of tourists to Egypt more than trebled in February compared with the same period last year at the height of the unrest.

Bahrain City Centre
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain City Centre concluded its ‘Electrocity’ campaign by giving away a total of 39 electronics prizes and one grand prize worth BD 3,000.