Tourism & Hospitality

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Israel's war against Hamas came at the beginning of the peak tourist season, which includes July and August and runs through the Jewish High Holiday season and early winter.
September 29, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
The summertime fighting delivered a serious hit to Israel's thriving tourism industry, causing losses of hundreds of millions of dollars and sparking concern that aftershocks may continue well after the war.

October 17, 2011

Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in Bahrain
13:15 GMT
(press release)

Marriott International will be opening a Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in Bahrain in early 2012, the company’s first in the region.

October 16, 2011

Mumtaz Mahal Restaurant
13:22 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.

Lebanese chef, Ibrahim Khalil Hamam, W Doha’s new Executive Sous Chef
11:44 GMT
(press release)

W Doha, the luxury lifestyle brand that is home to Doha’s finest food sensations, has recruited award-winning Lebanese chef, Ibrahim Khalil Hamam, to be W Doha’s new Executive Sous Chef.

Bugra Berberoglu, Emirates Palace General Manager
10:08 GMT

The Emirates Palace Hotel, expects a fruitful season with the sports & cultural activities and events which will be witnessed in Abu Dhabi until the end of 2011 and during 2012.

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong in China
09:46 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong in China was named Best Overall Hotel in the World by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler in The United States.

Iftikhar Hamdani, General Manager of Ramada Ajman Hotel receiving Daniel Esvandi, Senior Product Manager of JT Touristik
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman played host to Mr. Daniel Esvandi, Senior Product Manager of JT Touristik, one of the leading tour operators in the German market and one of the biggest leisure partners of the property.

Naguib Sawiris at Ramses Hilton Hotel, Egypt
08:36 GMT

Haitham Nassar, General Manager of Ramses Hilton had the honor to welcome Naguib Sawiris.

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
08:19 GMT
(press release)

ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre) will host six events in the coming week including two new shows, bringing to more than 10, the number of events being hosted this October.

October 13, 2011

The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, Indoor Pool
09:59 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company continues its show its strong commitment to the Middle East with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh on October 24, 2011.

Park Hyatt Dubai
08:25 GMT
(press release)

Park Hyatt Dubai has been given the Reader’s Choice “Best Hotel in the Middle East” award by one of the world’s most prestigious luxury travel magazines, Condé Nast Traveler.

October 12, 2011

Peter Fulton, Managing Director, Hyatt International, South West Asia
13:25 GMT
(press release)

Park Hyatt Dubai has been given the Reader’s Choice “Best Hotel in the Middle East” award by one of the world’s most prestigious luxury travel magazines, Condé Nast Traveler.

Female Traveller Programme, designed to meet the unique needs of the female guest
09:46 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre is the first in the Kingdom’s capital to develop and offer a Female Traveller Program that is designed to meet the unique needs of the female guest.

QTA Seminar
07:13 GMT
(press release)

A two-day seminar for Qatar’s key hospitality and tourism industry figures on e-marketing strategies and digital tools to improve sales ended in Doha today.

Bahrain City Centre
06:59 GMT
(press release)

Bahrain City Centre is the hottest ticket this month with its ‘Fall for Fashion’ event - an exclusive preview into the season’s best beauty, fashion and style trends.

October 11, 2011

DJ Sabrina
14:16 GMT

Tamanya Terrace at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City has lined up another international guest act.