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The UAE, which is new to the industry in comparison to countries with older, developed health systems, requires a more focused approach to promote its available services.
One of the main challenges in the region is to reverse the outbound medical tourism trend, and provide specialised services in line with the required capacity and the prevalence of lifestyle diseases

August 9, 2011

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai
13:30 GMT

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek has announced that it is to serve a choice of Iftars during Ramadan, available in Boulvar, Shabestan and Al Mansour Dhow.

Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road’s General Manager, Erik Vedsegaard bids farewell to a family from the SNF Children’s Center after a Ramadan Iftar gathering
10:20 GMT

Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road gives back during Ramadan by welcoming SNF Children’s Center to a gourmet Iftar Buffet celebrating the Holy Month.

Al Khaimah Villa Pool
08:36 GMT
(press release)

This month, Banyan Tree Al Wadi tops the “10 Unique Luxury Hotels You’ll Never Forget” on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website.

Guests with Ramada Downtown Officials
08:32 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai played host to a group of travel agents from Siberia who were part of the Alpha Tours and Natalie Tours familiarization trip.

August 8, 2011

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Amman, Lobby
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Amman has been selected as one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 World's Best Hotels – the only hotel in Jordan to make its way onto the prestigious list this year.

Participants at EHG's Emiratisation program
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Emaar Hospitality Group, recently organised a series of meetings and seminars for Emiratis working across the group, as part of the company’s strategy to nurture Emirati talent.

August 7, 2011

Ramses Hilton
12:00 GMT

Break your fast and enjoy our spectacular Oriental Iftar Buffet served daily from sunset at the Terrace Café overlooking the River Nile.

Atieh Hamdarneh, the new General Manager of Boulevard Arjaan
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Rotana announced the appointment of Mr. Atieh Hamdarneh as General Manager of its first property in Jordan, Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana Amman.

August 4, 2011

Fouad Bizri, new general manager of Samaya Hotel Deira
12:34 GMT
(press release)

Samaya Hotel & Resorts, a five star property strategically located in the commercial and business districts of Deira, has appointed Mr. Fouad Bizri as the new general manager of Samaya Hotel Deira.

Ramadan campaign Glow in the month of Light at MODA Mall
11:43 GMT
(press release)

MODA Mall, Bahrain’s ultra-modern shopping destination at Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC) today announced the start of their special Ramadan campaign ‘Glow in the month of Light’.

Patrick Ritter, General Manager Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea and Levant Regional Director
09:47 GMT

Ulrich Eckhardt President of Middle East Africa Kempinski Hotels welcomes Patrick Ritter to Jordan in his new role as General Manager Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea and Levant Regional Director.

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Muscat
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has announced that it will host the 3rd Global Geotourism Conference taking place from October 30 to November 1, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt Muscat hotel.

August 2, 2011

Shabana with Ramada Downtown Officials
12:41 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai was the official residence of award-winning thespian and noted activist Shabana Azmi during her stay in the city to act in a play titled Broken Images.

Moussa El Hayek, Chief Operating Officer Al Bustan Centre & Residence
11:19 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre has recently organised a one-day “No Smoking” event to support the “Dubai without Smoking” initiative of the Dubai Municipality.

The performance of hotels in January to June in the emirate was described by the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) as the "best-ever" for the first-half
09:49 GMT

Hotels in Abu Dhabi received more than one million hotel guests in the first six month of the year