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Chinese tourist numbers have recovered from their plunge following the 2012 eruption of the spat between Beijing and Tokyo over islands in the East China Sea.
July 13, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
Prayer rooms, hijabs made from local silk and even halal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as tourism bosses wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.

June 9, 2011

The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
13:41 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, has announced a major expansion and development initiative which it expects will bring the total number of properties in their portfolio to over 100 around the world by 2016.

One of Dubai Public Library's educational activities
10:28 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Public Library, under the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority,has launched the ‘Our Summer is All About Arts & Culture’ initiative featuring fun and educational summer activities for children and adults.

Edgar Vaudeville, PR and Events Manager, W Doha with the winners
10:00 GMT
(press release)

W Doha, the contemporary design-conscious and iconic lifestyle hotel, is sponsoring the Talent Contest Awards for Dance and Music Groups at the World Environment Day (WED2011) celebrations.

Steve Kaiser, Vice President of Marine Science and Engineering, Atlantis and Serge Zaalof, Chief Operating Officer, Atlantis, during the press conference
06:47 GMT
(press release)

Atlantis, The Palm invites guests and residents to contribute to the conservation of the ocean on 11 June to celebrate World Oceans Day.

June 8, 2011

The Dining Guide features 88 dining options in Jordan from family style to fine dining and everything in between
12:14 GMT

The Deyafah's dining has been released weeks ago and 5,000 copies were distributed all over Jordan.

Bruno Huber, General Manager of Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea with corporate partners
11:33 GMT

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts in Jordan celebrated their partnership with supporting corporation and organizations during a gala event held at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea on 25th May 2011.

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut
11:01 GMT
(press release)

The jewel in the crown of Four Seasons Hotel Beirut, The Roof is set to redefine the city’s legendary nightlife scene when it claims the title of the highest lounge in town this summer.

Al Saharil Villa Pool
10:32 GMT
(press release)

Banyan Tree Al Wadi was named Ras Al Khaimah’s leading resort, the Middle East’s leading villa resort as well as the UAE’s leading villa resort, at the World Travel Awards on 2nd May 2011.

W Hotel in Samui Island, Thailand
09:31 GMT

From the fourth annual International Music Summit (IMS) in Ibiza, Spain, W Hotels Worldwide today unveiled their highly anticipated global iPhone application.

Jumeirah Frankfurt
08:53 GMT
(press release)

Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality group, has announced it will be opening its first property in mainland Europe, Jumeirah Frankfurt.

Antoine Medawar, Vice President of Amadeus Middle East & North Africa
08:21 GMT
(press release)

Amadeus announced that Rotana are the first MENA hotel organisation to launch a new chain code, ‘RO’, on Amadeus.

Nezesaussi, brew battered Campese crab
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Conservatory Restaurant presents its a la carte menu, available for lunch and dinner, boasting a wider range of classic and original creations, all designed to satisfy your senses and personal taste.

Jazz artist and seven-time Grammy Award winner, Al Jarreau, will launch ADMAF's Artists' Studio
08:11 GMT
(press release)

This year ADMAF is launching a new, long-term initiative that will open yet another window of opportunity to nurture creative thinking in the UAE.

Culinary Concepts Chef Lea Bardeen with Executive Chef, Prakash Seetul, and Chef de Cuisine, Darsin Joseph
07:29 GMT
(press release)

Spice Market at W Doha launches its Summer menu adding 13 new seasonal dishes incorporating exciting new seasonal ingredients.

Lobby Lounge Cafe, Cheese Evening
07:21 GMT
(press release)

Leisurely meals with friends and family take centre stage as cool spring days give way to sunny afternoons and balmy summer nights.