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The consultancy expects some 7 million square feet of new malls with a size of over 1 million square feet to enter the market over the next two years.
July 8, 2014 - 14:32 GMT
Mall of the World, the latest addition to Dubai’s retail, hospitality and leisure offering, is expected to boost visitor numbers and further strengthen the emirate’s mall development pipeline.

June 23, 2014

Award-winning chef, Theo Randall and children’s food expert Annabel Karmel
08:18 GMT
(press release)

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is rolling out its new signature InterContinental Planet Trekkers Menu, created exclusively for children, across its InterContinental Hotels & Resorts properties.

June 22, 2014

“The UAE and Saudi Arabia have emerged with two of the most robust pipelines in the Middle East, as these two countries combined make up 70.0 percent of the rooms in the region’s pipeline,” Winkle said.
18:05 GMT

Average daily rate (ADR) for the month stood at $182.76, while revenue per available room (RevPAR — a benchmark for performance) touched $128.38.

Citizens travelling abroad were also advised to read the travel advice page at the ministry’s website and to enrol in the Tawjdi (my whereabouts) service program
17:35 GMT

Hamad Mohammad Al Junaibi, UAE’s Charge D’Affaires in Lebanon, urged Emiratis who are in Lebanon at present to leave the country immediately and to coordinate with the UAE embassy in Beirut to facilitate their departure.

For years, the administration of former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad put off all but the most adventurous travelers.
04:55 GMT

Even the Iranian law requiring women to cover up and the ban on alcohol have not discouraged British tourists.

June 19, 2014

The GCC spend was part of a total spending of $27 million from global visitors to Brazil during the four-day period.
22:59 GMT

Payments firm Visa revealed that GCC travellers to Brazil spent over $500,000 on their Visa accounts during the first four days of the FIFA World Cup from June 12- 15.

Jordanians and tourists will be able to take a bus tour of old Amman as part of an initiative launched by the Jordan Express Tourist Transportation Company (JETT).
22:46 GMT

“Amman is full of beautiful sites, and this trip will provide people with a great opportunity to get a closer look at them,” he told The Jordan Times over the phone.

Belle View Restaurant
08:31 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Hotel Fujairah presents delightful Iftar and Sohour offers including early bird and special group discounts, in celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Mr Ayman Lotfy with the Wyndham Cricket Team
06:10 GMT

Wyndham Grand Regency Doha won the eleventh annual Premier Cricket League Qatar - Inter Hotel Championship 2014, held at Qatar Veterans Cricket Grounds in Lusail.

Maha Bourachi, Director of Sales and Marketing, Four Seasons Hotel Beirut
06:01 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut announces the appointment of a new Director of Sales and Marketing, Maha Bourachi.

June 18, 2014

Panorama Restaurant
09:40 GMT
(press release)

Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan with your family and friends with the exclusive Iftar and Suhoor offers at Emirates Grand Hotel.

Rmadan
06:03 GMT

Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida’a offers its guests an opportunity to create great memories with their loved ones by celebrating the most important month of the Islamic calendar with traditional Ramadan festivities.

June 17, 2014

During the event
08:32 GMT

Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa hosted another tweet-up recently, where social media activists and influencers were invited to the five-star resort for a day filled with activities.

June 15, 2014

Inflatable Giant Screen for World Cup Matches
07:49 GMT

Guests can cheer for their favorite teams when watching the much-anticipated World Cup matches on a giant inflatable screen on the InterContinental Aqaba Resort exclusive beach, specifically at the Beach Front.

June 11, 2014

Bastakiya Café & Restaurant
13:51 GMT
(press release)

This Ramadan Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, invites you to break your fast with a wide selection of Indian/Pakistani and traditional Arabic and international delicacies at Bastakiya Café & Restaurant.

Hani Abu Lafi, Director of Sales & Marketing, Four Seasons Hotel Amman
07:14 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces that Hani Abu Lafi has been appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at the Hotel.