Tourism & Hospitality
May 9, 2013
Marriott International plans to aggressively grow its portfolio of 'extended stay’ segment which includes brands like the Marriott Executive Apartments and the Residence Inn, in the Middle East over the coming few years, according to a senior Marriott executive.
May 8, 2013
The UAE is in talks with Virgin Galactic to start commercial space flights in 2013 with Abu Dhabi as a regional hub for the 21st Century spaceport, said Frank Rose, deputy assistant secretary (Space and Defense Affairs) at the US Department of State.
Crowne Plaza Amman held a special colleagues gathering to celebrate the outstanding performance of the colleagues, as well as announcing the promotions of others.
Nasair, a low-cost carrier based in Saudi Arabia, is set to go public as the airline prepares for an initial public offering (IPO), a top official said.
May 7, 2013
Visitors to the UAE spent around $4.7 billion via their Visa cards last year, a 17.1 per cent increase compared to the previous year.
Al Bustan Centre & Residence hosted the stay of athletes of the 5th Fazza International Basketball Wheelchairs Championship.
Qatar Airways is preparing to open business in Saudi Arabia as one of two operators that won in December licenses to serve the Kingdom’s domestic market.
May 6, 2013
The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) is going all out to woo tourists from the region, especially Saudi Arabia.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announces the debut of the Four Points by Sheraton brand in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the new Four Points by Sheraton Riyadh Khaldia.
The new generation of business executives, entrepreneurs and leisure travellers now have a hotel brand tailored just for them with the launch of Vida Hotels and Resorts by Emaar Hospitality Group.
April 30, 2013
Saudi Arabians have been ranked the world’s biggest spenders abroad, with travelers budgeting an average of $6,666 per trip, according to a survey by Visa.
Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman will attend this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), to promote Ajman as a tourist and business destination, and maintain the property’s high occupancy.
Visitors from Saudi Arabia represent a small but high value and fast-growing proportion of the small Emirate of Ras Al-Khaimah's tourism sector, according to officials.
Despite Monday's sentencing to three British tourists in Dubai, tourism between the UK and UAE is flying.
Al Bustan Centre and Residence, the popular hotel apartment among visiting tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, is participating in Arabian Travel Market.