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Hilton is encouraging people to be a weekender and reclaim their days off.
January 13, 2015 - 20:34 GMT
The UAE is a country of “fantasy weekenders”, more prone to staying at home and making exaggerated claims later, according to research released by Hilton.

January 5, 2015

Sama Lounge-Favourite-Middle Eastern Restaurant
07:09 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach Residence, a premier hotel in Dubai’s prestigious leisure destination, announced that two of its dining outlets have been cited as finalists in the recently concluded What’s On Awards.

December 30, 2014

Majestic Ballroom, Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman
07:49 GMT

Celebrate blissful beginnings with your loved-ones, as you welcome the New Year at Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman!

December 29, 2014

Marriott International, a leading luxury hospitality group, has launched two new Residence Inn properties in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
11:58 GMT

Marriott International, a leading luxury hospitality group, has launched two new Residence Inn properties in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.

Hamdani receives Alleem Excellence Award
06:57 GMT

Iftikhar Hamdani, General Manager of Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, was recently honoured in the Alleem Sustainable Development Excellence Awards, in recognition of the hotel’s environmental initiatives.

December 28, 2014

Egyptian stock market listing committee has approved the offering of 10-15%
14:26 GMT

Egyptian stock market listing committee has approved the offering of 10-15% of Orascom Development Egyptian subsidiary, Orascom Hotels and Development (OHD) (ORHD).

December 23, 2014

Al Bustan Centre Shopping Mall
13:34 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence is proud to announce its participation in the 20th edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival which will run from 1st January to 1st February 2015.

During the event
08:52 GMT
(press release)

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel has led a new initiative to transform dreams of the underprivileged children at Al Bashir Hospital into reality.

Kenza Restaurant
07:58 GMT

Jumpstart 2015 with a joyful celebration at the heart of the city – at Ramada Downtown Dubai!

Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa
06:11 GMT

Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa is now accredited as the first approved training center for the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance UK (HABC) in Jordan.

Festive Season at Ramada Ajman
05:28 GMT

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman spread yuletide cheers and enlivened the holiday season with the singing of well-loved Christmas carols at its hotel lobby.

December 22, 2014

The World Islamic Travel Summit will focus on the theme of  "driving the Halal tourism revolution" (File Archive/ AFP).
13:00 GMT

Halal tourism now represents 13% of the global market and will be showcased at the World Islamic Travel Summit in Abu Dhabi next year.

During the event
10:57 GMT
(press release)

Millennium Resort Mussanah recently honoured their Omani staff at a dinner to celebrate the success of record bookings during the national day holiday.

Mohammed Mubarak Al-Shikely (right), GM Marketing, Oman Air and Jamal Al Azki (left), UK Country Manager of Oman Air holding the Skytrax award (Photo courtesy of World Airline Awards).
08:36 GMT

Oman Air won the title of World´s Leading Airline for Economy Class in 2014 in a ceremony in Anguilla.

The new visa system would garner huge revenues for the regional tourism sector and help facilitate financial and administrative procedures.
04:55 GMT

Foreign expatriates residing in the GCC states should be allowed to travel within the six Gulf nations without requiring visas, a senior official has said.

December 21, 2014

Emaar Hospitality Group's Festivities
06:45 GMT
(press release)

As Dubai readies for another festive season, Emaar Hospitality Group is lifting the game with an unprecedented showcase of 100 ‘festive experiences’ that are truly unmatched.