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For the third consecutive year, the United Arab Emirates has been named as the country in which most Arab youth would like to live as well as the country they would most like their own nation to emulate.
April 8, 2014 - 03:55 GMT
The UAE was ranked as the happiest Arab country and the 17th happiest in the world in the 2013 World Happiness Report, commissioned by the United Nations.

May 1, 2011

Peacock International Hotel Management and re-brand-ing known as long term partners, together they have experience in managing hotels and hospitality brands from around the region
14:10 GMT
(press release)

Peacock International Hotel Management announced its participation for the first time in the Arabian Travel Market along with re-brand-ing, a corporate identity and branding company.

The Marriott International Senior Sales Mission is aimed at bringing senior Marriott executives and hotels closer to its high-value customers and partners for a unique networking opportunity
13:46 GMT
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Marriott International announced that over 35 top Marriott executives from across the world have come together to embark on a Middle East Senior Management Sales Mission.

The scholarships consist of an 18 month diploma in Hospitality Management at NHI complemented by a 6 month internship at a property of Kempinski Hotels or with Dubai Golf
13:04 GMT
(press release)

The Wave, Muscat has announced the expansion of its role in the 40/40 Scholarship Fund by increasing the number of hospitality student scholarships from four to fifteen.

Marc Dardenne, CEO, Emaar Hotels & Resorts
12:04 GMT
(press release)

The Armani Hotel Dubai, the first hotel designed by Giorgio Armani, in collaboration with Emaar Properties, in Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, celebrates its first anniversary.

Nasser Al Nowais receiving the award
11:59 GMT
(press release)

Nasser Al Nowais, Chairman of Rotana was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 7th Annual Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), on the 1st of May 2011 in Dubai.

The new distribution channel would allow B2C customers to access Planet Travel & Tours products and services while the XML system will enable agents and customers worldwide to access other travel sites
10:47 GMT
(press release)

Planet Travel & Tours is introducing a new online booking system for its B2C (business-to-consumer) customers and adding XML (Extensive Markup Language) to its system to reach a wider market.

The Ramada Executive room rates is an addition to the property’s wide range of services
09:39 GMT
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Ramada Downtown Dubai will unveil Ramada Executive room rates and will launch Summer Promotions at the Arabian Travel Market at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Located on the King Faisal Road in downtown Sharjah, the Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah Hotel will comprise 187 rooms and 33 suites, an all-day dining restaurant, fitness centre and outdoor pool, four meeting rooms and a business centre
09:33 GMT
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, announces plans to further expand its presence in the Arabian Gulf emirate of Sharjah with the opening of the 220-room Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah Hotel in 2013.

The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh is prominently situated within the Diplomatic Quarter and is next to the King Abdul Aziz Conference Centre
07:09 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has announced plans to continue its rapid expansion in the Middle East with its first hotel in the capital and largest city in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

April 28, 2011

Winners at GFF 2011 closing ceremony
12:52 GMT
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The Gulf Film Festival, thanked its host of business partners and industry supporters following the conclusion of its successful fourth edition last week.

The property will present its unique operating strategy and unending commitment to provide the best for their guests to existing and potential clients attending the four-day show
11:03 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre & Residence, a deluxe property which offers world-class services and facilities in the city, is participating in the annual Arabian Travel Market.

The 2011 hala abu dhabi brochures feature a wide range of holiday itineraries offering tours, attractions and getaways to some of the most luxurious hotels and resorts in the UAE
10:31 GMT
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hala abu dhabi has launched its new and exciting brochures to audiences across the UAE and GCC to promote Abu Dhabi and the UAE as the number one tourist destination in the region.

To involve the little ones in the Earth Day celebrations, presentations on the environment and expert-led interactive sessions took place
09:06 GMT
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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo and KidZania at The Dubai Mall marked the global Earth Day on April 22, 2011 to raise awareness on the need to take concrete action on climate change.

The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be shown live under the hotel’s magnificent Dome!
07:20 GMT

Emirates Palace Hotel is in full preparation to providing its guests with an exclusive and unique opportunity to watch the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

April 27, 2011

The new office is located at Mazaya Centre on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai with a branch along Dubai Airport Road
11:07 GMT
(press release)

International Air Transport Association has opened Global Travel & Tourism LLC, a one-stop travel shop that will provide a full range of travel services to retail and corporate clients.