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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.

May 10, 2011

The Address Hotels + Resorts team
07:39 GMT
(press release)

The Address Hotels + Resorts has won five key honours at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2011 highlighting the credentials of Dubai’s leading hotel operator in luxury leisure and business hospitality.

May 9, 2011

Al Tayyar Travel Group award which was received at the 5th Annual Domestic Airports Summit
13:49 GMT
(press release)

"Al Tayyar Travel Group", the official Golden sponsor, was merited at the end of "5th Annual Domestic airports Summit".

Jara executive committee and Umniah CEO, Ihab Hinnawi, during the press conference
12:23 GMT
(press release)

The Jabal Amman Residents Association (Jara) announced today that Souk Jara 2011 will open its doors on Friday May 13, until the end of summer.

Participants at the World Junior Games 2011
10:40 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre & Residence was the official residence of the athletes and delegates of the 2011 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation (IWAS) World Junior Games.

The Emirates Palace’s team is currently promoting tourism by presenting the summer’s hot special offers for unique holidays
09:12 GMT

The Emirates Palace Hotel offers hot deals on Summer Holidays 2011, with a special promotion that aims to provide an opportunity for guests, citizens and residents of the UAE and the GCC countries.

Mövenpick Dead Sea
07:17 GMT

Expedia has named Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea among the top-ranked hotels on this year’s Expedia Insiders’ Select list.

May 8, 2011

Participants in the three-day STEP training
11:47 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, participated in the three-day STEP training organised by Wyndham Hotel Group in Doha, Qatar from 10th April to 12th April.

Sven Wiedenhaupt, Four Seasons Hotel Damascus new General Manager
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Damascus is pleased to welcome its new General Manager Sven Wiedenhaupt.

May 5, 2011

The award has encouraged the Aloft Abu Dhabi to provide their guests with a unique experience and everlasting memories
08:52 GMT

Aloft Abu Hotel has received 'Best New Hotel' award during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) for innovation in design.

May 4, 2011

Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel
14:00 GMT
(press release)

Moevenpick managed Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel wins best new business hotel Middle East at Business Traveller Awards 2011.

Sir Rocco Forte speaking at ATM
12:29 GMT
(press release)

Sir Rocco Forte defined the Middle East as one of the key luxury travel markets worldwide, during at the ILTM Ultratravel Forum at the Arabian Travel Market 2011.

Arabian Travel Market 2010 boasted more than 2,200 exhibitors from 65 countries
11:53 GMT
(press release)

Visa issues, new itineraries and a strategy to encourage more local travellers to take to the waters are among the challenges facing the Gulf cruise tourism sector.

The Annual Pass allows families the chance to immerse themselves over and over again in the exhilarating world of Ferrari
10:51 GMT
(press release)

Fans of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi can now enjoy access to the Park all year round following the launch of the Annual Pass.

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa, a diver’s paradise and a romantic retreat for the discerning Middle Eastern traveller
10:34 GMT
(press release)

Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa is the first Hyatt hotel to open in the Maldives.

Alejandro Bernabé, the hotel's General Manager, receiving the award
09:57 GMT
(press release)

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates took home the coveted award for the Middle East’s Leading Leisure Hotel at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2011.