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Midwest Tower Hotel is one of Dubai's biggest landmarks and will undergo a makeover (Image: Booking.com)
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The Grand Midwest Tower will be getting a makeover in preparation for World Expo 2020, which is expected to welcome millions of tourists.

August 13, 2013

Starwood Hotels & Resorts
10:23 GMT

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announces the internationally-renowned King George hotel in Athens joinsThe Luxury Collection portfolio following a three-month renovation.

August 12, 2013

The latest addition to LVMH’s growing portfolio of five-star hotels consists of 39 rooms, suites and villas and was bought for an undisclosed sum.
10:04 GMT

LVMH Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, the French luxury goods conglomerate part owned by Qatar, has expanded its hospitality division.

St. Regis Saadiyat Island Private Pool
06:03 GMT
(press release)

The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, has unveiled the resort’s flagship Royal Suite, the largest hotel suite in the United Arab Emirates.

August 7, 2013

Concorde by Mourouj Fujairah
10:21 GMT
(press release)

Concorde by Mourouj Fujairah is celebrating the Eid Al-Fitr with fun-filled activities, great entertainments and huge discounts for the entire family to enjoy.

August 6, 2013

Turkish Airlines
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Turkish Airlines has announced additional flights from Riyadh and Jeddah in response to increased demand from the Kingdom to Istanbul for Eid holidays following the Holy month of Ramadan.

Sheraton Amman
08:51 GMT
(press release)

The Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel will celebrate Eid Al Fitr this year by offering guests a special buffet on the first two days of Eid.

August 5, 2013

InterContinental Aqaba Resort
09:20 GMT

This Eid Al Fitr, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Cluster hotels in Jordan have a lot to offer its guests to make their Eid holidays more special and more memorable.

August 4, 2013

Whilst the growth in number of tourists was impressive, the actual number could be even higher
12:06 GMT

Showing growth and dynamism, tourist arrivals from Australia into Oman grew by 71.2 per cent in 2012.

Al Ihsan Charity
11:15 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman teamed up with Al Ihsan Charity Association to help distribute packed meals to limited-income families and individuals in the emirates of Ajman and Sharjah during Ramadan.

InterContinental Aqaba Resort
11:14 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort has now been recognized by the well-known reservations website Booking.com with a rating of 8.5, based on the reviews of 170 guests.

Al Bustan Centre and Residence hosts travel agents from UFA
11:13 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence has hosted a familiarization tour for a group of 20 tour operators of Natalia tours from UFA, one of the twelve largest cities of Russia.

Dubai s Tourism Vision 2020 seeks to position the emirate as the foremost destination for leisure and business travellers
09:56 GMT

Dubai s plans for growth in the tourism sector seem to be on the right track as evidenced by the surge in number of visitors, 55 million, up by 111 per cent from last year, in the first half of this year.

Allen Smith, President and CEO of  Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
08:57 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts today announced that Allen Smith, currently CEO of Prudential Real Estate Investors, will become President and CEO of the luxury hotel company.

August 1, 2013

The occupancy rate for hotel apartments stood at 85.8 per cent, an increase of 6.5 per cent
07:36 GMT

Dubai attracted more than 5.5 million visitors during the first half of the year, increasing by 11.1 per cent year-on year.

Adel Erfan, new General Manager - MP Makkah
06:57 GMT

Mövenpick Hotel and Residences Hajar Tower Makkah announces the appointment of Adel Erfan as General Manager for the 1,200 rooms property which is ideally located in the heart of Makkah.