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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.

April 16, 2013

Al Bustan Centre & Residence
05:33 GMT
(press release)

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.

The number of tourists visiting Egypt in February of this year grew 12 percent year on year
03:59 GMT

The number of tourists visiting Egypt in February of this year grew 12 percent over the corresponding month one year earlier, new data from Egypt's official statistics agency CAPMAS showed on Monday.

April 15, 2013

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman
13:15 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman provided sponsorship for the World Down Syndrome Day event organised by Ajman Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled and Ajman Ministry of Social Affairs.

At the recruitment day
09:25 GMT

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea has organized a recruitment day in collaboration with JOHUD.

April 14, 2013

Mumtaz Mahal
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa joins the Asian and Indian communities in Dubai as they observe the Baisakhi Festival and Songkran (Thai New Year).

April 11, 2013

An industry body has said tourism's direct contribution to the Lebanese economy would decline by this year
09:09 GMT

The World Travel & Tourism Council estimated the tourism industry’s direct contribution to the Lebanese economy would decline by 2.1 percent this year,

April 10, 2013

Chef Philippe Gaudou
09:24 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman is participating in this year’s 3rd French Gastronomy Week that will be taking place from Thursday April 11th till Wednesday April 17th in V Lounge & Restaurant.

Bollywood actor Bobby Deol
08:36 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai, located in Dubai’s most prestigious and vibrant district, welcomed Bollywood actor Bobby Deol and his family during their brief stay in Dubai.

April 4, 2013

Frits van Paasschen, President & CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
13:15 GMT

Frits van Paasschen, President & CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide shared highlights and insights from the company’s immersion in the Middle East.

During the event
07:56 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, the popular hotel apartment among visiting tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, observed Earth Hour.

April 3, 2013

ABCR Fazza Athletes
11:57 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence honored the winning team of 5th Fazza International Athletics Championship held last March 21 to 27, 2013 at the Dubai Police Officers Club.

Ramada Ajman CleanUp
11:54 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, organised an environmental cleanup drive along the coastline of Ajman Public Beach.

April 2, 2013

Iran and Egypt are at odds over where Iranian tourists can visit
13:40 GMT

Egypt and Iran are reportedly at odds over the Egyptian government’s attempts to regulate the places Iranian tourists can visit.

Concorde Terry Fox Marathon
09:23 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel participated in the third annual Terry Fox Marathon of Hope held in Fujairah Corniche.

The first official tour group from Iran in decades arrived in Upper Egypt on Sunday amid tight security. (FIle Photo)
03:26 GMT

More than 50 Iranian tourists, the first official tour group from the Islamic republic in decades, arrived in Upper Egypt on Sunday amid tight security.