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Dubai’s top 10 tourism source markets remained for the most part unchanged compared to the previous year
August 25, 2014 - 06:48 GMT
Saudi Arabia continued to be Dubai’s primary source market as more than 5.8 million tourists stayed in Dubai hotels during the first half of 2014.

March 7, 2013

Europeans accounted for 40 per cent of hotel occupancy in Palestine, new figures show
08:47 GMT

More than 40 per cent of the guests who stayed in Palestinian hotels in the West Bank during fourth quarter 2012 were from European Union countries, new figures reveal.

March 6, 2013

Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa
08:07 GMT

The famous Lebanese restaurant Burj Al Hamam is now open in IHG’s Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa.

March 5, 2013

Sunset over the river Nile in Cairo
12:58 GMT

Tourists from the Persian state will be allowed to visit Egypt after diplomatic breakthrough.

March 4, 2013

Frits van Paasschen, Starwood President & CEO
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the beginning of a month-long relocation of its global headquarters from Stamford, CT to Dubai.

March 3, 2013

08:46 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Tourism Authority will lead the Qatar delegation at ITB Berlin from 6-10 March 2013.

Ramada Downtown Dubai
08:42 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai, located in Dubai’s most prestigious and vibrant district, will attend this year’s ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show.

During the signing
04:45 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide is adding to its programme of growth in Egypt following a major joint announcement with prominent investor, Saudi Egyptian Real Estate Development, to introduce the company’s sixth property to Cairo.

February 28, 2013

Up for sale? Not on your nelly! Egypt denies plans to sell or rent historic sites to ease the budget deficit
12:00 GMT

Egypt’s government has no intention of renting or selling any of the country’s monuments, the cabinet’s official spokesman stated on Wednesday.

Starwood Hotels
07:24 GMT
(press release)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts in the UAE has received the globally-recognised Green Key award for their commitment to sustainably and environmental preservation.

February 27, 2013

Concorde Hotel Fujairah
10:52 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel, a luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, will host the Fujairah Open International Taekwondo Championship (FOITC), at its Layalina Ballroom from 1st to 3rd March 2013.

February 26, 2013

InterContinental Aqaba Resort
07:23 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort has announced organizing the second billiards tournament at its very own Martini’s Lounge.

February 25, 2013

Shafi Dady Sibomana, Front Office Manager
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai announced the appointment of Shafi Dady Sibomana as Front Office Manager, and the promotions of Sharief Barfaab as Housekeeping Manager, and Niel Canzana as Senior Sales Manager.

Egypt and Tehran are planning on boosting tourism between the two nations
09:06 GMT

Egypt’s tourism minister, Hisham Zaazou, will head to the Iranian capital Tehran Sunday to discuss enhancing touristic exchanges between the two countries.

February 24, 2013

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea, Pool View
08:33 GMT

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea is always keen on providing its guests with the ultimate experience. Their latest addition to their many offerings is an exciting Polish band- The Alive Star.

St. Regis Doha
06:18 GMT
(press release)

The St. Regis Doha has won the Gulf Connoisseur award for the “Best Hotel and Resort in the Luxury Sector in the Middle East” at a glittering ceremony held in Dubai.