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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.

January 8, 2013

Al Bustan Shopping mall
06:24 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence is proud to extend attractive offers as much as 50% discounts at its famous shopping arcade.

January 7, 2013

Iftikhar Hamdani, General Manager, Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman
10:44 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman maintained its position as the leading hotel in the northern emirates with 95% room occupancy in 2012, selling 105,000 room nights for the year, surpassing 2011 figure.

Fountain Restaurant at Al Bustan Centre & Residence
04:29 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence invites guests and residents to celebrate a truly enjoyable and memorable Christmas.

January 6, 2013

A $200 million redevelopment project of Tripoli's seafront has come under fire
10:56 GMT

A Lebanese non-governmental association has voiced criticism of a $200 million plan to improve tourism in the restive city of Tripoli.

Concorde Culinary Competition
10:22 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel organised a culinary competition as a part of the team building program for the management, participated in by the property’s Heads of Departments.

Mr. Nabil Khzouz with the Wadi Mousa High School students
09:05 GMT

Petra Guest House Hotel has collaborated with the renowned INJAZ organization for a series of lectures to be delivered to school students in Petra.

January 3, 2013

The Address Downtown Dubai
07:29 GMT
(press release)

The Address Downtown Dubai has been chosen as the ‘Best Hotel in the World’ at the Global Traveler Annual Reader Survey Awards for the second consecutive year.

Concorde Fujairah Belle View
04:33 GMT
(press release)

Fujairah Hotel, a luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, presents an exciting line-up of F & B promotions from January to March, perfect to fire up your food passion for the year 2013.

January 2, 2013

Jean-Pierre Mainardi, General Manager for Conrad Cairo Hotel
05:02 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide announced the appointment of Jean-Pierre Mainardi as General Manager for the award winning Conrad Cairo Hotel.

December 30, 2012

Wyndham Awards 2012
09:14 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman are beaming with pride after being honoured the Best Hotel with Charity Initiatives in 2012, besting other properties under the Wyndham Hotel Group in the EMEA region.

December 27, 2012

During the event
05:00 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman has undertaken a charitable initiative during the holiday season as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy.

December 26, 2012

Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, head of marketing communications, and other department heads of the group
09:12 GMT
(press release)

Special felicitation ceremonies were held, and were attended by Elaf Group President Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, head of marketing communications, and other department heads of the group.

December 24, 2012

Hotel occupancy in Lebanon's hotel has more than halved in the first ten months of 2012
08:11 GMT

Hotel occupancy at Lebanon’s five-star hotels fell to 56 percent in the first 10 months of 2012 with rates particularly low since August, Ernst & Young’s monthly survey showed.

December 23, 2012

The UAE is urging its citizens to avoid travel to Lebanon
11:39 GMT

The UAE's Foreign Ministry warned its citizens not to travel to Lebanon at this time unless necessary, the state run news agency reported.

InterContinental Aqaba Resort
07:41 GMT

InterContinental Hotels Group cluster hotels in Jordan have many activities prepared to celebrate New Year’s Eve and welcome 2013.