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Domestic tourism has grown significantly of late, spending in this sector soaring from SR59 billion in 2010 to SR103 billion in 2014.
October 27, 2014 - 16:47 GMT
In fact, Saudi Arabia has everything to win the hearts of even the most discriminating foreign traveler

July 22, 2014

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is scheduled to open on November 1, 2014, and is now confirming arrivals from December 1
16:31 GMT

Now accepting reservations for arrivals beginning December 1, 2014

Millennium Resort Mussanah Infinity Pool
05:25 GMT
(press release)

Millennium Resort Mussanah is offering guests the opportunity to celebrate Eid Al Fitr with relaxing leisure activities for the whole family and special room rates for the occasion.

July 20, 2014

During the event
09:19 GMT
(press release)

Intercontinental Group is building two new hotels in Abu Dhabi as part of expansions in the lucrative UAE market, its Area Director of Sales & Marketing said.

July 17, 2014

Starwood Hotels & Resorts
14:39 GMT
(press release)

Yesterday, 16 July, Starwood Hotels & Resorts celebrated Iftar with cab drivers across the Middle East as part of its ongoing commitment to the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Al Bustan Centre Shopping Mall
07:25 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, ushers in the second season of Dubai Shopping Malls & Group’s (DSMG) Summer Campaign titled “Eid in Dubai”.

July 15, 2014

Fifteen nations had issued similar warnings following the bombing of a tourist bus in the South Sinai resort of Taba.
20:48 GMT

Zaazou said hotel occupancy rates had climbed to 70 percent on the Red Sea coast and exceeded 55 percent in South Sinai as a result.

July 14, 2014

In the UAE, hotel occupancy touched 75 per cent in May.
04:55 GMT

Hotel room rates in Dubai normally peak during the January-April period and the two Eid holidays.

July 13, 2014

The results indicate increases of 35 per cent in tourists from the UAE, 6.3 per cent from Saudi Arabia and 10.8 per cent in tourists from Kuwait.
16:26 GMT

The average stay for the Arab tourist — particularly GCC nationals — increased from 9.5 nights in 2013 to 11.6 nights in 2014.

The comedy play Watan FM
09:05 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman has hosted an Iftar for media members and social media influencers.

During the event
07:01 GMT
(press release)

Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas yesterday hosted a Ramadan Iftar meal sponsored by Etihad Airways for journalists in the UAE.

July 10, 2014

Manuel Santos, Director of Food & Beverage, Four Seasons Hotel Doha
06:41 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Doha welcomes new Director of Food & Beverage, Manuel Santos, to the Qatari capital.

Al Bustan Centre & Residence Pool
06:30 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, unveiled an exciting radio competition offering listeners of the popular Radio Al Rabia 107.8 FM the chance to win fabulous prizes.

July 8, 2014

South Sinai’s 62,000 hotel rooms represent approximately 33% of Egypt’s total hotel capacity, according to Egypt’s Hotels Chamber.
16:53 GMT

According to the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, travel advisories issued for the Sinai Peninsula led tourism revenues to decrease in the first quarter of 2014 to $1.3bn.

July 7, 2014

“But what has been significant for us has been the enthusiasm shown by visitors from the Middle East region despite not having a team competing."
01:48 GMT

Spending by GCC visitors has been quite robust since the start of the mega-football tournament.

July 6, 2014

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel
06:06 GMT
(press release)

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel finalized its preparations to welcome The Holy Month of Ramadan with its unique oriental flair.