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For the third consecutive year, the United Arab Emirates has been named as the country in which most Arab youth would like to live as well as the country they would most like their own nation to emulate.
April 8, 2014 - 03:55 GMT
The UAE was ranked as the happiest Arab country and the 17th happiest in the world in the 2013 World Happiness Report, commissioned by the United Nations.

August 21, 2012

Beirut hotels are incurring more losses during a season already marked by low occupancy rates.
11:57 GMT

Lebanon’s tourism sector took another blow this week as hotels reported mass cancellations following a spate of kidnappings and threats to target Arab Gulf nationals.

August 20, 2012

Saudi Arabia and UAE flags
11:57 GMT

Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority will spearhead the emirate’s largest road show through three Saudi Arabian cities as it eyes increased visitor numbers from the Kingdom.

August 16, 2012

12:31 GMT

Rioters blocked the road to Beirut airport, as dozens of Syrians were kidnapped and their shops vandalised in violence yesterday that triggered orders from Gulf nations for citizens to leave Lebanon immediately.

Emirates Palace
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Looking to unwind and enjoy the Eid-Al-Fitr celebrations? Why not treat yourself to a stay at the stunning Emirates Palace.

During iftar
06:26 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa distributed free iftar meals to taxi drivers who are dropping off and picking up guests from the hotel.

Qasr Al Sarab Desert resort by Anantara
06:22 GMT
(press release)

Enjoy a five star experience at great value this Eid at one of Anantara’s spectacular UAE resorts with their special rates and offers.

August 15, 2012

During the event
06:55 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence held an Iftar gathering for the media friends at the hotel’s famous Fountain restaurant to share the blessings of Ramadan.

August 14, 2012

QTA Eid Activities
11:39 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) organises a Four-day packed entertainment programme incorporating different exciting activities, starting from the first day of Eid Al-Fitr.

Guitanai Band
11:15 GMT
(press release)

Celebrating the holy month of Ramadan and enjoying the cool summer nights the Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel & Towers features local Jordanian talent “Guitanai Band” every night for Suhour at The Sanctuary.

The St. Regis Doha from the Olympic Size Swimming Pool
09:43 GMT
(press release)

The St. Regis Doha introduces a special offer for residents and visitors seeking to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in luxury.

Beit Al Khair Iftar
06:12 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai hosted an Iftar and gift-giving activity for the underprivileged and orphaned children of Beit Al Khair Society.

August 13, 2012

During the play
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Celebrating the Holy Month of Ramadan and as a token of appreciation, the Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel and Towers hosted its employees to an extravagant and appetizing Ramadan Iftar Buffet.

August 12, 2012

Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mehrzi, Minister of Tourism
13:22 GMT

Lack of access to funds for developing tourism projects by private entrepreneurs is an important challenge faced by the sector. "Most of the tourism projects are facing financial challenges,- said Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mehrzi, Minister of Tourism.

Fam Group from Bulgaria
11:18 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence has conducted a Familiarization Tour for Top Partners from Bulgaria.

August 9, 2012

Amel Galal Sabry, the Founder and Managing Director of Emirates Autism Centre along with a volunteer at the iftar hosted at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
08:34 GMT
(press release)

In keeping with the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi recently hosted a sumptuous iftar for autistic children and their families.