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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.

December 23, 2012

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.

Henna for kids on QND
05:00 GMT
(press release)

Based on the existing collaboration and partnership between the Qatar Tourism Authority and National Day organizing Committee QTA organized the largest ever celebrations for QND this year.

December 19, 2012

Starwood Hotels
09:41 GMT
(press release)

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, announced today it has signed an agreement BCD Co. to introduce its destination sensation brand, Aloft Hotels, to Iraq’s emerging commercial hub.

During the Christmas tree lighting at Crowne Plaza Amman
06:29 GMT

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) cluster hotels in Jordan have started its celebrations for Christmas. And as an annual tradition, a Christmas tree lighting event was held on December 13th.

December 17, 2012

Fun-filled day at Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea
08:41 GMT

As part of its commitment to helping out the local communities, Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea hosted 24 young orphans from Orphan Care Charity for a day filled with fun and many exciting activities.

December 16, 2012

06:44 GMT
(press release)

Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Destinations of the World, DOTW, a leading global wholesale Travel Company, are pleased to announce their direct connect partnership.

From the squash tournament finale
05:05 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort has successfully hosted and completed its 4th Squash Tournament, in which many squash fans and lovers in Aqaba took part and competed against each other.

Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of Elaf Group
05:01 GMT
(press release)

The Elaf Al Huda and Elaf Taiba hotels in Al Madina have once again obtained the ISO certification for adopting the most stringent hygiene and food safety practices.

December 12, 2012

Mr. Jean Baptiste Pigeon delivering a speech
08:00 GMT

The newly opened Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa has hosted a cocktail reception and a dinner for event management companies and wedding planners and organizers.

December 11, 2012

During the event
10:38 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel, a luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, hosted the Fujairah International Dental Conference at the hotel’s Layalina Ballroom.

During the signing
07:17 GMT
(press release)

The world is about to discover one of Turkey’s best kept secrets as Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces plans for a new resort property in Cesme, near Alaçati.

InterContinental Aqaba Resort
07:10 GMT

InterContinental Hotels Group have planned many activities for all members of the family for the upcoming joyous holiday season, including Santa Claus, gifts, promotions, and various Christmas favorites.

Al Bustan Rotana Fire Drill 2012
04:31 GMT

The Al Bustan Rotana Dubai in collaboration with the Department of Civil Defence recently conducted a successful fire drill involving all the hotel’s colleagues.

December 10, 2012

Ramada Downtown Team
08:57 GMT
(press release)

The management team and staff of Ramada Downtown Dubai participated in a team-building activity, aimed at encouraging a healthier standard of living for employees.

During the event
04:30 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Tourism Authority took part in ILTM, the International Luxury Travel Market held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, France, from the 3rd to the 6th of December 2012.