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Israel's war against Hamas came at the beginning of the peak tourist season, which includes July and August and runs through the Jewish High Holiday season and early winter.
September 29, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
The summertime fighting delivered a serious hit to Israel's thriving tourism industry, causing losses of hundreds of millions of dollars and sparking concern that aftershocks may continue well after the war.

January 27, 2013

V Lounge & Restaurant at Crowne Plaza
07:29 GMT

The classy and contemporary “V” Lounge & Restaurant at Crowne Plaza Amman has announced a new live entertainment that will add to its elegant ambiance and scrumptious dishes.

January 24, 2013

During the event
04:49 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) invited UFI MEA to attend a workshop in Qatar to discuss QTA’s active involvement with UFI, the global Association of the Exhibition Industry.

January 22, 2013

A tourist stands on a Lebanese beach.
09:51 GMT

Security concerns keep holiday-makers away, hurting local economy.

Hotel occupancy in Bahrain increased by an overall 7 per cent in 2012, new figures show
07:36 GMT

Bahrain hotels reported an increase of 7 per cent in occupancy rates overall and by 4 per cent last November, said a report, adding that hotel room profitability has also gone up by nearly 21 per cent.

January 21, 2013

At the Swine flu lecture
08:32 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman held a lecture for its colleagues to raise awareness about the H1N1 (swine) flu.

January 20, 2013

flydubai Tourism
05:03 GMT

flydubai has announced remarkable growth figures ahead of its inaugural flight celebrations to Malé, the capital of Maldives.

January 17, 2013

The spa at The Address Downtown Dubai
08:29 GMT
(press release)

The Spa at The Address Downtown Dubai, the flagship hotel of The Address Hotels + Resorts, has been crowned the ‘Best International Hotel Spa for a City Break’ at The Spa Traveller Awards 2012.

Poolside, Concorde Hotel Fujairah
04:41 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel presents an exciting promotion in partnership with Rotana Jet, which lets guests experience a memorable Fujairah getaway without hurting the pocket.

January 16, 2013

W Doha Hotel & Residences
04:32 GMT
(press release)

Last night, Crystal Lounge the vibrant hotspot in the W Doha Hotel & Residences celebrated the weekend with the ultimate ‘Big Friday Night’.

January 15, 2013

Amin Al Huneidi - Director of Sales at The St. Regis Doha
08:49 GMT
(press release)

The St. Regis Doha aims to build on its successful first year of operations and appoints Amin Al Huneidi as Director of Sales, to provide greater focus and support for corporate and government clients.

Crowne Plaza Amman the perfect venue for weddings
07:43 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman has announced its latest wedding competition titled Win a Priceless Wedding, which is a grander version of its previous successful three wedding competitions that took place in 2012.

Four Seasons Riyadh, Lobby Lounge
04:47 GMT
(press release)

Seasons Hotel Riyadh puts memorable dining on the agenda for business travellers headed to the Kingdom’s capital.

January 14, 2013

Ziyad Bin Mahfouz, President of Elaf Group
08:57 GMT
(press release)

The Saudi tourism industry is witnessing a sustained upswing as evidenced by the numerous tourism projects and the constant flow of tourism investments into the country.

January 13, 2013

Moussa El Hayek, COO, Al Bustan Centre & Residence
10:25 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence is pleased to announce that 2012 is a “record” year for the property with excellent growth in revenue and room nights.

January 11, 2013

Chunky Pandey at Ramada Downtown
14:26 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai hosted the stay of Bollywood actor Chunky Pandey and his family. Pandey was in the UAE for five days to celebrate new year and watch the NYE spectacle in downtown area.