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Wasl Asset Management plans to open four three-star hotels in the emirate next year.
December 12, 2014 - 19:56 GMT
A company owned by Dubai’s government plans to open four hotels in the emirate next year to expand the supply of mid-priced rooms in a market dominated by luxury accommodation.

February 27, 2013

Concorde Hotel Fujairah
10:52 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel, a luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, will host the Fujairah Open International Taekwondo Championship (FOITC), at its Layalina Ballroom from 1st to 3rd March 2013.

February 26, 2013

InterContinental Aqaba Resort
07:23 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort has announced organizing the second billiards tournament at its very own Martini’s Lounge.

February 25, 2013

Shafi Dady Sibomana, Front Office Manager
09:22 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai announced the appointment of Shafi Dady Sibomana as Front Office Manager, and the promotions of Sharief Barfaab as Housekeeping Manager, and Niel Canzana as Senior Sales Manager.

Egypt and Tehran are planning on boosting tourism between the two nations
09:06 GMT

Egypt’s tourism minister, Hisham Zaazou, will head to the Iranian capital Tehran Sunday to discuss enhancing touristic exchanges between the two countries.

February 24, 2013

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea, Pool View
08:33 GMT

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea is always keen on providing its guests with the ultimate experience. Their latest addition to their many offerings is an exciting Polish band- The Alive Star.

St. Regis Doha
06:18 GMT
(press release)

The St. Regis Doha has won the Gulf Connoisseur award for the “Best Hotel and Resort in the Luxury Sector in the Middle East” at a glittering ceremony held in Dubai.

Qatar Tourism Authority
04:43 GMT
(press release)

Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassem Bin Jabor Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, the 10th annual Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition will open its doors.

February 18, 2013

During the event
06:48 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, the popular hotel apartment among visiting tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, has recently organized a “Familiarization Tour” for Air Arabia GSA Managers.

Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar Tennis Federation
06:46 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Tourism Authority and the Private Engineering Office and the Qatar Tennis Federation drew crowds of families to Palm Island for five days full of sports and family entertainment from National Sports Day on 12th February.

GM of the year
04:52 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort manager with over 20 years hospitality experience was recently honoured with the title General Manager of the Year by Hilton Worldwide, Egypt and Levant.

February 14, 2013

Tourism in Tunisia is taking a hit after the assassination of opposition leader Chokri Belaid
11:29 GMT

Security concerns are taking a toll on Tunisia tourism, Investir en Tunisie reported on Tuesday

February 13, 2013

Jordan's tourist board launched new live webcams of the Kingdom's "most treasured and visited locations"
08:41 GMT

The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) on Tuesday launched live feeds from a collection of web cameras overlooking some of the Kingdom's "most treasured and visited locations".

Downtown Dubai
07:27 GMT
(press release)

The Address Hotels + Resorts, the five star premium brand of Emaar Hospitality Group, is partnering with Taste of Dubai 2013, by sponsoring the VIP information booth, located next to the Box Office.

February 12, 2013

Egypt and Turkey have signed agreements to boost tourism between the two nations
13:29 GMT

Egypt's Federation of Tourism Chambers and the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies sign partnership agreement to boost tourism between the two countries.

Wael El Behi, General Manager, Ramada Downtown Dubai
10:20 GMT
(press release)

Wael El Behi, General Manager, Ramada Downtown Dubai, was recently appointed as Executive Board Member of the Tunisian Business Council.