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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.

October 17, 2012

Mr. & Mrs. Brykhanov with the Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa team and management
11:43 GMT

Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa has welcomed its first staying guest when it opened its doors on October 1st.

Gulf air flights to Iran have been delayed
05:00 GMT

In further trouble to Bahrain's national flag carrier, Gulf Air, plan to restart services between Bahrain and Iran have been deferred until further notice.

October 16, 2012

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
09:10 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai, located in Dubai’s most prestigious and vibrant district, takes part in the international observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 15, 2012

Concorde Fujairah Spa
11:34 GMT
(press release)

Concorde Fujairah Hotel, a luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, presents exciting spa and fitness promotions to motivate teachers and students this school year.

Kuwait Marriott Hotel
08:11 GMT
(press release)

In lieu of the upcoming Eid Al Adha festival, Kuwait Marriott Hotels will celebrate this special occasion by offering valuable tailor-made packages this year.

October 10, 2012

Bahrain must improve its services to Hajj pilgrims, according to PM
11:31 GMT

Bahrain must improve its services to Hajj pilgrims to ensure that pilgrims are able to perform rituals without difficulty, his Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa said yesterday.

The Address Downtown Dubai
09:46 GMT
(press release)

The Address Downtown Dubai has triumphed in the global hospitality circuit, as the only hotel in Dubai to once again be ranked by Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers Travel Award’ under the Overseas Business Hotels category.

1st winner at Grandma Contest
08:47 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa, located in the heart of the ancient cultural district of Dubai, held a successful 5th Grandma Recipe Contest where Mrs. Ritu Chaturvedi was declared top winner.

October 9, 2012

Ruaa Zakaria winner of the first prize
09:27 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman has announced the winners of its third “Win the Wedding of your Dreams” competition.

October 8, 2012

Medical tourism is on the rise in Jordan
08:33 GMT

Medical tourism to Jordan is expanding, according to the Private Hospital Association, with Middle East turmoil becoming increasingly lucrative to the Kingdom.

Al Halaby Restaurant
08:04 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman has many offers and promotions that are bound to put a smile on the faces of its valued guests, and guarantee their satisfaction.

October 7, 2012

The Hajj pilgrimage is fast approaching, as pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia
12:55 GMT

Over 600,000 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage, in what is a massive boost to the Kingdom's economy, as a well as a spiritual event, providing three per cent of the GDP.

Al Bahar Seafood Nights
07:45 GMT
(press release)

Owing to the past popularity of the Al Bahar Seafood Nights at its Atrium Restaurant , Courtyard by Marriott Kuwait City Hotel has reintroduced the theme night every Monday & Wednesday for dinner.

October 4, 2012

Ferjaan Cafe
05:40 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Tourism Authority returns from Qatar Week: Ferjan Tokyo, after celebrating the 40 years relations between Qatar and Japan’s.

October 3, 2012

Mr. Mazen Abu Sakha, General Manager of Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea, and Ms. Jumana Amleh, Country Manager for Etihad Airways during the conference
08:16 GMT

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea announced in a press conference today the launch of the third phase of Stay Winner campaign in partnership with Etihad Airways.