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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.

September 13, 2012

Egyptian tourism is beginning to recover, but levels are still down
09:15 GMT

Tourism to Egypt is increasing, but numbers are still down on the levels seen before the revolution in 2011, according the the government statistical agency.

September 12, 2012

Al Maabar plans to invest $10billion in the Aqaba region
13:47 GMT

The Jordanian finance minister met the chairman of the Al Maabar group and discussed further investments and the economy of Jordan, with the UAE delegation praising the political stability of the Kingdom as it plans economics reforms.

The St. Regis Doha Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha
10:50 GMT
(press release)

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts and Jazz at Lincoln Center will proudly unveil Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha at The St. Regis Doha on October 4th 2012 with opening performances by the Wynton Marsalis Quintet.

September 11, 2012

The Ritz-Carlton Tunis, Carthage
10:11 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has announced the brand’s first hotel in Tunisia.

Signing an agreement between Crowne Plaza Amman & Jordan River Foundation
09:22 GMT

Crowne Plaza Amman signed an agreement with the renowned Jordan River Foundation to implement the Youth Career Initiative.

September 10, 2012

Orchid Restaurant
09:08 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai presents its delightful Friday brunch offer at Orchid Restaurant from the second until the last weekend of September.

View from the Dead Sea at Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea
07:45 GMT

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea provides a full-rounded service for its guests, including the Shape-Up Spa that is open from the early hours of the morning at 5:00 am till 11:30 pm.

September 5, 2012

Ariana Afghan Airlines
06:10 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence has been selected as the official hotel accommodation of Ariana Afghan Airlines.

September 4, 2012

During the blood donation campaign
09:57 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort held a blood donation campaign in which many of its colleagues partook that is meant to help patients and save lives.

September 2, 2012

 Emirates has renewed its sponsorship of the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, the final event of The European Tour season which last year was won by Spain’s Alvaro Quiros
11:49 GMT

Emirates has strengthened its partnership with The European Tour by renewing its sponsorship of the golf season’s grand finale – the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai.

August 29, 2012

Fantasy Kingdom Kids Club
13:17 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence now offers free annual membership for all the kids between 5 and 14 years old at its famous Fantasy Kingdom Kids Club.

Ramada Ajman donation drive
12:57 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman organised a clothes donation drive to help less fortunate people across the world through Human Appeal International UAE.

FSH Cairo at The First Residence - Winning Concierge Duo
11:21 GMT
(press release)

Concierge team at Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence are the latest within the group’s Middle Eastern properties to join the ranks of concierge staff that proudly wear the crossed-key badge of Les Clefs d’Or.

Bertrand Margerie, Mr. Jean Baptiste Pigeon, Mr. Can Berk Vargul & Ms. Eman Nasser
08:32 GMT

Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea organized another press conference in which it announced the launch of phase two of its Stay Winner campaign that will be in partnership with Turkish Airlines.

August 28, 2012

Hilton Worldwide
05:24 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide hotels in Egypt perfectly captured the spirit of Ramadan with a series of generous initiatives across the country during the holy month.