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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.

August 26, 2014

Almost 60,000 Chinese tourists checked into Abu Dhabi hotels in H1, an increase of 189 percent from the previous year (File/AFP)
08:05 GMT

Abu Dhabi has seen a huge rise in Chinese visitors in H1 according to the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority following a Chinese Visitor Summit in the Emirate.

August 25, 2014

Millennium & Copthorne
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Millennium & Copthorne is participating in today’s Chinese Visitor Summit, aiming to increase its share of the soaring inbound Chinese visitor numbers into the UAE and wider Middle East.

Hotel revenues went up by 10.9 percent in the first half 2014 (File)
07:31 GMT

Dubai's hotel industry welcomed over 5.8 million tourists in the first half of the year with revenues reaching £3.18 billion, up by 10.9 percent.

August 21, 2014

“I would still go because I know those places and I know what to wear when going to them,” she said.
15:27 GMT

An attached map singled out Edgware Road, the area between Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road, and the Oxford Circus and Bond Street area.

August 20, 2014

During the event
11:36 GMT

Ramada Downtown Dubai organized its first ever fundraising activity in support of cancer patients in the UAE.

August 19, 2014

During the celebration
10:10 GMT

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman celebrated the India-Pakistan Independence Day with a first of its kind grand event titled “Friends Beyond Borders”.

August 14, 2014

Al Bustan Centre and Residence Healthy sandwich promotion
06:02 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence is promoting a wide selection of mouth-watering and healthy sandwiches at its Pastry Shop and Food Court from 14th to 30th August 2014.

August 12, 2014


Revenue-per-available-room (RevPAR) has seen a 7.4 per cent decline to Dh290.23,
16:08 GMT

The initial results show an 11.8-percent decline in occupancy to 45.4 percent.

August 11, 2014

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh is always keen to bring all the family closer together.

August 6, 2014

Millennium Resort Mussanah
09:12 GMT
(press release)

Millennium Resort Mussanah has recorded maximum occupancy during Eid Al Fitr with the 304 well-appointed rooms and apartments in high demand during the extended holiday period.

Mövenpick Resort & Spa
06:32 GMT

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea has been named among the top 10 spas worldwide, in the latest accolade awarded to the resort and its famed spa.

August 4, 2014

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo
10:41 GMT
(press release)

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at the First Residence is offering a special Rooms and Suites Promotion for all guests looking forward to a short break or an extended vacation in the Egyptian capital this summer.

July 31, 2014

Outbound tour operators told The Jordan Times the majority of bookings are for all destinations in Turkey, including Istanbul, Antalya and Marmaris.
14:48 GMT

With Eid Al Fitr vacation starting Monday, Jordanians are flocking to seaside destinations, with Turkey topping the list.

July 30, 2014

The start of Eid Al Fitr sees tourists from the region flock to the UK with Worldpay’s data showing that they are set to exceed by a quarter the £152.40 ($258.83) per transaction registered in August last year.
12:19 GMT

Visitors from the Middle East are forecast to increase their spending in the UK by 25 percent post-Ramadan, according to card processing firm Worldpay.

The start of Eid Al Fitr sees tourists from the region flock to the UK with Worldpay’s data showing that they are set to exceed by a quarter the £152.40 ($258.83) per transaction registered in August last year.
04:55 GMT

Visitors from the Middle East are forecast to increase their spending in the UK by 25 percent post-Ramadan, according to card processing firm Worldpay.