Tourism & Hospitality
November 27, 2013
GCC and ASEAN voted Tuesday to name Bahrain's Manama the 2014 capital of tourism.
November 26, 2013
In 2013 thus far, 10.8 million visitors have arrived in Bahrain, but confusing passport and visa procedures may discourage additional visitors in the future.
November 21, 2013
Etihad is set to acquire a 24% stake in India's Jet Airways
November 20, 2013
Atlantis Hotel, the flagship resort on the emirate’s Palm Island, and one utility provider are set to be sold by Dubai World’s investment arm, Istithmar, to raise cash ahead of a $5.5 billion repayment.
November 19, 2013
Ramada Downtown Dubai, located in Dubai’s most prestigious and vibrant district, announces the promotion of Farooq Payara to Director of Sales and Revenue.
November 18, 2013
The European Tour is today delighted to announce that The Race to Dubai has been extended through to the 2017 season.
Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman, a premier destination for business and leisure travellers, paid a visit to the Ajman Elderly Nursing Home as a part of its ongoing CSR initiatives in the emirate.
November 17, 2013
Among other deals, Emirates placed a $76-billion (Dh279.68 billion) order for 150 Boeing 777Xs at the Dubai Airshow.
Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa hosted children from Al Amal Association for Special Needs for a full day filled with many fun and exciting activities.
November 14, 2013
Gulf tourists spend an average of Dhs12,380 per visit, which is nearly four times the amount spent on average by all visitors.
November 13, 2013
Ramada Downtown Dubai joined the rest of the world in observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by engaging in a series of activities aimed at raising awareness about the disease.
Al Bustan Centre and Residence is undergoing an extensive AED15-million renovation of all its 640 guest rooms to upgrade its facilities and be on par with new and upcoming properties in the market.
Dubai's Emirates Airline on Tuesday posted a two percent increase in half yearly profits, blaming high fuel costs and an “unfavorable” currency exchange environment for the slow growth.
November 12, 2013
Air Arabia on Monday declared 14 per cent growth in its nine-month revenues despite continued political instability in regional travel market.
November 11, 2013
Investment in the hotel industry across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) reached 53 percent in the first 9 months of 2013, with GCC opening 150 new hotels this year to accommodate tourism in the region that is growing at a compound annual rate of 8.5%.