Tourism & Hospitality

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The high percentage increases are indicative of the depths to which occupancy and RevPAR had plunged.
October 19, 2014 - 11:46 GMT
The number of tourists arriving in Egypt increased by 15.8% in July compared with the same month a year ago.

October 20, 2011

The Hotel Show
09:15 GMT
(press release)

Organisers of The Hotel Show 2012 have experienced a surge in interest from international and regional companies wanting to tap the anticipated growth in the GCC hospitality sector.

Hilton HHonors
08:04 GMT
(press release)

Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, has unveiled three new ways for its members to redeem points for free reward stays at most of the 3,750 hotels worldwide.

October 19, 2011

Hilton Habtoor Grand Hotel Exterior
06:47 GMT
(press release)

Hilton Worldwide has partnered with the Al Habtoor Group to convert two hotels in Beirut to the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand and to develop the very first Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property in Dubai, UAE.

October 18, 2011

DIFF Painting Competition
10:34 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai International Film Festival, has announced its annual painting competition for school students.

Jacqui Brits, New Director of People Services, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates
08:48 GMT
(press release)

Jacqui Brits joins the HR team at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates as its new Director of People Services.

Stewart Coggans, the new Executive Vice President joining the MEA Hotel Advisory Team
08:30 GMT

Jalil Mekouar, Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels announced the appointment of Stewart Coggans as Executive Vice President joining the MEA Hotel Advisory Team.

October 17, 2011

During the press conference with Khalaf Al Habtoor, chairman and founder of Al Habtoor Group and Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer, Hilton Worldwide
13:18 GMT

Hilton Worldwide has partnered with the Al Habtoor Group to convert two hotels in Beirut to the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand and to develop the first Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts property in Dubai.

Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in Bahrain
13:15 GMT
(press release)

Marriott International will be opening a Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in Bahrain in early 2012, the company’s first in the region.

October 16, 2011

Mumtaz Mahal Restaurant
13:22 GMT
(press release)

Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa invites all food lovers to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, at the award winning Indian restaurant Mumtaz Mahal.

Lebanese chef, Ibrahim Khalil Hamam, W Doha’s new Executive Sous Chef
11:44 GMT
(press release)

W Doha, the luxury lifestyle brand that is home to Doha’s finest food sensations, has recruited award-winning Lebanese chef, Ibrahim Khalil Hamam, to be W Doha’s new Executive Sous Chef.

Bugra Berberoglu, Emirates Palace General Manager
10:08 GMT

The Emirates Palace Hotel, expects a fruitful season with the sports & cultural activities and events which will be witnessed in Abu Dhabi until the end of 2011 and during 2012.

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong in China
09:46 GMT
(press release)

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong in China was named Best Overall Hotel in the World by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler in The United States.

Iftikhar Hamdani, General Manager of Ramada Ajman Hotel receiving Daniel Esvandi, Senior Product Manager of JT Touristik
08:55 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman played host to Mr. Daniel Esvandi, Senior Product Manager of JT Touristik, one of the leading tour operators in the German market and one of the biggest leisure partners of the property.

Naguib Sawiris at Ramses Hilton Hotel, Egypt
08:36 GMT

Haitham Nassar, General Manager of Ramses Hilton had the honor to welcome Naguib Sawiris.

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
08:19 GMT
(press release)

ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre) will host six events in the coming week including two new shows, bringing to more than 10, the number of events being hosted this October.