Tourism & Hospitality
June 8, 2014
“After spending a week in Saudi Arabia, they can go to Oman, Bahrain, or the UAE with the same visa."
The beach resort will include a 295-room low-rise hotel in addition to a spa, meeting rooms and 11 villas.
June 5, 2014
The ministry has also banned companies from publishing photos of scholars on their print advertising campaigns to lure potential Hajis (pilgrims) to sign up with them, Makkah daily reported.
Saudi Embassy in Egypt announced that it has decided to start issuing visas to visit the Kingdom through three regulatory stages, reported the Saudi Press Agency on Wednesday.
Terhaal Adventures launches a new website to promote holidays to Jordan.
Developing for Google Glass, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has introduced a new SPG app that is the first from a hospitality company to leverage this emerging, wearable technology platform.
June 4, 2014
The federation established the fund at a minimum value of $1bn in its first phase, which will increase to $5bn throughout coming phases.
June 3, 2014
The Haj Ministry has asked Saudis and expatriates wishing to perform low-cost Haj this year to register their names at its website, which has been created specially for this purpose.
June 2, 2014
The six month Dubai World Expo event is expected to attract 25 million visitors and be a key driver for tourism, with other emirates also set to benefit, the company said.
Mr. Oussama Massoud, IHG Regional General Manager in Jordan & Palestine has announced the appointment of Omar Aqrabawi as Crowne Plaza Amman’s Food & Beverage Manager.
June 1, 2014
Hotels in the UAE are expected to see occupancy levels fall during June and July but pick up in August, according to analysts.
Hilton Worldwide hotels across Saudi Arabia celebrated the hospitality industry recently by participating in Careers@hilton Live: Youth In Hospitality Month.
May 29, 2014
From the pristine beaches, and the phenomenal mix of indoor and outdoor entertainment, to world-class culinary experiences, Dubai is indeed the unmatched destination for visitors.
May 28, 2014
Emirates Grand Hotel announces the appointment of Aftab Abdul Raman and Muhammad Saqib Nawaz as Sales Managers, to assist in business development and manage the hotel’s key accounts.
May 27, 2014
During the first four months of 2014, traffic at Dubai International Airport climbed 11.9 per cent to 24.52 million passengers.