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Israel's war against Hamas came at the beginning of the peak tourist season, which includes July and August and runs through the Jewish High Holiday season and early winter.
September 29, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
The summertime fighting delivered a serious hit to Israel's thriving tourism industry, causing losses of hundreds of millions of dollars and sparking concern that aftershocks may continue well after the war.

August 7, 2011

Ramses Hilton
12:00 GMT

Break your fast and enjoy our spectacular Oriental Iftar Buffet served daily from sunset at the Terrace Café overlooking the River Nile.

Atieh Hamdarneh, the new General Manager of Boulevard Arjaan
10:24 GMT
(press release)

Rotana announced the appointment of Mr. Atieh Hamdarneh as General Manager of its first property in Jordan, Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana Amman.

August 4, 2011

Fouad Bizri, new general manager of Samaya Hotel Deira
12:34 GMT
(press release)

Samaya Hotel & Resorts, a five star property strategically located in the commercial and business districts of Deira, has appointed Mr. Fouad Bizri as the new general manager of Samaya Hotel Deira.

Ramadan campaign Glow in the month of Light at MODA Mall
11:43 GMT
(press release)

MODA Mall, Bahrain’s ultra-modern shopping destination at Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC) today announced the start of their special Ramadan campaign ‘Glow in the month of Light’.

Patrick Ritter, General Manager Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea and Levant Regional Director
09:47 GMT

Ulrich Eckhardt President of Middle East Africa Kempinski Hotels welcomes Patrick Ritter to Jordan in his new role as General Manager Kempinski Ishtar Dead Sea and Levant Regional Director.

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Muscat
08:58 GMT
(press release)

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has announced that it will host the 3rd Global Geotourism Conference taking place from October 30 to November 1, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt Muscat hotel.

August 2, 2011

Shabana with Ramada Downtown Officials
12:41 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Downtown Dubai was the official residence of award-winning thespian and noted activist Shabana Azmi during her stay in the city to act in a play titled Broken Images.

Moussa El Hayek, Chief Operating Officer Al Bustan Centre & Residence
11:19 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre has recently organised a one-day “No Smoking” event to support the “Dubai without Smoking” initiative of the Dubai Municipality.

The performance of hotels in January to June in the emirate was described by the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) as the "best-ever" for the first-half
09:49 GMT

Hotels in Abu Dhabi received more than one million hotel guests in the first six month of the year

Exclusive membership at the hotel’s state-of-the-art Fitness Centre will inspire you to get into great shape while benefiting from preferential discounts
08:21 GMT
(press release)

The Fitness Centre at The Address Dubai Mall is giving you an additional incentive to get into shape this summer!

Starwood Hotels
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Starwood continues its commitment to the Holy Month of Ramadan by bringing more than 30 of their hotels and resorts in nine countries across the region.

Al Thuraya ballroom at Grand Millennium Dubai
07:39 GMT
(press release)

Grand Millennium Dubai has announced it will launch special group offers to attract groups of family and friends as well as corporate bookings for Iftar and Suhoor this Ramadan.

August 1, 2011

Bahrain Summer
10:51 GMT
(press release)

The 3rd annual Bahrain Summer Festival concluded after a month of cultural activities.

Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow
08:22 GMT
(press release)

Visitors from the region can take advantage of the cooler Russian climate, with average summer temperatures hitting the mid-20 degree Celsius range in Moscow.

The participants at the workshop
07:38 GMT
(press release)

Four UAE nationals from Emaar Hospitality Group, have successfully completed the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s (AH&LA) Certified Guest Service Professional Workshop Certification.