Travel & Hospitality

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Posted: 11-07-2011
UAE. Cluttons, the real estate specialist that has enjoyed a dedicated Middle Eastern presence since 1976, today announces its market report for Dubai’s Hospitality sector in Q2 2011. According to the report, Dubai’s hotel sector has benefited from the Emirate’s political stability within the Middle East region, with strong performance in occupancy levels and length of stay. With a total of 8.3 million visitors(1) in 2010, Dubai is still proving to be a popular and an attractive destination among tourists and visitors. Overall hotel occupancy in Q1 2011, peak-season for Dubai, av
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall hotel has paired up The Mothership, an award-winning parenting website which offers a very honest take on living, working and parenting in Dubai.
Posted: December 8, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. As of December 23, 2016, flynas will launch four flights from King Fahd International Airport in Dammam to Abu Dhabi International Airport, on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Although the sharing economy operates on a peer-to-peer business approach, could the same dynamic be applied on a business-to-business scale?
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Joint venture with TUI AG to focus on point-to-point flying to connect key European tourist markets, including the Balearics, Canaries, mainland Spain and Greece.
Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. New aircraft builds on success of Airbus corporate jets
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. Singer launches weekly Breakfast and Sunset Jazz to celebrate season's festivities.
Posted: November 30, 2016
KUWAIT. Award-winning spa launches new suite menu, ladies' membership, and ILA brand at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa.
Posted: November 29, 2016
OMAN. Ministry of Tourism, Oman fully committed towards enhancing MICE sector - a major pillar in the Tourism Strategy for 2040.
Posted: November 29, 2016
UAE. Powerhouses like Dubai and Abu Dhabi call for unforgettable New Year celebrations and throb with some of the most happening New Year's Eve parties on the planet.
Posted: November 28, 2016
UAE. The showcase of One Blackfriars, an exclusive new London residential tower, saw a model of the luxury development featured alongside the unveiling of the Aston Martin AMRB001.
Posted: November 28, 2016
UAE. More than 40 iconic Dubai sites are now available for the world to see on Google Maps.
Posted: November 27, 2016
UAE. At 255m, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi helipad took exhilaration to new heights presenting a high tech simulation race with Triple World Champion Lewis Hamilton.
Posted: November 24, 2016
UAE. Fikra means "idea" in Arabic and the competition aims to encourage students to deliver solutions to some of the major challenges facing the aviation industry in today's ever-competitive environment.
Posted: November 24, 2016
UAE. The idea of staying in a destination and exploring its delightful cultural offerings at a comfortable pace seems alluring especially for people looking to spend a weekend away with their families.
Posted: November 23, 2016
UAE. The world's most advanced light jet will be showcased at MEBAA 2016; The appearance at the Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport will mark the first time a HondaJet will be on public display in the Middle East.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 10, 2016
UAE. Fintech innovations could add 150 million new Islamic banking customers by 2021, says EY; The GCC region's share of participation banking increased to 72%; Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Malaysia are the three largest participation banking markets, in terms of assets.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
UAE. Fintech innovations could add 150 million new Islamic banking customers by 2021, says EY; The GCC region's share of participation banking increased to 72%; Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Malaysia are the three largest participation banking markets, in terms of assets.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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