Travel & Hospitality

FEATURED REPORT...
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: May 2, 2016
UAE. Leading Dubai-based property developer's first hotel property, managed by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, has marked its official opening.
Posted: April 28, 2016
UAE. 51% of all Dubai hotels in mid-market segment versus 89% in New York; PwC research released at ATM 2016 touts construction figure of US$80k per room as incentive for developers looking for solid returns in high demand segment.
Posted: April 28, 2016
UAE. Company strengthens presence in the region with five new deals and five openings in 2016 across the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Posted: April 27, 2016
UAE. TIME to operate hotels in Riyadh and Al Qurrayat and provide consultancy services on hotel portfolio.
Posted: April 27, 2016
UAE. "Our plan is to do for steak what others in the casual dining sector have done for sushi and gourmet burgers."
Posted: April 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Stanford University study demonstrates effectiveness of light therapy in helping long-haul travellers to readjust their circadian rhythms.
Posted: April 24, 2016
UAE. Over 26,000 visitors expected to attend Middle East's largest travel trade event with 2,800 confirmed exhibitors, 64 national pavilions, over 50 seminar and technology theatre sessions, and several new show features
Posted: April 19, 2016
UAE. Alan Leibman steps down having served 23 years at Kerzner.
Posted: April 19, 2016
UAE. Next generation of frequent travellers: quality family time, hotel comfort, good food and memorable experiences winning out over 24/7 information and technology access.
Posted: April 14, 2016
UAE. More than 50 seminar and tech theatre sessions will take place over the course of the show; new ATM Global Stage will host a roster of high-level speakers in the 200+ attendee theatre.
Posted: April 12, 2016
UAE. Remaining 30 one-bedroom units to be released for sale with guaranteed ROI of 10% per annum through to 2018; Asteco will also show DUKES Dubai British-themed project with just 13% of units remaining.
Posted: April 9, 2016
UAE. France, Turkey, USA and Spain round out top five destinations as Preferred Hotels & Resorts reports 21% growth in outbound bookings from Middle East.
Posted: April 8, 2016
UAE. The first immersive gaming entertainment destination in the Middle East.
Posted: April 5, 2016
UAE. Growth in luxury and mid-market accommodation options opens up Gulf state to new market segments; Tourism accounted for 1.5% of total GDP in 2015, and is set to rise to 1.8%.
Posted: March 30, 2016
UAE. MENA region second-fastest growing global market for spa and wellness; Health-focused tourists spend 130% more than regular travellers.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 2, 2016
QATAR. The government intends to support the private sector in a comprehensive manner by allowing private sector insurance companies to provide healthcare insurance cover for everyone.
date:Posted: May 2, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. In the grand scheme of geopolitics, over time the role of individuals is largely washed out - to be overly simplistic, the individuals rarely matter.
date:Posted: May 2, 2016
UAE. Average villa yields of 4.7% and apartments at 7.5% put affordable units at top of investor and tenant wish list; villa and apartment sales remain flat with prices down just 1.1% and 0.7% respectively, according to Chestertons MENA latest report.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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