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: July 29, 2015
UAE. A new report published by JLL for The Hotel Show Dubai 2015 reveals that the Abu Dhabi hotel industry is experiencing positive growth; 2,300 rooms are set to enter the market by the end of 2015 alone.
Posted: July 29, 2015
IRAN. According to a report published by the Iranian media, citizens of Turkey, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Bolivia, Egypt and Syria can travel to Iran without visa.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. James Hogan highlights the importance of consumer choice and innovation as the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry.
Posted: July 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. In the last twelve months alone, Airbnb has more than doubled in size in Africa; Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky attends Global Entrepreneurial Summit in Nairobi with Presidents Obama and Kenyatta.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. New processes to make medical travel easier and more cost effective; Medical tourism in Dubai is growing at 10-15% per year and has a long-term goal of attracting 500,000 per year by 2020.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. In a complicated and competitive digital marketplace, HMH - Hospitality Management Holdings continues to optimize and enhance its digital capability to provide travellers wider online and mobile access.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. DAE repays bank loan facility from the proceeds of the sale of StandardAero. The facility was provided by Barwa Bank, Deutsche Bank, Emirates NBD Bank, and Noor Bank.
Posted: July 21, 2015
UAE. Dubai to add 1,600 more F&B outlets by 2019, according to KPMG report; The H Holding plans to incorporate diversified retail and hospitality services under one roof.
Posted: July 16, 2015
UAE. Despite having completed the longest and most difficult leg of the Round the World Solar Flight, the solar powered airplane has suffered battery damages due to overheating.
Posted: July 14, 2015
UAE. JLL report a current supply of almost 65,000 hotel rooms in Dubai in the first quarter of 2015, 44% are 5-star rated.
Posted: July 7, 2015
UAE. Arab tourists increase by 21.4% during the first five months of 2015 compared with the same period in 2014.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. US legacy carriers got the facts wrong, got the law wrong, and set their sights on an outcome that will be wrong for American consumers, communities and the national economy.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Merlin Digital launches a wide range of lifestyle products and accessories; The travel collection revolves around covering specific customer and market requirements.
Posted: June 25, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The deal consist arranging debt and equity financing to acquire 30 Airbus aircraft of A320-200 model and 20 aircraft of A330-300 model to be leased to SAUDIA.
Posted: June 24, 2015
UAE. 96 total projects and 36,523 rooms in the pipeline; activity is now at an all-time high with the new rooms to be added to the existing 65,000 as currently available in 2015, set to bring the total to over 100,000 by 2020.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. "The proposed introduction of an Insolvency Law can only be a good thing, as it has the potential to strengthen business confidence and boost inward investment into the region."
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
date:Posted: July 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Study by Glowork highlights women's perceptions before graduation, shows regional differences within the Kingdom, and the need to develop part time jobs and internship programs.
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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