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: November 20, 2014
UAE. Transaction attracted an order book of over US$ 3 billion, more than 6 times oversubscribed, from a high quality and diversified investor base.
Posted: November 19, 2014
UAE. Financing to support the company's strategy of creating the Middle East's first mega leisure and entertainment destination.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. Figures based on "Quantifying the Economic Impact of Aviation in Dubai" report conducted by global research firm, Oxford Economics.
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. AED2.5 billion offering now open to investors; The shares will be priced at AED1.00 per share, plus AED0.01 in offer costs; Total market capitalisation on listing of approx. AED 6.3 billion.
Posted: November 15, 2014
UAE. EC confirms the partnership complies with European regulations on competition; Parties to work on completing the transaction before the end of the year.
Posted: November 13, 2014
UAE. With a population of over 33 million, Iraq has 19 civilian airports and seven military air transport facilities, serving around 30 airlines, including its national carrier Iraqi Airways.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. Meraas Holding subsidiary announces its intention to launch an IPO and to apply to list its ordinary shares on the Dubai Financial Market.
Posted: November 10, 2014
UAE. As part of the agreement, MOPR will be responsible for supporting Coco Collection's communications in the region.
Posted: November 7, 2014
UAE. Abu Dhabi's 156 hotels and hotel apartments have reported their best nine months yet in terms of guest arrivals, guest nights, occupancy and revenue.
Posted: October 30, 2014
UAE. 777-300ER makes up the majority of airline's fleet.
Posted: October 29, 2014
QATAR. Qatar to establish itself as a strong tourism hub in the Middle East, according to Deloitte's latest "Middle East Hotel Market Intelligence Report."
Posted: October 27, 2014
UAE. Spurred by an ongoing increase in the number of wide bodied aircraft, particularly in the fleet of Emirates, the passenger per aircraft movement increased by 4.6% to 201.8.
Posted: October 27, 2014
UAE. Major road, bridge and railway projects are already underway, or in the planning phase, in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain.
Posted: October 25, 2014
UAE. The top five routes from Abu Dhabi International Airport during September were Doha, London, Bangkok, Manila and Bombay. The top five routes accounted for 15% of all traffic.
Posted: October 23, 2014
UAE. As head of strategy, Adeline Ng will lead the strategic agenda for IHG in AMEA by evaluating market dynamics and identifying emerging growth opportunities.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The trajectory of Japan's economy has much to teach us about the wisdom of Keynesian policies. Those who are not blinded by left-wing dogma should take a good look at where the road of permanent stimulus ultimately leads.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The path to the acceptance of the participatory approach to development was forged, through trial and error, over several decades until the 1990s, when its global recognition by development practitioners became well-established.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. There is a high degree of uncertainty over how the Iranian negotiations and the OPEC meeting will play out, but the end of November will be hugely important for energy markets.
INTERNATIONAL. Both countries posted freedom scores of 8.1, according to the annual Economic Freedom of the Arab World report published by the Fraser Institute. Bahrain dropped from first place last year to third place and a score of 8.0 in this year's report, which is based on 2012 data, the most recent available.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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