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: June 10, 2015
UAE. Cairo led the region in hospitality performance in Q1 2015, with RevPAR increasing by over 100%; Increasing political stability continues to be main driver for region's hospitality sector.
Posted: June 10, 2015
UAE. The airport continues to maintain double-digit growth in passenger traffic, aircraft movement and cargo activity every month, making the airport one of the fastest growing aviation hubs in the world.
Posted: June 9, 2015
UAE. The global payments technology company leverages digital communication to drive tourism in the Middle East.
Posted: June 9, 2015
UAE.The prestigious accolade by Airfinance Journal was presented during a recent ceremony in Miami.
Posted: June 8, 2015
MOROCCO. Morocco is increasingly targeting affluent visitors from the Gulf, despite the fact that Europe still remains a major source of inbound tourists: Stephan Killinger, tourism expert and President of Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort.
Posted: June 5, 2015
UAE. Emirate projected to attract 14.3 million international visitors in 2015, making it the highest ranked city in this category, according to MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index.
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. The forecast for projects planned and underway in the GCC in 2015 is US$172 billion; US$32 billion Al Maktoum International Airport expansion anticipated to be the biggest airport in the world.
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. Sydney joins Etihad Airways' network of A380 destinations and completes the flagship link to London via Abu Dhabi; A new era of luxury travel with the introduction of revolutionary new cabins including The Residence by Etihad.
Posted: May 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. SITA survey investigated the connection between passenger's use of technology and their emotions to discover how they feel at every point of the journey; Survey shows that technology is helping put enjoyment back into flying.
Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. Revenue soars to US$7.6 billion on back of record passenger and cargo volumes; Passenger demand and revenue growth outperform capacity intake; Partnership strategy delivers strong performance, with revenues up 37.7% to US$1.1 billion, representing 24% of passenger revenues.
Posted: May 27, 2015
UAE. The option is currently available on all Hotel, Holiday and Activity bookings to users based in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh and will soon be available in other cities in the Middle East.
Posted: May 26, 2015
UAE. Dubai Aerospace Enterprise announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell 100% of StandardAero to an affiliate of Veritas Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Posted: May 26, 2015
UAE. Eventgoer provides companies and organizers with a free and powerful marketing tool.
Posted: May 22, 2015
UAE. The report commissioned by Etihad Airways also identifies "fundamental flaws" in the Compass Lexecon Report recently released by the Big Three U.S. carriers.
Posted: May 19, 2015
UAE. Luminous Carpets: a practical application for high traffic sites such as airports, and a possible effective emergency safety mechanism in hotel corridors.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
date:Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. 53% of employers rank lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC students having taken any work experience; According to employers, communication skills (36%) and required skills and qualifications (22%) are further challenges to retention in the private sector.
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
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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