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: April 30, 2015
UAE. Airline category witnesses highest online spend in absolute terms followed by hotels, household appliances, electronic products and travel related items.
Posted: April 29, 2015
UAE. EY launches Diversification Tracker, which benchmarks the GCC countries both globally and against each other; Study identifies transport, financial services, tourism, telecoms and R&D as the "sweet spot" where regional strengths, economic impact and nationals' employment preferences converge.
Posted: April 24, 2015
UAE. 5.5 million passengers used Abu Dhabi International Airport in Q1 2015.
Posted: April 23, 2015
UAE. The Solar Impulse team used the opportunity to conduct community engagement activities with thousands of local students and members of the public, demonstrating how innovation and clean technology contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable future.
Posted: April 23, 2015
UAE. JLL issues Q1 2015 Real Estate Market Overview at Cityscape Abu Dhabi; Report assesses the latest trends in the office, residential, retail and hospitality sectors.
Posted: April 22, 2015
UAE. The UAE tops the GCC ranking with access to 72 countries visa free, Qatar follows in 52nd place, whilst Bahrain and Saudi Arabia are both ranked at 57th in the list by passport power.
Posted: April 21, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. "There was information about a possible act targeting a mall or Aramco installations. We passed this information to the security forces to be on alert," Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour Turki said.
Posted: April 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Emirates President Tim Clark said at a press conference in London that engines for some of the 50 jets could be converted to more efficient neo types.
Posted: April 16, 2015
UAE. New "Watch Your Food" app is being developed in collaboration with Circle Café; First of its kind in the region to track delivery orders in real-time.
Posted: April 15, 2015
UAE. "If our growth is curtailed or our investments in airlines are compromised, the real damage will be to Europe in lost jobs, lost flight connectivity, lost investment in local and national economies and lost consumer choice."
Posted: April 14, 2015
UAE. Family travel, technological innovation and UNWTO tourism ministers' forum, headline this year's event; An additional exhibition hall, 2,700 exhibiting companies representing 86 countries, including 70 country pavilions.
Posted: April 11, 2015
UAE. Global smart airports market to reach US$13.5 billion by 2020; UAE airports lead in smart technology adoption; Airport Show 2015 to show latest smart technologies.
Posted: April 9, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Kudu is one of Saudi Arabia's favourite Quick Service Restaurant brands; The regional QSR sector is primed for further growth on attractive demographics, rising incomes.
Posted: April 8, 2015
UAE. Huge extensions to Dragon Mart and Ibn Battuta Mall; New heart for Deira with 16 towers aside 4.9 million sq ft mall.
Posted: April 7, 2015
UAE. Middle Eastern travellers returning as Lebanon banks on regional demand for sector revival; ATM 2015 participation a showcase for country's multi-purpose destination positioning.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 22, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The minutes basically unofficially confirmed that there are only the slimmest of chances for a US interest rate increase next month.
date:Posted: May 21, 2015
UAE. New study conducted by YouGov and commissioned by the social enterprise C3 reveals the impact of CSR programs on UAE residents; Around three-quarters of residents are more likely to purchase from companies that actively contribute to the community.
date:Posted: May 20, 2015
UAE. According to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group, 33% of consumers would rather accept a 20% reduction in salary than give up their mobile phone; SME mobile leaders in emerging markets are leapfrogging older generations of technology still widely used in developed markets.
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