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: April 4, 2014
UAE. Etihad Airways is close to an agreement to become Alitalia's biggest investor after studying the Italian carrier's books for the past weeks, people familiar with the matter said.
Posted: April 3, 2014
UAE. Among its properties, Kerzner manages the global Atlantis and One & Only resort chains; much of its business is now focused on Dubai.
Posted: April 3, 2014
UAE. Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi taking place from 7-8 April; The summit will focus on the challenges of driving industrialization and growth while adapting to global socio-economic change.
Posted: April 2, 2014
UAE. Tech-focused seminars to highlight digital insight from global trendsetters; Research reveals that one in six consumers in the region uses the Internet as their preferred booking platform.
Posted: April 2, 2014
UAE. The change brings increased focus and investment into developing specialty services and capabilities designed to improve member engagement and returns for the program partners.
Posted: April 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Speaking amid the ongoing search for MH370, IATA's CEO commits to facilitate a unified industry position on global tracking of aircraft.
Posted: March 31, 2014
UAE. Leading shopping mall, retail and leisure regional player released its audited financial statement for the year ended 31 December 2013.
Posted: March 31, 2014
UAE. Foreign investment in the local tourism and travel sector will see dramatic rise in 2014, at a time when the country is becoming a leading global tourism hub powered by the Expo 2020 win.
Posted: March 27, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Diplomatic conference on Tokyo Convention opens in Montreal.
Posted: March 26, 2014
UAE. The airline is looking to raise US$2 billion to finance its fleet deliveries in 2014 which will include its first A380 and Boeing 787 aircraft.
Posted: March 26, 2014
UAE. Developer releases first phase of hotel plots at Dubai's new waterfront wonder.
Posted: March 26, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency received the images that were taken on March 23, Malaysia's Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said.
Posted: March 26, 2014
UAE. Tourism, hospitality and real estate are the sectors to benefit most; Growth expected in new businesses and employment opportunities, according to a survey of over 1000 UAE residents by Insight Discovery.
Posted: March 25, 2014
UAE. New survey at GIBTM reveals that on average only 55% of regional meeting planners ranked price as the key driver when choosing a venue.
Posted: March 25, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. A sombre Prime Minister Najib Razak said a new analysis of satellite data on flight MH370's path placed its last position in remote waters off Australia's west coast.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 21, 2014
UAE. Qatar's economy is predicted to grow by 6.0%, Saudi Arabia by 4.3% and the UAE by 4.1% in 2014; The key challenge for the GCC remains continuing to diversify its economies and invest in its growing non-oil sectors.
date:Posted: April 21, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. GCC focused on targeting greater diversification in non-oil sectors.
date:Posted: April 19, 2014
UAE. Key sectors driving growth in the housing market are the tourism, hospitality, education and healthcare sectors, which is translating into robust population growth and demand.
UAE. Qatar's economy is predicted to grow by 6.0%, Saudi Arabia by 4.3% and the UAE by 4.1% in 2014; The key challenge for the GCC remains continuing to diversify its economies and invest in its growing non-oil sectors.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.
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