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AHIC 2017: Mid-market hotels offer opportunity in Middle East

AHIC 2017: Mid-market hotels offer opportunity in Middle East

The economy and mid-market hotel segment was identified as presenting a significant opportunity for hotel owners and operators alike at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference. Expert speakers also identified a gap in the market for more experiential accommodation and entertainment attractions, especially in Dubai, as the market continues to diversify its hospitality offering.

WTTC Global Summit 2017: Scowsill steps down as president

WTTC Global Summit 2017: Scowsill steps down as president

The World Travel & Tourism Council has announced the departure of president David Scowsill after six years at the helm of the organisation. During his tenure as the third president in the 26 year history of WTTC, he has taken the organisation to new heights, championing the private sector views in high level governmental discussions and promoting the sustainable growth of tourism.

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Jumeirah Vittaveli unveils Royal Residence

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Jumeirah Vittaveli unveils Royal Residence

Step inside the Royal Residence at Jumeirah Vittaveli and discover the ultimate beachfront retreat. Designed for families and groups of friends looking for the ultimate in luxury, this stunning residence offers five bedrooms extending across 3,500 square meters of pure tranquillity.

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Traffic boom at Dubai World Central

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Traffic boom at Dubai World Central

Passenger traffic at Dubai World Central, the emirate’s second international hub, grew an impressive 29.5 per cent during the first quarter of 2017. Some 333,780 passengers passed through the facility during the period, compared to 257,813 in the same period in 2016 according to Dubai Airports, which also released its 2017 forecast for DWC passenger numbers.

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Zanzibar launches tourism push with Tanzania

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Zanzibar launches tourism push with Tanzania

In a move to strengthened destination marketing and boost tourism in the land of Kilimanjaro and spices, Destination Zanzibar returns to Arabian Travel Market. The destination will exhibit in a strategic alliance with Zanzibar Commission for Tourism, Zanzibar Association of Tour Operators, Zanzibar Association of Tourism Investors and Tanzania Tourism Board.

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Time Hotels to launch female-led hotel

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Time Hotels to launch female-led hotel

Time Hotels Management has unveiled plans for a new four-star hotel in Dubai’s Al Barsha shopping district, Time Asma Hotel, which will aim for 80 per cent of team members to be female, led by general manager Ghada Mahgoub, with dedicated facilities for female guests.

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Expo 2020 legacy examined in Dubai

Arabian Travel Market 2017: Expo 2020 legacy examined in Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai, the first mega-event to be hosted in the Middle East, will lay the foundations for a diversified and sustainable tourism industry through a series of initiatives designed to support the UAE’s plans for diversification to a knowledge-based economy.