Arabian Hotel Investment Conference News

Olivier Harnisch, chief executive, Emaar Hospitality Group

Olivier Harnisch, chief executive, Emaar Hospitality Group

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Olivier Harnisch, chief executive, Emaar Hospitality Group, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai. With a number of new properties opening across a range of brands, it is an exciting time for the company.

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.

United Arab Emirates sees boost to average length of stay

United Arab Emirates sees boost to average length of stay

The United Arab Emirates has succeeded in boosting the length of time that travellers stay in the country using longer layovers and connections between Europe and America with Asian destinations. The fastest growing group is now those staying between six to eight nights, according to ForwardKeys which predicts future travel patterns by analysing 16 million booking transactions a day.