Josh Corder

Skift's Middle East Reporter: Josh Corder is the company's reporter out of Dubai, covering on the region's hospitality, travel and tourism sectors. He has been in the region for close to five years, previously running Hotelier Middle East's website and magazine. He is known for his investigative approach in covering the region.

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Hotels

H World’s Ji Hotels: This Chinese Brand Is Heading to Saudi and UAE

Chinese brand Ji Hotels wants to expand outside its home land, starting with the Middle East.

H World’s Ji Hotels: This Chinese Brand Is Heading to Saudi and UAE

Hotels

How Saudi Sees Luxury: Just ‘20% Will Be in 4- And 5-Star Hotels’

Saudi Arabia says its "real business" will come from mass-market travel, not ultra-luxury stays.

How Saudi Sees Luxury: Just ‘20% Will Be in 4- And 5-Star Hotels’

Tourism

Saudi Wants More Female Travelers, But Admits to a ‘Perception’ Problem

Saudi Tourism Authority's Fahd Hamidaddin spoke about changing perceptions being a key part of his job.

Saudi Wants More Female Travelers, But Admits to a ‘Perception’ Problem

Cruises

Saudi’s New Cruise Line Is Luxe. But With No Booze, It’s Counting on Saudi Passengers 

The brand is being built up to almost exclusively serve the Saudi and Gulf markets.

Saudi’s New Cruise Line Is Luxe. But With No Booze, It’s Counting on Saudi Passengers 

Tourism

The Gulf Countries’ Visa Is Coming. Will It Be Enough to Land Taylor Swift? 

A GCC unified visa could prompt many things, including some fleeting visits by superstars.

The Gulf Countries’ Visa Is Coming. Will It Be Enough to Land Taylor Swift? 

Hotels

Jumeirah Needs a Big Re-Do, For Now, It’s Going With a Rebrand

Jumeirah's big announcement at Dubai's biggest tourism trade show is a rebrand.

Jumeirah Needs a Big Re-Do, For Now, It’s Going With a Rebrand

Airlines

Riyadh Air to Sell Package Holidays to and From Saudi Arabia

Riyadh Air is expected to play a key role in driving tourism to and from Saudi Arabia.

Riyadh Air to Sell Package Holidays to and From Saudi Arabia

Tourism

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 Is Too Expensive For Tourists – And Everyone Knows It

Fancy a stay in the heart of Arabia? It'll cost you.

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 Is Too Expensive For Tourists – And Everyone Knows It

Airlines

Dubai Airports CEO Suggests Current Hub Could Become Obsolete

With a new $35 billion facility on the way, Paul Griffiths says the city doesn't need two airports.

Dubai Airports CEO Suggests Current Hub Could Become Obsolete

Airlines

Dubai Airports CEO Says Hub is ‘100% Operational’ Despite 1,200 Cancellations

Paul Griffiths says he's never seen anything like it as his airport cancels hundreds of flights a day.

Dubai Airports CEO Says Hub is ‘100% Operational’ Despite 1,200 Cancellations