Articles tagged “middle east report”

Tourism

Dubai’s Mohamed Alabbar to Develop Tourism Projects in Indonesia Worth $3 Billion

It is the latest in a string of billion-dollar deals for Alabbar, known for creating Emaar in Dubai.

Dubai’s Mohamed Alabbar to Develop Tourism Projects in Indonesia Worth $3 Billion

Hotels

UAE Shows Highest Room Revenues in Global Hotel Alliance’s Latest Results

Global Hotel Alliance crosses a billion in revenue for the first half of the year, helped out by high room rates in its home city of Dubai.

UAE Shows Highest Room Revenues in Global Hotel Alliance’s Latest Results

Airlines

Qatar Airways Focuses on Stop-Over Programs to Help Boost Nation’s Tourism

Fancy 48 hours in Doha? Qatar Airways thinks you will.

Qatar Airways Focuses on Stop-Over Programs to Help Boost Nation’s Tourism

Tourism

Tourist Spending in Egypt Reaches $6.6 Billion as More Russians Arrive

Almost 1.5 million Russians headed to Egypt last year, beaten only by Germany.

Tourist Spending in Egypt Reaches $6.6 Billion as More Russians Arrive

Tourism

Qatar Joins Middle East’s Theme Park Frenzy With $5.5 Billion Project

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are all pushing ahead with theme park projects.

Qatar Joins Middle East’s Theme Park Frenzy With $5.5 Billion Project

Tourism

Saudi Tourism Chief Advisor Gloria Guevara Manzo Leaves Role

Manzo spent three years in Saudi Arabia, right as the conservative kingdom began to reinvent its image.

Saudi Tourism Chief Advisor Gloria Guevara Manzo Leaves Role

Tourism

How Oman Looks to Grow Tourism: No Mega-Hotels Here

As the UAE and Saudi Arabia continue their mega-projects, we look at Oman's 'calmer' approach to tourism.

How Oman Looks to Grow Tourism: No Mega-Hotels Here

Startups

Travel Companies Push for Smoother Payments: Startup Funding Roundup

Consumers are pushing payments for travel into the digital age as they demand smoother options.

Travel Companies Push for Smoother Payments: Startup Funding Roundup

Tourism

Saudi Begins Developing Towns as More Affordable Tourism Spots

Yanbu is being developed as a new leisure destination, offering prices well below those expected at the giga-projects.

Saudi Begins Developing Towns as More Affordable Tourism Spots

Tourism

Gulf Countries Seek to Teach Students ‘Hospitality’ in Classes

Countries like Saudi and Oman are considering the move as they dash to fill new hotels with worthy talent.

Gulf Countries Seek to Teach Students ‘Hospitality’ in Classes