Articles tagged “middle east report”

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

Airlines

Riyadh Air Will Collaborate With Singapore Airlines to Punch Into Asia Market Early

Riyadh Air and Singapore Airlines' new collaboration is likely one of many to come.

Riyadh Air Will Collaborate With Singapore Airlines to Punch Into Asia Market Early

Tourism

Post-World Cup, Qatar’s Tourism Industry Is Relying on Spikes, Surges and Mega Events

Qatar's tourism numbers are growing, but so is the country's reliance on events and conferences.

Post-World Cup, Qatar’s Tourism Industry Is Relying on Spikes, Surges and Mega Events

Tour Operators

Dubai Gains Ground In The Tours And Activities Market

Dubai is skyrocketing in popularity as a destination for tours and activities and operators are quickly hopping on the trend.

Dubai Gains Ground In The Tours And Activities Market

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