Articles tagged “Middle East tourism”

Hotels

Full Video: Hilton CEO at Skift Global Forum East 2022

Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta praised the Middle East for its commitment to boosting tourism, and he explained at the recent Skift Global Forum East why public-private partnerships are critical in improving tourism infrastructure.

Full Video: Hilton CEO at Skift Global Forum East 2022

Tourism

World Cup Put Qatar in Spotlight, Now Doha Airport Is Key to Future Tourism

The World Cup gave Qatar the opportunity to show the world its possibilities as a tourist destination. Once the World Cup is over, global public attention will scatter and memories will fade. Officials say they'll be happy as a vibrant stopover destination.

World Cup Put Qatar in Spotlight, Now Doha Airport Is Key to Future Tourism

Announcements

The 200+ Companies Attending Skift Global Forum East 2022

Skift Global Forum East Attendee Snapshot and Proposal released. Companies including as Shangri-La, Dubai Airports, Hilton, Jumeirah Group and more will be attending. Check it out and join them by registering today.

Announcements

A Jam-Packed Agenda for Skift Global Forum East in December

With a big focus on growth and spurring new demand in the future, Skift will bring leaders from across the globe together to discuss what is next for travel and how the future is being tested in Dubai. It's a vital time for our industry to come together as we look ahead to 2023.

A Jam-Packed Agenda for Skift Global Forum East in December

News Blog

Wynn Resorts Confirms It’s Opening First Casino in UAE

Integrated resort operator Wynn Resorts confirmed that it would be operating a casino at its resort in Ras Al Khaimah. The casino at Wynn Marjan would be “somewhat larger than” the operator’s flagship U.S. gaming venue - Wynn Las Vegas, CEO Craig Billings said during the earnings call on Wednesday. Announced earlier this year, the…

Online Travel

Wego CEO Sets Ambitious Goal to Be the First Travel Unicorn in Middle East

The Middle East focus is surely helping Wego go places, but CEO Ross Veitch has bigger plans.

Wego CEO Sets Ambitious Goal to Be the First Travel Unicorn in Middle East

Tourism

6 Questions for a Top Seera Group Exec on Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Goals

Seera Group is confident that Saudi Arabia could welcome 100 million tourists a year by 2030 and commends the country's efforts to change its image at a brand level. However, it'll be some time before the perception changes overseas.

6 Questions for a Top Seera Group Exec on Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Goals

Tour Operators

Qatar’s Tour Operators Prepare for World Cup Despite Safety Concerns for LGBTQ Fans

Although Qatari tourism officials are projecting a welcoming image for their country, it will take more than one more tournament to prove it. The answer would come with the treatment of LGBTQ visitors later on when Qatar is out of the spotlight.

Qatar’s Tour Operators Prepare for World Cup Despite Safety Concerns for LGBTQ Fans