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Middle East tourism generates $194bn in 2015, 8% of GDP

Middle East tourism generates $194bn in 2015, 8% of GDP

President and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council says region must continue to invest as part of economic diversification

Turkey deploys soldiers to new military base in Qatar

Turkey deploys soldiers to new military base in Qatar

Move marks a strengthening of cooperation between two countries that have both provided support for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

Oman says to add 2,000 luxury hotel rooms during 2016

Oman says to add 2,000 luxury hotel rooms during 2016

Ministry of Tourism says major international hotel chains to open new properties in sultanate this year

Is 2016 the year the art bubble bursts?

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Ahmed Alhatti on trusting your instincts

Ahmed Alhatti built his property company from scratch, and is...

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Qatar hospital launches two pharmacy 'robots'
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New system is able to dispense 1,200 prescriptions per hour compared to previous capability of 1,800 per day

UAE retail firms face challenges amid VAT launch in 2018
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UAE retail firms face challenges amid VAT launch in 2018

KPMG's tax chief in the UAE says retail sector will be particularly affected by introduction of value-added tax

Rocco Forte says to make Saudi hotel debut in September
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Rocco Forte says to make Saudi hotel debut in September

Assila Hotel in Jeddah will offer 210 rooms and suites; will feature more than 2,000 pieces of art

World Bank raises 2016 oil price forecast to $41 per barrel
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World Bank raises 2016 oil price forecast to $41 per barrel

Forecast comes amid improving market sentiment and a weakening dollar; oversupply seen receding

Dubai's Jumeirah inks deal to run luxury hotel in Istanbul
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Dubai's Jumeirah inks deal to run luxury hotel in Istanbul

Turkey’s Kuzu Group has appoints Dubai firm to operate mixed-use development in the city's Ataköy district

UAE's Al Rawdah invests $32.6m in new Liwa poultry farm
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UAE's Al Rawdah invests $32.6m in new Liwa poultry farm

Phase 1 starts, with farm production set to reduce reliance on imported eggs by 50%, says company

Dubai's Abraaj leads $30m investment in logistics provider
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Dubai's Abraaj leads $30m investment in logistics provider

Company invests in Ninja Logistics Ltd; capital to be used to roll out in new markets, including Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines

Oman's 2040 tourism plan 'will cost $35bn', says senior official
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Oman's 2040 tourism plan 'will cost $35bn', says senior official

Omani gov't is seeking upwards of $28bn from private sector to help it achieve aim of doubling visitor numbers by 2040

Pure Gold Group announces $326m GCC expansion plan
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Pure Gold Group announces $326m GCC expansion plan

Group founded by Firoz Merchant to double its Pure Gold Jewellers retail outlets and grow the La Moda Sunglasses chain to 150 by 2030

Luxury prevails in Dubai's retail space
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Luxury prevails in Dubai's retail space
Lighting up the night: Mazen El Zein
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Lighting up the night: Mazen El Zein
Operatic principal: Jasper Hope
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Operatic principal: Jasper Hope
Room for improvement?
Travel & Hospitality»
Room for improvement?
Saudi Arabia turns oil weapon on Iran
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Saudi Arabia turns oil weapon on Iran
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UAE's Etihad inks global sponsorship deal for fashion week events

UAE's Etihad inks global sponsorship deal for fashion week events

Abu Dhabi carrier signs agreement to partner with fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan, Berlin, Sydney and Mumbai

Style»

The Man Bag: Why you need one and which one you need

Because if it works for Hugh Jackman, it’ll work for you

Travel»

Hotels and resorts: Bathtubs with views in the UAE

Imagine Al Pacino’s golden tub in Scarface - but better

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The ultimate luxury apps in Dubai

Rent a private island for a day? Well why not

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Travel & Hospitality»
Revealed: Aykon Dare, Dubai's 'first of its kind' tourism attraction

Revealed: Aykon Dare, Dubai's 'first of its kind' tourism attraction

Dubai developer Damac says harnassed daredevils will be able to hang off the roof of the tallest building in its Aykon City project

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Review: Muze Restaurant and Lounge

Review: Muze Restaurant and Lounge

A must-try for lovers of Jazz & Soul music

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Watches: Summer must-haves

It’s all about fashion watches this season

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The perfume guide

Basically everything you ever need to know about how to smell good

Arts»
Dubai Opera's first show sells out in less than 3 hours

Dubai Opera's first show sells out in less than 3 hours

All 2,000 tickets to see Plácido Domingo are quickly snapped up, with buyers from more than 20 countries.

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Manchester City need leap of faith against Real Madrid

Manchester City need leap of faith against Real Madrid

Abu Dhabi-backed English Premier League club have reached their first ever UEFA Champions League semi-final

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