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Kuwaiti-backed London theme park signs up bankers to raise $3.2bn funding
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Kuwaiti-backed London theme park signs up bankers to raise $3.2bn funding

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 2:38 PM

London Paramount Entertainment Resort is scheduled to open in 2020, is currently in the consultation stage with local interest groups

Saudi hotel fined for preventing guest from seeing his new bride
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Saudi hotel fined for preventing guest from seeing his new bride

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 2:16 PM

Newlywed claims he was not allowed to enter the room where his bride was waiting after he complained that staff damaged his car

Yotel to open a hotel on the Palm Jumeirah
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Yotel to open a hotel on the Palm Jumeirah

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:35 AM

British hotelier is planning more properties in the UAE and in Saudi Arabia

Hilton announces plan for new Dubai World Central hotel
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Hilton announces plan for new Dubai World Central hotel

Monday, 25 May 2015 3:27 PM

Hotel giant says Hilton Dubai World Central will have 535 rooms; slated to open in early 2019

Dubai to get Lego-themed hotel as theme park expands
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Dubai to get Lego-themed hotel as theme park expands

Monday, 25 May 2015 2:01 PM

Dubai Parks and Resorts says first hotel of its kind in Middle East is scheduled to be built in 2018

Work starts on putting together Dubai theme park rides
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Work starts on putting together Dubai theme park rides

Saturday, 23 May 2015 9:15 AM

Key components arrive for rides which will form part of the $2.85bn Dubai Parks and Resorts theme park

7m pilgrims expected to visit Makkah this Umrah season
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7m pilgrims expected to visit Makkah this Umrah season

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 6:53 PM

More than 20,000 flights are scheduled to arrive in Jeddah carrying pilgrims to Makkah and Madinah

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi named top MidEast tourist attraction
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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi named top MidEast tourist attraction

Monday, 18 May 2015 2:10 PM

Theme park, which is undergoing expansion plans, wins top award at World Travel Awards Gala event

Swiss-Belhotel signs deal to manage luxury Bahrain hotel
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Swiss-Belhotel signs deal to manage luxury Bahrain hotel

Sunday, 17 May 2015 2:53 PM

Five-star Swiss-Belhotel Bahrain is scheduled to open in 2016; will feature nearly 200 rooms

Egypt said to close restaurant after refusing Saudi man entry
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Egypt said to close restaurant after refusing Saudi man entry

Sunday, 17 May 2015 2:19 PM

Ministry has reportedly closed a restaurant for a month after staff refused entry to a Saudi man because he was wearing the traditional white thobe

Dubai's Atlantis lays off staff due to 'market dynamics'
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Dubai's Atlantis lays off staff due to 'market dynamics'

Sunday, 17 May 2015 1:33 PM

Luxury hotel lets 27 employees go as a result in staffing structure and market conditions - report

Dubai World Central eyes 20,000 rooms by 2025
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Dubai World Central eyes 20,000 rooms by 2025

Sunday, 17 May 2015 1:31 PM

Once a $32bn expansion is complete, DWC's Al Maktoum International will become the largest airport in the world

Dubai Expo 2020 set to unveil official logo on October 20
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Dubai Expo 2020 set to unveil official logo on October 20

Saturday, 16 May 2015 8:39 AM

More than 18,000 people submit designs for the Expo 2020 Dubai Logo Design competition

UAE needs more midscale hotels to maintain growth, says PwC
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UAE needs more midscale hotels to maintain growth, says PwC

Saturday, 16 May 2015 1:04 AM

New report says Dubai and Abu Dhabi hospitality markets need better balance, still dominated by luxury hotels

Swiss hotel group inks JV deal to expand Gulf portfolio
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Swiss hotel group inks JV deal to expand Gulf portfolio

Saturday, 16 May 2015 1:03 AM

Swiss International signs agreement with Al Shiha Holdings; to announce new hotels in Saudi Arabia and Dubai


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