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Abu Dhabi fund in $2.5bn bid for Claridge’s hotel owner
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Abu Dhabi fund in $2.5bn bid for Claridge’s hotel owner

Sunday, 1 March 2015 11:12 AM

ADIA already owns the five-star Lanesborough in London's Knightsbridge and bought more than 40 regional UK Marriott hotels

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Dubai's cruise tourism sector sees busiest ever month
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Dubai's cruise tourism sector sees busiest ever month

Saturday, 28 February 2015 2:08 AM

Mina Rashid port welcomes over 30 ship calls in January, bringing more than 150,000 cruise tourists

Anantara hotel to open in Dubai's Culture Village in 2018
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Anantara hotel to open in Dubai's Culture Village in 2018

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 4:14 PM

Thai-based Minor Hotel Group announces partnership with Dubai Properties to launch luxury brand

Iconic Kuwait Towers re-opens after 3-year refurbishment
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Iconic Kuwait Towers re-opens after 3-year refurbishment

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 1:49 PM

It is the second time the tourist attraction was closed after it sustained $6.8m worth of damage during the 1990 Iraq invasion

New hotel rules set to be enforced in Bahrain
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New hotel rules set to be enforced in Bahrain

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 1:49 PM

New categorisation regulations to be introduced relating to size of rooms and quality of furniture - report

Abu Dhabi fund pays Marriott $230m for Miami hotel
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Abu Dhabi fund pays Marriott $230m for Miami hotel

Sunday, 22 February 2015 12:14 PM

Sale of The Miami Beach Edition hotel the second of three deals between Marriott and ADIA

RAK's annual tourism revenue tops AED1bn for first time
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RAK's annual tourism revenue tops AED1bn for first time

Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:07 AM

Latest figures from Tourism Development Authority also reveal that guest nights rose by 72% in 2014

Rezidor targets Saudi Arabia for 25% of global growth
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Rezidor targets Saudi Arabia for 25% of global growth

Saturday, 21 February 2015 10:06 AM

Hotel operators says new signings in Gulf kingdom during 2014 represent a quarter of global deals

Oman to showcase $3.3bn tourism plans as visitors set to rise
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Oman to showcase $3.3bn tourism plans as visitors set to rise

Saturday, 21 February 2015 3:10 AM

More than 1.1 million tourist arrivals are expected in Oman this year, up by 3% on 2014

Dubai's Jumeirah launches new restaurant management unit
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Dubai's Jumeirah launches new restaurant management unit

Friday, 20 February 2015 9:50 AM

Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai will create, operate and franchise portfolio of 60 brands

Dubai Int'l security waiting times to be slashed to 20 seconds
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Dubai Int'l security waiting times to be slashed to 20 seconds

Friday, 20 February 2015 9:49 AM

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs set to launch new system to improve security and efficiency at security gates

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Dubai theme park developer says senior exec team roles filled
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Dubai theme park developer says senior exec team roles filled

Friday, 20 February 2015 2:10 AM

Dubai Parks and Resorts completes formation of senior management team to drive mega leisure project

Hilton to develop over 400 Hampton hotels in China
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Hilton to develop over 400 Hampton hotels in China

Thursday, 19 February 2015 2:09 PM

Operator to develop three-star prototype for China hotels in major drive

CEO Frits van Paasschen resigns from Starwood Hotels
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CEO Frits van Paasschen resigns from Starwood Hotels

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 5:03 PM

Departure 'by mutual agreement' as Starwood looks to accelerate growth and improve performance

Abu Dhabi launches new tourism office in South Africa
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Abu Dhabi launches new tourism office in South Africa

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 4:30 PM

Opening of 11th overseas office comes as South African Airways prepares to start daily flights to UAE capital


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