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Qatar Airways set to add more flights to Saudi holy city
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Qatar Airways set to add more flights to Saudi holy city

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:03 AM

Doha-based carrier says it will launch additional daily flight to Madinah from October 26

Visitor beware
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Visitor beware

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:30 AM

With some of the recent proposals, you’d think some Gulf officials were trying to put tourists off visiting, says Shane McGinley

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Millennium & Copthorne to debut Studio M brand in Riyadh
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Millennium & Copthorne to debut Studio M brand in Riyadh

Saturday, 23 August 2014 10:25 AM

Agreement signed to open 145-room property in Q2 2015; Raseel Properties named as developer

Saudi hotel faces closure after guest's Twitter complaint
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Saudi hotel faces closure after guest's Twitter complaint

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 10:22 AM

Inspectors found a poor level of hygiene and “contempt for customer's remarks”

Swiss-Belhotel hires former IHG exec to drive MidEast growth
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Swiss-Belhotel hires former IHG exec to drive MidEast growth

Saturday, 9 August 2014 1:40 AM

Hotel management firm appoints Noel Massoud to oversee launch of three properties in region this year

Saudi Arabia issues travel warning after Ebola death
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Saudi Arabia issues travel warning after Ebola death

Thursday, 7 August 2014 2:23 PM

Gulf kingdom advises citizens not to travel to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea until further notice

Prince Alwaleed-backed Disneyland Paris see 4% drop in revenues
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Prince Alwaleed-backed Disneyland Paris see 4% drop in revenues

Thursday, 7 August 2014 11:22 AM

European officials hope newly opened Ratatouille ride will turnaround falling attendance

7200 Haj visas cancelled over Ebola
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7200 Haj visas cancelled over Ebola

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 12:26 PM

Saudi official says West African nations accepted the decision “with grace”

Saudi visa restrictions hit Hilton's Q2 Middle East revenues
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Saudi visa restrictions hit Hilton's Q2 Middle East revenues

Sunday, 3 August 2014 3:53 PM

Hotel giant also says continuing tensions in Egypt dented RevPAR performance in region

Rezidor announces major expansion plans in Saudi Arabia
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Rezidor announces major expansion plans in Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 3 August 2014 1:58 PM

Hotel giant signs five new projects to increase presence in kingdom to nearly 4,000 rooms in operation or under development

Abu Dhabi hotels see occupancy, RevPAR rises in H1
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Abu Dhabi hotels see occupancy, RevPAR rises in H1

Saturday, 2 August 2014 1:21 AM

New data also shows improve performance for hotels in Jeddah and Doha in first half of 2014

UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia boost Marriott's Q2 earnings
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UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia boost Marriott's Q2 earnings

Friday, 1 August 2014 1:29 AM

Strong performances in Gulf states help to offset lower results from Marriott hotels in Egypt in second quarter

Saudi flight returns to airport due to cabin fire
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Saudi flight returns to airport due to cabin fire

Sunday, 27 July 2014 3:45 PM

Flight returns to Riyadh after 40 minutes following oven blaze occurred onboard

UN tourism body hails new law to protect Saudi heritage
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UN tourism body hails new law to protect Saudi heritage

Saturday, 26 July 2014 1:45 AM

United Nations World Tourism Organisation applauds kingdom for move to preserve key tourism assets

UAE, Saudi Arabia drives growth for Rezidor in Middle East
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UAE, Saudi Arabia drives growth for Rezidor in Middle East

Friday, 25 July 2014 2:26 AM

Double digit RevPAR increase is seen in the UAE for hotel group, followed by 9.9% growth in Saudi Arabia


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    UAE teens among the highest for obesity rates

    Everyone in UAE knows that biggest is best.

    UAE may not light up the international league tables in standard of living, education standards, press... more

    Friday, 29 August 2014 4:20 PM - Proud UAEer
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    Saudi Arabia seeks talks on hiring of Sri Lankan maids

    perhaps the unemployed saudi men or the millions of women who are not allowed to work could pick up a broom and start sweeping their own houses. more

    Sunday, 31 August 2014 3:28 PM - nice
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    Smoke-free Dubai - the big debate

    Surprisingly the only studies that show a negative financial impact of the smoking ban on the hospitality industry are sponsored by tobacco companies ... more

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 4:19 PM - Telcoguy
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    World's most pierced man refused entry to the UAE

    Tolerance has its limits everywhere including Dubai and those who considered Dubai a lawless circus were held accountable...so thank you Dubai authorities... more

    Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:51 PM - Khalil
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    Baby NOT on board?

    Some of you cry babies need to get your own personal apartments on the plane ! You cry more then the babies I have seen in my travels. LOL more

    Thursday, 28 August 2014 9:10 AM - Jim
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    Israel “must be punished” over Gaza, says Dubai police chief

    This high moral ground that Mick is talking abt sound very familiar. May I remind Mick that the US & its British ally alone killed over 1 million innocent... more

    Thursday, 7 August 2014 4:12 PM - Mathew