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Alwaleed-backed Disneyland Paris said to be planning Star Wars attraction
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Alwaleed-backed Disneyland Paris said to be planning Star Wars attraction

Sunday, 14 September 2014 12:17 PM

French theme park will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2017, which will also be the 40th anniversary of the first movie

No Saudi ban over Ebola for Nigerians going on haj
Healthcare»

No Saudi ban over Ebola for Nigerians going on haj

Monday, 8 September 2014 3:38 PM

Gulf kingdom reportedly not planning to extend ban on pilgrims from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to Nigeria

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

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
Travel & Hospitality»

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
Healthcare»

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
Travel & Hospitality»

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
Travel & Hospitality»

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
Transport»

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


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