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Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism
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Leap of faith: the growth of Halal tourism

Friday, 29 May 2015 9:22 AM

Halal tourism is taking off – and the Gulf countries are quickly developing their strategies to take advantage of one of the fast-growing segments in the industry

Hong Kong's Shangri-La plans luxury Jeddah hotel
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Hong Kong's Shangri-La plans luxury Jeddah hotel

Friday, 29 May 2015 8:51 AM

Hotel operator signs agreement for first property in Gulf kingdom; slated to open in early 2018

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

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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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

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

Rezidor signs six new hotel projects in Saudi Arabia, UAE
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Rezidor signs six new hotel projects in Saudi Arabia, UAE

Friday, 15 May 2015 8:55 AM

Hotel giant says Saudi Arabia is 'fast developing country with considerable business potential'

Revealed: World's biggest hotel to open in Saudi Arabia
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Revealed: World's biggest hotel to open in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 1:47 PM

Abraj Kudai in Makkah will offer a total of 10,000 rooms in 12 separate towers; slated for completion in 2017

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Swiss hotel firm reveals major Gulf expansion plans
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Swiss hotel firm reveals major Gulf expansion plans

Saturday, 2 May 2015 1:00 AM

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts says it will boost its Middle East portfolio by more than 10 properties by 2020

Revealed: the 20 cities UAE residents visit most
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Revealed: the 20 cities UAE residents visit most

Friday, 1 May 2015 11:11 AM

Expedia.com announces the 20 most popular outbound destination for people travelling from the UAE

Kuwait's Action says to open 130-bed hotel in Riyadh
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Kuwait's Action says to open 130-bed hotel in Riyadh

Friday, 1 May 2015 9:01 AM

Hotel operator announces plan to convert office building into hotel with completion slated for Q2 2016

Ritz-Carlton Jeddah to open in the summer
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Ritz-Carlton Jeddah to open in the summer

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 11:31 AM

224-key hotel will be brand's second property in Saudi Arabia

Best Western unveils plan for Gulf hotels expansion
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Best Western unveils plan for Gulf hotels expansion

Saturday, 25 April 2015 1:08 AM

US hospitality brand announces plan for 13 new properties in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait

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InPics: The 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40

Sunday, 19 April 2015 10:42 AM

Welcome to the 2015 Arabian Business Power List, our guide to the planet’s 100 most influential young Arabs

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Asian hotelier inks Saudi JV deal amid MidEast push
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Asian hotelier inks Saudi JV deal amid MidEast push

Saturday, 11 April 2015 1:13 AM

Dusit International signs agreement with Dyar Hotels and Resorts; has three hotel projects in pipeline


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