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Interview: Staywell Hospitality chief Simon Wan
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Interview: Staywell Hospitality chief Simon Wan

Friday, 29 August 2014 10:13 AM

Simon Wan is planning to expand StayWell Hospitality to 100 properties worldwide. Many of those are likely to be based in the Middle East.

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

Bahrain to introduce online visa system
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Bahrain to introduce online visa system

Thursday, 28 August 2014 1:31 PM

Citizens of 102 countries will be eligible to apply for a visa online from Oct 1, saving processing time

RAK gov't in talks over former Real Madrid-branded island
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RAK gov't in talks over former Real Madrid-branded island

Thursday, 28 August 2014 1:31 PM

Authorities in Ras Al Khaimah hunt for new partners after $1bn megaproject was scrapped in 2013

Dubai Expo 2020 venue masterplan 'progressing well'
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Dubai Expo 2020 venue masterplan 'progressing well'

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:44 PM

Senior officials say design is driven by 'clear vision for integrating sustainable urban development with economic opportunities'

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Palm Jumeirah to get first budget hotel
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Palm Jumeirah to get first budget hotel

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:18 AM

Byblos Hospitality plans development on famous islands

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Visitor beware
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Visitor beware

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:30 AM

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

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Qatar Airways set to up frequencies to Dubai airports
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Qatar Airways set to up frequencies to Dubai airports

Monday, 25 August 2014 5:17 PM

Doha-based carrier will operate a total of 91 flights per week to emirate's two airports from October 26

Former Abu Dhabi palace relaunches as luxury hotel
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Former Abu Dhabi palace relaunches as luxury hotel

Monday, 25 August 2014 4:12 PM

Swiss-Belhotel International launches Ghantoot resort, a heritage building originally built for Abu Dhabi ruler

Dubai reveals plan to launch new medical tourism packages
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Dubai reveals plan to launch new medical tourism packages

Monday, 25 August 2014 3:25 PM

Move is part of plan by health chiefs to transform emirate into one of world's top medical tourism destinations

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Middle East hotels performance improves in 12mths
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Middle East hotels performance improves in 12mths

Monday, 25 August 2014 11:51 AM

All three key indicators for hotel performance improved across the region in the 12mths to July, according to STR Global

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Yemen to boost its tourism

Monday, 25 August 2014 11:25 AM

Yemen holds the week-long Yemeni Sanaa Summer Festival in an attempt to revive the tourism industry since it is one of the poorest Arab countries with poverty standing at 54.5 percent, according to a 2012 World Bank estimate.

Emirates says flights unaffected so far by Icelandic volcano
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Emirates says flights unaffected so far by Icelandic volcano

Sunday, 24 August 2014 7:08 PM

Dubai airline continues to monitor situation as Iceland lowers risk to aviation from red to orange

Dubai hotel revenues hit $3.18bn in H1, up by 10.9%
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Dubai hotel revenues hit $3.18bn in H1, up by 10.9%

Sunday, 24 August 2014 3:41 PM

Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing says 5.8m tourists visit the emirate in first half of 2014

Oman Air set to launch Manila, Jakarta flights in December
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Oman Air set to launch Manila, Jakarta flights in December

Sunday, 24 August 2014 2:29 PM

Gulf carrier says number of flights to both destinations will be expanded shortly after launch later this year


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