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Hotel giant inks deal to build, operate Kuwaiti properties

Hotel giant inks deal to build, operate Kuwaiti properties

InterContinental Hotels Group signs agreement with Bukhamseen Group Holding Company ...

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Dubai’s DXB launches first initiatives to improve airport experience

Dubai’s DXB launches first initiatives to improve airport experience

Biometric technology and new automated border control gates launched to streamline check-in, immigration checks ...

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Hotel room occupancy soars in Makkah, Madinah

Hotel room occupancy soars in Makkah, Madinah

6.75m visas issued for Umrah pilgrims this year, says Saudi ministry ...

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Travel, tourism to create 18,000 new jobs in UAE

Travel, tourism to create 18,000 new jobs in UAE

Contribution to country’s GDP to grow 2.9% to $44.6bn in 2017, says report ...

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US Supreme Court reinstates part of Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court reinstates part of Trump travel ban

Travellers to the US from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be affected by new court ruling ...

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Jeddah hotels see best Gulf occupancy rates, revenues in May

Jeddah hotels see best Gulf occupancy rates, revenues in May

Saudi city posts occupancy above 80% while Dubai and Abu Dhabi hotels see drop in revenues ...

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Work starts to upgrade UAE-Saudi border post

Work starts to upgrade UAE-Saudi border post

Musanada says work on the Al Ghuwaifat Border Post is set to be completed by September 2018 ...

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Hospitality firm in legal move to take back control of Dubai hotel

Hospitality firm in legal move to take back control of Dubai hotel

Viceroy Hotels and Resorts says DIFC Courts has issued injunction to prevent takeover of Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai ...

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Swiss operator inks deal for new Bahrain hotel apartments

Swiss operator inks deal for new Bahrain hotel apartments

Swiss-Belhotel International says Swiss-Belresidences Juffair is set to open by the end of 2017 ...

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Dubai Police make arrests over UAE residency visa scam

Dubai Police make arrests over UAE residency visa scam

Three people are held after forging UAE documents to apply for Schengen visa for European travel ...

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Oman’s Sohar airport set to start international flights

Oman’s Sohar airport set to start international flights

Public Authority of Civil Aviation says to issue international flights licence in next few days ...

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The millennial movement: Mövenpick’s plans to target younger travellers

The millennial movement: Mövenpick’s plans to target younger travellers

As Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts moves into the era of experiential hospitality, CEO Olivier Chavy is counting on his youngest employees to lead the way. ...

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Oman launches e-Visa for all nationalities

Oman launches e-Visa for all nationalities

Faster visa application process expected to help attract 4.7 million tourists to Oman by 2020 ...

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UAE nationals to get visa-free entry into Japan

UAE nationals to get visa-free entry into Japan

Gov’t wants UAE passport to be in the world’s five most powerful passports ...

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FIVE Holdings takes over Viceroy Palm Jumeirah

Kabir Mulchandani to operate hotel, Viceroy no longer involved ...

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