REPORT: Huge Chinese opportunity for ME hotels

Growth in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to continue, while increase expected in pilgrimages to Holy Cities

REPORT: Huge Chinese opportunity for ME hotels

OFFICIAL NUMBERS: Dubai hotel performance in 2014

Hotels across the emirate welcomed more than 11.6m guests last year, according to DTCM

OFFICIAL NUMBERS: Dubai hotel performance in 2014

Egypt hotel recovery continues in strong January

65.4% year-on-year growth in RevPAR in Egypt, while Dubai sees falls across RevPAR, ADR and occupancy

Egypt hotel recovery continues in strong January

Egypt props up Middle East growth for Hilton

Operator also notes negative impact of slowdown in Russian inbound tourism to region

Egypt props up Middle East growth for Hilton

Abu Dhabi sees hotel guest arrivals surge in 2014

Average length of stay remained an issue, while average room rates at hotels also fell

Abu Dhabi sees hotel guest arrivals surge in 2014

REVEALED: The Hotelier Middle East GM Survey 2014

Upcoming competition and supply potentially outweighing demand are the biggest concern for GMs.

General managers are waiting for huge pipelines to come through

Jumeirah Group UAE's third most influential brand

Burj Al Arab, one of Jumeirah Group's properties in Dubai

Rankings by LinkedIn also put Emaar and Damac in the top ten

Survey: Smartphones are must-have on holiday

A smartphone is the most important item for travellers on holiday.

IHG survey shows 79% of UAE travellers use phone for work on holiday

IHG Rewards Club survey reveals guest habits

57% of UAE travellers redeem their loyalty points to fund holidays.

57% of UAE travellers use loyalty points to fund holidays

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With a brand relaunch underway, the CEO is on his way to 20 hotels across Saudi Arabia over the next seven years

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