MEA's Q1 2018 performance shows demand outpaced supply in the UAE

Rates have lowered in the UAE with higher occupancy, while Egypt has posted the best Q1 occupancy since 2010, according to STR's data

Bahrain's F1 weekend sees more than 23,000 room bookings

Bahrain's F1 weekend sees more than 23,000 room bookings

2018 Bahrain Grand Prix was held on Sunday, April 8, 2018

Riyadh, Kuwait to show RevPAR growth in Q2 2018

Riyadh, Kuwait to show RevPAR growth in Q2 2018

Colliers International's MENA hotels three-month forecast report for March to May 2018 also named Fujairah and Manama as hospitality destinations that are works in progress

Turkey to see more Chinese tourists in 2018

Turkey to see more Chinese tourists in 2018

Emerging MENA destinations such as Morocco, Turkey and Tunisia are seeing huge growth in visitor numbers, according to Ctrip's "2017 China Outbound Tourism Travel Report"

Chinese tourists reign supreme as Abu Dhabi hotel guest numbers rise in Feb 2018

Chinese tourists reign supreme as Abu Dhabi hotel guest numbers rise in Feb 2018

The guest numbers registered a 15.2% rise with visitors from China leading the source markets

Saudi Arabia mobile bookings jumps by 116% in 2017

Saudi Arabia mobile bookings jumps by 116% in 2017

The report from Cleartrip 2017 Travel Insights also found that Saudis are inclined to last-minute online bookings

Ajman sees 27% increase in night guests for German market

Ajman sees 27% increase in night guests for German market

Ajman's total revenue from the tourism and hospitality sector amounted to AED 458 million (US $124 million) in 2017, an 11.7% growth compared to the AED 411 million ($112 million) registered in 2016

Oman welcomes more than three million tourists in 2017

Oman welcomes more than three million tourists in 2017

The sultanate has seen a 4.7% year-on-year growth in international travellers, Times of Oman reports

Google, Facebook among top 4 sites for hotel reviews in 2017

Google, Facebook among top 4 sites for hotel reviews in 2017

In 2017, hotel guest reviews increased by 27% YoY compared to 2016

Enter the Hotelier Middle East Salary Survey 2018

Enter the Hotelier Middle East Salary Survey 2018

Hoteliers across the Middle East and North Africa are urged to anonymously share their thoughts on the state of the recruitment and training in the industry

Saudi's mid-market sector to see CAGR of 16% between 2017 and 2021

Saudi's mid-market sector to see CAGR of 16% between 2017 and 2021

Colliers International released the data ahead of Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) which was held on February 26

Luxury hotel supply in UAE and KSA stays strong

Luxury hotel supply in UAE and KSA stays strong

The UAE has 61% of the region's luxury pipeline, while Saudi Arabia will witness the sharpest rise in luxury hotel supply to 2022

Saudi Arabia has more than 64,000 rooms in its pipeline

Saudi Arabia has more than 64,000 rooms in its pipeline

STR reports that the room pipeline total represents 76% of more than 84,500 hotel rooms that exists in the Arab country

Dubai's hotel room supply to reach 132,000 by the end of 2019

Dubai's hotel room supply to reach 132,000 by the end of 2019

The new study by Dubai Tourism also revealed that occupied room nights is expected to reach 35.5 million annually in 2019

Rezidor signed 7,500 rooms and opened 28 hotels in 2017

Rezidor signed 7,500 rooms and opened 28 hotels in 2017

In 2017, Rezidor opened 28 hotels with more than 5,000 rooms, including four new Radisson Blu properties in Saudi Arabia and Dubai

Dubai records highest number of business events in 2017

Dubai records highest number of business events in 2017

The emirate hosted a total of 212 events in 2017


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