Gloria Hotels to launch new mid-market brand

Dubai-based Gloria Hotels and Resorts is to target the mid-market hospitality sector with a new three-star brand

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Banana Island Resort Doha targets western markets

Banana Island Resort Doha targets western markets

New luxury facilities developed by Anantara will increase aim to increase new bookings from multiple European countries

DTCM achieves first quarter 2016 targets

DTCM achieves first quarter 2016 targets

Dubai Corporation for Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) CEO Issam Kazim met with Hotelier Middle East to discuss the latest progress in Dubai's tourism and hospitality sector

Dubai visitor numbers up compared with Q1 2015

Dubai visitor numbers up compared with Q1 2015

The GCC region continued to be the destination's leading feeder region

Social media key to mid-market expansion

Social media key to mid-market expansion

As mid-market hospitality groups embark on further expansion strategies in the Middle East, social media is consistently highlighted as a primary driver in achieving occupancy targets

Al Tayyar unveils online expansion plans

Al Tayyar unveils online expansion plans

Saudi-based Al Tayyar Travel Group has launched a full-scale platform to help achieve its plan to hit US $1 billion sales through its online platform and application

Qatar reports a record month for arrivals in March

Qatar reports a record month for arrivals in March

Qatar welcomed a record 305,014 visitors throughout last month

Chinese arrivals in 300% year-on-year growth

Chinese arrivals in 300% year-on-year growth

The top source market for the Middle East is China, according to Tourico Holiday report

Increased security to cure ailing Tunisian tourism

Increased security to cure ailing Tunisian tourism

Tunisia expects to attract 5.5 million foreign tourists in 2016, equal to the figures reported last year, after increasing security at hotels and focusing on new source markets, said the tourism minister

Oman to add 10,000 hotel rooms by 2018

Oman to add 10,000 hotel rooms by 2018

Oman plans to add thousands of hotel rooms by 2018 as it gears up to attract even more tourists with improved infrastructure

Abu Dhabi Airport passenger traffic up 9.5%

Abu Dhabi Airport passenger traffic up 9.5%

Aircraft traffic increased by 1.5% and the airport handled over 6 million passengers in the first quarter of 2016

Abu Dhabi hotel occupancy set to rebound

Abu Dhabi hotel occupancy set to rebound

Abu Dhabi reported a 3.2% increase in supply and a 7.3% rise in demand in March

Action Hotels reports 47% profit increase

Action Hotels reports 47% profit increase

Owner, developer and asset manager of three- and four-star hotels in the Middle East and Australia, Action Hotels, has reported US $2.8 million net profit for 2015

Global travel and tourism grows 3.7% in 2015

Global travel and tourism grows 3.7% in 2015

Global developments including falling oil prices and volatile equity markets led many industries to witness falling revenues, however travel and tourism industries have sustained themselves

New bridge linking KSA & Egypt to increase tourism

New bridge linking KSA & Egypt to increase tourism

The number of Saudi Arabian tourists anticipated to return to Egypt looks set to rise due to the proposed new King Salman Bridge

The impact of falling oil prices on hospitality

The impact of falling oil prices on hospitality

Weathering the Storm of falling oil prices was at the core of a panel discussion featuring hospitality experts at Qatar Hospitality Summit 2016


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Dubai gets second Waldorf Astoria hotel
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Hilton Worldwide will launch a second Waldorf Astoria hotel in Dubai, located in DIFC

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