IDENTIFYING MICE AS A VALUABLE SEGMENT FOR THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY, JORDANIAN HOTELIERS HAVE BEEN INVESTING IN DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN FACILITIES AND WORLD-CLASS SERVICES TO ATTRACT THE BURGEONING SEGMENT.
After signing a hotel management agreement with Al Manzil Hospitality Group, Dusit International unveiled plans to open dusitD2 Seef Bahrain, a contemporary leisure and business hotel, marking the group’s debut in the country.
THANKS TO CHANGES ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND REGION, TRAVEL TO LEBANON IS LOOKING UP. CAROLINE CHEMALY WAKIM, GENERAL MANAGER, THE BAYVIEW HOTEL, OFFERS UNIQUE INSIGHT INTO LEBANON'S TOURISM LANDSCAPE.
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort reported that an increasingly high number of guests are visiting from the GCC region.
HotelsCombined revealed that in 2016, the UAE and Saudi Arabia were among the top destinations in the GCC visited by business and leisure travellers from the UK, accounting for 10 percent of all visitors, with Australia and the US following.
For the first time in the Middle East, Deer Jet showcased its 787 Dream Jet during a stopover at Doha International Airport, as part of a series of displays in key international charter destinations titled Dreams Encounter the World.
Abu Dhabi has won hosting rights for the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2019, positioning the UAE as the first country in GCC region and the second in the Middle East to hold this international event.
Hareb Al Muhairy has become senior vice president, UAE and GCC sales at Etihad Aviation Group, moving from his previous role at the company of corporate and international affairs.
During the seminar Capitalising on Experiential Travel: China & India Mega Source Markets at Arabian Travel Market, Colliers International revealed that Chinese and Indian outbound tourism market is currently increasing 6.7 percent and seven percent, respectively year-on-year.
According to Turkish Airlines, in 2016 there was a significant boost in the number of inbound tourists to Turkey from the GCC region, with a 10.5 percent surge in the number of travellers visiting the country compared to 2015.