WITH ITS LATEST INFRASTRUCTURE AND HOSPITALITY DEVELOPMENTS, OMAN APPEARS ON THE RIGHT TRACK TO DRIVE IN MORE ATTENTION OF BUSINESS TRAVELLERS AND MICE PLANNERS.
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.
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.
Emile Saadeh has been named as group director of sales, leisure at City Seasons Hotel Group.
Marriott International announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Hakodate, bringing the first Four Points branded hotel in Japan.
Miral has confirmed that Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, an indoor theme park spanning 153,290m2, which will be home to 29 rides, entertaining shows and interactive attractions.
Coral Beach Resort Sharjah recorded an average year-to-date occupancy rate of 78 percent, said to be the highest in the emirate.
Warwick Hotels and Resorts has unveiled The Mist Hotel & Spa by Warwick, a high-scale mountain resort overlooking Lebanon’s Ehden Valley. The hotel boasts 71 rooms, suites and chalets, five restaurants and nightlife venues, including a fine dining location as well as a traditional Lebanese eatery.
Emaar Properties has reported a profit of AED2.48 billion (USD674 million) in the first half of the current year, marking a 12 percent rise over 2015. Compared to the first six months of 2015,
Lausanne Tourism signed a global sales agreement with dnata at the recently-held Arabian Travel Market (ATM). The organisation used the event to promote the Swiss city as an attractive destination for tourism, leisure as well as business.