Text size Monday, Aug 29, 2011 Gulf News Dubai: Tourism in Egypt dropped by 28 per cent from January to July following the revolution that swept the country at the beginning of this year, according to the latest figures from the Egyptian Tourism Authority (ETA). The number of UAE visitors to Egypt declined […]
DUBAI: Limited Brands and American Eagle Outfitters are among global retailers seeking a foothold in Dubai as consumer confidence in the emirate reaches a seven-year high. Sales in Dubai are up about 10% this year, according to store companies such as Rivoli Group, which sells watches from brands including Tissot, Burberry, Gucci and Cartier. U.S. […]
Manama: Malaysia has remained the favourite tourist spot for Qatar’s Eid holidaymakers while Dubai topped Middle East destinations, travel agency sources have said. “Malaysia is the most favoured destination among Qataris this Eid,” PN Sathya Narayanan, manager of Mannai Holidays, said. “Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vietnam are also attracting good numbers of Qatari nationals […]
Dubai International Airport handled 4.7 million passengers in July, an increase of nearly 10 percent on the same month last year, and a new record for monthly traffic. Year to date traffic reached 29,291,927, up nine percent compared to 26,870,440 in the corresponding period in 2010. The fastest growing regions were the GCC (up 34 […]
Hotels in Dubai, Jeddah and Abu Dhabi all saw double-digit occupancy rates in July, according to latest data released by STR Global. Dubai also reported a near-23 percent increase in revenue per available room (revPAR) compared to the same month in 2010, the data showed. STR Global said three markets in the Middle East posted […]
DUBAI: Come September – September 9 to be precise – and the journey between old and new Dubai will be just a few brisk steps away. The Green Line starting that day will snake into the farthest nooks and crannies of Dubai, while linking most government buildings to the rest of Dubai. During peak hours, […]
Reed Travel Exhibitions selects Royal Amwaj Resort and Spa, Ibn Battuta Gate and Movenpick Hotel Deira to impress hosted buyers and international press. Reed Travel Exhibitions, organiser of Arabian Travel Market, the Middle East’s premier travel and tourism showcase, has named three Movenpick properties as host hotels for its May 2012 event, the Ibn Battuta […]
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United Arab Emirates’ property developers and contractors may struggle to tap the bond market until a glut of homes that’s weighing on prices is sold off. Arabtec Holding, the country’s biggest construction company, Dubai-based mall-developer Majid Al Futtaim Group and Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development Investment Co were forced to delay plans to issue bonds. The […]
Prime rents in Dubai’s most popular malls have continued to increase, retailers have said, bucking an emirate-wide decline in residential and commercial rates. Electronics retailer Sharaf DG said it has seen rents in prime locations increase on average 10-15 percent every year but had been able to reduce rents in less popular malls. “It’s just […]
One road show, three different destinations, cultures and attractions, Abu Dhabi, Oman and Dubai are speculated to be teaming up to promote tourism into the region. The united road show is expected to be on the road from September this year. Click back onto e-Travel Blackboard later today for more information.
As reported first by e-Travel Blackboard, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and Sultanate of Oman Tourism have joined forced down under to promote tourism into the Arabian Peninsula. Hitting the road from 5 September, the road show will travel through six Australian cities and regional towns and […]
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Text size Main agent in Dubai and the Middle East Dubai, UAE – Dubai Link Tours, a tourism and travel company specialized in providing total travel solution packages, has announced a new alliance with Leaders Charter Services, a leading provider of charter services, to act as the company’s main agent in Dubai and […]
Text size The First Session of the Dialogue Platform for Industry Specific Recommendations Dedicated to Tourism Dubai, 29 September 2010 – Under the patronage and support of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and the Chairman of the Executive Council, the first session of Dubai Partnership […]