Month: November 2011

Dubai Cosmetic Surgery Clinic unveils its new hair transplant facility as medical tourism rises

The rise in hair transplant treatments follows the improved quality of the procedure, and the overall perceived social acceptability of a treatment that many celebrities have undergone. In fact, anecdotal evidence suggests that the number of hair transplant procedures in Dubai have increased substantially in the last three years. “It is well known that hair […]

A creative holiday in Dubai

Creative Holidays, a division of the Travel Corporation and Australia’s leading independent holiday company, has held their annual Brand Management Conference in Dubai. The conference was attended by 37 members of the senior management team, including the Managing Director of Creative Holidays, Paul McGrath, and CEO of the Travel Corporation, John Weeks. Hosted by Dubai […]

Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing pushes sustainable tourism agenda

The first year of the awards programme attracted 79 submissions, and included seminars and workshops attended by 450 delegates from the hospitality industry. Hotels that participated in the awards saved 10% in electricity consumption and 17% in water consumption, leading to significant savings in power and water bills. This year, 104 submissions have been submitted, […]

Dubai’s hotels report strong RevPAR and profit growth during September, shows HotStats survey

Since the beginning of 2011, Dubai’s tourism and hotel sector has witnessed strong signs of recovery as the ‘Arab Spring’ diverted both international and regional tourists to safer locations such as Dubai. Both occupancy and average rates improved in September as Ramadan moved into August while September opened with the commencement of Eid Al Fitr […]

Dubai is named events capital of the Middle East

Dubai: Dubai has been presented with a regional award by an international association that supports events professionals worldwide. The emirate was named the Middle East’s ‘2011 World Festival and Event City’ by the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA), Dubai Events and Promotions (DEPE) announced yesterday. Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai […]

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