Dubai and Qatar duty frees lead ME’s travel markets

Dubai and Qatar duty frees lead ME’s travel markets

DDF revealed that sales for 2018 reached USD 2 billion, representing a four percent increase over the previous year.

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Hotel trends forecast 2019

Hotel trends forecast 2019

Rabih Feghali, Vice President of Roya, shares his insight on hotel trends in the Middle East.

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Alternative measures of ROI

Alternative measures of ROI

In essence, the return on investment (ROI) measures the return that a new venture promises to generate, based on the investment made. Very often, investing in an F&B concept involves more than just channeling financial capital into the project, with other requirements likely to include the mobilization of countless resources due to the details involved in planning and execution. Manal Syriani, senior consultant at N4TC, takes us through four alternatives to the traditional model

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Cairo and Oman on National Geographic’s must-see destinations for 2019

Cairo and Oman on National Geographic’s must-see destinations for 2019

Cairo topped the list of the must-see Culture destinations, whereas Oman has broken into the Adventure destinations’ list.

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Global Wellness Institute shares 5 trends in wellness tourism

Global Wellness Institute shares 5 trends in wellness tourism

Wellness, hospitality, and travel are converging in diverse and unprecedented ways.

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How to balance your sugar intake

How to balance your sugar intake

High sugar intake has been linked to problems like dental cavities, obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart diseases.

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UNWTO: GCC outbound tourism expenditure surpassed USD 60 billion in 2017

UNWTO: GCC outbound tourism expenditure surpassed USD 60 billion in 2017

The report examines the fast-growing outbound market of the GCC countries – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates .

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Cairo’s hospitality scene is on a growing improvement curve

Cairo’s hospitality scene is on a growing improvement curve

Reform plans and governmental efforts to boost tourism have all led to increased flight arrivals and subsequent tourism inflow to the country.

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