Cairo’s hospitality industry is back on track

Cairo’s hospitality industry is back on track

The significant growth in the Cairo’s hospitality sector performance is mainly attributed to the country’s improved political stability, lift of flight bans to Egypt and focused efforts on tourism marketing and campaigns globally.

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Over 10 million travelers visited Abu Dhabi last year

Over 10 million travelers visited Abu Dhabi last year

Abu Dhabi has seen huge advances across all areas of tourism sectors, including the cultural, business, family-focused and medical sectors, with the cruise sector providing more than 350,000 visitors to the emirate in 2018.

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UAE set to welcome nine million visitors by 2023, says ATM research

UAE set to welcome nine million visitors by 2023, says ATM research

Looking to acquire their share of these high-growth markets at ATM 2019, will be the tourism boards from the UAE’s seven emirates.

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MENA’s extruded snack food market to reach USD 2.6 billion in 2024

MENA’s extruded snack food market to reach USD 2.6 billion in 2024

Saudi Arabia represents the largest market, holding the majority of the MENA extruded snack food market share. It is followed by UAE, Egypt, and Iran.

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Global medical tourism will reach USD 144 billion by 2025

Global medical tourism will reach USD 144 billion by 2025

Medical tourism is mainly driven by cosmetic treatment which represents more than two-fifths of the total market share in 2017.

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Over 1 million visitors in Ras Al Khaimah last year

Over 1 million visitors in Ras Al Khaimah last year

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority reports a 10 per cent increase in visitor numbers year-on-year in 2018 to over one million.

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More hotel rooms are underway in the Middle East

More hotel rooms are underway in the Middle East

446 properties are under construction in the Middle East and will be adding over 127,000 rooms to the region’s inventory.

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70 percent of travelers use online review sites

70 percent of travelers use online review sites

55 percent used the service because it enabled comparison of multiple accommodation options.

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11,000 F&B outlets operate in Dubai

11,000 F&B outlets operate in Dubai

1,000 new restaurant and cafe were licensed in 2018 compared to 900 in 2017.

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STR: Negative hotel performance in the Middle East in 2018

STR: Negative hotel performance in the Middle East in 2018

Africa, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia each recorded double-digit RevPAR growth for the year.

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