Emaar to launch ‘Dubai Stars’ in Downtown Dubai

Emaar to launch ‘Dubai Stars’ in Downtown Dubai

Dubai Stars at its completion will have over 10,000 stars, about four times the number of stars than Hollywood walk of Fame.

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Mantis Group to operate upcoming luxury camp project on Jebel Jais

Mantis Group to operate upcoming luxury camp project on Jebel Jais

Expected to be completed in 2020, the tented camp will comprise a total of 47 luxury units – 34 deluxe tents, 11 one-bedroom tented suites with a private pool, and 2 two-bedroom tented suites with a private pool.

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UNWTO chief at ITB Berlin: “Tourism has a say when it comes to facing up to global challenges”

UNWTO chief at ITB Berlin: “Tourism has a say when it comes to facing up to global challenges”

With international arrivals reaching 1.4 billion in 2018, the UNWTO Secretary-General underscored how tourism “keeps growing ahead of the world economy, which we almost doubled last year”.

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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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Plug and Play launches new hospitality acceleration program in Abu Dhabi

Plug and Play launches new hospitality acceleration program in Abu Dhabi

Plug and Play’s Travel & Hospitality Innovation Platform was founded in 2016 at their Silicon Valley headquarters, focused on discovering, supporting and scaling disruptive technologies that are reshaping the future of travel.

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Saudi Arabia – The evolution of the Kingdom’s tourism industry

Saudi Arabia – The evolution of the Kingdom’s tourism industry

TRI CONSULTING, one of the region’s leading management consultancy firms specializing in the fields of hotels, tourism, leisure and real estate, highlights key elements of the kingdom’s tourism strategy

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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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Kuwait smooth sailing on rough seas

Kuwait smooth sailing on rough seas

A review of the latest hotel performance insights and tourism-related developments in Kuwait by Philip Wooller, area director Middle East & Africa, for STR

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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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Tourism boost expected in Lebanon following lift of the Saudi travel ban

Tourism boost expected in Lebanon following lift of the Saudi travel ban

“We are awaiting for the travel ban to be lifted by the UAE, and this is a announcement we anticipate in a month or so,” Achkar said.

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