Kuwait: A destination in the Making

Kuwait: A destination in the Making

With ambitions to welcome 440,000 visitors a year by 2024, the government of Kuwait is pressing ahead with multiple plans that will see billions of dollars invested in projects and a further USD 1 billion budget earmarked for promoting the Gulf state over the same period

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WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2019 applications are now open

WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2019 applications are now open

The 2019 Finalists will be announced in January 2019 and the winners will be announced during next year’s WTTC Global Summit

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UAE leads halal tourism spending, followed by the KSA and Kuwait

UAE leads halal tourism spending, followed by the KSA and Kuwait

Global Muslim-travel segment is currently valued at an estimated USD 180 billion. This figure is forecast to reach USD 220 billion by 2020, while the number of Muslim travellers globally is expected to increase from the current 131 million to 156 mill

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Majid Al Futtaim’s bringing VOX to the KSA, and building a large indoor ski park in China

Majid Al Futtaim’s bringing VOX to the KSA, and building a large indoor ski park in China

Majid Al Futtaim’s Leisure & Entertainment business currently has 127,000 m2 of operational and upcoming snow entertainment facilities.

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UNWTO ranks Qatar among 10 most open visa countries in the world

UNWTO ranks Qatar among 10 most open visa countries in the world

The country’s visa facilitation improvements including allow nationals of 88 countries to enter visa-free and free-of-charge.

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New head of tourism joins Saudi NEOM

New head of tourism joins Saudi NEOM

Khowala was CEO & founder of Aptamind, a global private client advisory firm specializing in luxury investments in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry,

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International tourism at highest level since 2010

International tourism at highest level since 2010

China continues to lead global outbound travel, having spent USD 258 billion on international tourism in 2017.

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Chinese tourists now able to pay using UnionPay at Dubai Parks

Chinese tourists now able to pay using UnionPay at Dubai Parks

This partnership comes after the launch of the Hala China initiative, which was set up to drive investment and tourism between the UAE and China.

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New private jet launched by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

New private jet launched by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

The Anantara Private Jet Experience can be tailored to suit each guest’s individual tastes and requirements.

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