KSA will soon begin issuing tourist visas

KSA will soon begin issuing tourist visas

According to Saudi Arabia’s Okaz newspaper, the government announced that it will begin issuing tourist visas starting September 27. These will be valid for a 90-day period and cost about $117. Qualified applicants eligible to apply will include citizens from 51 countries. Due to internal changes, the ruling family has...

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Accor, Marriott the largest hotel companies in the Middle East, STR data

Accor, Marriott the largest hotel companies in the Middle East, STR data

As part of the STR 500, the company released the top 50 companies and brands in the Middle East during Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in RAK.

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Dr. Badr Al Badr’s discusses KSA’s tourism and hospitality sectors

Dr. Badr Al Badr’s discusses KSA’s tourism and hospitality sectors

Dur Hospitality, the leading hospitality company in Saudi Arabia supported the 15th edition of the industry’s leading Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), which was held in Ras Al Khaimah between the 9th and 11th of April. In the presence of prominent hotel industry professionals, Dur participated at AHIC as the...

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Three winners crowned at AHIC Creating Impact Awards

Three winners crowned at AHIC Creating Impact Awards

The Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award 2019 was presented to Ali Hamad Lakhraim Alzaabi, Founder and President of Millennium Hotels & Resorts in the Middle East and Africa.

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AHIC announces The Grand RAK Project

AHIC announces The Grand RAK Project

The competition, which aims to create a new resort that is unique to Ras Al Khaimah and the Middle East, is open to delegates registered to attend AHIC 2019.

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Hotel technology: What’s next?

Hotel technology: What’s next?

What will hotel owners likely see in the next three to five years and how can we drive technology adoption in the hospitality industry?

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AHIC 2019: Synchronized for success

AHIC 2019: Synchronized for success

The need for synchronization between master developers, owners and operators will be increasingly critical as demand for sustainable tourism grows, Jonathan Worsley, founder of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), tells Hospitality News Middle East

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The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2019

The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2019

The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2019 has unveiled its program for the 15th edition. It will bring more than 900 hotel investors, owners and operators together at the AHIC Village in Ras Al Khaimah. This year’s theme, ‘Synchronised for Success’ will tackle current tensions in the owner-operator relationship. Topics to tackle The...

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Stay tuned for AHIC’s 15th edition coming in April

Stay tuned for AHIC’s 15th edition coming in April

The 2019 program, themed ‘Synchronized for Success’, is being developed following the AHIC Advisory Board.

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60 Seconds with Samih Sawiris

60 Seconds with Samih Sawiris

Guest speaker at AHIC 2018, Egyptian business mogul Samih Sawiris is the founder of Orascom for Hotels and Development S.A.E. HN sat down with the man who has made the impossible happen – wine in Egypt and a tourist town in the Egyptian desert, for a one-on-one

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