Dubai to boost its online attractiveness for Chinese travelers

Dubai to boost its online attractiveness for Chinese travelers

China is one of Dubai’s fastest growing source markets with ongoing and robust growth in visitor numbers from the country.

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The second edition of ‘Visit Lebanon’ reassures the country’s leading position in terms of tourism attractiveness

The second edition of ‘Visit Lebanon’ reassures the country’s leading position in terms of tourism attractiveness

Guidanian revealed that conference reservations for 2019 are very high so far, which makes Lebanon an important center for MICE tourism.

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Cost cutting drives profit growth in Middle East and Africa hotels

Cost cutting drives profit growth in Middle East and Africa hotels

As a result of the movement in revenue and costs, profit conversion at hotels in the Middle East & Africa was recorded at a punchy 43 percent of total revenue.

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RAKTDA boasts Emirate’s highest hotel occupancy at 80 percent

RAKTDA boasts Emirate’s highest hotel occupancy at 80 percent

Haitham Mattar, CEO of RAKTDA said: “We’ve had a strong start to the year which is important as we look towards our goal of one million visitors by the end of 2018.”

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9 tips from WTTC to manage overcrowded tourism destinations

9 tips from WTTC to manage overcrowded tourism destinations

In 2017, travel and tourism contributed nearly $7.9 trillion to the global economy, or 10.2 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP). With the world getting richer, one billion more people will be in the global middle class by 2030. Travel is also becoming more accessible, which is expected to...

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Space walks anyone?

Space walks anyone?

Russia is planning to send paying tourists on the International Space Station out on spacewalks for the first time, said Vladimir Solntsev, the head of Russian space company Energia. “Market analysts have confirmed this: wealthy people are ready to pay money for this,” he said.  The cost could be around...

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