Cairo, Riyadh, Istanbul, and Dubai on WTTC’s global cities’ readiness for tourism

Cairo, Riyadh, Istanbul, and Dubai on WTTC’s global cities’ readiness for tourism

The index measures 50 global gateway cities into one of five levels of ‘readiness’ and provides actionable solutions to foster sustainable growth.

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Hilton launched world’s first ‘Vegan Suite’ offering a vegan-friendly bedding

Hilton launched world’s first ‘Vegan Suite’ offering a vegan-friendly bedding

Everything from the pillow options and toiletries to the in-room menu and minibar offerings have been redesigned to create a boutique, luxurious and welcoming experience for ethically-conscious travelers.

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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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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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Vegan wines and more wine tourism in 2019

Vegan wines and more wine tourism in 2019

Chardonnay is still in, with a continuous popularity for Prosecco and rosé.

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Why Aqaba will witness a tourism boom

Why Aqaba will witness a tourism boom

Aqaba’s strategic location and the presence of its port that historically facilitated deals are also additional reasons to make the region flourish.

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Hotel trends forecast 2019

Hotel trends forecast 2019

Rabih Feghali, Vice President of Roya, shares his insight on hotel trends in the Middle East.

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Cairo and Oman on National Geographic’s must-see destinations for 2019

Cairo and Oman on National Geographic’s must-see destinations for 2019

Cairo topped the list of the must-see Culture destinations, whereas Oman has broken into the Adventure destinations’ list.

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Global Wellness Institute shares 5 trends in wellness tourism

Global Wellness Institute shares 5 trends in wellness tourism

Wellness, hospitality, and travel are converging in diverse and unprecedented ways.

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