IHG launched avid, a new midscale brand

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) revealed its new high-quality midscale brand, avid™ hotels, alongside a brand logo and renderings of the hotel exterior, public space and guest rooms. First introduced to owners at the IHG Americas Conference in June, avid hotels is franchise ready beginning today, officially marking the start of...

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Sharjah issues permits for tourism vehicles to enter the desert

Sharjah issues permits for tourism vehicles to enter the desert

  According to Sharjah Executive Council no.10 of year 2017, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) announced that it has begun issuing permits for vehicles of tour operators wishing to enter desert and natural habitat areas, in line with its efforts to boost destination experiences in the emirate....

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UAE’s hospitality projects value crosses USD 72 billion in Sept 2017

UAE’s hospitality projects value crosses USD 72 billion in Sept 2017

  The total value of 543 active hospitality projects in the UAE reached US$71.6 billion at the beginning of September 2017, according to BNC Network, the largest and most comprehensive project research and intelligence provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.   The hospitality sector constitutes six percent of...

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