Exclusive: HN speaks with Phillip Jones, Chief Destination Management and Marketing Officer, Royal Commission for AlUla

Exclusive: HN speaks with Phillip Jones, Chief Destination Management and Marketing Officer, Royal Commission for AlUla

The priority for RCU at the moment is to continue to build our experiences in a way that focuses on conversation and light-touch tourism that has the community at its heart.

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Eye On: Spain in the Spotlight

Eye On: Spain in the Spotlight

Spain has always been known as an exciting culinary destination. But with COVID-19 putting a massive strain on many restaurants in the country, we ask five professionals to share their experiences.

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Market Update: Jordan

Market Update: Jordan

Three GMs share their views on Jordan’s hospitality sector and the effects that Covid-19 has had on both the local and broader tourism industry .

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What do you know about UNWTO’s Tourism Recovery Tracker

What do you know about UNWTO’s Tourism Recovery Tracker

It covers key tourism performance indicators by month, regions and subregions allowing for a real time comparison of the sector recovery across the world and industries. 

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USD 810B worth of projects to help Saudi leisure tourism sector grow to new heights in the next 10 years

USD 810B worth of projects to help Saudi leisure tourism sector grow to new heights in the next 10 years

Mega tourism projects are being developed by the Public Investment Fund and will be spread over an area of more than 64,634 square kilometers.

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Dubai ranks first in Arab region on latest Global Medical Tourism Index

Dubai ranks first in Arab region on latest Global Medical Tourism Index

It was ranked 5th in quality and services facilities benchmark; 7th in the environmental destination; and 13th in terms of its medical tourism industry.

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Hospitality in Islam & Christianity

Hospitality in Islam & Christianity

Nouhad Dammous, editor-in-chief of Hospitality News Middle East, delves into the heart of hospitality and its religious significance.

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The world stands in solidarity with Lebanon

The world stands in solidarity with Lebanon

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros in a virtual conference hosted by France. The emergency aid will be delivered “directly” to the people. 

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A Dubai camel riding and desert BBQ experience wins TripAdvisor’s 2020 Travelers’ Choice Award for Experiences

A Dubai camel riding and desert BBQ experience wins TripAdvisor’s 2020 Travelers’ Choice Award for Experiences

The Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences recognize 375 experiences, tours, and activities globally, highlighting the world’s best experiences.

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Tourism: Never the Same Again

Tourism: Never the Same Again

There is no question that the tourism industry is facing some of its toughest days as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, breaks down the facts.

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