Dubai hotels welcomed more than 5.8 mn in H1, generating AED12.7 bn in revenues


Dubai hotels welcomed more than 5.8 million tourists in the first half of 2014 -the highest number of visitors ever achieved in the first six months of the year. The statistics, released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) today, show increases across key indicators including hotel establishment guests, hotel and hotel apartment […]

European Travel Awards 2014 Winners Revealed

Vila Vita Parc Portugal

Winners of the European World Travel Awards 2014 edition were announced last weekend in Athens, Greece, recognizing the best brands and companies in the hospitality and tourism industry. Vila Vita Parc in Portugal is the most romantic resort; Madeira is the best island, while Europe’s leading destination is Yorkshire, according to millions of people around […]

Dubai Inn Hotels to Offer Unmatched Value, Employment Opportunities


Dubai Inn, on the of the city’s most recently introduced hotel brands, promises to attract guests in a few key locations with attractive prices and large rooms. It will be one of the few mid-range hotel brands in Dubai and will have the challenging task to diversify the city’s hospitality landscape. In addition, the Dubai […]

Slight Decline in Dubai’s Hotel Occupancy in May


As Dubai is preparing to enter the low season for business and tourism, demand for hotel rooms remained strong, according to preliminary data by STR Global. However, new hotel openings contributed to an increased supply, which resulted in a slight decline of occupancy of 2.5 percent in May.