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World Tourism At Standstill as 100% of Countries Impose Restrictions on...

COVID-19 has placed the whole world on lockdown, with new research from the World Tourism Organization showing that 100% of global destinations continue to...

International Tourist Numbers Could Fall 60-80% in 2020, UNWTO

International tourism down 22% in Q1 and could decline by 60-80% over the whole year 67 million fewer international tourists up to March...

DCT Abu Dhabi Launches E-learning Platform for Industry Partners

The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi on Tuesday announced the launch of the ‘Abu Dhabi Specialist Programme’, an e-learning platform which...

COVID-19 Puts Over Half of 2020 Passenger Revenues at Risk, Says...

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released updated analysis showing that the COVID-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues drop by $314 billion in...

International Tourist Arrivals Could Fall by 20-30% in 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released its updated assessment of the likely impact of the COVID-19 on international tourism. Taking into account the...

UAE Cabinet Approves 5-year Multi-entry Tourist Visa

The UAE Cabinet has approved the issuance of a five-year multi-entry tourist visa for all nationalities visiting the country. The decision was made during the...

Medical Aesthetic Business in MENA Set to Surpass $1 Billion

Medica Group-backed reports outlines emerging aesthetics trends that are invading the MENA region with focus on UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt; in addition...

Best 10 New Luxury Hotels of a Last Decade

With 12 highly experienced and passionate researchers across the world, no one is better placed than LTI to determine the best ten new luxury...

Mid-East Destination Wedding Tourism- A Key Trend Defining Region’s Hospitality Industry

5% of destination weddings take place in the Middle East with the UAE the most favoured location EWAA tourism as well as solo...

Hong Kong to Maintain Its Position as Top City Destination

Global inbound arrivals are expected to grow by 4.2% to 1.47 billion trips in 2019, with the top 100 cities covering nearly 47% of...

Dubai Welcomes 12 Million Visitors in the First 9 Months of...

Dubai witnessed a surge in arrivals which accelerated the city’s tourism momentum with 12.08 million international overnight visitors in the first nine months of...

Russian Tourism to GCC Worth $1.22bn by 2023: Study

Russian tourists travelling to the GCC are expected to generate an estimated $1.22 billion in travel and tourism revenue by 2023, an increase of...

Over 1,000 Authorised Ticket Resellers to bring millions of visitors to...

Expo 2020 Dubai ambition to draw 25 million visits through its gates is on track after more than 1,000 Authorised Ticket Resellers, ATRs, signed...

Regulation Catches up with Innovation – The Case of Short Term...

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published the first systematic overview of how both national governments and local authorities are addressing and managing new...

Peter Cowen Golf Academy Dubai Launches at Jumeirah Golf Estates

Jumeirah Golf Estates and world-renowned golf instructor Peter Cowen have today announced the launch of the Peter Cowen Golf Academy Dubai at Jumeirah Golf...

Dubai the most booked city as per Summer Booking Index

An OYO was booked every 109 seconds in the UAE App bookings 4.3 times that of desktop bookings OYO Hotels & Homes, South Asia’s...

ATM 2019: More than 2,500 exhibitors, 40,000 industry professionals from 150...

Hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in Dubai tomorrow (Sunday, 28th April) for the opening of Arabian Travel Market,ATM, 2019,...

ATM Report: European visitors to GCC to increase 29 percent by...

Arrivals from Europe to the GCC will increase 29 percent over the period 2018 to 2023, driven by new and direct flight routes, a...