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Demand for Travel to UAE Rose over 25% on Annual Basis

According to the latest Q3 2017 data released by the Expedia group, international mobile business into the UAE has increased significantly compared to the...

New Dedicated Anchoring Areas For Yachts And Leisure Activities in Dubai

To further enhance Dubai’s competitiveness in a bid to make it a global destination for recreational marine tourism, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA)...

115 Luxury Cruise Ships to Berth at Mina Rashid this Season

With Dubai becoming a premiere international cruise destination, DP World is ready to take on the increasing influx of holidaymakers with the start of...

Anticipated Social Media Buzz Can Drive Travellers Choices

How much positive feedback travelers think they'll get on social media can predict whether they intend to visit a tourism destination, a new University...

The Hotel Show Commentary: “Tune Down Expectations”

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, was among the top speakers today...

Global Mobile Trends 2017

The GSMA today published its second annual ‘Global Mobile Trends’ report, which provides exclusive data and analysis on the key trends shaping the future...

New Educational Options at Dubai College of Tourism

With exam results season in progress, high school leavers across Dubai will be focused on taking their next steps towards their future careers. This...

Dubai Records 10.6% Increase in Overnight Visitors in H1 of 2017

Emirate maintains strong 2017 Tourism performance, with high double-digit spikes from five of top 10 source markets India surpasses 1 million visitors in a six-month...

Strength in Global Economy Means Higher Travel Prices

According to the 2018 Global Travel Forecast, travel prices are expected to rise sharply in the coming year, reaching nearly 4 percent increases in some sectors....

Luxury Hotel Brand to Offer Bespoke Yacht Experiences

The Ritz-Carlton Takes to the Sea The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s...

Global Tourism Supports Twice as Many Jobs as Finance Industry

According to a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the global Travel & Tourism sector directly sustains twice as many...

UAE Travellers Happy to Spend More on Personalised Travel

New research from global travel technology company Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) has found that travellers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would be willing...

Chinese, Russian Tourists Push Dubai Closer to 20 Million Visitors Target

Dubai maintains the strong growth in visitation since the start of 2017 from key feeder markets across the world, with standout performance from China,...

Dubai to Welcome Largest Arabian Travel Market Yet

The Arabian Travel Market, ATM, 2017, the region’s leading travel industry showcase, will open its doors on 24th April for business networking opportunities, insightful...

Visitors Linger Longer in UAE

The United Arab Emirates has succeeded in boosting the length of time that travellers stay in the country using longer layovers and connections between...

Dubai attracted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016

Dubai attracted 14.9 million overnight visitors in 2016, recording a healthy five percent increase over 2015, and an impressive four-year (2012-2016) compound annual growth...

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 kicks off

The Official Launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 took place in the International Tourism Fair of Spain, FITUR, and...

International Tourism Grew by 3.9% Despite Challenges

Demand for international tourism remained robust in 2016 despite challenges. International tourist arrivals grew by 3.9% to reach a total of 1,235 million, according...