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Hotel websites generated 68% of the room nights booked via electronic channels in 2010; up from 62% in 2009, according to Middle East and Africa data from Micros-Fidelio partners. By Louise Oakley Rotana corporate vice president front office, Dominic Carr. … Continue reading

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Dubai’s answer to London Eye scrapped


Dubai’s answer to London Eye scrapped | HotelierMiddleEast.com.

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The 7 steps of hotel innovation


The 7 steps of hotel innovation.

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The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) is now open


The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) is now open and will have its official launch on December 4. From December 4-8, it will hold the 20th World Petroleum Congress — the largest oil and gas gathering in the world — … Continue reading

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38.6% of investors across the globe indicated a ‘buy’ strategy for the next six months


The Middle East showed one of the largest market growths in investor ‘buy’ sentiment alongside Europe and Africa, while in the Americas ‘buy’ sentiment decreased slightly but remains the highest out of the countries, according to the firm. The firm’s … Continue reading

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UAE firm injects $240 million into Red Sea resort


Saraya Development has received an infusion of US $240 million from an Abu Dhabi-based investment firm to complete its developments in Aqaba in the Red Sea.     Abu Dhabi daily The National reported that work stopped on Saraya three years … Continue reading

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Hotel Icon, a new hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui East in Hong Kong, celebrated its officially opening


Hotel Icon, a new hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui East in Hong Kong, celebrated its officially opening by hosting a Hospitality Design Conference. Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) and the School of Hotel and Tourism Management … Continue reading

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Hilton to open first hotel in Iraq in 2013


Hilton Worldwide will open its first hotel in Iraq, Double Tree Suites by Hilton Erbil, by the end of 2013. The international hotel chain will open the property under a management agreement with New York-based real estate developer The Claremont … Continue reading

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ITB Asia 2011 announces largest ever conference programme.


Friday, 2nd September 2011 Source : Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia Enhanced knowledge platform and increased networking opportunities at the trade show for the Asian travel market. Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia, ‘The Trade Show for the … Continue reading

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Top Travel Trends for 2012


EyeforTravel teamed up with the leading lights at Facebook, Google, and TripAdvisor and simply asked them: What are the ‘Next Big Things’ for the online travel industry? In a year characterised by game-changing start-ups, disruptive trends, mergers & acquisitions and leaps … Continue reading

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