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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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Six hotel giants launch new Roomkey search engine


Roomkey.com, an innovative new hotel search engine, has been launched via the Room Key venture founded by six of the world’s leading hotel companies.   Roomkey.com aims to make the hotel booking experience simpler and more transparent for consumers Established … Continue reading

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Top 10 Hollywood movies most ordered in hotel rooms in 2011 – USATODAY.com


Top 10 Hollywood movies most ordered in hotel rooms in 2011 – USATODAY.com.

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Dubai’s answer to London Eye scrapped


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

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Paul ‘The Mixxa’ Martin


Paul ‘The Mixxa’ Martin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRp8GdtkM9A&list=UUORpLqGWA9uibUMMgFMA2EQ&feature=plcp Paul is a multi-award-winning and twice world record holding cocktail mixologist. He is also an author and presenter and is recognised as one of the most sought after trainers within the drinks industry today. His … Continue reading

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War-torn Libya welcomes new tourism possibilities


Dec 5, 2011  The end of the 42-year Gaddafi era brings opportunities for war-torn Libya’s tourism sector according to a report from Euromonitor International. Prior to the conflict in 2010 arrivals to Libya reached just 1,245 thousand trips. The vast … Continue reading

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Estate Investment in Safety – Convenience – Luxury


The idea behind CarLoft® http://www.carloft.com/v0/htdocs/index.php Safety – Convenience – Luxury Just imagine having your very own green oasis at the heart of the city. Your children are playing within arm’s reach while you relax in the whirlpool or improve your golf handicap … 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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Qatari Diar to continue with $50mn Tunisia hotel


Qatar Diar, the real estate investment group, will commence building its five-star tourist project in Tozeur, in the south of Tunisia, shortly, the regional director of the project has said.     During a meeting last week, Walid Mohamed Keldari told … Continue reading

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That promise Luxury!


The St. Regis Doha has recruited more than 40 professional butlers from around the world, in line with its plan to have a butler for each guest staying at the hotel. “The St. Regis butler service is one of the … Continue reading

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