Category Archives: future strategy

Etihad to offer onboard wireless


Abu Dhabi flag carrier Etihad Airways plans to offer onboard wireless internet on selected routes to Europe by the end of the year, the airline’s CEO James Hogan said Wednesday. The state-backed airline said two planes would offer onboard internet … Continue reading

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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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Matteo Thun dismisses luxury bathroom “fallacy


Oct 23, 2011 by Louise Oakley   Matteo Thun  The idea of hotels offering large, luxury bathrooms that offer more than just bathing is a fallacy, according to designer and architect Matteo Thun. “In hotels, the talk is always of living … 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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Qatar firm eyes $500m spend on Turkish dry hotels


Nov 27, 2011    Arab tourists in Turkey A Qatar-based hospitality company is set to invest at least $500m in Turkish hotels operating under Islamic traditions. Semi state-owned Retaj Marketing and Project Management is looking to build multiple hotels to … Continue reading

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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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