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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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UAE owner scraps hotel projects to focus on cafes


Atlas Hospitality, owner of the Radisson Blu in Dubai Media City and the Regent Emirates Pearl being built in Abu Dhabi, has put some of its UAE hotels on hold. Hotels in the design stage, including the Dubai Tower – the … Continue reading

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World’s 10 most expensive cities for a hotel stay


Article by: Hogg Robinson Group Good news for some hoteliers, bad news for travellers on a budget; international corporate services company Hogg Robinson Group (HRG) has reported a 4% rate growth for hotels around the world in the first half … Continue reading

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A fighting spirit among Caterer Awards finalists


Article By Louise Oakley The Middle East’s food and beverage professionals are an undeniably tough bunch — working six-day weeks in some countries, coping with split-shifts, taking home often meagre wages and regularly managing heavy workloads while understaffed, they would … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi sees record occupancy as rates slump


Hotel guest figures in Abu Dhabi hit record levels in July, with a 38% uplift in guest numbers and a 35% rise in guest nights, according to statistics from the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) released today. GCC and wider … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi to open October 15


Article by By Louise Oakley Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi will open on October 15, making it the first hotel to launch on TDIC’s Saadiyat Island development. Richard Riley, CEO of hotel owner Abu Dhabi National Hotels, told HotelierMiddleEast.com that the luxury … Continue reading

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