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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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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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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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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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KSA’s Kingdom Tower construction to start in weeks


Construction work on Kingdom Tower, the 1,000m superscraper set to steal the crown of world’s tallest building from Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, is scheduled to begin within weeks, the architect firm behind the project has confirmed.   The $1.2bn tower, which … 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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EMEA zone sees increasing assets in administration


Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels released its second quarter statistical analysis of the global hotel investment market, which revealed that US $14.8 billion in hotel assets changed hands in the first six months of 2011. Compared with the same period last … 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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