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Middle East hotels turn in mixed results in October

Related Articles JEDDAH: Middle East hotels in October turned in mixed results across key performance indicators, industry tracker STR said in its latest report on the region’s hospitality sector.The STR report likewise noted year-on-year improvements in Africa’s hotel business, noting ...

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Rixos Hotels Bag Top Honors at the World Travel Awards 2017 in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirate – Leading professionals came together earlier last month to celebrate excellence in travel and tourism at the 2017 World Travel Awards Middle East’s gala ceremony in Dubai, where voters have once again recognized Rixos Hotels’ commitment ...

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Bamian Journal: A Tale of Two Hotels, a Buddha Behind Each

BAMIAN, Afghanistan — The two hotels are separated by a 400-yard stretch of asphalt road, but they seem worlds apart. What unites them are the remains of a pair of giant Buddha statues, one behind each, and the history of ...

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WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 Contributes To Filling Abu Dhabi Hotels

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 Contributes To Filling Abu Dhabi Hotels

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Participants, guests, and visitors set to arrive in the UAE for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 – the world championship of vocational skills – have booked a total of 47,000 overnight stays across 30 hotels in the ...

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Dubai hotels see rates slump as supply jumps in September

Significant supply growth continued to put pressure on the performance of hotels in Dubai during September, according to analysts STR. Its preliminary September 2017 data for Dubai showed declines across all performance indicators as supply rose by 5.6 percent against ...

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Jeddah hotels turn in strong performance for September

DUBAI: Jeddah hotels performed strongly in September with room occupancy and room rates rising over the previous year, global hotel industry tracker STR said on Thursday.For the month, hotel occupancy rates rose by 3.5 percent to 70.2 percent while average ...

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UAE hotels can increase value by 22% through room, F&B and energy initiatives

UAE hotel operators can increase their bottom line by as much as 22 percent by undertaking a number of room, F&B or energy saving initiatives that will increase revenues and decreasing expenses, according to a new report.  Property consultancy Knight ...

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Preferred Hotels reports 34% growth in Dubai

Preferred Hotels & Resorts has recorded 34 percent growth in inbound travel to its Dubai portfolio since the beginning of 2017, it said on Sunday. The company, which provides services to independent luxury hotels across the world, said growth in ...

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More than 80 new hotels set to open in the UAE in 2018

More than 80 new hotels are expected to open in the UAE next year, according to a new report. The latest Middle East and Africa Hotel Construction report by TOPHOTELPROJECTS – commissioned by The Hotel Show Dubai 2017 which took ...

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Saudi Arabia leads MidEast surge in new hotels construction

Saudi Arabia led the Middle East and Africa region in the construction of new hotel rooms in August, according to new figures from analysts STR. The Gulf kingdom has 40,020 hotel rooms in 89 projects in the construction pipeline, ahead ...

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