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Swiss hotel firm inks deal to run two Kuwait properties

Swiss hotel firm inks deal to run two Kuwait properties

Swiss-Belhotel International has entered into a management agreement with Omniyat Real Estate to operate two new properties in Kuwait. The hotel operator said in a statement that both Swiss-Belboutique Bneid Al Gar and Swiss-Belresidences Al Sharq are under development and ...

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Revealed: Gulf countries among safest in the world for tourists

Revealed: Gulf countries among safest in the world for tourists

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Russian, Polish, Indian visitors boost RAK tourism in Q1

Russian, Polish, Indian visitors boost RAK tourism in Q1

Ras Al Khaimah’s tourism sector continued to see growth in visitor numbers buoyed by significant increases from markets including Russia, Poland and India, according to CBRE. Its Q1 2017 RAK MarketView report said the average length of stay of Indian ...

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Etihad's $4 billion expansion plans are falling flat

Etihad's $4 billion expansion plans are falling flat

In 2011, Etihad Airways Chief Executive Officer James Hogan hatched a bold strategy to catch up with the airline’s more established Gulf rivals: buying stakes in smaller, cash-hungry carriers across three continents to cobble together enough passengers to propel the ...

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Qatar's air-conditioned World Cup stadium is ready

Qatar's air-conditioned World Cup stadium is ready

With about 2,000 days until the Qatar World Cup kicks-off, the Gulf state will officially unveil the tournament’s first completed venue on Friday. The Khalifa International Stadium — complete with the much-talked-about cooling technology that was central to Qatar’s controversial ...

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