Alpha Tours, a leading destination management company in the Arabian Gulf, promoted UAE as a leading tourism and travel destination during roadshows, accompanied by 25 hotels from the country in the CIS states, including Russia and Kazakhstan.
France kept its title as the world's top tourist destination in 2013, drawing nearly 85 million visitors despite a lacklustre economic situation as Chinese interest intensified and North Americans surged back to the country.
Dubai has been ranked fifth among the top destinations for international travellers this year, advancing from its raking of ninth in 2011, eighth in 2012 and seventh last year, a report said.
Dubai is expected to receive almost 12
Bahrain continues to be an important tourist destination in the region and with proper strategies it could attract more visitors, said a top hotelier.
Kempinski Grand and Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre general
An impending bond issue by Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications firm Etisalat may not only be the region's largest deal so far this year, but also set a record for tight pricing as the Gulf becomes more of a mainstream investment destination
London claims the top spot among five most popular destinations for travellers from the Middle East, followed by New York, Washington, Toronto and Houston, a British Airways report said.
The report highlights the connection Middle Easte
Dubai and Egypt are exploring ways to take up joint marketing to promote two of the world’s popular Arab tourism destinations in various countries, including China and Australia.
A protocol of cooperation between Egypt and Dubai for the jo
Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has further expanded its codeshare partnership with American Airlines adding 22 more cities in the US to its network.
With the expanded codeshare agreement, Gulf Air customers can book and fly to
Royal Jordanian will start flights to two new destinations - Lagos and Nairobi, in December. The move is expected to help both RJ and the tourism sector in the kingdom benefit from the tourism potential in some major West and East African countrie