The boom in demand for luxurious and high-end spa services in Dubai has placed UAE in the lead for spa tourism across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) with revenues of $411 million forecast for 2015 and visitor numbers set to double by 20
Dubai Cruise Tourism, part of Dubai Tourism, recently organised a three-city roadshow in China to showcase the emirate as an ideal embarkation destination on an international cruise itinerary for Chinese tourists.
Ras Al Khaimah is looking to lure a larger chunk of the Chinese travel market as Chinese visitor numbers to the UAE rose 125 per cent during the first half of the year.
Chinese outbound tourism has increased globally, with almost 62 mil
Moroccan tour operators are looking to Abu Dhabi as a potential tourism destination, following a recent trip to the emirate by a delegation of travel industry leaders.
Citing a combination of first-class infrastructure, top-class
Thailand's worst-ever bombing has caused a 17 per cent fall in tourist arrivals, putting pressure on revenues vital to the military government's moves to resuscitate a struggling economy.
Average daily arrivals to Thailand fell
The Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is looking to stimulate visitor demand to the emirate by leading a nine-strong delegation of Abu Dhabi and Far East-based travel suppliers to Korea and Japan this week.
Maldives Tourism is looking to attract more holiday-makers from the GCC with a series of planned roadshows within the Gulf region beginning today (August 23).
Running till August 27, the roadshow will see Maldives representatives
Twenty-six French tourists and 10 Egyptians were rescued on Thursday after a boat transporting them hit coral reefs and sank off the Red Sea coast, security sources said.
The sources had no further details on the incident, which o
Salalah witnessed a massive influx of tourists at the start of the Khareef (south east monsoon) season this year, recording 393,312 tourists between June and August, up from 272,306 visitors in the same period in 2014.
Many of the forei