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  1. Rotana progresses 2020 vision with 14 openings in the year aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Al Bawaba

    Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC., one of the leading hospitality management groups in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, is set to continue its ambitious expansion with the opening of 14 properties before the end of 2016. With flourishing development being made in its growth strategy, Rotana is further strengthening its presence in Turkey and Bahrain, whilst 2016 will also see the opening of the group's first property in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, marking Rotana's increasing footprint in Africa.


  2. Travelstart booking website launches Arabic version in KSARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Al Bawaba

    Founded in 1999, Travelstart now has 200 employees across 6 global offices including Dubai, Cairo, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Lagos and Istanbul. Travelstart , the leading travel booking site in Africa, has officially launched a fully localized and complete Arabic version of its website in Saudi Arabia this week.


  3. Oasis in the desert: Inside Bahrain's award-winning luxury resort ART RotanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Mail on Sunday

    A 'floating' home over a picturesque beach and a retreat fit for a Bond villain: The most stunning cliff houses available for rent Floating villas with underwater bedrooms and streets covered with fake snow: Dubai reveals plans for man-made island inspired by European living One for the culture buffs! How a week in Jerusalem soaking up the thousands of years of history will leave you wanting to come back for more Absolute beginners: The perfect powder and blue skies of Austria are a winning combination for a mother and daughter's first skiing holiday Don't leave me! Camera-shy baby pygmy hippo makes its debut at Bristol Zoo Gardens Wish YOU were here? Royal Caribbean live streams video from world's third largest cruise ship to billboards around New York Windsor Wonderland! How the Castle's State Apartments have been magically transformed with decorations, glittering Christmas trees and ... (more)


  4. Qatar drivers ready to share limelight in BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar-based, father and son duo of Rob and Charlie Frijns will compete in the opening round of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East Season 7 and share the limelight during a special weekend of celebration for Porsche as Bahrain International Circuit plays host to FIA World Endurance Championship's finale starting today. The young Frijns will be looking to make a strong start to what is sure to be a competitive season and has already given diehard fans at Sakhir a taste of his pace, posting the fastest time in early practice.


  5. WVU officials opening 1st alumni chapter in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WBNS

    WVU says in a news release that President Gordon Gee is leading a group of faculty and staff on a trip this week to Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar. The group will establish a WVU alumni chapter in Kuwait, which already has a partnership with the WVU School of Dentistry.


  6. Bahrain's Changing Tourism Industry calls for Easy Visa Processing ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | PRWeb

    To better accommodate the growing number of visitors coming into the country, Bahrain has looked into evolving its Bahrain visa processing system by becoming part of a unified visa that would include all six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council : Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and The United Arab Emirates. Khaled bin Salem Al-Ghassani, the GCC's Assistant Secretary General for Cultural and Media Affairs claims, "All GCC countries stand to gain from the new tourism policy."


  7. US praises Saudi-led coalition in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Al Bawaba

    Yemeni tribesmen from the Popular Resistance Committees fire from a tank in the area of Sirwah, west of Marib city, on November 3, 2015. Lt. Gen.


  8. Spotlight: Saudi Arabia takes measures to cope with low oil priceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Xinhuanet

    Saudi Arabia is feeling the heat of the dropping oil prices, and has been prepared to cut government spending to end decades of the nation's dependency on oil-made wealth. Although the measures are still waiting to be implemented, the country, which is in the middle of a months-old air war against Yemen's Shiite Houthi group in a bid to restore the rule of the exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour, has announced through various government-backed plans to increase the prices of subsidized products such as oil and water.


  9. Jets soar as biennial Dubai Airshow takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | Al Bawaba

    His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, opened the show during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid and members of the Dubai ruling family toured the show, stopping to see a range of aircraft and visiting a number of stands.


  10. Special Representative Scott Nathan Travels to the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, and QatarRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 5 | Holtville Tribune

    Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan will travel to the United Arab Emirates , Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar, November 9-13. On November 9, while in the UAE, he will join a delegation of senior U.S. officials at the Dubai Air Show.


  11. GCC Air Purifiers Market Revenue Is Expected to Reach US$ 85.2 Mn over 2014 - 2020; ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | SBWire

    Although considered as a luxury, demand for air purifiers is steadily growing in the Gulf Cooperation Council , according to Future Market Insights' new research report, "Air Purifiers Market: GCC Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2014-2020". FMI projects the GCC air purifiers market to reach US$ 85.2 Mn by 2020.


  12. Why doesn't the FCO speak out on behalf of Raif Badawi? Minister and officials respondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Robert Sharp

    In September I attended the launch of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office's Magna Carta Partnerships programme , a new fund that seeks to promote legal expertise and the rule of law around the world. FCO Minister Baroness Anelay was joined by current and former diplomats for a panel discussion on how good governance and robust legal institutions can strengthen the rule of law, and in so doing, also protect human rights.


  13. Wexner: Stores - way bigger than Internet' for retailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Leslie H. Wexner tells Wall Street analysts that seven years of remodeling Victoria's Secret stores proved that sales growth follows. The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.


  14. Residence Inn Arrives in UAERead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Hotel Business

    Marriott International, Inc. has signed the Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf, which marks a noteworthy entry, as it will be the hotel group's first property from the Residence Inn brand portfolio in the UAE. Scheduled to be completed in 2019, the Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf will be comprised of a total of 135 units.


  15. Residence Inn Debuts in the UAERead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    Due to be completed in 2019, the Residence Inn by Marriott Al Jaddaf will be comprised of a total of 135 units. The newly signed property is owned by Bahrain-based International Trading and Investment Company WLL , an existing partner of Marriott International that currently owns two other properties - Residence Inn by Marriott Manama Juffair and Marriott Executive Apartments Manama.


  16. 'Halal Tourism' Emerges as Businesses Serve Muslim TravelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | ABC News

    A rental company in Orlando, Florida, is offering "halal vacation homes" with curtained pool decks and rooms with prayer mats and copies of the Quran. A British company's app lists gourmet restaurants serving halal meat in London and Dubai, while a Boston-based developer's app offers travel guides for 90 cities with local prayer times and a compass pointing Muslims toward Mecca for daily prayers.


  17. Special Presidential Envoy Allen Travel to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, Qatar, and BahrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | State Department

    Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL General John Allen will travel to the Gulf region for a week of meetings with regional partners to further coordinate Coalition efforts to Counter ISIL. From October 18, he will have a series of bilateral conversations with political and security officials in Riyadh, Kuwait City, Abu Dhabi, Doha, and Manama on Coalition progress and regional issues.


  18. Lufthansa: Connecting Saudi Arabia to Germany and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Airport Business

    Oct. 14--RIYADH -- Lufthansa German Airlines offer its largest schedule ever with total of 24 weekly departures from Saudi Arabia providing a seamless connection between the key cities of the Kingdom and the airline's hubs in Frankfurt and Munich. With these convenient connections, Lufthansa continues its long standing tradition of facilitating the closest of ties between the business communities of Germany and Saudi Arabia.


  19. Rotana plans six new hotels in Saudi Arabia by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    With the summer vacation season and Eid Al Adha now over, the Saudi hospitality market is once again preparing all facilities for tourists, business visitors and the year-round influx of pilgrims coming to visit Makkah and Madinah, while at the same time, Saudis are preparing for business travel to various countries around the world, especially the Gulf region, Turkey and Egypt. This is, indeed, a boom time for the travel industry, but it is just a part of a larger trend across MENA of both leisure and business travel that is noticeably increasing demand, especially, on the hotel industry.


  20. flynas to launch flights between the Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain from December 1stRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Saudi Arabian national carrier flynas announces the launch of its third destination within the GCC, Bahrain International Airport in Bahrain, following the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. The service will consist of three flights per week from Jeddah to Bahrain and three flights per week from Riyadh to Bahrain.