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Bahrain goes to Berlin

While in Washington, defense ties were discussed between the US and his H.H.

11 million tourists visit UAE in 2012

International arrivals to the UAE increased healthily in 2012, reaching an estimated 11 million tourists delegates heard today at the latest WTM Vision Conference - Dubai held at Reed Travel Exhibitio

The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

For most media commentators, tourism would be considered an irrelevance as reporters discuss the human misery inflicted on southern Israel and Gaza and the military and political ramifications of the

Kingdom participates in the 13th session of the Arab Ministerial Council...

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia represented by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) participated in the 13th session of the Arab Ministerial Council for Tourism in Alexandria, Egypt, du

Women leaders in modern Syria, the Arab world and international community

“Political empowerment of women in [the] Arab World sets new signs, and women will make the most powerful changes to the econmic crisis," said HE Dr.

Nancy Ajram headlines World Travel Awards

The renowned Lebanese singer and UNICEF goodwill ambassador

United Arab Emirates bans Congo registered aircraft

It was learned that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has issued prohibition orders for their airspace on aircraft registered in the Congo DR, besides also affecting the same measure on Swaziland, Equato

Major influx of Middle East tourists to Sri Lanka reported

Destination Sri Lanka reported a major influx of Arab travelers as Middle East tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka surged 50 per cent in January, 2010 compared to the same period last year, according to sta

The Arab Tourism Forum coming to Egypt

On the occasion of selecting Alexandria "The Arab capital for tourism for 2010," World Promotion Center is honored to organize "The Arab Tourism Forum."

QTA participates in the 5th Arab Tourism Ministers Council meeting in...

The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) participated in the fifth meeting of the executive committee of Arab Tourism Ministers Council (ATMC), which was held from December 19 to 20 in Muscat. Mr.

UAE’s travel and tourism market experiences upswing

Encouraging travel and tourism prospects have been brought about by the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) top ranking in the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009 and the country's positive long-te

Yemen to launch tourist promotion in Europe

Aiming to alleviate some European countries' cautions against travel to Yemen, the Yemen Tourism Ministry is currently preparing to launch a tourist promotion campaign in the coming weekgs to include

Middle Eastern food is taking the world by storm

Could falafel be the new hamburger?

Arabian Gulf creating this century’s legendary hotels

"The Arabian Gulf has established a luxury brand identity for the region that is as powerful as Bulgari, Ferragamo, and Mont Blanc," Jeffrey Ornstein, CEO of J/Brice Design International www.jbricedes

KSA to participate in 12th session of the AMCT in Yemen

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), will participate in the 12th session of the Arab Ministerial Council of Tourism (AMCT) in Yemen.

eTN Executive Talk: Egypt tourism minister confirms growth in 2009...

Despite the continued unrest in the Middle East reignited by the escalated tension between Israel and Palestine, Egypt’s tourism is expected to grow further this year 2009.

International Arab Conference for e-Tourism and e-Marketing slated for December

SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - The Electronic Union of Travel Industry (EUOTI), together with the Arab Tourism Organization (ATO) and the co-operation of the International Federation of Information Technolog

Lebanon back on the international tourism map with AWTTE 2008

BEIRUT – The Arab World Travel and Tourism Exchange (AWTTE) was held on October 16-19, 2008 after 2 years of absence, putting Lebanon back on the international tourism map both as a tourism and MICE

AWTTE registers 30% first-time exhibitors with France, Poland, Sri Lanka and...

BEIRUT (September 20, 2008) – Over 30% of Arab World Travel & Tourism Exchange (AWTTE) exhibitors are participating for the first time with France, Poland, Sri Lanka, UAE and Kurdistan region as new

Arab world embraces adventure tourism

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Everything in the United Arab Emirates is booming. While the rest of the world enters uncertain times, record oil prices fuel an unrelenting construction and property boom and residents - some 70% are expats - look for ways to spend their petro-dollars.

Arab tourists big spenders; British, Russian tourists frugal

A study published in a Turkish-language magazine on travel and hotel management suggests that German and Arab tourists visiting Turkey tend to spend significant sums while Russian, British and Spanish tourists tend to spend less.