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Egypt prevents travel ban Briton from boarding flight

Egypt prevents travel ban Briton from boarding flight

Cairo airport authorities prevented an English woman, who is banned from leaving Egypt until the end of a probe into NGOs' handling of cash and other activities, from flying to Britain on Friday, airport sources said.

February 11, 2012 6:08
 
Egypt expects tourist numbers up despite clashes

Egypt expects tourist numbers up despite clashes

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism hopes to see a recovery in tourist numbers to between 12 and 13 million this year, bringing in $11 billion, despite ongoing street violence and more than 70 deaths after a football match riot last week.

February 6, 2012 2:52
 
A new kind of tourism after the Arab Spring

A new kind of tourism after the Arab Spring

When the dust of settles, can the Arab Spring attract a new breed of tourist? Faysal Kawas looks at the future of tourism for politically charged landmarks in the region.

October 4, 2011 2:44
 
There’s a recession relapse in tourism, except in the UAE

There’s a recession relapse in tourism, except in the UAE

Countless reports in 2010 pointed to a recovery for the hospitality sector in 2011, but recent events in the region have caused a relapse…except in the UAE.

May 26, 2011 1:17
 
Boon in times of turmoil for UAE’s tourism sector

Boon in times of turmoil for UAE’s tourism sector

GMR's Kathi Everden analyses the recession relapse in the region's tourism and the slightly unexpected impact it's had on the UAE's hospitality sector this year.

May 17, 2011 3:02
 
Tourism 101: subsidy for residents

Tourism 101: subsidy for residents

Kipp offers a brilliant plan: subsidy of tourist landmark entry fees in the UAE

April 19, 2011 2:05
 

Dubai tourism is cruising

Stats show that cruise passenger numbers keep growing.

June 23, 2010 1:23
 
Tempting tourists to Dubai

Tempting tourists to Dubai

Hotels in the emirate have started offering schemes to lure guests this summer.

June 4, 2009 8:30
 
A tailored trip away from the cranes

A tailored trip away from the cranes

A website which can suggest outings, plan a trip and collect the money for a friends day out seems like a good plan for Dubai.

August 12, 2008 1:16
 
Giant new mall alters Bahrain retail balance

Giant new mall alters Bahrain retail balance

Could oversupply threaten the future of Bahrain’s retail sector?

August 11, 2008 9:13