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World Expo 2020 to boost tourism across GCC

Dubai's bid 'part of government's vision for sustainable national development'

December 5, 2013 9:58
 
Security blanket—’safety’ boosts Abu Dhabi hotel stays

Security blanket—’safety’ boosts Abu Dhabi hotel stays

Safety becomes main feature for travellers opting for Abu Dhabi for vacation, resulting in hotel revenues reaching AED2.53 billion so far in 2011 and as occupancy levels rising to 65 percent in July.

September 6, 2011 2:00
 
UAE Inbound tourism to increase over five years –Visa GM

UAE Inbound tourism to increase over five years –Visa GM

Visitors to the UAE have reportedly spent at least $3.1 billion last year, which is a 20 percent increase from the previous year—and those are just the ones using Visa cards.

August 14, 2011 1:12
 
Living la vida Local—Domestic tourism is here to stay

Living la vida Local—Domestic tourism is here to stay

Saudi Arabia is toying with the idea of local tourism. Precious de Leon wonders if a strong committed shift towards interregional can work on the UAE’s lukewarm tourism sector.

August 14, 2011 12:49
 
The Silverscreen Dream

The Silverscreen Dream

With more and more people choosing a night at the movies to forget about the economic crisis, cinemas are experiencing a boom. TRENDS’s Atique Naqvi bags a seat in the front row to get the full picture.

May 31, 2011 2:52
 
From truffles to watches, UAE luxury retail surges

From truffles to watches, UAE luxury retail surges

Emirati customers, tourists lead return to luxury shops; Chocolate truffle worth $272 on the market; Auction houses weigh Dubai vs Doha for art sales.

February 10, 2011 1:11
 
Tourism is rocking, says everybody

Tourism is rocking, says everybody

The UAE’s tourist industry is flying, according to those in the know. Kipp wishes it had opened a fancy hotel; one a bit like the Saray, in fact.

December 28, 2010 3:57
 
Tourist numbers up, spend up… profits down

Tourist numbers up, spend up… profits down

Good and bad news for the UAE’s hotels, as more tourists are here and tourism income is up. So why are they making less cash?

September 15, 2010 3:25