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Copthorne Hotel Dubai continues to attract the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) sector and has witnessed a 12 percent increase in bookings in 2017.

CONSIDERING THE GROWING POPULARITY OF BUSINESS TOURISM AND THE IMPORTANCE OF MICE IN QATAR, CHRIS FRANZEN, GENERAL MANAGER, GRAND HYATT DOHA & VILLAS, DISCUSSES HOW THE HOTEL CONTINUES TO ADAPT ITS SERVICES TO CORPORATE TRAVELLERS.

According to Saudi Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB), several achievements were made during the second quarter of this year (Q2) regarding the country’s MICE sector, including the licensing of 2,756 events.

JORDAN'S CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS ARE SET TO INSPIRE MICE TRAVELLERS TO COMBINE BUSINESS WITH LEISURE AND MAKE THE MOST OF THEIR STAY.

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority’s Events Licensing System (ELS) has experienced unprecedented growth, with 9,002 applications covering all types of events submitted since its official launch earlier this year.

IDENTIFYING MICE AS A VALUABLE SEGMENT FOR THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY, JORDANIAN HOTELIERS HAVE BEEN INVESTING IN DEVELOPMENT OF MODERN FACILITIES AND WORLD-CLASS SERVICES TO ATTRACT THE BURGEONING SEGMENT.

Rove Hotels, owned and managed by Emaar Hospitality Group (EHG), has recently launched its fourth property in Dubai, with a special focus on the fast-growing MICE tourism sector.

Located next to Dubai World Trade Centre and only 10 minutes away from Dubai International, Rove Trade Centre, will feature 270 rooms and will also appeal to leisure travellers offering an easy access to Dubai’s tourism attractions and retail destinations.

Olivier Harnisch, CEO, EHG, revealed, “[…] Rove Trade Centre, like all other operating Rove Hotels, also brings a unique positioning to the market. Dubai’s MICE sector is reporting robust growth, and with the preparations of Expo 2020 gaining momentum, the city is welcoming business professionals who are discerning yet value conscious [...].”

 

WITH HOPE ON THE HORIZON FOR THE RESURGENCE OF LEBANON’S TOURISM INDUSTRY, CYNTHIA FLOUTY, DIRECTOR, SALES AND MARKETING, MÖVENPICK HOTEL BEIRUT, PROVIDES AN UPDATE ON THE CURRENT INDUSTRY TRENDS.

Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a division of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), is participating in this year’s IMEX Frankfurt on May 16 —18.