Abu Dhabi has won hosting rights for the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2019, positioning the UAE as the first country in GCC region and the second in the Middle East to hold this international event.
In March, freight tonne kilometres soared 14 percent year-on-year and available freight tonne kilometres rose 4.2 percent compared to the corresponding period in 2016, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Following the successful Luxperience pop up event at Atlantis by Giardino, 18 exhibitors took part in Luxperience Zurich, hailing from Australia, Central America and Southast Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Laurent Voivenel has been appointed as senior vice president of operations and development for the Middle East, Africa and India at Swiss-Belhotel International, where he will be responsible for the group’s strategic expansion in this key growth market.
Aiming to develop business with a focus on the Middle East, StayWell Hospitality Group and Cristal Group have recently announced a strategic alliance.
Despite sluggish global economic growth, low oil prices, US and Brexit influences, the UAE is set to lead the Middle East passenger growth for the year, with an annual increase of more than 6.3 percent according to estimates from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Sharjah hotel occupancy levels grew 5.5 percent during January compared to the same month in 2016, according to the latest report from STR, a firm that provides global data and analysis for the hotel industry.
Camille Saade has been appointed as general manager of Villa Rotana Dubai, bringing some 30 years of industry experience with him.
THERE ARE 159,922 ROOMS ACROSS 560 DEVELOPMENTS UNDER CONTRACT IN THE MIDDLE EAST ACCORDING TO STR’S NOVEMBER 2016 PIPELINE REPORT.
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