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Gulf business events, information, photos and data for Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and more. http://www.arabiantravelnews.com/hospitality/?service=rss Fri, 03 Jul 2020 09:12:28 +0400 www.arabianindustry.com https://www.arabianindustry.com Arabian Industry - Hospitality http://www.arabiantravelnews.com/hospitality/?service=rss 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2020 webmaster@www.arabianindustry.com (webmaster) Fri, 03 Jul 2020 09:12:28 +0400 20 Soneva announces ‘Conscious Experiences’ to boost sustainability http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/soneva-announces-conscious-experiences-to-boost-sustainability-6405386/ Soneva Fushi, Soneva Jani and Soneva Kiri will all take part News | Hospitality Fri, 03 Jul 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/soneva-announces-conscious-experiences-to-boost-sustainability-6405386/ Daily brunch launched at Dubai Media City’s Icon http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/daily-brunch-launched-at-dubai-media-citys-icon-6405412/ Unlimited nibbles and drinks available from 1pm to 4pm at the Radisson Blu outlet News | Hospitality Fri, 03 Jul 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/daily-brunch-launched-at-dubai-media-citys-icon-6405412/ JA Manafaru Maldives announces reopening plans http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/ja-manafaru-maldives-announces-reopening-plans-6405399/ The luxury resort will reopen in October this year News | Hospitality Fri, 03 Jul 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/ja-manafaru-maldives-announces-reopening-plans-6405399/ Hotelbeds launches chatbot to streamline customer experience http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/hotelbeds-launches-chatbot-to-streamline-customer-experience-6405425/ ‘Bedsy’ can serve an unlimited number of customers at once News | Hospitality Fri, 03 Jul 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/hotelbeds-launches-chatbot-to-streamline-customer-experience-6405425/ InterContinental Dubai Festival City introduces all-inclusive package http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/intercontinental-dubai-festival-city-introduces-all-inclusive-package-6405373/ Guests also have a chance to a free stay at InterContinental Maldives Maamunagau Resort News | Hospitality Fri, 03 Jul 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/3/intercontinental-dubai-festival-city-introduces-all-inclusive-package-6405373/ Why Sharjah is one of the Middle East’s top eco-tourism spots http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/why-sharjah-is-one-of-the-middle-easts-top-eco-tourism-spots-6405243/ Shurooq has reaffirmed its sustainable tourism agenda across its portfolio News | Hospitality Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:15:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/why-sharjah-is-one-of-the-middle-easts-top-eco-tourism-spots-6405243/ Hospitality continues to heal as more Dubai hotels reopen http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/hospitality-continues-to-heal-as-more-dubai-hotels-reopen-6405178/ Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa has become the latest to welcome back guests News | Hospitality Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/hospitality-continues-to-heal-as-more-dubai-hotels-reopen-6405178/ Sofitel Dubai Wafi to open in September http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/sofitel-dubai-wafi-to-open-in-september-6405191/ The five-star hotel is a fusion of French luxury and Egyptian culture News | Hospitality Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:15:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/sofitel-dubai-wafi-to-open-in-september-6405191/ UAE residents not allowed to leave country for holidays http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/uae-residents-not-allowed-to-leave-country-for-holidays-6405126/ Authorities give seven reasons for essential travel is allowed News | Hospitality Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:00:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/uae-residents-not-allowed-to-leave-country-for-holidays-6405126/ Ras Al Khaimah becomes first city to receive double hygiene certification http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/ras-al-khaimah-becomes-first-city-to-receive-double-hygiene-certification-6405139/ The emirate has been recognised by Bureau Veritas and WTTC News | Hospitality Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/2/ras-al-khaimah-becomes-first-city-to-receive-double-hygiene-certification-6405139/ Time Out announces it's back across UAE publications http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/time-out-announces-its-back-across-uae-publications-6404944/ The temporary change to Time In is over News | Hospitality Wed, 01 Jul 2020 01:30:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/time-out-announces-its-back-across-uae-publications-6404944/ Read the July 2020 issue of Hotelier Middle East online now http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/read-the-july-2020-issue-of-hotelier-middle-east-online-now-6404840/ Yes, it’s completely free News | Hospitality Wed, 01 Jul 2020 01:00:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/read-the-july-2020-issue-of-hotelier-middle-east-online-now-6404840/ W Maldives offers island rental for $200,000 per night http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/w-maldives-offers-island-rental-for-200000-per-night-6404866/ Inclusive of a private yacht and accommodation for 162 News | Hospitality Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/w-maldives-offers-island-rental-for-200000-per-night-6404866/ Willow Stream Spa reopens at Fairmont Ajman http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/willow-stream-spa-reopens-at-fairmont-ajman-6404879/ It is one of the first spas in the UAE to resume operations News | Hospitality Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/willow-stream-spa-reopens-at-fairmont-ajman-6404879/ Negative COVID-19 test needed to enter Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/negative-covid-19-test-needed-to-enter-abu-dhabi-6404853/ The test must be carried out no more than 48 hours previously News | Hospitality Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:30:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/negative-covid-19-test-needed-to-enter-abu-dhabi-6404853/ Rixos Hotels Egypt to resume operations http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/rixos-hotels-egypt-to-resume-operations-6404892/ The Egypt Tourism Ministry gave the green light News | Hospitality Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:45:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/rixos-hotels-egypt-to-resume-operations-6404892/ Why should you embark on an MBA at Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management? http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/why-should-you-embark-on-an-mba-at-emirates-academy-of-hospitality-management-6404749/ Sponsored: Executive dean and acting managing director Scott Richardson on why now’s the perfect time News | Hospitality Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:15:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jul/1/why-should-you-embark-on-an-mba-at-emirates-academy-of-hospitality-management-6404749/ Quarantining will ‘keep many unemployed’, warns IATA chief http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/quarantining-will-keep-many-unemployed-warns-iata-chief-6403670/ The aviation authority has suggested alternatives to self-isolation News | Hospitality Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/quarantining-will-keep-many-unemployed-warns-iata-chief-6403670/ Ascott opens doors as study space for students http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/ascott-opens-doors-as-study-space-for-students-6404073/ Properties will be open across the Middle East News | Hospitality Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/ascott-opens-doors-as-study-space-for-students-6404073/ Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen Dubai launches midweek supper club http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/gordon-ramsays-hells-kitchen-dubai-launches-midweek-supper-club-6404086/ Hosted each Tuesday, the three-course meal comes with beverage packages News | Hospitality Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/gordon-ramsays-hells-kitchen-dubai-launches-midweek-supper-club-6404086/ Dubai's DusitD2 Kenz Hotel offers month-long stay to families in need http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/dubais-dusitd2-kenz-hotel-offers-month-long-stay-to-families-in-need-6404034/ Four families in the UAE will stay at the Barsha Heights hotel free of charge News | Hospitality Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/dubais-dusitd2-kenz-hotel-offers-month-long-stay-to-families-in-need-6404034/ Dubai tourism attractions to reopen in time for tourism resumption http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/dubai-tourism-attractions-to-reopen-in-time-for-tourism-resumption-6404047/ Attractions include Atlantis Aquaventure, Burj Khalifa and Ski Dubai News | Hospitality Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/dubai-tourism-attractions-to-reopen-in-time-for-tourism-resumption-6404047/ W Dubai – The Palm to reopen in July http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/w-dubai-the-palm-to-reopen-in-july-6404060/ The Palm Jumeirah hotel will also reopen some of its F&B venues News | Hospitality Tue, 30 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/30/w-dubai-the-palm-to-reopen-in-july-6404060/ Residents must receive approval before travelling to Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/residents-must-receive-approval-before-travelling-to-dubai-6403813/ The rule applies to those returning to the emirate and those wanting to fly out and return News | Hospitality Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/residents-must-receive-approval-before-travelling-to-dubai-6403813/ Abu Dhabi restaurants can operate at 60% capacity with social distancing http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/abu-dhabi-restaurants-can-operate-at-60-capacity-with-social-distancing-6403501/ A maximum of four people are allowed on each table News | Hospitality Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/abu-dhabi-restaurants-can-operate-at-60-capacity-with-social-distancing-6403501/ Report: MENA hotel performance for May 2020 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/report-mena-hotel-performance-for-may-2020-6403449/ Occupancy, ADR and RevPAR dropped across the region News | Hospitality Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/report-mena-hotel-performance-for-may-2020-6403449/ Suppliers You Should Know: Pearl Tree http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/suppliers-you-should-know-pearl-tree-6403475/ Sponsored: Founder Soraya Jouzy on her range of wellness and beauty products for businesses and retailers News | Hospitality Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/suppliers-you-should-know-pearl-tree-6403475/ Timing restrictions lifted on Dubai F&B outlets http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/timing-restrictions-lifted-on-dubai-fb-outlets-6403488/ The end of the national sterilisation program means restaurants can open later News | Hospitality Mon, 29 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/29/timing-restrictions-lifted-on-dubai-fb-outlets-6403488/ Ascott sees 139% YoY growth amid COVID-19 pandemic http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/28/ascott-sees-139-yoy-growth-amid-covid-19-pandemic-6403020/ The lodging company has signed contracts for 25 properties this year News | Hospitality Sun, 28 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/28/ascott-sees-139-yoy-growth-amid-covid-19-pandemic-6403020/ Caterer Middle East Conference Biteize: How COVID-19 has changed the F&B industry http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/28/caterer-middle-east-conference-biteize-how-covid-19-has-changed-the-fb-industry-6403046/ Watch the full session as F&B leaders discuss the impact of the pandemic News | Hospitality Sun, 28 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/28/caterer-middle-east-conference-biteize-how-covid-19-has-changed-the-fb-industry-6403046/ What will airports be like post-COVID-19? http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/28/what-will-airports-be-like-post-covid-19-6402877/ Etihad Airways’ measures include contactless elevators and self-cleaning handrails News | Hospitality Sun, 28 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/28/what-will-airports-be-like-post-covid-19-6402877/ Saudi Summers launched to spur tourism in the Kingdom http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/28/saudi-summers-launched-to-spur-tourism-in-the-kingdom-6403007/ The campaign will last until September 30 News | Hospitality Sun, 28 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/28/saudi-summers-launched-to-spur-tourism-in-the-kingdom-6403007/ Sharjah announces more hospitality and tourism sites will reopen http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/27/sharjah-announces-more-hospitality-and-tourism-sites-will-reopen-6402422/ The emirate recently reopened spas, restaurants and beaches within hotels News | Hospitality Sat, 27 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/27/sharjah-announces-more-hospitality-and-tourism-sites-will-reopen-6402422/ R Hotels launches own mobile app for UAE properties http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/27/r-hotels-launches-own-mobile-app-for-uae-properties-6402435/ The app shows the latest promotions on R Hotels across the UAE News | Hospitality Sat, 27 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/27/r-hotels-launches-own-mobile-app-for-uae-properties-6402435/ COVID-19 could wipe out 200 million tourism jobs, warns WTTC http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/27/covid-19-could-wipe-out-200-million-tourism-jobs-warns-wttc-6402487/ Travel & tourism GDP could drop by more than $5.5 trillion News | Hospitality Sat, 27 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/27/covid-19-could-wipe-out-200-million-tourism-jobs-warns-wttc-6402487/ Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah reopens its doors http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/27/waldorf-astoria-dubai-palm-jumeirah-reopens-its-doors-6402500/ The five-star resort has updated its health and safety measures News | Hospitality Sat, 27 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/27/waldorf-astoria-dubai-palm-jumeirah-reopens-its-doors-6402500/ Dubai International Hotel reopens with updated hygiene measures http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/26/dubai-international-hotel-reopens-with-updated-hygiene-measures-6402526/ All areas of the hotel will be frequently cleaned News | Hospitality Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/26/dubai-international-hotel-reopens-with-updated-hygiene-measures-6402526/ Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways rolls out COVID-19 assessment tool http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/26/abu-dhabis-etihad-airways-rolls-out-covid-19-assessment-tool-6402448/ The platform evaluates the probability of having the virus News | Hospitality Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/26/abu-dhabis-etihad-airways-rolls-out-covid-19-assessment-tool-6402448/ Egypt awarded WTTC hygiene stamp http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/26/egypt-awarded-wttc-hygiene-stamp-6402461/ The certification is hoped to boost the country’s tourism News | Hospitality Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/26/egypt-awarded-wttc-hygiene-stamp-6402461/ International tourist arrivals in Middle East drops by 40% http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/26/international-tourist-arrivals-in-middle-east-drops-by-40-6402513/ The World Tourism Organisation looked at data between January and April News | Hospitality Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/26/international-tourist-arrivals-in-middle-east-drops-by-40-6402513/ InterContinental Dubai Festival City partners with Toys ‘R’ Us for Suite Playcations http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/intercontinental-dubai-festival-city-partners-with-toys-r-us-for-suite-playcations-6402266/ Rates at the Dubai Festival City property start from AED399 News | Hospitality Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:30:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/intercontinental-dubai-festival-city-partners-with-toys-r-us-for-suite-playcations-6402266/ UAE lifts night-time curfew http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/uae-lifts-night-time-curfew-6402071/ Free movement will now be allowed day and night subject to compliance with precautionary measures News | Hospitality Thu, 25 Jun 2020 08:00:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/uae-lifts-night-time-curfew-6402071/ Azure Beach set to launch in Beirut, Lebanon http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/azure-beach-set-to-launch-in-beirut-lebanon-6402136/ It’s Sunset Hospitality’s first operational outlet in the city News | Hospitality Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/azure-beach-set-to-launch-in-beirut-lebanon-6402136/ Around 1,000 Hajj pilgrims allowed into Mecca amid virus http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/around-1000-hajj-pilgrims-allowed-into-mecca-amid-virus-6402149/ The pilgrims will be required to quarantine after the ritual News | Hospitality Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/around-1000-hajj-pilgrims-allowed-into-mecca-amid-virus-6402149/ Dubai unveils plans for new floating islands project off Jumeirah coast http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/dubai-unveils-plans-for-new-floating-islands-project-off-jumeirah-coast-6402110/ Sunset Promenade will be a 1km long beach destination News | Hospitality Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/dubai-unveils-plans-for-new-floating-islands-project-off-jumeirah-coast-6402110/ McGettigan’s JLT to host ‘halfway to Christmas’ brunch http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/mcgettigans-jlt-to-host-halfway-to-christmas-brunch-6402123/ The venue can be found at the Bonnington Jumeirah Lake Towers in Dubai News | Hospitality Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/25/mcgettigans-jlt-to-host-halfway-to-christmas-brunch-6402123/ Dubai reinstates rule that alcohol can only be served with a meal http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/dubai-reinstates-rule-that-alcohol-can-only-be-served-with-a-meal-6401863/ Bars without restaurant trade license to remain closed News | Hospitality Wed, 24 Jun 2020 12:30:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/dubai-reinstates-rule-that-alcohol-can-only-be-served-with-a-meal-6401863/ Radisson Hotel Group announces new appointments to drive African expansion http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/radisson-hotel-group-announces-new-appointments-to-drive-african-expansion-6401681/ Ramsay Rankoussi and Daniel Trappler become head of development for Africa and senior director of development for Sub-Sahara respectively News | Hospitality Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/radisson-hotel-group-announces-new-appointments-to-drive-african-expansion-6401681/ Rachid Bakas named resort manager for Abu Dhabi's Anantara Sir Bani Yas Resorts http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/rachid-bakas-named-resort-manager-for-abu-dhabis-anantara-sir-bani-yas-resorts-6401694/ He will be in charge of three properties on the island News | Hospitality Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/rachid-bakas-named-resort-manager-for-abu-dhabis-anantara-sir-bani-yas-resorts-6401694/ Dubai Tourism brings together hoteliers to discuss industry restart http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/dubai-tourism-brings-together-hoteliers-to-discuss-industry-restart-6401707/ The meetings went over ‘Tourism Readiness’ strategies News | Hospitality Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/dubai-tourism-brings-together-hoteliers-to-discuss-industry-restart-6401707/ Emirates Airline ready to fly tourists to Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/emirates-airline-ready-to-fly-tourists-to-dubai-6401720/ Tourists can return to the emirate from July 7 News | Hospitality Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/24/emirates-airline-ready-to-fly-tourists-to-dubai-6401720/ Meliã Desert Palm Dubai receives five-star certification http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/23/melia-desert-palm-dubai-receives-five-star-certification-6401122/ The boutique polo estate spans across 160 acres News | Hospitality Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:30:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/23/melia-desert-palm-dubai-receives-five-star-certification-6401122/ Saudi Arabia to hold ‘very limited’ Hajj for first time in modern history http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/23/saudi-arabia-to-hold-very-limited-hajj-for-first-time-in-modern-history-6401135/ Hajj is usually a massive tourism boost for the Kingdom News | Hospitality Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/23/saudi-arabia-to-hold-very-limited-hajj-for-first-time-in-modern-history-6401135/ F&B experts lined-up for GRIF Marketplace on June 24 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/23/fb-experts-lined-up-for-grif-marketplace-on-june-24-6401161/ The virtual conference is in partnership with Middle East Restaurant Association, News | Hospitality Tue, 23 Jun 2020 10:15:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/23/fb-experts-lined-up-for-grif-marketplace-on-june-24-6401161/ Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre reopens two F&B outlets http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/23/le-meridien-dubai-hotel-conference-centre-reopens-two-fb-outlets-6401174/ The Dubliner's and Casa Mia have opened their doors News | Hospitality Tue, 23 Jun 2020 10:00:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/23/le-meridien-dubai-hotel-conference-centre-reopens-two-fb-outlets-6401174/ Dubai to allow tourists from July 7 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/22/dubai-to-allow-tourists-from-july-7-6400264/ Visitors to the emirate will have to undergo testing and adhere to strict protocols News | Hospitality Mon, 22 Jun 2020 08:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/22/dubai-to-allow-tourists-from-july-7-6400264/ Abu Dhabi hotels to get new hygiene and safety certification http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/22/abu-dhabi-hotels-to-get-new-hygiene-and-safety-certification-6400238/ The emirate is preparing for international tourists News | Hospitality Mon, 22 Jun 2020 08:00:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/22/abu-dhabi-hotels-to-get-new-hygiene-and-safety-certification-6400238/ Aviation authorities call on Middle East governments to deploy standardised guidelines http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/22/aviation-authorities-call-on-middle-east-governments-to-deploy-standardised-guidelines-6400251/ ICAO’s global measures work to restart aviation as safely as possible News | Hospitality Mon, 22 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/22/aviation-authorities-call-on-middle-east-governments-to-deploy-standardised-guidelines-6400251/ Baby camel welcomed at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/baby-camel-welcomed-at-the-ritz-carlton-ras-al-khaimah-al-wadi-desert-6399692/ The property acts as a nature reserve and is home to several protected species News | Hospitality Sun, 21 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/baby-camel-welcomed-at-the-ritz-carlton-ras-al-khaimah-al-wadi-desert-6399692/ Dubai Media City rooftop bar reopens with AED13 drink deal http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/dubai-media-city-rooftop-bar-reopens-with-aed13-drink-deal-6399744/ Twenty Three at Grand Plaza Mövenpick is running the offer for 23 days News | Hospitality Sun, 21 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/dubai-media-city-rooftop-bar-reopens-with-aed13-drink-deal-6399744/ Dubai's White Beach unveils unlimited drinks offer for ladies http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/dubais-white-beach-unveils-unlimited-drinks-offer-for-ladies-6399757/ The beach bar is located at Atlantis, The Palm News | Hospitality Sun, 21 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/dubais-white-beach-unveils-unlimited-drinks-offer-for-ladies-6399757/ Hospitality app launches to aid social distancing at venues http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/hospitality-app-launches-to-aid-social-distancing-at-venues-6399731/ Opaala works to digitise dine-in operations News | Hospitality Sun, 21 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/hospitality-app-launches-to-aid-social-distancing-at-venues-6399731/ Flydubai ‘re-engineers entire passenger journey’ to boost travel http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/flydubai-re-engineers-entire-passenger-journey-to-boost-travel-6399718/ The Dubai-based carrier has introduced new health and safety measures News | Hospitality Sun, 21 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/21/flydubai-re-engineers-entire-passenger-journey-to-boost-travel-6399718/ Airlines must brace for a cruel winter, warns IATA http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/20/airlines-must-brace-for-a-cruel-winter-warns-iata-6399250/ The Association has urged governments to support carriers through the low season News | Hospitality Sat, 20 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/20/airlines-must-brace-for-a-cruel-winter-warns-iata-6399250/ Dubai’s only mountain resort will reopen this month http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/20/dubais-only-mountain-resort-will-reopen-this-month-6399224/ JA Hatta Fort Hotel offers a range of activities around the Hajar Mountains News | Hospitality Sat, 20 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/20/dubais-only-mountain-resort-will-reopen-this-month-6399224/ Saudi Arabia convenes MENA tourism ministers for recovery talks http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/20/saudi-arabia-convenes-mena-tourism-ministers-for-recovery-talks-6399237/ The Ministry of Tourism addressed how the region can recover from COVID-19 News | Hospitality Sat, 20 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/20/saudi-arabia-convenes-mena-tourism-ministers-for-recovery-talks-6399237/ What will airport COVID-19 testing be like? http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/what-will-airport-covid-19-testing-be-like-6399315/ IATA has released guidelines on how the industry should carry out coronavirus tests News | Hospitality Fri, 19 Jun 2020 10:30:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/what-will-airport-covid-19-testing-be-like-6399315/ Dubai's La Tablita reopens for diners http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/dubais-la-tablita-reopens-for-diners-6399263/ The Mexican restaurant is open daily at Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights News | Hospitality Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/dubais-la-tablita-reopens-for-diners-6399263/ Dubai's Transguard Group deploys 44,000 workers a month during pandemic http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/dubais-transguard-group-deploys-44000-workers-a-month-during-pandemic-6399276/ The provider has been working across hospitals, warehouses, malls and hotels News | Hospitality Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/dubais-transguard-group-deploys-44000-workers-a-month-during-pandemic-6399276/ Jumeirah Group launches daycation packages at four of its Dubai hotels http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/jumeirah-group-launches-daycation-packages-at-four-of-its-dubai-hotels-6399289/ The properties are providing discounts on pool access News | Hospitality Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/jumeirah-group-launches-daycation-packages-at-four-of-its-dubai-hotels-6399289/ Tasca Brunch returns at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/tasca-brunch-returns-at-mandarin-oriental-jumeira-dubai-6399302/ The brunch comprises a range of Portuguese favourites News | Hospitality Fri, 19 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/19/tasca-brunch-returns-at-mandarin-oriental-jumeira-dubai-6399302/ More than one million expat workers expected to leave Saudi Arabia this year http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/more-than-one-million-expat-workers-expected-to-leave-saudi-arabia-this-year-6398873/ 300,000 expats have already left the Kingdom News | Hospitality Thu, 18 Jun 2020 10:45:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/more-than-one-million-expat-workers-expected-to-leave-saudi-arabia-this-year-6398873/ UAE residents able to leave Abu Dhabi without permit http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/uae-residents-able-to-leave-abu-dhabi-without-permit-6399172/ Entry into the capital still requires a permit however News | Hospitality Thu, 18 Jun 2020 10:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/uae-residents-able-to-leave-abu-dhabi-without-permit-6399172/ RAK's DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island gets health and safety certificate http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/raks-doubletree-by-hilton-resort-spa-marjan-island-gets-health-and-safety-certificate-6398886/ The RAK Hilton hotel has received certification from Bureau Veritas News | Hospitality Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/raks-doubletree-by-hilton-resort-spa-marjan-island-gets-health-and-safety-certificate-6398886/ Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts donates 100 rooms-nights to medical workers http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/shangri-la-hotels-and-resorts-donates-100-rooms-nights-to-medical-workers-6398951/ The global Hero Campaign works to recognise the efforts of frontline workers News | Hospitality Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/shangri-la-hotels-and-resorts-donates-100-rooms-nights-to-medical-workers-6398951/ Dubai Crown Prince attends Jumeirah Group’s Turtle Rehabilitation Project http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/dubai-crown-prince-attends-jumeirah-groups-turtle-rehabilitation-project-6398912/ HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum helped release rehabilitated turtles into the sea News | Hospitality Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/dubai-crown-prince-attends-jumeirah-groups-turtle-rehabilitation-project-6398912/ The Meydan Hotel reopens Qube Sports Bar http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/the-meydan-hotel-reopens-qube-sports-bar-6398925/ The venue has reopened in time to show all the sports events ahead News | Hospitality Thu, 18 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/18/the-meydan-hotel-reopens-qube-sports-bar-6398925/ Here’s why we’re asking you to sign up to read our content http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/heres-why-were-asking-you-to-sign-up-to-read-our-content-6398431/ You can still access the website for free News | Hospitality Wed, 17 Jun 2020 08:45:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/heres-why-were-asking-you-to-sign-up-to-read-our-content-6398431/ JA Resorts & Hotels receives WTTC’s Safe Travels stamp http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/ja-resorts-hotels-receives-wttcs-safe-travels-stamp-6398340/ The hospitality group has been acknowledged for its health and safety News | Hospitality Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/ja-resorts-hotels-receives-wttcs-safe-travels-stamp-6398340/ Daniel Boulud to open restaurant at Sofitel Dubai Wafi http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/daniel-boulud-to-open-restaurant-at-sofitel-dubai-wafi-6398366/ His restaurant Daniel in NYC has two Michelin stars News | Hospitality Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/daniel-boulud-to-open-restaurant-at-sofitel-dubai-wafi-6398366/ Cé La Vi Dubai chef to host online cooking lesson http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/ce-la-vi-dubai-chef-to-host-online-cooking-lesson-6398314/ Howard Ko will show how to make his yellow tomato gazpacho News | Hospitality Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/ce-la-vi-dubai-chef-to-host-online-cooking-lesson-6398314/ Ajman Tourism launches emirate-wide inspection campaign http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/ajman-tourism-launches-emirate-wide-inspection-campaign-6398327/ Tourism establishments must ensure they meet safety guidelines News | Hospitality Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/ajman-tourism-launches-emirate-wide-inspection-campaign-6398327/ Jumeirah Group continues to roll out safety measures http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/jumeirah-group-continues-to-roll-out-safety-measures-6398353/ Three more properties in Dubai have received Bureau Veritas’ Safeguard Label News | Hospitality Wed, 17 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/17/jumeirah-group-continues-to-roll-out-safety-measures-6398353/ Airports will struggle to implement post-COVID regulations http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/16/airports-will-struggle-to-implement-post-covid-regulations-6397716/ Analysts warn smaller airports won't be able to afford to make necessary changes News | Hospitality Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/16/airports-will-struggle-to-implement-post-covid-regulations-6397716/ Generation X experiencing most COVID-19 travel disruption http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/16/generation-x-experiencing-most-covid-19-travel-disruption-6397690/ More than 30% of the demographic in the UAE have cancelled travel plans according to GlobalData News | Hospitality Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:15:15 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/16/generation-x-experiencing-most-covid-19-travel-disruption-6397690/ Abu Dhabi establishments to receive AED200m rent refund http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/16/abu-dhabi-establishments-to-receive-aed200m-rent-refund-6397729/ Restaurants and tourist facilities are eligible to receive 20% of their annual rental value News | Hospitality Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/16/abu-dhabi-establishments-to-receive-aed200m-rent-refund-6397729/ Saudi Arabia considers cancelling 2020 Haj season http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/16/saudi-arabia-considers-cancelling-2020-haj-season-6397703/ An official decision is expected in the coming days News | Hospitality Tue, 16 Jun 2020 06:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/16/saudi-arabia-considers-cancelling-2020-haj-season-6397703/ Accor introduces discount for healthcare professionals http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/accor-introduces-discount-for-healthcare-professionals-6397144/ The friends and family offer is valid for stays until December 31 News | Hospitality Mon, 15 Jun 2020 08:15:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/accor-introduces-discount-for-healthcare-professionals-6397144/ ADNH Hotels reopen key properties http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/adnh-hotels-reopen-key-properties-6397079/ To welcome guests back, the group has launched promotional packages News | Hospitality Mon, 15 Jun 2020 08:00:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/adnh-hotels-reopen-key-properties-6397079/ IATA launches COVID-19 restrictions map http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/iata-launches-covid-19-restrictions-map-6397092/ The free tool provides travellers with real-time entry regulations by countryThe free tool provides travellers with real-time entry regulations by country News | Hospitality Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/iata-launches-covid-19-restrictions-map-6397092/ Experience economy vital to foodservice http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/experience-economy-vital-to-foodservice-6397105/ If the sector is to survive, it will also have to change, according to GlobalData News | Hospitality Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:30:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/experience-economy-vital-to-foodservice-6397105/ Leva Hotels announces US expansion plans http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/leva-hotels-announces-us-expansion-plans-6397118/ The operator has signed a deal with Vackma LLC, which will develop and operate three- and four-star hotels in America News | Hospitality Mon, 15 Jun 2020 07:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/15/leva-hotels-announces-us-expansion-plans-6397118/ Afternoon tea returns to Kempinski Hotel MOE http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/afternoon-tea-returns-to-kempinski-hotel-moe-6396598/ Aspen Café will prepare the tea daily News | Hospitality Sun, 14 Jun 2020 01:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/afternoon-tea-returns-to-kempinski-hotel-moe-6396598/ What will hospitality workers wear in the ‘new normal’? http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/what-will-hospitality-workers-wear-in-the-new-normal-6396585/ Jalin Protect supplies elegant personal protection equipment to those in the industry News | Hospitality Sun, 14 Jun 2020 12:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/what-will-hospitality-workers-wear-in-the-new-normal-6396585/ Dubai Tourism reveals new quarantine guidelines http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/dubai-tourism-reveals-new-quarantine-guidelines-6396624/ Returning residents have to undergo a 14-day quarantine on arrival in the emirate News | Hospitality Sun, 14 Jun 2020 10:15:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/dubai-tourism-reveals-new-quarantine-guidelines-6396624/ Hotel swimming pools reopen in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/hotel-swimming-pools-reopen-in-dubai-6396637/ Operators are required to enforce a maximum capacity of one pool user per four square metres News | Hospitality Sun, 14 Jun 2020 10:00:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/hotel-swimming-pools-reopen-in-dubai-6396637/ Landlords refusing rent relief 'adding to F&B operators' pain' http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/landlords-refusing-rent-relief-adding-to-fb-operators-pain-6396650/ Elias Madbak of RMAL Hospitality wirghs in on why support is vital for recovery News | Hospitality Sun, 14 Jun 2020 09:45:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/14/landlords-refusing-rent-relief-adding-to-fb-operators-pain-6396650/ UNWTO names Hotel Data Cloud as a ‘Healing Solution for Tourism’ http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/13/unwto-names-hotel-data-cloud-as-a-healing-solution-for-tourism-6395831/ The United Nations selected start-ups which are helping recover the industry News | Hospitality Sat, 13 Jun 2020 10:30:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/13/unwto-names-hotel-data-cloud-as-a-healing-solution-for-tourism-6395831/ Six Senses reveals at-home wellness recipes http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/13/six-senses-reveals-at-home-wellness-recipes-6395909/ Director of spas training Tammy Dent shows a range of treatments News | Hospitality Sat, 13 Jun 2020 07:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/13/six-senses-reveals-at-home-wellness-recipes-6395909/ Janice Tan appointed as Vakkaru Maldives DOSM http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/13/janice-tan-appointed-as-vakkaru-maldives-dosm-6395857/ She was previously cluster director of PR for Anantara Group News | Hospitality Sat, 13 Jun 2020 07:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2020/jun/13/janice-tan-appointed-as-vakkaru-maldives-dosm-6395857/