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Rixos Hotels is a Turkish hotel brand that was founded in 2000 and currently operates five hotels in its home country and three in Central Asia.
The $350m Ottoman Palace, which the company will manage …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, February 24 - 2009 @ 15:19
With some of the most glamorous – and expensive – hotels in the world, such as the Burj Al Arab, Dubai has proudly touted its image as a travel hotspot that caters primarily to …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, February 05 - 2009 @ 16:17
Since hitting an all-time peak of $147 in July of last year, oil prices have tumbled to below $35 in recent weeks, bringing at least some measure of relief to carriers that were struggling to …Read full article » Middle East: Monday, February 02 - 2009 @ 11:23
A decline in hotel occupancy in the emirate was unavoidable due to the enormity of the economic slump, says Anwar Abu Monassar, General Manager of Net Group, a Dubai-based tour operator.
‘There has been a …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, January 19 - 2009 @ 15:52
Dubai faces a number of challenges as it seeks to attract visitors to the emirate in the wake of the credit crunch.
One of the more glaring factors weighing on Dubai’s tourism industry is the …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, January 05 - 2009 @ 16:45
Travel experts in Dubai say it is hard to determine if there has been a decline in corporate travel in the wake of the credit crunch, partly because business travel typically slows down this time …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, December 15 - 2008 @ 14:39
The financial downturn is dampening tourism throughout the world, and Dubai is no exception.
The International Air Travel Association (IATA) reported that global air traffic suffered a 2.9% decline in September, which represented the worst …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, November 30 - 2008 @ 15:05
This is the first of 58 Airbus A380s on order, with the second due to be delivered in late September.
One of three configurations bought by Emirates, the first flight has seats for 489 passengers.
All …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, July 30 - 2008 @ 14:17