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Aug 11

Qatar Travel Mart qexhibition postponed by a year

Qatar Travel Mart qexhibition postponed by a year

NeXTfairs, the multi-format events organiser, has announced that in view of global spread of COVID-19, the first edition of Qatar Travel Mart (QTM), which was scheduled to be held from November 17 to 19 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) will now be held from November 16 to"...

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Aug 11

Green shoots of revival bloom as Dubai accelerates tourism rebound

Green shoots of revival bloom as Dubai accelerates tourism rebound

DUBAI, 10th August, 2020 (WAM) -- Dubai’s tourism and hospitality sectors are benefitting from a rapid rebound driven by a multi-phase roadmap being executed by the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism.

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Aug 10

Dubai Tourism, Microsoft partner to streamline services

Dubai Tourism, Microsoft partner to streamline services

With a growing focus on the use of technology to transform the world’s business ecosystem amid the global pandemic, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has partnered with Microsoft to further streamline data-driven services offered to stakeholders,"...

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Jul 30

Tourism Ministry Allows Takeaway, Delivery Services during Lockdown

Tourism Ministry Allows Takeaway, Delivery Services during Lockdown

The Tourism Ministry on Wednesday revised a memo ordering the full closure of restaurants, cafes and sweets shops during the general lockdown that the country will observe from July 30 to August 3 and from August 6 to August 10.

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Jul 28

Bisotun World Heritage registration anniversary to be celebrated online

Bisotun World Heritage registration anniversary to be celebrated online

TEHRAN- The 14th anniversary of inscribing the ancient site of Bisotun on the UNESCO World Heritage list will be celebrated during a festival which will be held online in the western province of Kermanshah on Friday, CHTN reported.

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Jul 28

Alpho: Hospitality industry after Covid-19 expects long and slow recovery

Alpho: Hospitality industry after Covid-19 expects long and slow recovery

The travel and tourism industry contributes 3 to 3.5% of the global GDP. If we also count related industries, the total contribution of tourism to the global GDP nears 10%. The entire part of the global economy was hit hard with the coronavirus pandemics. As the economies were locked down,"...

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Jul 20

Tomorrowland to dazzle at Festival Arena Dubai

Tomorrowland to dazzle at Festival Arena Dubai

As part of the Dubai Summer Surprises, Envie Events is set to launch the Tomorrowland Around The World digital music festival at Festival Arena by InterContinental Dubai Festival City on Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26.

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Jul 18

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai unveils new Pool & Beach membership

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai unveils new Pool & Beach membership

A destination within a destination, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai offers an idyllic retreat, where unforgettable memories are waiting to be made, with both friends and family. Guests can take advantage of an exclusive Summer Resort Pool & Beach Membership offer with many value added benefits"...

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Jul 07

Musharrafieh to WTO: Tourism sector main pillar to salvage Lebanon from bitter reality

Musharrafieh to WTO: Tourism sector main pillar to salvage Lebanon from bitter reality

NNA - Minister of Tourism, Ramzi Musharrafieh, on Monday partook in the 46th meeting of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Committee for the Middle East, chaired by the United Arab Emirates. The meeting discussed the challenges experienced by the Middle East region within the tourism"...

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Jul 06

Lebanon Holds Baalbek Concert despite Virus, Economic Crisis

Lebanon Holds Baalbek Concert despite Virus, Economic Crisis

Lebanon on Sunday hosted its annual music festival in the ancient northeastern city of Baalbek without an audience for the first time, a move organizers dubbed 'an act of cultural resilience' to the coronavirus pandemic as well as the country's unprecedented economic meltdown.

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