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STARBUCKS MARKS THE START OF THE WINTER SEASON WITH ITS ‘ORIGIN ESPRESSO LATTE
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 27 January, 2015 2:19 pm
It's that time of year once again, and nothing marks the start of the festive winter season like Starbucks' famous latte and espresso based delights that bring its customers a special warmth all season long. This winter season Starbucks is introducing the ‘Origin Espresso Latte Customization’;...
SCTA suspends ongoing tourism festivals
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 27 January, 2015 8:10 am
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has decided to suspend the ongoing and planned tourism festivals in the Kingdom to mark the death of King Abdullah who passed away early on Friday morning.SCTA President Prince Sultan bin Salman extended his sincere condolences to the...
THE GALLIVANTER’S GUIDE EDITOR’S CHOICE HONOURS HOTEL DE RUSSIE
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 27 January, 2015 12:05 am
We are pleased to announce Mr. Mauro Governato, General Manager for Hotel de Russie, in Rome, a Rocco Forte Hotel, has been voted as the #3 Best General Manager Worldwide. Hotel de Russie has also been awarded as Hotel of the Year, by the readers of the UK-based The Gallivanter’s Guide.The...
KidZania Kuwait welcomes VIP delegation from Nissan Japan
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 26 January, 2015 4:23 pm
KidZania Kuwait, the kid-sized metropolis, recently hosted a VIP delegation from Nissan Motors Japan, including Senior Vice President Mr. Takashi Hata and General Manager Mr. Hiroki Muto. During their one-day visit to Kuwait, the delegation toured the city of KidZania where they were introduced to...
Tourist arrivals in Jeddah increase by 70%
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 26 January, 2015 9:02 am
The influx of tourists to Jeddah has increased by 70 percent with the festivals and activities drawing huge crowds to the historical city. Hotels and furnished apartments have also recorded an increase of 75 percent as tourists take advantage of online bookings to rent accommodations in...
Enjoy Handpicked Escapes in Villa Rotana
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 25 January, 2015 11:41 am
Situated in the heart of the magnificent city of Dubai, Villa Rotana welcomes you in to a marvelous getaway with an array of luxuries exclusively prepared for you. Our handpicked selection of escape packages offers the ideal break away from it all with the unbeatable benefits that leaves you a real ...
Restoration of Diriyah heritage site ‘on track’
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 23 January, 2015 1:52 am
The Riyadh Development Authority has announced that the rehabilitation of the Diriyah heritage site is on track and would be completed in about two and a half years.“The rehabilitation of Diriyah is being completed with a combination of old and new technology,” a spokesman told Arab News in an...
QASR AL SHARQ WINS PRESTIGOUS WORLD LUXURY HOTEL AWARD
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 January, 2015 12:24 am
The Waldorf Astoria Jeddah - Qasr Al Sharq has been recognised at the World Luxury Hotel Awards by being voted as the Country Winner in the Luxury Hotel category. The honour was announced at the eighth annual World Luxury Hotel Awards that were celebrated at the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay, Cape Town,...
Travel tech in focus at ATM as online bookings grow to 31%
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 21 January, 2015 12:19 am
Technology in the travel industry will come into focus at Arabian Travel Market this year, with the four-day event set to highlight tech growth within the industry, as online travel bookings in the MENA region increased by 10% in 2014.According to YouGov data (which surveyed 22,686 online...
Top 10 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 January, 2015 2:47 pm
They say that money can’t buy happiness but a stay at these swanky hotels might just prove otherwise. HotelsCombined, the world leader in hotel price comparison presents the world’s most expensive hotel experiences.St Regis Villa – St. Regis Mauritius Resort ($30,000)At the St. Regis...
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