Sport tourism from the GCC is rapidly being acknowledged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the $4.5 trillion global travel and tourism industry.
The 21st century is witnessing a gradual replacement of sun and sea vacations
Sports tourism will be in focus at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), taking place from April 24 – 27 in Dubai, as the GCC competes to capture a greater share of the $600 billion global industry.
Sport tourism an
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and Dubai Sports Council recently entered a partnership which aims to promote health and active living by organising sports activities, forums and conferences.
According to a memorandum of understanding
The heads of the national motor sport authorities in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain have joined forces to develop a new regional series aimed at attracting and developing new talent.
The format for a new GCC motor sport
French automobile manufacturer Renault has launched a comprehensive motorsport programme entitled Renault Sport, which will be managed by two entities: Renault Sport Racing and Renault Sport Cars.
The plans were revealed recently
Some of the region’s and world’s leading sports and sponsorship figureheads will re-convene in Abu Dhabi tomorrow (January 19) for the highly anticipated return of the Arabian Sport and Sponsorship Forum.
Held under the patr
The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region has the opportunity to develop broader attractive and sustainable commercial offers at sport venues, according to an expert.
Traditionally, regional sports venue o
Sport contributes $1.08 billion to Dubai's economy per annum, a report by consultants Deloitte revealed on Thursday.
Golf is the biggest contributor, providing $270 million -- or 25 percent -- of the emirate's total sports
The Dubai International Rally 2015 is set to flag-off on November 19 from Dubai Men's College, at the Higher Colleges of Technology campus in Dubai International Academic City.
To commence proceedings, the
The value of the Saudi Arabian sports products retail market is approaching SR30 billion (approximately $8 billion) with an annual growth of eight per cent, according to a newly released economic report.