On what should be a bonanza long weekend for the tourist industry in a seaside playground favoured by Thailand's royal family, shops and restaurants are shuttered, streets are empty and security forces are advising people to stay in their ho
Flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost airline, is playing a significant role in the UAE’s fast-growing travel and tourism sector, new figures have revealed.
The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that the direct contribution of tra
Bahrain will showcase its tourism sector at the world's leading travel trade show, ITB Berlin, set to open tomorrow (March 7).
A delegation from the Ministry of Cultutre's tourism sector led by assistant underse
One of Bahrain's tourism sector pioneers yesterday said more must be done to bring foreign visitors back to Bahrain.
Jamil Wafa, founder and executive chairman, Unitag Group, told the GDN that efforts were still needed to repair the damage
Bahrain's hotel and tourism sector has virtually written off most of this year in terms of any real business, it has been declared.
However, a top hotelier said they were looking at a possible 'grand revival' after the end of S
Bahrain's tourism and financial sectors have been hit by protests and it will take until at least the second half of 2011 for the kingdom to restore its reputation as a business-friendly hub, said analysts.
'It will take at least u
Bahrainisation in the tourism sector had marginally increased to 17 per cent in the first half of this year.
It stood at 16 per cent at the end of last year, the lowest in recent years, it has been revealed.
Hospitality Sector Voc
Relaxed immigration laws in Saudi Arabia mean expats can now go where few tourists have gone before - all the way across the King Fahad Causeway.
For years the massive kingdom just 25km west of Bahrain has been nothing more than a veiled m