The UAE emirate of Dubai is aiming to attract 25 million tourists and become the world’s most popular city tourism destination by 2020, as part of its long-term growth strategy.
"The ambitious target is anchored on attracting
Africa's attractiveness as an investment destination continues to grow in recognition, a leading investment expert has said.
According to Ashburton Investments African Equities specialist Paul Clark, the continent can boast so
Alpha Tours, a leading destination management company in the Arabian Gulf, promoted UAE as a leading tourism and travel destination during roadshows, accompanied by 25 hotels from the country in the CIS states, including Russia and Kazakhstan.
France kept its title as the world's top tourist destination in 2013, drawing nearly 85 million visitors despite a lacklustre economic situation as Chinese interest intensified and North Americans surged back to the country.
Dubai has been ranked fifth among the top destinations for international travellers this year, advancing from its raking of ninth in 2011, eighth in 2012 and seventh last year, a report said.
Dubai is expected to receive almost 12
Bahrain continues to be an important tourist destination in the region and with proper strategies it could attract more visitors, said a top hotelier.
Kempinski Grand and Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre general
An impending bond issue by Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications firm Etisalat may not only be the region's largest deal so far this year, but also set a record for tight pricing as the Gulf becomes more of a mainstream investment destination
London claims the top spot among five most popular destinations for travellers from the Middle East, followed by New York, Washington, Toronto and Houston, a British Airways report said.
The report highlights the connection Middle Easte
Dubai and Egypt are exploring ways to take up joint marketing to promote two of the world’s popular Arab tourism destinations in various countries, including China and Australia.
A protocol of cooperation between Egypt and Dubai for the jo