Hoteliers attending this year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) have stressed the importance of government support for tourism as key to a strong and resilient hospitality industry, in remarks at a briefing in Bahrain ahead of t
Global leaders from some of the world’s largest hotel chains will take to the stage at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2017 (Ahic), being held at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai from April 25-27, in a series of CEO keynote sessions.
This year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (Ahic) will focus on diversification in the hospitality sector in response to the challenges faced by the region, according to the conclusions of a regional briefing in Doha in the run-up to
The planning for the 2017 Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) is officially underway with the AHIC Advisory Board convening at the newly inaugurated Modul University Dubai - AHIC’s Official Research Partner - to discuss the industry
David Scowsill, president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has called for continued investment in Travel & Tourism in the Middle East - which generated $194.5 billion or 8.0 per cent of GDP in 2015 - as a means
This year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) has attracted the attention of the world’s largest real estate enterprise, Wanda Commercial Properties, which is part of the wider Dalian Wanda Group founded in 1988.
While the upmarket hotel segment has traditionally dominated the Middle East hotel landscape, the rise of the mid-range is reshaping the hospitality industry in the region, say leading experts.
“There has been a growing dive
Egypt’s gross domestic product (GDP) is on track to grow four per cent in the fiscal year ending June, with expectation for the next fiscal year estimated in the 4.5 per cent range, according to experts.
The growth should ac
Oman’s tourism industry is poised for an annual growth rate of between 6 and 8 per cent until 2017, according to experts.
Experts gathered at the regional briefing on Oman organised by the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference
Major projects with plans to add nearly 2,000 hotel rooms to the country’s three-, four- and five-star hotel inventory by the end of 2013 are currently underway in Oman, said an industry expert.
Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi, c