A leading Bahraini official has called on the country's hotels to stop dramatically increasing room rates for big events such as this weekend's F1 race.
Unreasonable price rises will be considered illegal, warned Bahrain I
Prices of hotels around the Grand Mosque in Makkah have dropped by as much as 150 per cent due to the development projects in the area which include a considerable number of construction and hotel projects, a top official said.
Online hotel bookings are gaining popularity in the Middle East, with the GCC region recording about $160 million, or 10 per cent of all hotel bookings during 2012, in Internet booking, a report said.
In Abu Dhabi, the newly-launc
Iberotel Miramar Al Aqah Beach Resort, a Moroccan-style property in Fujairah, has launched its special rates for the month of Ramadan and a range of Iftar and Suhoor buffets.
During weekdays a superior room is available for Dh280 inclusiv