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Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2014

The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) is the region’s leading forum that brings together the key decision makers from the hotel investment industry.


Falling crude prices are accentuating the excess supply of hotel rooms in Dubai

Dubai tourism sector to cool on oil slump Subscription Required

12 January 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Ahmed Ramdan, group CEO of the local hospitality consultancy Roya International, discusses the impact of falling oil prices on tourism in Dubai

Dubai hotel rooms

Dubai’s budget hotel dilemma Subscription Required

11 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

While there is strong demand in the emirate for mid-range and budget hotels, the cost of land is holding back development of sector

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Tourism: Dubai and Jeddah lead Middle East hotel industry Subscription Required

24 April 2014

Dubai’s travel and tourism industry has undergone an incredible transformation over the past decade, as indeed the entire emirate has


    Delivering Dubai Expo 2020

    27 January 2014 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

    Big bang beginning to a year of fresh starts


      The Mall of the World site as seen from Sheikh Zayed Road

      Dubai must grow for world’s biggest malls Subscription Required

      By Colin Foreman

      Almost every major shopping centre in the emirate is being expanded

      Mall of the Emirates

      Mall developers display confidence Subscription Required

      Dubai’s status as a global hub has given shopping mall developers the confidence to move on with projects

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