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Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai aims to raise $60,000 for Al Jalila Foundation with its Road to Awareness Campaign dinner

On 17 October, Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai will host a culinary celebration in support of Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic organisation dedicated to medical education and research.

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RAS AL KHAIMAH’S SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SUCCESS HIGHLIGHTED DURING UNWTO CONFERENCE IN CHINA

Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has presented the emirate's "unprecedented year" of achievements at the 22nd United Nations World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) General Assembly, in Chengdu, China.

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Baros Maldives Chefs Win Most Medals at Renowned International Culinary Challenge

Thirteen chefs from Baros Maldives have won the highest total of medals and awards at the Food and Hospitality Asia Maldives (FHAM) – International Culinary Challenge and Exhibition 2017 held in the capital, Male', in August. The event is held annually for island chefs to demonstrate their skills before a panel of international judges. A total of 67 resorts in the Maldives represented by 564 competitors took part.

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Maldives named ‘the islands with the best places to stay’ at the Condé Nast Traveller’s 2017 Readers’ Travel Awards

Maldives was named the islands with the best places to stay   Monday at the Condé Nast Traveller's 2017 Readers' Travel Awards, reaffirming   its position as one the world's preferred destinations. The annual awards   ceremony was held at the Ham Yard Hotel in central London on 4 September,   2017.

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The Leading Hotels of the World Welcomes Eight New Members to its Global Portfolio

The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd is pleased to announce the addition of eight new members to its collection of over 375 independent, luxury hotels. Of these, six are also new to the hospitality scene in 2017. Spanning the globe from Canada to Spain to Korea, these distinguished properties offer varied styles of architecture and design, and immersive cultural experiences delivered by passionate hoteliers.

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The regional outbound travel spend to increase to US$110 billion by 2025

Emphasizing on the tremendous potential of the ME's outbound travel market, The MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress, the regions' premier by invitation only business platform will bring the world under one roof for the 6th time around to Dubai on 27 – 28 February, 2018.

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Tourism Malaysia - Dubai Appoints New Director

Shahrin Mokhtar joins Malaysia Tourism Board – Dubai starting from July 2017 as new director.

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Check out the kaleidoscopic art installation at The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is now home to an incredible art installation, by Mexican artist, Gabriel Dawe.

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Cyprus eyeing Gulf visitor influx For Eid Al Adha

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), which organises and promotes tourism within the Republic of Cyprus, has revealed that the Mediterranean island is readying for a significant influx of visitors from across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) during the forthcoming Eid Al Adha celebrations in September.

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RAS AL KHAIMAH’S EXPANDING CONCIERGE FACULTY UNDERGO RAKTDA’S CONCIERGE TRAINING PROGRAMME

Ras Al Khaimah's hotels and resorts, in line with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA)'s mission to develop the emirate as a world class tourism destination, have engaged their concierge teams in a two-day extensive training programme to  enhance the quality of services provided by hotels across the northern emirate.

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Live like James Bond by cruising the Turkish Riviera,

 Guests at an exclusive Turkish resort can now emulate James Bond – by breezing through the sea in the speedboat seen in Casino Royale.

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PREMIER GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS AND ENTREPRENEURS TO GATHER IN RAS AL KHAIMAH FOR THE YOUNG GLOBAL LEADERS SUMMIT

The founder of the UAE's largest law firm, Essam Al Tamimi, and Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Guy Kawaski, will join Indian YouTube sensation, Varun Pruthi, at Ras Al Khaimah's Young Global Leaders' Summit.

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RAS AL KHAIMAH ROLLS OUT BUMPER VALUE-FOR-MONEY EID AL ADHA BREAKS

Ras Al Khaimah's beach, city and mountain hotels and resorts are putting a new shine on Eid Al Adha celebrations being a real family affair with a diverse range of value-for-money breaks which include an array of free kids' activities.

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Cityland Mall eyes strong retail portfolio with ‘McARTHUR + COMPANY’ on board as mall operator

Cityland Group - developer of Cityland Mall, UAE's first nature-inspired mall scheduled for launch in 2018 - has announced the appointment of Dubai-based McARTHUR + COMPANY as operators of the 1.2 million sq. ft. GLA mall project. The property that is currently under construction is located adjacent to Global Village and will be in close proximity to residential communities in Arabian Ranches, Majan, Al Barari, Layan, and Falcon City amongst many others.

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The Surge Continues- India’s outbound MICE travellers continue to cross borders and travel around the world

 Boasting luxury, leisure and business facilities set alongside miles of pristine beaches, resorts around the world have reported a spike in MICE arrivals from the lucrative outbound Indian travel market, according to exhibitors at the 5th Annual MICE India and Luxury Travel Congress (MILT).

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PREMIER GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS AND ENTREPRENEURS TO GATHER IN RAS AL KHAIMAH FOR THE YOUNG GLOBAL LEADERS SUMMIT

The founder of the UAE's largest law firm, Essam Al Tamimi, and Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Guy Kawaski, will join Indian YouTube sensation, Varun Pruthi, at Ras Al Khaimah's Young Global Leaders Summit.

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RAKTDA CEO JOINS UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANISATION AND GLOBAL THINKERS FORUM BOARDS

Haitham Mattar, the CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), which regulates and develops the emirate's tourism infrastructure and initiates its domestic and overseas promotions, has been appointed as the Middle East representative for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation affiliate members board.

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REGION’S GROWING INFLUENCE AS A LUXURY DESTINATION HIGHLIGHTED AS HOTELS FROM FOUR DIFFERENT COUNTRIES SHORTLISTED FOR MEHA’S TOP PRIZE

The region's growing influence as a high-end tourist destination has been reaffirmed after the Middle East Hospitality Awards (MEHA) announced hotels from four different countries as their Luxury Hotel of the Year finalists for 2017.

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Azerbaijan Tourism in GCC- Reflecting on the First Half of 2017

The country experienced a 338 per cent increase in visitor number from United Arab Emirates

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Six Senses Laamu Appoints Dr. Jitendra Varshney as Spa Director

 Six Senses Laamu is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jitendra Varshney as spa director. Six Senses Spa Laamu features four uniquely designed couple's treatment nests, two secluded couple treatment champas plus two champas for Ayurveda and one for Thai massage. Along with the signature Six Senses treatments, locally inspired and Ayurvedic massages are
also available.

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AN EXTRAORDINARY ISLAND ADVENTURE AWAITS GUESTS AT ANANTARA SIR BANI YAS ISLAND RESORTS

 With its stunning white beach, exciting Arabian wildlife park and natural beauty, Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Resorts plays host to one of the most adventurous locations in the United Arab Emirates.

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