<![CDATA[Tourism]]> http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism en_US en_US Dubai hotel room rates rise 10 per cent http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/dubai-hotel-room-rates-rise-10-per-cent Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:39:50 GMT 54C55124-FF65-46B0-986B-D36C736D7806 2014-04-16T17:39:50Z Nu Skin holiday highlights Chinese tourism growth in Abu Dhabi http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/nu-skin-holiday-highlights-chinese-tourism-growth-in-abu-dhabi Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:27:11 GMT 2F2419D4-52FC-4B91-ACCD-640AA87A1C6A 2014-04-13T16:27:11Z Meraas plans to open Six Flags theme park in Dubai in 2017 http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/meraas-plans-to-open-six-flags-theme-park-in-dubai-in-2017 Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:35:21 GMT DBC72D3B-F622-4E2E-B448-588A30E83ABA 2014-04-12T16:35:21Z Accor to operate Nakheel’s Dragon Mart hotel http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/property/accor-to-operate-nakheels-dragon-mart-hotel Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:10:32 GMT C2FA500B-705A-4764-AD16-C762DF22966B 2014-04-10T17:10:32Z BK Group a happy UAE travel and car leasing marriage http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/bk-group-a-happy-uae-travel-and-car-leasing-marriage Wed, 9 Apr 2014 16:26:32 +GMT B449A504-30C0-46B3-9898-4132EE8134AE 2014-04-09T16:26:32Z Kerzner deal a good fit for Investment Corporation of Dubai http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/property/kerzner-deal-a-good-fit-for-investment-corporation-of-dubai Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:08:02 +GMT 12635085-5797-41B6-8C70-3577F263DB42 2014-04-08T14:08:02Z Profits slip for Kuwait’s Action Hotels http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/profits-slip-for-kuwaits-action-hotels Mon, 7 Apr 2014 16:09:15 +GMT F7FC6F17-A200-4EC8-A836-48E572CEA419 2014-04-07T16:09:15Z Travel and tourism industry to add tens of thousands of jobs in UAE http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/travel-and-tourism-industry-to-add-tens-of-thousands-of-jobs-in-uae Sat, 5 Apr 2014 18:19:02 +GMT C003A491-FF5A-4171-AD2A-0B10C0C742A0 2014-04-05T18:19:02Z One-time bus boy now oversees VIP operations at Emirates Palace http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/the-life/one-time-bus-boy-now-oversees-vip-operations-at-emirates-palace Wed, 2 Apr 2014 14:28:16 +GMT 1FE498E7-D955-41CF-A23F-4FA4354A5933 2014-04-02T14:28:16Z Saudi Arabia opens its doors to tourism http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/saudi-arabia-opens-its-doors-to-tourism Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:42:40 +GMT FB5A6678-C27E-466E-9151-318EE624E2CD 2014-04-02T16:42:40Z Germany, Australia and Orange County in the chase for Gulf tourists http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/germany-australia-and-orange-county-in-the-chase-for-gulf-tourists Tue, 1 Apr 2014 18:36:09 +GMT 6472BDC7-9454-426E-A123-5ACDA8C948EA 2014-04-01T18:36:09Z Embattled Nu Skin China to embark on massive corporate jaunt to UAE http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/embattled-nu-skin-china-to-embark-on-massive-corporate-jaunt-to-uae Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:31:53 GMT 553D2572-51C6-4E2B-A479-EDC8A2C896A9 2014-03-31T18:31:53Z Lebanon must address its own health if it promotes health tourism http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/lebanon-must-address-its-own-health-if-it-promotes-health-tourism Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:34:00 GMT 5B69D84A-D985-49FF-9578-24B5A3D58067 2014-03-31T08:34:00Z Restaurant favoured by heads of state couldn’t stand heat in Syria, so moved to Iraq http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/restaurant-favoured-by-heads-of-state-couldnt-stand-heat-in-syria-so-moved-to-iraq Sun, 30 Mar 2014 14:38:25 GMT FD5B295E-4EE2-4EDB-9AF7-27EFD965E990 2014-03-30T14:38:25Z Crowd favourites lift Zayed Sports City figures for 2013 http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/crowd-favourites-lift-zayed-sports-city-figures-for-2013 Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:00:11 GMT F1730706-1D76-4ECB-9B9A-62394899F284 2014-03-24T19:00:11Z Abu Dhabi on the fast track as a conference destination http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/abu-dhabi-on-the-fast-track-as-a-conference-destination Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:36:01 GMT 27943394-A2BB-43EC-99BF-C9EEF28F48AD 2014-03-24T17:36:01Z Royal Caribbean sailing back to Arabian Gulf with cruise packages http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/royal-caribbean-sailing-back-to-arabian-gulf-with-cruise-packages Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:25:27 GMT AAA32AD7-C7A4-45EA-B9FE-4C32F77DC820 2014-03-23T17:25:27Z Diaspora boosts Kurdish region’s tourism push as ‘the other Iraq’ http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/diaspora-boosts-kurdish-regions-tourism-push-as-the-other-iraq Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:15:14 GMT B3A8FBCD-0381-4E47-AF9F-0AD5A9D73070 2014-03-23T15:15:14Z 17th-century French style with Royal Rose hotel in Abu Dhabi http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/17th-century-french-style-with-royal-rose-hotel-in-abu-dhabi Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:20:02 GMT B60993ED-E8A0-48A9-88DC-7746778D146E 2014-03-22T16:20:02Z In pictures: Abu Dhabi welcomes hotel styled like 17th century French palace http://www.thenational.ae/business/industry-insights/tourism/in-pictures-abu-dhabi-welcomes-hotel-styled-like-17th-century-french-palace Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:30:46 GMT 889509E8-1671-4BAA-B0B5-D5C641C60C49 2014-03-22T14:30:46Z