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Trillion dollar conman strikes Dubai

After stealing a football club, breaking into a bank and conning governments around the world, a convicted international fraudster – described by the BBC as a ‘Trillion Dollar Conman’ – has struck Dubai. In an act of pure evil genius, the Bahrain-based serial swindler Russell King has raked in millions …

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Abu Dhabi sees hotel guest numbers hit record

A record 4.875 million people stayed in Abu Dhabi’s 162 hotels and hotel apartments during 2017, a 9.8 per cent increase on 2016, the capital’s tourism authority said in a statement on Tuesday. Figures released by the Department of Culture and Tourism–Abu Dhabi (DCT) for its hospitality sector reveal that …

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Oman’s tourism sector witnesses rapid progress

With major projects such as the Oman Convention Bureau and the new Muscat International Airport nearing completion, the tourism and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) industries in Oman are set to undergo a major expansion in the coming years, according to the Sultanate’s Ministry of Tourism (MOT). In an …

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Abu Dhabi hotel rates zoom during F1 week

There is a price to be paid for watching the F1 from a ringside seat. Abu Dhabi’s average daily hotel rates are higher by a staggering 265 per cent during the Grand Prix week compared to the rest of the year. In this, Abu Dhabi hotels are placed second among …

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First Bulgari hotel in Dubai confirms opening date

The first “Bulgari” branded hotel in Dubai has got itself an opening date – December 7. Located on Jumeirah Bay – a development by Meraas – the hotel will feature 101 rooms and 20 super-premium hotel villas. “We are proud to deliver The Bulgari Resort & Residences Dubai, a first-of-its-kind …

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UAE hotels expect brisk business during Eid

THE LEVANT – Guests from Saudi Arabia and from within the UAE will keep hotels in Dubai and Abu Dhabi busy this Eid. Occupancies at both cities are expected to hit their peak during the week, especially those close to leisure attractions, said Rashid Aboobacker, a senior consultant with TRI Hospitality …

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