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The transformation of Sheraton Hotels & Resorts – a global brand within Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands – continues to gain momentum in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) with five redesigned properties exemplifying the modernised design concept: Sheraton Amsterdam Airport, Netherlands; Sheraton Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Sheraton Frankfurt Airport, Germany; Sheraton Grand Krakow, Poland; and Sheraton Djibouti, Djibouti. The refreshed hotels join the growing number of properties around the wor

According to Lodging Econometrics’ (LE) Construction Pipeline Trend Report for the Middle East, at the end of this year’s first quarter (Q1), the region’s hotel construction pipeline stands at 536 projects/138,915 rooms, unchanged by project counts and down nine percent by rooms year-over-year (YOY).

Asia-Pacific and the Middle East aviation industry is experiencing green shoots of recovery, according to the first edition of the Airport Industry Outlook, a quarterly report by Airports Council International Asia-Pacific (ACI APAC).

New research recently released by Expedia Group Media Solutions, a global travel advertising platform connecting marketers with millions of travellers across Expedia Group’s brands, revealed that although 90 percent of consumers look for sustainable options when booking, 70 percent feel overwhelmed with navigating options and making the best choices to be a more sustainable traveller.

The lean Revenue Management Software (RMS) provider, Atomize, witnesses exceptional demand in the Middle East as hoteliers look to boost their revenues and grow their market share as part of the industry’s post-pandemic recovery.

Preferred Hotel Group - which operates independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels & Resorts, new sustainable hotel brand Beyond Green, and leading provider of consultancy services, PHG Consulting - is pleased to welcome Kirk McDonald as director of global sales and development in the Middle East.

Business travel expenditure in the Middle East is forecast to rise by 32 percent this year, following a predicted 49 percent increase during 2021, according to a report by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) published in November 2021.

The Scenic Group, which includes Emerald Cruises and Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, has cemented its commitment to drive growth from GCC, encompassing Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.

In a strategic move to reach out to new travel markets, and as the world becomes more accessible again, the West Hollywood Travel + Tourism Board has announced the opening of its first Middle East representative office in Dubai, UAE.

Cathay Pacific Cargo launches Click & Ship, its new digital booking platform, progressively across its network starting this month.