TOURISM

Architectural Team Selected to Design the Lucas Museum of Narrative ArtJuly 28, 2014

Following a global search, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) announced today that Beijing-based MAD Architects has been selected as the principal designer for the LMNA site while Chicago-based Studio Gang will design the landscape and create a bridge to connect the LMNA to Northerly Island. VOA Associates, based in Chicago, will serve as the executive architect and lead the implementation of MAD’s design.


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Celebrate EID with Hollywood Attractions at Arabian Center & Lamcy PlazaJuly 27, 2014

Arabian Center and Lamcy Plaza are pulling out all the stops to double the entertainment attractions for their customers during Eid Al Fitr celebrations.

This festive holiday kids and adults can meet their favorite Hollywood Icons from the upcoming movie ‘Transformers’ and can participate in the extended extravaganza lined up in Lals Malls from July 28th- August 2nd, 2014.


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DFRE and DSMG announce ‘Eid in Dubai’ offering prizes up to AED 4 millionJuly 27, 2014

  • “Summer is Dubai” comes to a close with malls recording a significant growth in sales
  • Second phase of the campaign will kick on July 15th featuring ‘Eid in Dubai’ and ‘Dubai Summer Surprises’
  • Prizes worth AED 4 MILLION in Cash and Shopping Vouchers to be won

The first phase of the mega summer promotion organised by Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) and Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) drew to a close after four weeks of great excitement"...

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QAIA Welcomes over 3.5 Million Passengers during H1 2014July 27, 2014

Airport International Group (AIG) - the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) - has released QAIA's traffic statistics for H1 2014, which showed continued robust growth in terms of passenger and aircraft figures.

During the period between January and June 2014, year-to-date (YTD) statistics for passenger traffic (PAX) surged by 12.94% and aircraft movement (ACM) rose by 8.59%, registering at 3,576,262 PAX and 36,049 ACM. The month of"...

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RJ to shut down Delhi, Mumbai and LagosJuly 27, 2014

Royal Jordanian announces its plan to stop its services to Delhi, Mumbai and Lagos, in light of the airline's restructuring plan, including its route network.


RJ will stop operating to Mumbai on September 10, to Lagos on October 10, and to Delhi on October 31, this year. With the closure of the three destinations, the RJ routes will count 51.

RJ Chairman of the Board/President &CEO Nasser Lozi said that the decision is part of a synchronized plan to turn around the airline covering operations and financial structure. The move comes at a time whilst RJ is facing difficulties...

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Hilton HHonors Members Earn Their Next Escape Faster with Triple Your Trip PromotionJuly 24, 2014

Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 11 distinct hotel brands, today announced the launch of its latest global promotion, Triple Your Trip. Through the promotion, Hilton HHonors members can earn Triple Points Friday through Sunday and Double Points"......

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Conrad Hotels & Resorts to Debut in Ideal Central London LocationJuly 23, 2014

The inspired luxury of Conrad Hotels & Resorts is due to arrive in Westminster, central London, following a franchise agreement with Supreme Hotels LLP. The 256 guest room hotel will join the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of 23 existing Conrad hotels and resorts worldwide, including Dublin, Dubai, Istanbul, and Portugal. Conrad London Westminster, located between Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace, is expected to welcome guests beginning in September 2014.


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The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan: A tourist destination and a refugeJuly 17, 2014

Jordan is a Middle Eastern jewel that from a distance doesn’t seem to sparkle quite as brightly as some places in this part of the world.

Jordan is not blessed with expansive oil reserves like several other Arab nations. By their standards, it is a relatively poor Arab country. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, as it is officially known, is slightly smaller than Missouri. The current population is about 7.3 million.


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.REST and .BAR, Global Domains for Restaurants and Bars, Now Available to the General PublicJuly 14, 2014

(ME NewsWire)-- Restaurants and bars all over the world can now register new domain names ending with .REST (dot-rest) and .BAR (dot-bar) in a new global online neighborhood designed specifically for restaurants and bars. The simple and defined domain names categorize restaurants and bars so that diners, food-lovers and nightclub-goers can easily find them online.

.BAR, a domain designed for bars and nightclubs,"...

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Public sector streamlining team readies report on Tourism MinistryJuly 13, 2014

The Ministry of Public Sector Development (MPSD) is working on a project to analyse whether human resources at ministries and government departments match the type of duties and responsibilities of their entities.


The project started with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities after a group of experts from MPSD, Civil Service Bureau and the General Budget Department studied the organisational structure of the ministry and the qualifications of its cadres to assess the relevance of such skills and experiences to"......

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