May 3, 2016


Tourists from North Africa cannot visit Egypt due to visa restrictions: Egyptian Travel Agencies Association chairperson

One million tourists could flow to Egypt if travel and visa restrictions were lifted for Arabs from the North African countries of Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco, chairperson of the Egyptian Travel Agencies Association Khaled El-Manawi said.

Approximately 900,000 tourists fly to Turkey annually. Egyptian tourists constitute 50% of the tourists visiting Turkey. Algerian nationals"...

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May 1, 2016


Hilton HHonors Introduces Unlimited Bonus Promotion, a Points-Rich and Asterisk-Free Global Offer

Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 13 distinct hotel brands, is making it simpler to max out on Points with a brand new, rich and limitless promotion.Members who book direct and stay at any hotel across Hilton Worldwide’s global portfolio will earn Double Points for all stays from May 1 – August 31, 2016, no strings attached. Taking the complexity out of earning Points and enabling members to get to their dream destination faster, the Unlimited Bonus Promotion"......

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April 25, 2016


Now Umrah visas can be converted into tourist visas

Prince Sultan Bin Salman, President of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), launched here Sunday the Post-Umrah Program, an initiative which allows Umrah pilgrims to convert their visas into tourist visas.

This is a key channel of “The Kingdom is Muslims’ Destination” initiative, which was proposed by the commission several years"...

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April 24, 2016


Tourist sites of Naama drew over 10,000 tourists in 2015

NAAMA- The tourist sites of the province of Naama (around 600-km southwest of Algiers) drew over 10,000 tourists, including 360 foreigners, in 2015, said local executives of the sector. Owing to the diversity of its tourist sites, especially the oases of Moghrar, Tiout and Asla, the ksour of Sfissifa, Sidi-Boutekhil and Ain-Sefra and al-Kalaa (citadel) of Sheikh Bouamama, in addition to its rock engravings and its spas, the province attracts many tourists from all over the country as well as from abroad. Many actions have been undertaken by the sector to boost domestic tourism and facilitate the...

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April 21, 2016


Win a Trip to Ningxia in Northeastern China As New Flights Are Added to Boost Middle Eastern Tourist Number

(ME NewsWire)-- In celebration of the addition of new flights to the mystical autonomous region of Ningxia in northwestern China, the Ningxia Tourism Bureau is offering two lucky fans trips to the region worth $2,000 each.

Running on 20-25 April on Facebook, all the fans need to do is simply answer the question: “Which scenic"...

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April 20, 2016


Tourico Holidays Sees Strong Increase in Middle Eastern Travel in First Quarter of 2016

Tourico Holidays, a global leader in wholesale travel brokerage, today shared first-quarter data revealing a significant increase in Middle Eastern travel activity. According to the company’s year-over-year booking data, the region has increased its inbound travel by approximately 20 percent and its outbound"...

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April 19, 2016


The biggest and best yet!

In the presence of 570 guests at the JW Marriott Marquis hotel – the largest gathering in the four-year history of Sports Industry Awards presented by Cadillac – gold, silver and bronze winners were announced across 14 categories from 196 submissions. The Abu Dhabi Sports Council owned Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship won the Live Experience at a Professional Sports Event, as well as the prize for Best Integrated Sport Marketing Campaign, and the Best Use of PR in Sport. Sports management giants IMG, who organised the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, were also adjudged the Best Sport...

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April 12, 2016


Conrad Hotels & Resorts Appoints Peter Jon Lindberg as Director of Inspiration

Conrad Hotels & Resorts today announced the appointment of Peter Jon Lindberg as the brand’s new Director of Inspiration. Tasked with driving the vision behind Conrad’s Stay Inspired initiative (, Lindberg will assume the Director of Inspiration role on April 18.


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April 7, 2016


Conrad Hotels & Resorts Announces Debut of Conrad Pune in India

The smart luxury and intuitive service of the Conrad Hotels & Resorts brand debuts in India with the opening of Conrad Pune. Located in the heart of the central business district, the iconic Art Deco inspired Conrad Pune is the epitome of curated experience, services and sophisticated style. The hotel is managed by Hilton Worldwide and owned by Palm Grove Beach Hotels"......

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April 6, 2016


Algeria participates in 22nd MIT in Tunis

Algeria participates from 6 to 9 April, in Tunis, in the 22nd International Tourism Market, organized this year under the slogan “The Relaunch,” said Tuesday the ministry of National Planning, Tourism and Craft Industry.

Algeria’s participation, represented by the National Office of Tourism (ONT), is part of the “implementation of the tourism development"...

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