September 8, 2014
The first group of Hajjis to the Holy Places of Islam flew Sunday morning from Ahmed Ben Bella International Airport in Oran.
The director of the National Hajj and Umrah Office Sheikh Berbara attended the first flight of 256 passengers (men and women) among them members of the Algerian delegation.
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September 6, 2014
The hijab swimsuit, or burqini, caused a stir on Algerian beaches this summer, with bathers divided over the new style.
Veiled women who had previously been unable to enjoy the sea welcomed the bathing suit. But other Algerians argue that the heavy, two-piece outfit defeats the purpose of sunbathing and swimming.
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August 28, 2014
DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the opening of the latest addition to its growing London portfolio – the brand’s 10th hotel in the capital area. DoubleTree by Hilton London – Islington is located in the heart of fashionable Islington, offering an ideal base for exploring London’s many attractions. The stylish property, which marks the brand’s"......Continue Reading >
August 26, 2014
The fifteenth edition of the Hotel Show Dubai, the largest hotel supply event for the MENA region will see Emirates Neon Group, one of the pioneering visual communications companies as one of their main exhibitors this year. The company is proud to announce their biggest expansion plan, of launching three new services under their existing portfolio, namely Architectural Lighting, Façade Lighting and Hotel Art. Set in the convenient location of Dubai World Trade Centre, ENG will host their stall at hall 7, stand # 7C176,"...Continue Reading >
August 25, 2014
The Ramada Jumeirah and Ramada Dubai hotels mark this summer season with special family packages starting from just AED 450++. Rates are inclusive of breakfast, internet and up to 2 kids (under 12 years of age sharing the parents room) can stay and dine for free. A discount of up to 30% on the rate can be enjoyed for stays longer than 3 nights.
Both hotels are centrally"...Continue Reading >
August 20, 2014
Conrad Hotels & Resorts introduced today the addition of a new and intuitive Conrad Meetings function to the award-winning Conrad Concierge mobile app. With this addition, meeting and event planners are now able to research hotel capabilities across all 23 Conrad properties worldwide from their smartphone or tablet.
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August 17, 2014
A water and subaquatic sports caravan, organized by Algiers' provincial Youths, Sports and Leisure Department, has been set up Thursday at Piquet Blanc beach in Hussein Dey, Algiers.
Over ten days, the different clubs participating in the caravan will promote their activities, which include sailing, rowing, canoeing and deep-sea diving, in order to draw new members, organizers"...Continue Reading >
August 15, 2014
Today Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts launched Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences (www.waldorfastoria.com/drivingexperiences) at six of its landmark properties in the United States. The new driving program offers hotel guests the unique opportunity to get behind-the-wheel of three incredible supercars under the guidance of world-class professional racecar driver Didier Theys.
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