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Tourism

13/09/2017 at 12:51h

Tourist spending in UAE to reach USD 56 billion

A Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry study shows tourism activity will pick up steam in years to come, reaching USD 56 billion in 2022. Last year, the country welcomed 15 million people.

12/09/2017 at 19:30h

Tunisair passenger traffic up 20% in August

The Tunisian airline carried 440,000 passengers last month and reached an occupancy rate of 79.3%.

08/09/2017 at 16:28h

Tunisia’s tourism revenues up 22%

The sector generated USD 784 million from January to August of this year. A total of 4.6 million tourists visited the Arab country.

05/09/2017 at 13:33h

Egypt’s tourism revenues up 170%

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The sector generated USD 3.5 billion from January to July and the country attracted 4.3 million visitors. The hike was due especially to an increase in arrivals of Germans and Ukrainians.

25/08/2017 at 20:00h

Saudi Arabia launches budget airline

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Flyadeal, a subsidiary of state-run carrier Saudia, will have its maiden flight on September 23.

22/08/2017 at 17:15h

Dubai airport hits monthly record

In July, 8.07 million passengers went through the aiport’s terminals, up 5.9% over the same month of 2016. The previous record, set in January this year, was 8.04 million passengers.

17/08/2017 at 18:24h

Tourism revenues up 13.5% in Jordan

The tourism sector generated USD 2.5 billion in the country during this year’s first six months, against USD 2.2 billion in the same period of 2016.

11/08/2017 at 07:00h

Brazilian tourists no longer need visas to Qatar

Citizens from Brazil will be allowed free entry on arrival, valid for a 30-day period and extendable for an additional 30 days.

02/08/2017 at 18:31h

Morocco tourism sees 9% expansion

The country welcomed 4.6 million visitors in the year’s first six months. However, revenues declined 0.5% to USD 2.765 billion.

31/07/2017 at 19:05h

Royal Jordanian posts USD 37 million in losses

The Jordan-based carrier reported a negative result in the first half of this year. In June, however, it saw USD 2.1 million in net income.

31/07/2017 at 18:44h

UAE tourism industry booms in first half

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Hotels in Abu Dhabi welcomed 2.25 million guests, up 7% from January to June 2016. Dubai saw over 8 million visitors, up 10.6% year-on-year.

26/07/2017 at 17:02h

Dubai Airport traffic up 6%

Over 43 million passengers travelled to or from the airport in the first half of the year. South America was one of the destinations to which traffic increased the most.