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Tourism

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.

21/07/2017 at 07:00h

Arab destinations the focus for Rio tourism agency

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Founded by a businesswoman of Syrian parents, Arab Tour is specialized in exotic trips to the Middle East. Tunisia, UAE and Oman are among the preferred Arab countries by Brazilian tourists, says the entrepreneur.

19/07/2017 at 16:13h

Brazil: 70% increase in lodging options

The increase in accommodations for tourists occurred during the last five years in Brazilian metro areas. It went from 373,600 in 2011 to 639,300 last year.

14/07/2017 at 14:13h

Tunisair passenger traffic climbed 26% in June

The Tunisian airline carried 252,356 people last months. Its European routes accounted for 73.9% of total traffic.

13/07/2017 at 17:30h

Foreign tourists’ impressions of Brazil improve

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A poll conducted by the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism shows that the opinions of international travellers regarding the country’s tourism infrastructure have improved.

07/07/2017 at 07:00h

Qatar simplifies tourist visa for Brazilians

Travellers from Brazil visiting the Arab country will be able to acquire the visa in the Doha airport. It allows for a one-month stay period. New norm is already in effect.

05/07/2017 at 18:48h

Amman Airport handles nearly 3 million passengers

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Such was the traffic year-to-date through May. The number is up 3.8% from the comparable period in 2016.

04/07/2017 at 18:00h

UAE Pavilion at Expo 2020 to cost USD 96 million

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The country’s facility at the world fair which Dubai is set to host will be built by Arabtec Construction. The design is from Santiago Calatrava, the architect who created Rio de Janeiro’s Museum of Tomorrow.

03/07/2017 at 17:03h

Dubai airport passenger traffic up 1.9% in May

The airport’s terminals of the emirate welcomed 6,850,052 passengers in the fifth month of the year. The region with the sharpest growth in passenger number was South America with 60% over 2016.