Sheraton Grand Hotel to go dark for one hour as part of Earth Hour

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai will go dark for one hour on March 30, as part of the Earth Hour 2019 initiative

Central Hotels goes paperless in rooms

Central Hotels goes paperless in rooms

The operator has partnered with Crave Interactive to install digital guest room tablet directories across its hotels

Abu Dhabi hotel implements year-long green initiative, saves $27,225

Abu Dhabi hotel implements year-long green initiative, saves $27,225

Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel Abu Dhabi developed a green initiative in accordance with Tadweer's Annual Waste Reduction Action Plan (WRAP)

Hilton Abu Dhabi saves nearly 1,000 litres of water through eco initiative

Hilton Abu Dhabi saves nearly 1,000 litres of water through eco initiative

The hotel implemented a month-long environmental initiative in support of World Water Day

Hilton to remove plastic straws across all managed hotels

Hilton to remove plastic straws across all managed hotels

Hilton's commitment will remove five million straws each year in Europe, Middle East & Africa hotels alone

Ramada Ajman awarded Green Globe for a third year

Ramada Ajman awarded Green Globe for a third year

The hotel also received Climate Neutral Business Travel confirmation for offsetting 48 tonnes of CO2 emission

The Arabian Park Hotel, Dubai launches organic garden project

The Arabian Park Hotel, Dubai launches organic garden project

Produce grown in the garden include roca salad leaves, tomatoes, chilies, eggplants, radish, spinach, watermelon and squash

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah harvests organic garden

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah harvests organic garden

The produce includes eggplant, spring onions, mustard leaves, pumpkin, etc.

Salalah Rotana Oman debuts organic garden

Salalah Rotana Oman debuts organic garden

The garden occupies 500 square metre of space and houses four types of produce

Gates Hospitality ditches straws, joins movement to clean up the ocean

Gates Hospitality ditches straws, joins movement to clean up the ocean

Six restaurants will take part in the campaign which is a response to Freedom Pizza's 'Stop Sucking' Challenge

Jumeirah Restaurant Group bans plastic across all operations

Jumeirah Restaurant Group bans plastic across all operations

The company-wide ban will be implemented starting from March 18, 2018

Gloria Hotels contributes 50 Kgs of cans for recycling this year

Gloria Hotels contributes 50 Kgs of cans for recycling this year

The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) gave Gloria Hotel a certificate for being the second biggest contributor at the Can Collection Campaign 2018

Aparthotel Adagio Dubai crowned Serviced Apartment Team of the Year

Aparthotel Adagio Dubai crowned Serviced Apartment Team of the Year

The team was recognised for its collective CSR efforts at the Hotelier Express Awards 2018

Recycling is a personal initiative for Hotelier Express' Unsung Hero 2018

Recycling is a personal initiative for Hotelier Express' Unsung Hero 2018

Abdulla Yassar, who works on the housekeeping team at Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport, took on a personal initiative to manage the property's waste systems

Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai receives Green Key

Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai receives Green Key

The hotel has implemented a number of sustainable initiatives to ensure it saves water, electricity and much more

More of IHG's Middle East hotels to get electrical vehicle charging stations

More of IHG's Middle East hotels to get electrical vehicle charging stations

IHG partners with Global EVRT for 'Electric Vehicle Road Trip Middle East 2018', which starts on January 18, 2018


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Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5% annually to 2023, according to ATM report
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Arrivals to Oman to increase at a CAGR of 5%, fuelled by visitors from India who accounted for 21% of total arrivals in 2018

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Business COMMENT: Saudi Arabia's giga-projects are catalysts of change

Giga-projects is one of six different streams created by Saudi's Public Investment Fund (PIF) around which it has structured its investment plan

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