Posts Tagged “Tourism”

US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive

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US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive

US Arab Chamber showcases Morocco tourism drive Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and New York City were the destinations for an investment promotion tour coordinated by the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) in partnership with the   Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT). This was the first-ever effort of its kind and was reported as a…

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Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa

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Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa

Tipping and Bargaining in Egypt: Bakhshesh or Sadaqa The role of tipping in the Arab World in tourism and the economy is important. To most Western tourists particularly Americans, the question of tipping is normal, like adding sales tax to the bill, but in the Middle East, however, the question of tipping, and add to it…

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Americans are not traveling to the Middle East

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Americans are not traveling to the Middle East

While Americans are among the most traveled people on the planet, one place they are avoiding is the Middle East and Arab countries. At one time, the Middle East was a favored destination to Americans but these days with the rising Islamic extremism, the violence and continued conflicts, tourism to the Arab World from the…

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Camel racing revival draws crowds in Gulf

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Camel racing revival draws crowds in Gulf

Camel racing, representing bedouin Arab culture, is increasingly drawing tourists and crowds in Dubai and the Gulf region. Once popular int he 1980s, the sport of camel racing is seeing a revival. For a truly authentic experience in the UAE, look no further than the camel race. The cacophony of car horns, shouts and thud of…

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Arab Gulf sees rise in Tourism

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Arab Gulf sees rise in Tourism

Arab Gulf sees rise in tourism by more than 2 percent with revenues up more than 10 percent, according to UrbaCon Construction & Trading. Visiting the desert is now an attractive alternative in the agenda of a seasoned tourist, a location which is becoming increasingly developed with high-end ecofriendly resorts, luxurious shopping malls, five-star hotels,…

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UAE Embassy Visits the City of Atlanta, Georgia to Promote Increased Partnership and Trade

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UAE Embassy Visits the City of Atlanta, Georgia to Promote Increased Partnership and Trade

UAE Embassy Visits the City of Atlanta, Georgia to Promote Increased Partnership and Trade Diplomats from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Embassy in Washington, DC, recently returned from Atlanta, Georgia where they met with government,  business and community leaders to explore areas for future collaboration and highlight the growing bilateral UAE-US trade relationship. The UAE…

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