tourism

Kenya’s Tourism Industry

Kenya’s Tourism Industry

Kenya’s tourism earnings bounced back in 2016 after five years of steady decline.

Kenya
23 Apr 2017

Blue Growth: Maritime Industry in Turkey

Blue Growth: Maritime Industry in Turkey

Here is a snapshot of why maritime sector plays a strategic role in Turkey’s economic development plans.

Turkey
09 Jun 2016

Turkey's Rapid Climb in the Global Tourism Rankings

Turkey's Rapid Climb in the Global Tourism Rankings

The travel and tourism sector, contributing $7.6 trillion to the global GDP in 2014, was the fourth largest industry after mining, financial services, and retail respectively, according to the World Travel...

Turkey
26 May 2016

Dubai Medical Tourism

Dubai Medical Tourism

Dubai has ambitious plans to position itself to attract a major share of the $100 billion global medical tourism industry.

United Arab Emirates
19 Apr 2016

Investment Opportunities in Djibouti

Investment Opportunities in Djibouti

Djibouti encourages foreign investment by ensuring 100% foreign ownership in the private sector.

Djibouti
10 Apr 2015

One country, Endless options

One country, Endless options

The BiH's richness in all kinds of tourism offerings deserves a closer look.

Bosnia & Herzegovina
10 Mar 2015

Bold Plans Amidst Regional Strife

Bold Plans Amidst Regional Strife

The Kurdistan Region, with a diversity of both landscapes and cultures, looks to raise its profile as a tourist destination in spite of the obstacles posed by regional turmoil.

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014

Opening up to the World: Tourism

Opening up to the World: Tourism

The tourism industry in the Kurdistan Region continues to grow, and new opportunities are emerging.

Kurdistan Region
07 Oct 2013

Hands-On Management at Erbil Rotana

Ghassan Dalal, GM, Erbil Rotana

Rotana announced the appointment of Ghassan Dalal as the new GM of Erbil Rotana in August 2014. Kurdistan Review talks to Dalal about his priorities, the...

Kurdistan Region
10 Dec 2014 - Erbil

Divan Erbil: A Home for the Business Traveler

Martin Kolb, General Manager, Divan Hotel Erbil

Martin Kolb discusses a flurry of new projects at Divan Erbil.

Kurdistan Region
15 Aug 2014 - Erbil

Slemani’s Landmark

Heimo Leitgeb, General Manager, Grand Millennium Sulaimani

While the ways in which the Grand Millennium Hotel have reshaped Slemani’s skyline are clear, Heimo Leitgeb, the hotel’s General Manager, discusses...

Kurdistan Region
11 May 2014 - Sulaimani

Follow Us

Mawlawi Jabar Wahab, Chairman, General Board of Tourism, KRG

Mawlawi Jabar Wahab explains the development of the tourism industry in the Kurdistan Region, the different aspects of the Tourism Strategic Plan 2025,...

Kurdistan Region
21 Aug 2013 - Erbil

Planned Expansion

Nawzad Hadi, Governor of the Erbil Province, KRG

Nawzad Hadi explains the primary duties and activities of his office, the expansion of the capital city according to the Erbil Strategic Master Plan, the...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jul 2013 - Erbil

Red Carpet Arrival

Dori F. Abouzeid, CEO and President, Macair Flight Support and Komar Aviation Group

Dori F. Abouzeid explains his company’s expanding activities in Kurdistan, the challenges airlines face when seeking to expand their activities into...

Kurdistan Region
25 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Global Access and Reach

Talar Faiq Salih, General Director, Erbil International Airport

Talar Faiq Salih talks to IIG about increased passenger rates, new routes, and airline carriers for the Erbil International Airport, as well as the role...

Kurdistan Region
24 Jun 2013 - Erbil

Becoming a Hub for Regional Cargo Exchange

Tahir A. Qadir, Director General, Slemani International Airport

Tahir A. Qadir, who has been involved with the Slemani International Airport since construction first began, discusses the growth and expansion of the...

Kurdistan Region
10 Jun 2013 - Slemani

Hub for Industry

Farman Gharib Sa’eed, General Director, General Directorate of Investment in Slemani Kurdistan BOI

Farman Gharib Sa’eed explains the evolution of the Board of Investment in Slemani, the priority areas and opportunities for investment, and the overall...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jun 2013 - Slemani

Landmark of Slemani

Safwan Khayat, Area General Manager, Millennium & Copthorne Hotels

Safwan Khayat explains the role the Copthorne Hotel Baranan played in initiating the international hospitality industry Slemani, the challenges of expanding...

Kurdistan Region
05 Jun 2013 - Slemani

Renovating the City

Nihad Latif Qoja, Mayor of Erbil, Kurdistan Region

Nihad Qoja details the work that has gone into developing Erbil, the infrastructure that requires further investment, the planned renovations for the Erbil...

Kurdistan Region
09 May 2013 - Erbil