That is the title Kenya claims for itself. It has also been prominently in the news recently for it was here, sixty years ago last February, that the Queen learnt of her succession to the throne. On this jubilee weekend you can see, on television, the black and white grainy pictures of her visit there in 1952 to Treetops Hotel. (which is itself celebrating its 80th year in 2012.)
Recession? What recession. Abu Dhabi – the bling bedecked capital of the UAE – recorded its most successful year ever in terms of hotel guest arrivals in 2011. Some 2,111,611 people stayed in the emirate’s hotels and hotel apartments – beating its 2011 stretch target of two million by six and half percent.
We know there are all sorts of traveller. There are those who plan ahead and those who act impulsively; those that like lazy sun filled days and those who must forever active. Now an American business guru, Robert Bylett, who operates a business advisory company called Happy Business, has given advice to companies who have what he calls toxic customers.
It’s a been a year since the Arab Spring, but tourists have been slow to return to Tunisia, Egypt et al. For those of you who consider the Middle East off limits, it’s still possible to have a taste of the region… here’s how
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