1). Maldives races Dubai for First Underwater Hotel. http://www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/17592-maldives-races-dubai-for-first-underwater-hotel/
2). Growth was recorded across key performance indicators such as guest arrivals, guest nights, average length of stay, occupancy and revenues. 232,650 guests checked into hotels in the emirate, up 21% from May 2012, accounting for 716,041 guest nights, an increase of 32% in month-to-month comparison.
3). The UAE commands 20% of the air charter business in the Middle East, according to Dubai-based Private Jet Charter (PJC), one of the world’s largest independent private jet charter brokers. http://www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/17639-private-jet-charters-on-the-up-in-uae/