Visitors from the UK topped the list, spending almost $500 million in 2011, according to Visa.
Women athletes from the Kingdom will be allowed for the first time to compete in the London Olympics.
Qatar plans to buy four hotels from Starwood for around $940 million, according to French media reports.
Oil prices briefly fell below $95 a barrel on Tuesday on Eurozone worries, but bounced back again.
The pro-bailout party has won the elections in Greece, ensuring that the country stays within the Eurozone.
Country will not become the next Greece, says Her Excellency Cecilia Meireles, Portugal’s Minister of Tourism.
Concerns about the Eurozone debt crisis pushed crude oil prices towards its lowest so far this year on Tuesday.
The $125 billion aid package received by Spain to boost its banks has revived oil demand hopes.
The International Monetary Fund has warned of the repercussions the Euro crisis could have on the Gulf.
Eurozone ministers have agreed to lend the amount to help Spain revive its struggling banks.
Billionaire investor George Soros warns European authorities to act quickly or risk the Euro collapsing.
The European lender has received approval to merge its Omani business with Oman International Bank.
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank’s UK branch, located in an upscale development, hopes to target wealthy Gulf clients in Britain.
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The Kingdom’s defence ministry will be buying military aircraft from UK defence company BAE.
The OECD has warned that a worsening of the crisis could have “serious consequences” for the global economy.
Gulf sovereign wealth funds are reducing international investment and focussing on the region, says a new study.
Europe has the “capacity and the will” to overcome its current crisis, says the White House.
Passengers travelling with the airline will now be able to make and receive calls on their mobile phones.
Abu Dhabi shelled out close to $1 billion on Manchester City’s Barclays Premier League title, writes Neil Churchill
The Gulf carrier reduced its Airbus A350 order, cancelling aircraft worth $2.3 billion at current list prices.
UK defence firm BAE is close to signing a deal to sell up to 30 Hawk aircraft to Saudi Arabia, according to reports.
The airport is increasing measures to cater to the rising number of visitors from the Gulf.
Last year, 80 per cent of the Gulf travellers visited the German city for medical reasons.
London’s Heathrow Airport found that Saudi visitors were the Middle East’s biggest spenders in 2011.
The threat of a severe Europe crisis has passed, but more needs to be done to ease the situation, said Julius Baer.
Abu Dhabi’s investment fund Aabar is reportedly looking to exit its its stake in the German carmaker.
The UAE is the world’s second most popular country for global retailers, according to property adviser CBRE.
The Kingdom stressed that it has not signed any deal with Sweden to help build a weapons factory in Saudi.
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