HOTELS

Emaar to build largest Chinatown

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG -16- - A

In a landmark development, Emaar is set to build the largest Chinatown in the UAE to expand the hospitality business of Address Hotels and Resorts in China. TT Bureau To honour Chinese expatriates in the UAE and further bolster business ties with China, Emaar will develop the Middle East’s largest …

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New Hotels

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG -16- - NEW HOTELS

TravTalk brings you some of the latest and upcoming properties operational in 2018. QE2 Location : Dubai Rooms/Suites inventory : 200 Opening Date: October 2018 PCFC Hotels, part of the Dubai government’s Ports, Customs and Free Zones Corporation, has reinvented the legendary vessel as the latest must-see tourism destination. Currently, …

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Heritage beckons at Al Bait Sharjah

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG -12 -2ND STORY

General Hotel Management (GHM) is set to introduce its second resort in the Middle East – Al Bait Sharjah on September 1, 2018, marking yet another significant milestone to celebrate Arabian heritage. TT Bureau Developed in partnership with the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Al Bait Sharjah offers an …

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Emaar enters Sub-Saharan Africa

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG -12 -A

Emaar Hospitality Group has partnered with Kalyan Group in its expansion to Sub-Saharan Africa to operate Address Hotel 2 Février Lomé Togo, an iconic hotel set in the tallest building in Togo. General Hotel Management (GHM) is set to introduce its second resort in the Middle East – Al Bait …

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Driving the success of Oberoi

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG -8 - A

With nearly 30 years in the hospitality industry whilst serving diverse markets such as Europe, America and the Middle East, Karim Bizid, General Manager, Oberoi Dubai, is a legend in the industry as he has witnessed the growth of Dubai over the past two decades. Shehara Rizly Karim Bizid’s love …

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Make it your ideal bleisure stop

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 6-1ST STORY

TT Bureau Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall Hotel caters to the millennials with its combination of a convenient stay connected to the mall as well as the metro line in Dubai to avoid the hustle and bustle of traffic. Owned by master developer Nakheel, the 372-room property is a treat …

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Plan your summer sojourn

TTME AUGUST 2018 - COVER STORY

SHEHARA RIZLY With the summer finally setting in the Middle East, schools being closed and another long holiday around the corner, a quick indulgent summer escape is the ultimate solution. provides detailed insights into the destinations where locals and expats are headed to for spending their vacation. Suresh Dissanayake, Assistant …

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Envisioning a new game plan

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TT Bureau Almost a year after it opened in last July, 238-key four-star luxury property Omega Hotel in Bur Dubai has become a hub in the area, especially for leisure travellers. The state-of-the-art property with plush interiors, spacious rooms comprising over four different categories of rooms and suites, will satisfy …

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MOVEMENTS

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SriLankan Airlines United Arab Emirates Asiri Wickramasuriya has been appointed as Country Manager of SriLankan Airlines for United Arab Emirates. Representing the national carrier of Sri Lanka, Wickramasuriya brings over 18 years’ experience in the airline industry. Having joined SriLankan Airlines in 1999, he received comprehensive training on the airline …

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Head to a chic address at Marina

TTME JULY 2018-PG 6-2ND STORY-12-2ND STORY

Located in the business and leisure precinct of Jebel Ali Free Zone and Dubai Marina Mall, the latest addition to the Marina area is Stella Di Mare Dubai Marina Hotel, slated to open by September 2018. TT Bureau Centrally located at just half hour’s drive from Dubai International Airport, the …

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