Marriott Executive Apartments debuts in Madinah

TTME JUNE 2019 - PG -12

The 66-apartment property appeals to business, leisure and pilgrim travellers who seek a premium extended stay experience. TT Bureau The re-branded property is the third Marriott Executive Apartments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and appeals to the rapidly growing demand for extended stay both with business as well as …

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Family first at Beachcomber

TTME JUNE 2019 - PG - 7

As the summer holidays approach, families in the Middle East look out for unique destinations. Beachcomber’s proactive approach to offer a range of special requisites to families will just be what travellers are looking for. TT Bureau Families come first in Mauritius with Beachcomber Hotels setting the standard in resort …

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Strategist at work

TTME JUNE 2019 - PG -6

Currently responsible for 39 hotels in his portfolio and a further 42 on the cards, Alexander Suski, Area Vice President—Sales and Marketing, Millennium Hotels and Resorts, has created a formidable long-term strategy for the MENA region. Shehara Rizly Positioning, partnerships and public relations are what drive Alexander Suski, Area Vice …

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Staycations boost domestic tourism


The new staycation packages, assuring unbeatable value for UAE residents, are thoughtfully designed with their requirements in mind. Ross Park, Director of Sales & Marketing, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert & The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach The concept of staycations is a reciprocal agreement …

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Personalise your stay

TTME MAY 2019 ATM DAY 2 -PG 26 -3rd story

Cassia Phuket has gained popularity among visitors from the GCC for its many offerings to discerning families by catering to their needs and requirements. TT Bureau Cassia Phuket, that caters to those who value personalisation at its best, has a total of 309 suites and boasts of two different views such …

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Bleisure at ibis Jumeira

TTME MAY 2019 ATM DAY 2 -PG 26 -2nd story

Situated in a mixed precinct of business and leisure, ibis Styles Dubai Jumeira Hotel is a uniquely designed property connecting old and new Dubai. TT Bureau For travellers, accessibility of the property plays a key role in terms of a repeat guest apart from other necessities to drive them to …

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Claviger unlocks the unexplored

TTME MAY 2019 ATM DAY 2 -PG 26

The GCC traveller is defined as a high spender who seeks exclusive and personalised travel experiences. A veteran in the field of sales and marketing in the hospitality sector, Ahmed Baki, Founder & CEO, Claviger, identified this segment and ventured out to establish his company which mediates business for this …

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IHG rides on a rapid growth plan

TTME MAY 2019 ATM DAY 2 -PG 24

The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has witnessed a steady growth in the Middle East over the past few years along with an increase in market share. Rajit Sukumaran, Chief Development Officer— Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), IHG, shares an insight into the plans for the next five years. TT …

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How green is your hotel?

TTME MAY 2019 ATM DAY 2 -PG 22

Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager, Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman & Wyndham Garden Ajman, has not only initiated sustainable projects but shared his findings with other stakeholders and clearly showed the profits it could reap in the industry. TT Bureau For the past few years, there …

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The magic of human relations

TTME MAY 2019 ATM DAY 2 -PG 20

An award-winning professional with over seven years of experience in hospitality, Deveekaa Nijhawan excels in implementing creative Public Relation strategies. She was recently promoted as Cluster Director of PR & Communications of four properties offering some of the most exclusive private islands. Shehara Rizly Most hotels get stellar clients or …

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