HOTELS

Makarem goes the ‘smart’ way

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Saudi-based Makarem Hotels showcased its strengths during ATM 2017 by promoting the use of smart technology to attract visitors. TT BUREAU Makarem Hotels, a renowned Saudi brand designed by Dur Hospitality, contributed in promoting Saudi Arabia’s culture and tourism regionally as well as internationally and highlighted the added value of …

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Centara marks its debut in Muscat

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Centara Hotels and Resorts continues to expand internationally with the opening of a four-star, 152-room hotel in Muscat — its first of three hotels planned for the Middle East. The Thailand-based hotel operator is also looking at opening properties in Doha later this year and Deira Island in the UAE …

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Lucrative investments in Dubai

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A buoyant tourism market coupled with a range of benefits makes the ownership of a hospitality unit in Dubai attractive for individual investors seeking an alternative income option. The hospitality sector in Dubai is flourishing. A growing number of international hotel developers and hospitality companies are making inroads into the …

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Oberoi Beach Resort opens in Al Zorah

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The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, is fast becoming a preferred choice for discerning travellers looking for unique beach experiences in the United Arab Emirates. The hotel boasts of 113 keys with unparalleled luxury, exquisite design and Oberoi Hotels & Resorts’ legendary service. TT Bureau Al Zorah is a refined …

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Revisit Arabic traditions with Tilal Liwa

Tilal Liwa

Located on the edge of Rub Al Khali desert in Abu Dhabi, Tilal Liwa Hotel is the perfect destination to explore and experience the ancient Arabic traditions and culture clubbed with modern activities for the young and the old alike. TT Bureau The Rub Al Khali desert is a unique …

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ME buoyant about experiential travel

experiential travel

Experiential travel is growing significantly and is fast becoming a global trend. The official show theme for ATM 2017 is experiential travel and seminars held at the event will be with a focus on this theme, and on selling local experiences. speaks to industry experts about their take on the …

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Rose Park to enter Dubai by Q2, 2017

Rose Park

Rose Hotels and Hotel Apartments is set to add a four-star property – Rose Park Hotel Al Barsha – to its portfolio by Q2, 2017. The hotel is ideal for leisure and business travellers alike thanks to its proximity to metro stations which connect it to shopping malls and business …

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Bringing the ‘best’ of hospitality to Dubai

Haji Abdul Rauf+Ravi K Nair

The 202-room Best Western Plus Pearl Creek, managed by Pearl Hotels, offers eight different categories of rooms and suites catering to leisure and business travellers in Dubai. TT Bureau The Pearl Hotels Group (PH Group), established in 2005, has become one of the fastest-growing hospitality companies in the Middle East …

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Luxury speaks at La Verda

La Verda

La Verda Suites and Villas have developed their own ‘Be Home’ brand with a touch of luxury and personalisation for discerning guests. Strategically located within close proximity to leisure destinations, the property boasts of terrific views of the Dubai skyline and is a 45-minute drive to the downtown. TT Bureau …

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93% occupancy at Ramada Ajman

Iftikhar Hamdani

Ramada Hotels and Suites and Ramada Beach Ajman under the leadership of Cluster General Manager Iftikhar Hamdani have recorded an increase in occupancy levels during the last quarter of 2016, leading up to a very good first quarter in 2017 as well. TT Bureau Beach properties in the UAE have …

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