HOTELS

Human touch is the real element

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-12

A passionate professional and a hotelier hailing from a family that’s steeped in the hospitality industry, Sherif Madkour spearheads Media Rotana as the General Manager in providing a new strategy in leadership to ensure effective management. SHEHARA RIZLY An Egyptian national with a degree from Helwan University’s Faculty of Tourism …

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AA Al Moosa on the Palm

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-7-2ND STORY

AA Al Moosa Enterprises revealed three iconic hotel projects with an opening date of Q1 2019. TT Bureau Hilton The Palm, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa and Marriott The Palm located on the Palm Jumeirah will add 1,500 rooms and suites to the current inventory of hotel rooms in Dubai …

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Four Seasons in Fort Lauderdale

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-7-1ST STORY

Positioned along the Atlantic Ocean and the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Fort Lauderdale, developed by Fort Partners, broke ground recently to become the newest iconic global destination for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. TT Bureau Set to offer unmatched access to a lifestyle of …

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Sofitel is largely for MiCE business

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-5

Gaze over the Arabian Gulf from Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche blended with French luxury and style. Wesam Khouran, Director of Operations of the property, speaks with TravTalk on the plans ahead. TT Bureau What is the USP of the property? The hotel’s location by the Corniche and near to the …

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Enriching the hotel experience

TTME JUNE 2018-COVER PICTURE

The United Arab Emirates is on a rapid growth trajectory to secure its name as the most popular business and leisure tourist destination in the world. Every emirate in the country is ensuring that they do their own part not only to develop basic infrastructure, but also to increase their …

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Mandarin opens doors for summer

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 30 2nd story

Mandarin Bodrum has already opened with expanded facilities for guests, especially from the GCC. New villas and suites overlooking idyllic Paradise Bay will be available, and more butlers will be on hand to maintain the resort’s reputation for excellent service. TT Bureau Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is located at a 60-hectare …

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Enjoy iconic views from Vida Za’abeel

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 30-A

Home-grown brand Emaar Hospitality Group has expanded the portfolio of hotel projects under its upscale lifestyle hotel and serviced residences brand, Vida Hotels and Resorts, with the new Vida Za’abeel, set centrally in Zabeel, a mega-development by Emaar as a joint venture with Meraas. TT Bureau Expanding the portfolio of …

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Rotana adds lustre to Dubai Creek

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 22-A

Home-grown brand Rotana’s latest offering is the lush five-star scenic property overlooking the Dubai Creek in partnership with Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company. The 280-room property houses rooms and apartments to suit the business and leisure clientele visiting Dubai. Shehara Rizly It was quite an exciting moment when two homebased …

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Marriott expands portfolio in EMEA

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 10_A

Marriott International has ambitious growth plans for its Middle East and Africa region following signings for more than 30 properties and over 5,000 rooms in the last 12 months. In the next five years, the company plans to increase portfolio in the region by 50 per cent and debut additional …

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New markets take centrestage at ATM

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 8

The Arabian Travel Market, the much-anticipated event of the year in the Middle East, once again brings together the world on one stage with myriad opportunities on offer for its clientele. Professionals in the industry share their insights for this year’s show with . TT Bureau Iftikhar Hamdani Cluster General …

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