Are ‘smart’ hotels future of the industry?


Every hotel operator, who wants to remain competitive and relevant in this day and age of technological revolution, regardless of the size or type of property, will have to embrace devices powered by Internet of Things and related wireless innovations by next year to enhance guest experiences. The problem with …

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Al Shaab’s unique and myriad offerings


With a mixture of the Arab cultural architecture in a modern state-of-the-art inner space, Al Shaab Village has made its mark to be the number one leisure escape in the emirate of Sharjah. TT BUREAU Housing the largest ice rink in Sharjah in a convenient location for all holiday makers …

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Luxury has a new address: Oberoi Al Zorah

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Flanked by pristine beaches and unique nature reserves, The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah in Ajman offers the most exquisite experience for discerning travellers from around the globe. The five-star beach resort boasts a sophisticated design caressed by the gentle sea breeze and in harmony with nature. TT BUREAU Ajman …

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‘Tying the knot’ in exotic milieus

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Destination weddings have not only become a trend but a very profitable contributor to the tourism sector. In the Middle East, people have been focusing on Europe and Asia for their dream wedding destination. TravTalk spoke to some of the popular outbound wedding destination providers to gauge the latest trends. …

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Rose Park, Al Barsha: Redefining luxury

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The 168-room luxury four-star property, Rose Park Hotel in Al Barsha is the latest addition to the portfolio managed by Rose International Hotels. TravTalk speaks with Thameem Razick, Director of Sales & Marketing, Rose Hotels and Hotel Apartments, about their various offerings. TT BUREAU Q) What is the USP of …

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An ideal business and leisure abode

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Located in the heart of the city, the 242-room M Hotel Downtown by Millennium is one of the most distinctive properties that exhibits modern elegance and contemporary design in a perfect mix for both business and leisure travellers. TT BUREAU M Hotel Downtown by Millennium is a modern upscale property …

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Ghaya Grand: Hidden gem in the oasis

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Located in close proximity to the business and leisure precincts of the International Media Production Zone (IMPZ), Ghaya Grand prides itself in being one of the pioneer properties in the area to offer unique services and facilities to guests. TT BUREAU In recent times, Ghaya Grand Hotel has become one …

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Customer is the king: El Waary

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A passionate and true hotelier to the core, Nael El Waary, Cluster General Manager of Roda Hotels and Resorts in Dubai, is on a journey to steadily take Roda to a new level of training to enhance staff service quality and ensure memorable guest experiences. TT BUREAU “If you look …

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Four Seasons in Kuwait

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With a collection of 217 guest rooms, 67 suites and five restaurants, Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya will cater to leisure and business travellers. TT BUREAU Representing Four Seasons were Four Seasons executives Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman and J. Allen Smith, President and CEO. Offering his welcome, …

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