Wyndham Garden set for its UAE debut

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As the countdown begins for the opening of the first upper mid-scale Wyndham Garden property in the UAE, Cluster General Manager, Iftikhar Hamdani, tells TravTalk that the hotel group is already tapping new markets for the property along with the Ajman tourism board. When the upper mid-scale property, Wyndham Garden, …

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Business & leisure @Roda Beach Resort

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Roda Beach Resort Jumeirah is the first resort and 6th property under the umbrella of Roda Hotels and Resorts. Located in a picturesque setting, 30 minutes from the Dubai International Airport and close to downtown area, Roda Beach Resort Jumeirah promises to be a haven for leisure and business travellers. …

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Zarya: One-stop shop for wellness in UAE

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Zarya Wellness is a fully equipped wellness management company supported by Suneer Holdings. Over the past few years, Zarya has steadily made their mark in the UAE by providing the much-needed arm of spa or wellness solutions to most of the leading hotel chains in the UAE. The ultimate purpose …

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Wind beneath ibis Styles Jumeira’s wings

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With a career spanning over 18 years, Muhammad Haider has spent 15 years in the hospitality industry and the rest of it in the telecom sector, enterprise solution, and direct sales and facilities management. Haider has been instrumental in ensuring the overall growth of ibis Styles Jumeira, keeping it under his wings …

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Taking Ramada to greater heights in ME

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Newly-appointed Cluster General Manager of Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach and Ramada Hotel & Suites Sharjah, Stefan Thumiger, shares his vision for the two properties in this competitive and dynamic market to ensure a rise in the hotels’ commercial performance and a heightened guest experience. Having been in the hospitality industry …

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Best Western strings Pearls together

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Just a 10-minute drive from the airport, the four-star Best Western Plus Pearl Creek, managed by Pearl Hotels, is the new hotel on the block with 202 rooms, offering a variety of rooms catering to both leisure and business travellers. Being a part of an international chain of hotels, Best …

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Roda reimagines Arabian hospitality

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The Roda Hotels and Resorts is poised to become the region’s most prominent home-grown hospitality brand owing to its efforts to promote contemporary Arabian hospitality, reveals Louay Sarrage, Corporate Vice President for Strategy and Development, Roda Hotels and Resorts. In operation since 2014, Roda Hotels and Resorts has espoused the …

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Experience the extraordinary

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Pulse Hotels and Resorts, a new entrant in the hospitality industry, offers a range of innovative and contemporary hotels and resorts for discerning travellers keen on exceptional experiences. Established in 2015 by Deep Blue Private Limited, the Pulse Hotels & Resorts specialises in tourist resorts and related businesses in the …

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INTEREL: Defining next-gen hospitality

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Palazzo Versace Dubai has become the first property in the world to take advantage of the new technology solution by INTEREL that helps improve guest experience and operational efficiency through advanced integration. Headquartered in Dubai, INTEREL has gained momentum and widespread recognition as an integrated system supplier of online Guest …

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Breaking the glass ceiling

TTME JULY 2017_PG 16-Roxana Jaffar

Mentor to a strong workforce of 300, Roxana Jaffar takes on the role of a strategiser, a thought leader, a motivator, a change agent and a pragmatist at Dubai-based Holiday Inn Al Barsha. As the CEO, she works by the Triple P bottom line — defining their Profit by looking …

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