Anantara debuts in Saudi Arabia


Minor Hotels has announced the debut of its luxury Anantara brand in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, scheduled to open in 2019. TT Bureau Anantara Jeddah Resort will be located on the waterfront in Obhur in the city’s upmarket northern district and will offer 226 guest rooms and 102 two to five …

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Royal Continental debuts in Deira

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With a unique combination of traditional Arabic design and modern architecture, Royal Continental Hotel’s debut in Deira, Dubai, promises a technologically-advanced experience through innovative in-room facilities. TT Bureau Strategically located minutes from Dubai International Airport, the hotel aims to target business travellers and tourists alike. The property houses 168 rooms …

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Ramada hosts meet on climate change


Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman and Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman recently organised the International Roundtable Conference (IRC) for future leaders on climate change. TT Bureau His Highness Sheikh Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Ali Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, also known as the Green Sheikh, graced the event and shared his expertise …

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Creativity in hospitality design


Hotel interior design is quintessential to ensure travellers have a unique and memorable experience. Shaza Hotels tries to create such experiences to meet guest expectations. Christian Nader Vice President Development Middle East & Africa, Kempinski and Shaza Hotels Interior design can sometimes be mistaken for interior decoration, and this becomes …

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Aiana Hotels in ME and India

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Backed by a professional team of experts Aiana Hotel and Resorts are on a rapid expansion plan in the Middle East and India. Amruda Nair, Joint Managing Director and CEO, shares with TravTalk their latest plans for the region. TT Bureau Do give us an overview of the properties. Aiana …

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Hurawalhi opens in Maldives


Targeting the honeymoon and luxury travellers in the GCC/UAE, Hurawalhi Resorts Maldives recently announced the new opening at an exclusive event in Dubai. It gave sneak peek into the luxurious property with a focus on the largest underwater restaurant. TT Bureau Offering 90 villas including 60 Ocean Villas and 30 …

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Central’s 2017 expansion plans

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Central Hotels, a dedicated Hospitality Management company in the UAE, have plotted out their upcoming projects across Dubai that will cater to a diversified market of both business and leisure travellers. TT Bureau According to their expansion plans, there will be three new properties in Business Bay, two in Palm …

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Tulip Inn focuses on millennials

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Located a few minutes from the business district in Ras Al Khaimah, the three star property Tulip Inn is focusing on a range of new feeder markets which include the millennials and the mid-market tourists. TT Bureau Tulip Inn Ras Al Khaimah offers 102 spacious and modern rooms and suites …

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1st Wyndham Garden in UAE in Q4 2017


R Hotels and Wyndham Hotel Group announced an agreement to open the first Wyndham Garden in United Arab Emirates. The Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche is expected to open by Q4 2017. TT Bureau The 17-storied, four-star hotel will feature 179 guest rooms, including 138 standard rooms and 41 suites, as …

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The future of online hotel distribution


Even if it may seem so that OTAs are ruling the markets, they can’t afford to be complacent in these times of evolving technology as sooner or later other entities will challenge their dominance. Hotels were guilty of sleeping on the job when it came to the rise of online …

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