DoubleTree RAK focuses on bleisure

Nayla Chowdhury

Newly appointed Hotel Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton, Ras Al Khaimah, Nayla Chowdhury, shares the way forward in 2017 driving a mix of business and leisure guests. Shehara Rizly Nayla Chowdhury, Hotel Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton, Ras Al Khaimah, shared that last year the hotel’s performance was very strong as …

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Smartotels launches FORM Hotel

Tarek M. Daouk

FORM Hotel, the upscale hotel brand in Smartotels Hospitality International’s portfolio, was launched at Gulf & Indian Ocean Hotel Investors’ Summit in the UAE. TT Bureau FORM Hotel’s 143-key flagship property is being developed by Dubai Contracting Company (DCC), a UAE-based contracting and development company, and designed by Paris-based global …

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Evolution and efficiency

Khalid Anib

For major tourism destinations in the Middle East, 2016 has been a year of adaptation to new market dynamics. Traditional business from the governments and oil & gas sectors dramatically declined and as a result, tourism boards and hotels had to work together to activate other segments. Khalid Anib In …

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Golden Sands eyes German market

Mohammed Khoori

Golden Sands Hotel Apartments, part of A. A. Al Moosa Enterprises, will continue to highlight its affordable accommodation available to both leisure and business travellers from Europe. TT Bureau Mohammed Khoori, General Manager, along with his sales team will meet with decision-makers and business partners to share key developments and …

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Langham luxury now in Jeddah

Langham luxury

Langham Hospitality Group and Advanced Hotels Company will manage a luxury urban hotel in Jeddah, expected to open in the summer of 2018. TT Bureau Strategically located within the downtown core directly across a new shopping complex and with a 360-degree view of the city and Corniche, The Langham, Jeddah …

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Rotana to oversee Cayan Cantara


Cayan Group has appointed Rotana Hotel Management as the hotel operator for the Cayan Arjaan Hotel Apartments project. TT Bureau The project comprises two towers, the residential and hotel apartments tower with 700 units in the form of studios, one to three bedroom apartments and penthouses. It will also contain …

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Mövenpick debuts in RAK

Andreas Mattmüller, Chief Operating Officer 700x450 pixel

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has finalised a deal to operate the Swiss hospitality firm’s first property in Ras Al Khaimah, scheduled to open in 2019. TT Bureau Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, will have 550 rooms and boasts a prime beachfront location, offering guests views of the …

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Targeting 7000 room nights in ’17

Muhammad Mujtaba Haider

Ibis Styles Jumeira Dubai is on a well-planned agenda to ensure more numbers from emerging markets like Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Korea, etc. Shehara Rizly Networking at international trade exhibitions is an essential part of the marketing calendar. Apart from the regular trade exhibitions, most hoteliers opt to also engage in …

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Centara’s resort in Dubai


Hotel apartments at Business Bay Langham Hospitality Group and Advanced Hotels Company will manage a luxury urban hotel in Jeddah, expected to open in the summer of 2018. UAE developer Nakheel and Thai hotel group Centara Hotels and Resorts have signed an agreement to create a 550-room beachfront resort at …

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Hotel apartments at Business Bay

Business Bay

Fourzone Décor, a UAE-based company, has recently signed an AED30 million hotel apartment project with construction company, Shine Properties. TT Bureau The hotel apartment project located in Business Bay will be managed by a leading international hospitality brand once completed and will target luxury travellers from the Middle East looking …

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