Claviger unlocks the unexplored

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The GCC traveller is defined as a high spender who seeks exclusive and personalised travel experiences. A veteran in the field of sales and marketing in the hospitality sector, Ahmed Baki, Founder & CEO, Claviger, identified this segment and ventured out to establish his company which mediates business for this …

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IHG rides on a rapid growth plan

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The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has witnessed a steady growth in the Middle East over the past few years along with an increase in market share. Rajit Sukumaran, Chief Development Officer— Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), IHG, shares an insight into the plans for the next five years. TT …

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How green is your hotel?

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Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager, Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman, Ramada Beach Hotel Ajman & Wyndham Garden Ajman, has not only initiated sustainable projects but shared his findings with other stakeholders and clearly showed the profits it could reap in the industry. TT Bureau For the past few years, there …

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The magic of human relations

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An award-winning professional with over seven years of experience in hospitality, Deveekaa Nijhawan excels in implementing creative Public Relation strategies. She was recently promoted as Cluster Director of PR & Communications of four properties offering some of the most exclusive private islands. Shehara Rizly Most hotels get stellar clients or …

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Gearing up for summer

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It is once again time for summer surprises in Dubai and Ghaya Grand Hotel in Dubai is preparing for the season by focusing on its long-term contracts to secure its business. TT Bureau Located in one of the upcoming areas in Dubai, Ghaya Grand Hotel is an ultimate escape from …

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Media Rotana & its MiCE offerings

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Located in the business precinct in Dubai is Media Rotana, a home-grown brand personifying a truly Arabic experience in a modern sophisticated setting. The hotel is also one of the most sought-after MiCE venues. TT Bureau The luxury five-star hotel complements the values of contemporary Arabian culture and superb leisure …

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Golden Tulip attracts corporates


Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel & Resort has been enjoying a mix of business both from leisure clientele as well as private and public sector companies over the past year. TT Bureau With some interesting options for leisure and business activities on offer, Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel & Resort …

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Marriott enjoys strategic location

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Marriott Executive Apartments – Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter welcomes guests with cacti, vines, desert flora and date palm trees to create a soothing ambience. TT Bureau Featuring 80 spacious rooms and 140 fully equipped apartments, Marriott Executive Apartments is the first five-star full-serviced hotel at Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter. Situated at the …

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New waterfront leisure hub

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Within the framework of the public-private partnership, Al Barakah International Investment (BII) and Abu Dhabi Municipality, continues the progress of their joint waterfront development, Al Qana. Open to visitors in Q4 2020, the project will offer a modern lifestyle experience in Abu Dhabi. TT Bureau Al Qana is developing seven …

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Fourth Hilton Garden Inn in Saudi


The new 133-key Hilton Garden Inn opened its doors in Saudi Arabia’s commercial centre in Jubail, Dammam. The hotel serves as a hospitality haven in the heart of Al Jubail, the industrial hub of Saudi Arabia. TT Bureau The hotel’s modern form is a new visual anchor for this emerging …

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