Best Western strings Pearls together

TTME AUG 2017-PAGE 11-Ravi K Nair

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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Wake up and smell the ‘green’ coffee

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In line with the UAE Government’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, Nespresso continues working on coffee capsule recycling with local partner Bee’ah. They celebrated International Recycling Day with hospitality partners. The partners share their thoughts on this effort and the importance of recycling. H.E. Khaled Al Huraimel, Group CEO, Bee’ah This …

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Home away from home for ME travellers

TTME JULY 2017_PG 8-Ametis Villa Bali

Ametis Villa Bali is surely a tourist magnet. After all, who can resist holidaying at a hotel that offers the swankiest of villas with personal butlers and proximity to the best that nature has to offer. The Year-on-Year growing numbers of Middle Eastern travellers to this hotel stand testimony to …

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A promising start for Somewhere

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Somewhere Barsha Heights, located strategically near the business district in Dubai and close to the metro station, has completed one successful year of operation. Abdullatif Kabbara, General Manager, Somewhere Hotels, tells TravTalk about the hotel’s plans and future course of action. Q What are the latest plans of Somewhere hotel …

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Midscale outperforms upscale

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The economy and mid-market hotel segments have been identified as a significant opportunity for hotel owners and operators alike at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference held in Dubai from April 25-27, 2017.   Jonathan Worsley Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR and Co-Founder of AHIC The mid-market has been discussed …

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Makarem goes the ‘smart’ way

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Saudi-based Makarem Hotels showcased its strengths during ATM 2017 by promoting the use of smart technology to attract visitors. TT BUREAU Makarem Hotels, a renowned Saudi brand designed by Dur Hospitality, contributed in promoting Saudi Arabia’s culture and tourism regionally as well as internationally and highlighted the added value of …

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