HOTELS

Mandarin opens doors for summer

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Mandarin Bodrum has already opened with expanded facilities for guests, especially from the GCC. New villas and suites overlooking idyllic Paradise Bay will be available, and more butlers will be on hand to maintain the resort’s reputation for excellent service. TT Bureau Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum is located at a 60-hectare …

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Enjoy iconic views from Vida Za’abeel

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 30-A

Home-grown brand Emaar Hospitality Group has expanded the portfolio of hotel projects under its upscale lifestyle hotel and serviced residences brand, Vida Hotels and Resorts, with the new Vida Za’abeel, set centrally in Zabeel, a mega-development by Emaar as a joint venture with Meraas. TT Bureau Expanding the portfolio of …

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Rotana adds lustre to Dubai Creek

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 22-A

Home-grown brand Rotana’s latest offering is the lush five-star scenic property overlooking the Dubai Creek in partnership with Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company. The 280-room property houses rooms and apartments to suit the business and leisure clientele visiting Dubai. Shehara Rizly It was quite an exciting moment when two homebased …

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Marriott expands portfolio in EMEA

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 10_A

Marriott International has ambitious growth plans for its Middle East and Africa region following signings for more than 30 properties and over 5,000 rooms in the last 12 months. In the next five years, the company plans to increase portfolio in the region by 50 per cent and debut additional …

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New markets take centrestage at ATM

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 2-PG 8

The Arabian Travel Market, the much-anticipated event of the year in the Middle East, once again brings together the world on one stage with myriad opportunities on offer for its clientele. Professionals in the industry share their insights for this year’s show with . TT Bureau Iftikhar Hamdani Cluster General …

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Share live experiences from Atlantis

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 28_2ND STORY

On reaching one million fans on Facebook, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai rewarded followers with free stays as they launched the world’s first social media suite. Facebook fans were invited to book a free one night’s stay in the Atlantis Fan Suite with bookings taken every day until December 2018. TT …

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Park Regis marks debut in Bahrain

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 20-2ND STORY

StayWell Holdings announced the expansion of its Park Regis brand into Bahrain with the opening of the country’s first Park Regis hotel in the city of Manama. The 19-storey hotel offers 164 guest rooms, an onsite fitness centre with 24-hour gymnasium and lap pool, and state-of-the-art business facilities. TT Bureau …

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Ayla preserves traditional flavours

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 20-A

Strategically located in the lush green areas of the United Arab Emirates, Ayla Hotels & Resorts scores higher precisely due to the environs in attracting not only the GCC but the rest of the world. Mohamed Soussan, Group General Manager of the hotel group, shares details with TravTalk. TT Bureau …

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Hospitality takes spotlight at Raviz

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 14-A

Participating for the fourth year at Arabian Travel Mart (ATM) in association with Discovery Travels, Manoj Padhi, Group General Manager, Raviz Center Point Hotel and Versailles By Raviz Hotel, talks about the hotel’s exceptional competency in hospitality services. TT Bureau Q)How did last year fare for Raviz Hotel in terms …

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Relax in your private jet

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 8-2ND STORY

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recently unveiled three private jet itineraries set to take flight in 2019. Latin Escape, a 16-day adventure is for those looking to explore cultural offerings. TT Bureau Just over two weeks in duration, this new journey is shorter than the 24-day around-the-world journeys, and takes …

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