HOTELS

Sharjah’s newest hotel at the waterfront

DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Waterfront Hotel & Residences, which started operations on 26 October 2021, celebrated its first anniversary. TRAVTALK had the pleasure to speak with Ligia Brasoveanu, General Manager of DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Waterfront Hotel & Residences, who shared some insights into the business. TT Bureau How was …

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Hues Boutique Hotel ready to greet visitors

Revamped as Hues Boutique Hotel in the newly developed area known as the Deira enrichment project, which features the instragrammably famous Infinity Bridge, it is now ready to welcome visitors, especially during this season, which is FIFA World Cup and winter ready. Tarek Lotfy, General Manager of the hotel, shares …

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Golden Sands showcasing new hotels at WTM

One of the pioneering local Emirati brands born in Dubai, Golden Sands Hotels and Apartments is part of Al Moosa Enterprises, which holds 5,000 keys across the MENA region managed by worldwide chains such as Hilton, Marriott, IHG and Taj. Mohammad Khoori, General Manager of Golden Sands Hotels and Apartments …

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Shurooq to showcase luxury projects at WTM

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) will be participating at World Travel Market (WTM) for its 17th consecutive year and this time they will be showcasing their luxury mega projects 2022-2023; H.E Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, Acting CEO, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) shares more with TRAVTALK. TT Bureau …

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Inhouse dining key revenue source

During the pandemic, revenues for Park Regis Business Bay came from F&B, mainly due to the many novel options they offered to their guests, Azhar Allauddin – Food & Beverage Manager, Park Regis Business Bay, shares with TRAVTALK. TT Bureau After rooms, the next big revenue generator for hotels is …

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Accor’s commitment to sustainability

Everyone is a stakeholder when it comes to sustainable development. Therefore, actions at the individual or organisational level will no doubt lead to positive impact for the hospitality industry as a whole, says Marc Descrozaille, Chief Operating Officer, India, Middle East and Africa, Accor. He shares with TRAVTALK the recent …

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UAE traveller confidence at its peak

The Marriott Bonvoy report shows only four in 10 people from the UAE have been abroad since the pandemic’s start. However, with the gradual lifting of restrictions globally and the summer months approaching, travellers from the Emirates are more likely to explore international destinations. The Marriott Bonvoy data shows that …

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Luxury Holiday homes trending in ME region

Concept of luxury holiday homes has now become a lucrative business in the ME region. Shehara Rizly When you look at the Middle East, most importantly the GCC countries, they are the epitome of luxury. Whether it is Dubai, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain or Oman, every country …

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New hotels in the region

Radisson Blu Hotel, Amman Galleria Mall Location – Jordan  |Number of Rooms/Suites –  178 Keys Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of Radisson Blu Hotel, Amman Galleria Mall, bringing its Middle East portfolio to 74 hotels in operation and under development. With construction already underway, the hotel is scheduled to …

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Visionary hotelier, leader and mentor

Celebrating over two decades in the hospitality industry Wael El Behi, General Manager, The Tower Plaza Hotel Dubai, has been instrumental in leading his team to achieve its goals in terms of securing revenue or building a brand. We take a look at his journey over the years and contribution …

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