HOTELS

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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Hospitality must embrace sustainability

In the present day hospitality sector, energy consumption will always be at higher levels. However, technology and simple alternatives could be the solution towards responsible consumption, whilst minimising the negative impact on the environment. The concept of Sustainability when it was first introduced into the business world was a nice …

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New openings in the region

Many hotels are in the pipeline or have already opened across the Middle East. Now, it is not just the regular hotels, but exclusive luxurious villas that set the vibe for something different for the guests. We take a look at the new hotel inventory for the month. Four Seasons …

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A grand hotel with unique guest experience

Standing tall on Sheikh Zayed Road accessible from the airport by metro, Tower Plaza hotel is one of the iconic properties in the area. Hop across, and it’s the future museum, what more can a guest need to explore the latest attractions in Dubai, Nuran Kilani, Director, Sales and Marketing, …

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New era of health, wellness tourism

After the pandemic, travellers from GCC have been looking for staycations at destinations that can offer them a comprehensive wellness package. Some of the leaders in the industry share their approach with TRAVTALK. Franck Romanet, Market Manager – Geneva Tourism & Conventions Foundation With several pioneering healthcare facilities, luxury wellness …

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Hospitality sector evolves with time

Covid-19 disrupted several industries across the globe, particularly the hotel industry. However, the industry showed resilience and continues to flourish with countries easing travel restrictions. Now, hotels should look into the changing consumer needs to shape the future. Expo 2020 Dubai has had a crescendo effect on all markets in …

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New hotels in the region

As we step into an endemic from a pandemic, the hotel inventory of the Middle East region is surely growing as there are so many offerings to global visitors which are unique and in keeping with the new age of experiences. Armani Hotels & Resorts Location – Diriyah Gate Development …

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