Waldorf Astoria DIFC Set For Spring 2019 Opening

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Jan 2019

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a 275-room property is getting ready for its opening in Spring 2019. The first Waldorf Astoria city hotel to open in the UAE comprises of 201 guest rooms, 46 suites, and 28 residential apartments. Evoking the elegance of the early 1960’s New York era, Waldorf Astoria DIFC promises

Marriott Set To Roll Out New Loyalty Program In February

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Jan 2019

Marriott International has unveiled Marriott Bonvoy, the new loyalty brand replacing the current loyalty brands, Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), reflecting the benefits in a single loyalty portfolio. Marriott Bonvoy launches on February 13 when the logo and branding begins rolling out across all consumer touchpoints, including on property, marketing

Jumeirah Al Qasr Completes Refurbishment

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Jan 2019

Jumeirah Al Qasr has refurbished its full inventory of rooms and suites, maintaining its traditional Arabic style, but now with a contemporary flair. All 294 rooms complete with terraces and balconies, have been refurbished to offer a rich and modern Arabic experience. Khuan Chew of KCA International Interior Design is the name behind the refurbishment.

Personalised Email Marketing Drives Hotel Revenue

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Jan 2019

Personalisation and cross-channel data are huge factors in email marketing and are likely to become even more important during the next years. This means that companies need to optimise their email marketing efforts to gain revenue, especially in the competitive hospitality business. Email marketing is becoming even more personalised and data-driven, concludes the report of Litmus.

Fairmont Dubai Reveals Valentines Day Staycation Offer

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Jan 2019

Fairmont Sheikh Zayed Road is offering 14 luxurious suite packages at the price of AED 1,400 per couple for Valentines Day. Guests will be greeted at the Fairmont Gold suite with thousands of rose petals and panoramic views of the city skyline. A private butler will then hand over  bouquet of red roses and the

Hilton Announces Offers On Over 400 Properties

by Mahak Mannan | 15 Jan 2019

With the UAE passport recently announced as the most powerful in the world, the start of a new year provides the ideal opportunity for UAE citizens to explore and make the most of visa-free travel to 113 countries worldwide and another 54 using visas on arrival. Whether looking for a beach escape, an action-packed adventure

55 & 5TH The Grill Launches Barbecue Nights

by Mahak Mannan | 15 Jan 2019

Every Wednesday, the steakhouse at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi makes the most of UAE’s winter months with live grilling stations set up on its terrace. Prepared a la minute, the dinner menu includes mains like beef tenderloin, striploin, corn-fed chicken, lamb saddle, tiger prawns, and salmon. Also available on the menu

ADNH And FAB Close AED1.6 Billion Loan Agreement

by Mahak Mannan | 14 Jan 2019

Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) and First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) have signed an AED1.6bn loan facility agreement. The agreement, which will provide ADNH with the financing capability to acquire several Dubai-based hotels, was signed by Sheikh Ahmed Mohammed Sultan Suroor Al Dhaheri, vice chairman of ADNH and André Sayegh, deputy group CEO and group head of corporate &

Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah Set To Open In January

by Mahak Mannan | 14 Jan 2019

Four Points by Sheraton will open its doors in Sharjah this month. The property is the brand’s first hotel in the Emirate and will complement the existing sister brand, the Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa. Located in the centre of Sharjah on King Faisal Street close to Al Ittihad Square, the city hotel will

Dubai Investments Partners With Millennium Hotels & Resorts

by Mahak Mannan | 14 Jan 2019

Dubai Investments has signed a partnership with Millennium Hotels & Resorts MEA to commence work on the Copthorne Creek Hotel, a 138-room hotel located in Al Hamriya. This is the second hospitality real estate project between the two partners who are also working together on a four-star hotel in Mirdif Hills. The facility will be









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