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 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 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.
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 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
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 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 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
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury brand within the AccorHotels network, marks the brand’s debut in the capital city of Saudi Arabia with the opening of the 298-room Fairmont Riyadh. The property is the closest luxury hotel to the King Khalid International Airport and is also one of the only luxury hotels to be located
The region’s hospitality sector needs to invest in new, proactive strategies in order to thrive in an increasingly competitive market, which is set to see supply climb to record levels in the next 12 months. Potential approaches, which can avoid a ‘race to the bottom’ on prices, will be among the key talking points