Khyber Indian restaurant launches new Thali tasting concept

by Staff writer | 19 Feb 2018

Located in DUKES Dubai, on the Palm Jumeirah, the fine-dining restaurant has launched a new a la carte menu featuring both non-vegetarian and vegetarian Thali offerings. The Thali tasting concept offers diners the chance to sample a wide variety of starters, main course and desserts from the a la carte menu. The new menu is […]

Trader Vic’s opens in Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

by Staff writer | 12 Feb 2018

Set to open on March 4 2018, the tiki themed restaurant group will be opening doors to their new venue in Jumeirah. Staying true to its identity, the new Trader Vic’s JBR, located in Hilton Dubai Jumeirah will feature tiki-themed interiors with Canoes from the Taiwanese Orchid Island hanging from the ceiling, tribal masks from […]

New CEO for Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts

by Patrick Ryan | 17 Jan 2018

Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts has appointed Jose Silva as its new chief executive officer. Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. In his last role, he was regional vice-president overseeing France, Switzerland, Spain and Portugal as well as general manager of the […]

New HR director for Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

by Patrick Ryan | 23 Aug 2017

Mona Al Hebsi has been named as the new director of human resources at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. Al Hebsi has over eight years of industry hospitality experience and has worked with Jumeirah through various stages of her career. Hakan Petek, general manager of the resort said: “I am delighted to welcome Mona Al Hebsi to the Jumeirah […]

New GM for Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Aug 2017

Kuwait-based Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa has appointed Savino Leone as general manager. Leone, a French national, joins the Jumeirah Group from his previous role as general manager of InterContinental Osaka, in Japan. He previously worked as the general manager of Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park, for four years where he led the pre-opening […]

Sesame restaurant opens in Dubai with ‘world food’ menu

by Crystal Chesters | 14 Aug 2017

Sesame Restaurant, which has a focus on health-conscious, clean and wholesome food, has opened its doors in Dubai. The homegrown concept has been created by founding partners Neha Jamani and Irina Sharma who worked with food development consultant, chef Gohei Kishi, to devise the menu. Jamani, who studied to become a holistic chef at the […]

Muscat Bay project nears completion

by Patrick Ryan | 25 Jul 2017

The second wave of apartments has went on sale at Zaha Parkland Residences in Muscat Bay. Once completed, Muscat Bay will be home to residential units, including villas, townhouses and luxury apartments, alongside two five-star hotels by Jumeirah. Paul Jessup, vice president of sales and marketing at Muscat Bay said: “The one and two-bedroom Zaha […]

Jumeirah Group to manage Jabal Omar Jumeirah Makkah Hotel

by Patrick Ryan | 17 Jul 2017

Dubai Holding and Jabal Omar Development Company have signed an agreement to develop Jabal Omar Jumeirah Makkah Hotel in Saudi Arabia, which will be managed by Jumeirah Group. The Jabal Omar Jumeirah Makkah Hotel will include 1,033 guest rooms along with 93 villas and will feature a variety of food and beverage offerings, meeting facilities, executive lounge, gymnasium and […]

On The Spot with Waleed Samuel

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Jun 2017

Waleed Samuel, director of engineering, Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach, has just completed 20 years with the company What’s the best thing about your job? The best thing about being an engineer is that you’re being paid to think. There are so many jobs and even careers that simply have you going through the motions. Personally, I’ve […]

Middle East reports 3.6% increase in room supply

by Sophia Soltani | 20 Dec 2016

STR’s November 2016 Pipeline Report has revealed that there are 159,922 rooms in 560 projects under contract in the Middle East and 58,878 rooms in 316 projects under contract in Africa. Figures revealed that the under contract total in the Middle East represents a 10.8% increase in rooms under contract compared with November 2015. Specifically […]

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