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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 […]

COVER STORY: Park Life

by Sophia Soltani | 13 Dec 2016

The UAE has witnessed an epic transformation since it was formed 45 years ago. Dubai and Abu Dhabi, which were once sleepy fishing villages, inhabited by Bedouins, pearl divers and traders, have rapidly evolved into global economic powerhouses, home to some of the world’s busiest airports and attracting a growing number of international tourists.   […]

Taj Dubai names new GM

by Sophia Soltani | 13 Dec 2016

Taj Dubai has named Ranjit Phillipose as the property’s new general manager following the departure of Jason Harding. An Indian-born British national, Phillipose joins the team with over twenty years of hospitality industry experience in luxury hotels across five countries and three continents. Having started his journey in 1993 with Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces […]

IMG World of Adventures reveals plans for new mega-project in Dubai

by Sophia Soltani | 11 Dec 2016

IMG Worlds, the Dubai-based owner and operator of IMG World of Adventures has revealed plans to build a new, two million sqft  theme park – IMG Worlds of Legends.  The all new IMG Worlds of Legends, will feature nine zones which are set to bring together globally celebrated entertainment brands, including Ubisoft, Mattel, Nickelodeon, Saban […]









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