Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates adds kid-friendly benefits to family staycation offer

by Dina Maaty | 05 Aug 2020

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates has updated its staycation offer, with benefits including two vouchers for a complimentary toy from the LEGO store, breakfast, poolside relaxation and more. The offer includes: AED 899 inclusive of breakfast for two adults and two children Book a second room at 50% off or two complimentary tickets to

Waldorf Astoria DIFC partners with Burjeel Hospital to offer in-house COVID-19 testing

by Dina Maaty | 05 Aug 2020

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has partnered with Burjeel Hospital to offer a new service for all in-house guests who would like to take the COVID-19 test from the comfort of their room. Guests staying at the hotel can request the test via their ‘Personal Concierge’, a service that is assigned to each

Gates Hospitality supports Impact Lebanon campaign

by Dina Maaty | 05 Aug 2020

Gates Hospitality has announced its support for Impact Lebanon, in light of recent events in the capital Beirut. The group is urging anyone who can help to donate on the page, which has been set up specifically for the cause. Impact Lebanon is raising £5,000,000 to provide disaster relief after the explosion in Beirut on August 4, and

Nassau by Chef Silvena Rowe reopens for dinner

by Dina Maaty | 05 Aug 2020

Located at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Nassau by celebrity Chef Silvena Rowe is once again welcoming guests for dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Nassau boasts Mediterranean cuisine using fresh flavors and superfoods inspired by Chef Silvena’s European – Arabian heritage. With the easing of restrictions in UAE, Nassau has reopened its doors. Diners can

The Hundred Wellness Centre launches day pass with brunch

by Dina Maaty | 05 Aug 2020

Located in Jumeirah, The Hundred Wellness Centre has launched a day pass. Priced at 230 AED per person, it includes a meal in the health-focused café. Following a Pilates session, the brunch features a selection of healthy foods, with gluten-free and dairy-free options, alongside speciality coffee, freshly brewed teas, and juices. As part of the

McGettigan’s to open in Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

by Dina Maaty | 05 Aug 2020

Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi has announced its partnership with McGettigan Group. Opening towards the end of the fourth quarter of 2020, D’Capital Steak House will transform into the award-winning McGettigan’s franchise venue. Under McGettigan Group’s guidance, the franchisee will operate together with Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi within a clear structure. Desmond Hatton, General Manager Dusit

Rotana sees weekend occupancy levels surge to an average of 65%

by Dina Maaty | 04 Aug 2020

Rotana has revealed that occupancy levels are continuing to rise at its properties. The company’s UAE portfolio recorded an average of 60% to 65% occupancy during the weekends since last month, with growth in guest numbers fuelled by an increasing demand for short ‘staycation’-style breaks among residents. Reflecting on the latest developments, Rotana President &

Emirates resumes flights to Kuwait City and Lisbon

by Dina Maaty | 04 Aug 2020

Emirates has announced it will resume passenger services to Kuwait City (August 5) and Lisbon (August 16). This will take Emirates’ passenger network to 70 destinations in August, over 50% of its pre-pandemic destination network, as the airline gradually resumes operations. Flights from Dubai to Kuwait City will operate as a daily service and flights

folly by Nick & Scott and Publique to reopen Souk Madinat Jumeirah venues

by Dina Maaty | 04 Aug 2020

Operating seven days a week, the Madinat-based folly by Nick & Scott and Publique restaurants will reopen their doors for dinner on August 6.  folly by Nick & Scott will welcome guests to their indoor restaurant space, which has a capacity to seat around 24 guests, once government guidelines have been taken into consideration. Offering a

Rational to host Hotel & Marine Expert Summit

by Dina Maaty | 04 Aug 2020

On August 26, 2020, opinion leaders from the F&B industry will meet for a digital expert summit, The New Hospitality, hosted by Rational. Innovation digitalisation and sustainability are the key topics that will be discussed on this day. Top-class speakers will, not only share their knowledge, but also be available for discussions and questions in









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