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Burj Khalifa lounge is the ‘highest in a building’ in Guinness World Records

by Dina Maaty | 18 Sep 2019

The Lounge, Burj Khalifa has officially been verified by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS (GWR) as the ‘highest lounge in a building’ anywhere in the world. The GWR record certificate was presented by Shaifali Mishra, an official adjudicator at GWR to Ahmad Al Falasi, executive director of group operations at Emaar Properties. Burj Khalifa has also acquired GWR’s

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum inaugurates Middle East Design and Hospitality Week 2019

by Dina Maaty | 17 Sep 2019

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman & Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group, and Chairman Dubai Airports inaugurated the first edition of Middle East Design and Hospitality Week (MEDHW) 2019 comprising eight prestigious design and hospitality events, taking place from September 17-19 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

A $20,000 coffee machine and recyclable mattresses: The Hotel Show 2019 highlights

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2019

The 20th edition of The Hotel Show Dubai and The Leisure Show will take place from September 17-19, as a part of Middle East Design and Hospitality Week 2019, at Dubai World Trade Centre. This year, the GCC’s leading hospitality and leisure events are co-located with INDEX, Workspace, Surface Design Middle East, FIM and INDEX

St. Regis makes Jordan debut with new property

by Dina Maaty | 16 Sep 2019

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of The St. Regis Amman, marking the debut of the luxury brand in the Kingdom of Jordan. Extending the legacy of the Astor family from Fifth Avenue in New York to Amman’s 5th Circle, The St. Regis Amman will introduce the renowned Butler Service to the

Eolisair to showcase air quality solutions at The Hotel Show in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 15 Sep 2019

Eolisair, a French company that specialises in indoor air quality based in Dubai Science Park, will be exhibiting at The Hotel Show as part of the Design and Hospitality Week to be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Raising awareness, Eolisair will be exhibiting their range of products at the Sheikh Saeed Hall 3.

JA Lake View Hotel to open in September at ‘Dubai’s largest experience resort’

by Dina Maaty | 15 Sep 2019

Opening September 22, JA Lake View Hotel is the third property in the one million square metre JA The Resort in Jebel Ali, and overlooks a golf course and the Arabian sea. Flanked by a symbolic 800-year-old olive tree, the contemporary hotel works with sustainable partners to provide amenities, and uses solar panels to power

Top five tips for saving on flight bookings: tajawal

by Dina Maaty | 12 Sep 2019

Dubai-based online flight and hotel booking platform, tajawal, have revealed a few insider tips and need-to-know hacks to help travellers save when booking a flight online. Travel mid-week vs. weekends Flying out during the week can save bundles of cash. Book your flights for Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Sundays rather than weekends, as airlines tend to

Atlantis The Palm to launch WHITE Beach in Dubai

by Dina Maaty | 11 Sep 2019

Atlantis, The Palm and nightlife and entertainment operator Addmind have joined forces to launch WHITE Beach. Located on the shores of the entertainment resort, WHITE will launch in November 2019, and will encompass multiple beach areas, a live event space, a restaurant with an open-air terrace as well as a shore-side infinity pool. The Boho-chic

Kerten Hospitality to bring ‘The House Hotel’ to the Middle East

by Dina Maaty | 11 Sep 2019

Specialist mixed-use operator Kerten Hospitality is bringing its award-winning boutique hotel brand – The House Hotel – to the Middle East region for the first time, with The House Hotel Jeddah, part of a dynamic mixed-use destination that is a first in the city, scheduled to open its doors in Q4 2019. The hotel will

In depth: Hilton

by Dina Maaty | 11 Sep 2019

Hilton Hilton is a global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,900 properties with more than 939,000 rooms, in 114 countries and territories.  The company earned a spot on the 2018 World’s Best Workplaces list, and has welcomed more than three billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning









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