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Returning to work after COVID-19: How Dubai businesses are ensuring safety

by Dina Maaty | 22 Jul 2020

Following Dubai Government’s directive allowing employees to get back to their workplaces, businesses are implementing hygiene measures, social distancing, and safety protocols to ensure safety and contain the spread of COVID-19. As an entity whose mission is to support the Emirate’s business community, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry is leading the way for the

Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa launches Eid Al Adha staycation offer

by Dina Maaty | 22 Jul 2020

Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa has launched a staycation package for Eid Al Adha. From AED 850 per room per night, guests can avail an overnight stay at the property, inclusive of breakfast at Brasserie 2.0 and dinner at any of the award-winning culinary venues including Indian restaurant Indya by Vineet and Italian

GCC’s COVID-19 recovery rate well above global average, new research reveals

by Dina Maaty | 22 Jul 2020

The COVID-19 recovery rate in GCC countries is significantly higher than the global average, according to new research. An average of 81.4 per cent of cases have recovered in Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Oman – well above the global figure of 57 per cent. Each GCC member country also scored well above

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel launches extended-stay offer

by Dina Maaty | 21 Jul 2020

Jumeirah Group has launched an offer at its Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, named ‘Home Suite Home’. The property is offering exclusive benefits to those who check in for an extended stay. For a Family Suite starting from AED 6,995 per month for up to six months, accommodating up to four people, the newly launched long-term ‘Home

Emirates gateways in Scandinavia to resume services in August starting with Stockholm

by Dina Maaty | 21 Jul 2020

Emirates will resume passenger services to Stockholm with weekly flights from August 1, expanding its network in Europe to 22 cities, and connecting customers from Europe to the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. The restart of Stockholm flights means that all Emirates gateways in Scandinavia will have resumed services by August, with flights to Oslo

Boeing and Etihad broaden sustainability alliance with new aircraft

by Dina Maaty | 21 Jul 2020

Boeing and Etihad Airways will use a 787-10 Dreamliner to test ways to reduce emissions and noise, as part of the aerospace company’s ecoDemonstrator programme, before the airline accepts delivery of the airplane this fall. The collaboration, which includes extensive sound measurement testing with industry partners, builds on a strategic sustainability alliance Boeing and Etihad

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira launches Eid Al Adha offer

by Dina Maaty | 20 Jul 2020

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai, has launched an exclusive UAE Resident offer. The beachfront resort is offering 15% off their Best Available Rate for all nationals and residents of the UAE, to celebrate Eid. Stringent health and safety measures are in place to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for guests, at all times, says the property.

Jannah Hotels and Resorts appoints assistant director of marketing & communications

by Dina Maaty | 19 Jul 2020

Jannah Hotels and Resorts has appointed Anna Luisa Asistio as assistant director of marketing & communications. According to the group, Asistio is all set to take charge of the overall management of the marketing Department, developing and executing strategic plans and budgets as well as spearheading the digital marketing team. Ossama Charrouf, VP for sales

Seven Tides appoints Minor Hotels to manage Ibn Battuta Gate property

by Dina Maaty | 19 Jul 2020

The UAE-headquartered Seven Tides has confirmed Minor Hotels will be the new operator of its 5-star, 396-key Ibn Battuta Gate property in Dubai. Minor Hotels is now managing the property,  which will be rebranded to Oaks Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai Hotel, the newest addition to the Oaks Hotels, Resorts, and Suites portfolio, its second branded

WATCH: The role of real estate funds in project development

by Dina Maaty | 19 Jul 2020

Business Development Director at Solidere International Moataz Sidani shares his views, in this video for Esrar Real Estate. Esrar is Saudi Arabia’s first comprehensive real estate marketing and sales consultancy. Having worked on major real estate development projects since 1993, the company’s team has advised on over 200 projects in over 20 countries including Saudi Arabia,

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