Omar Souab To Lead Pre-opening Team At Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Mar 2019

Accor has announced the appointment of Omar Souab as general manager of Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk scheduled to open at the end of 2019. Formally with Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, within the Accor portfolio, Souab will lead the strategic direction and manage the pre-opening operations of Sofitel’s largest property in the Middle East. Commenting on

Fairmont Dubai Reveals Valentines Day Staycation Offer

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Jan 2019

Fairmont Sheikh Zayed Road is offering 14 luxurious suite packages at the price of AED 1,400 per couple for Valentines Day. Guests will be greeted at the Fairmont Gold suite with thousands of rose petals and panoramic views of the city skyline. A private butler will then hand over  bouquet of red roses and the

AccorHotels Opens Debut Fairmont Property In Saudi Arabia

by Mahak Mannan | 13 Jan 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury brand within the AccorHotels network, marks the brand’s debut in the capital city of Saudi Arabia with the opening of the 298-room Fairmont Riyadh. The property is the closest luxury hotel to the King Khalid International Airport and is also one of the only luxury hotels to be located

Fairmont Dubai appoints new director of revenue

by Mahak Mannan | 07 Aug 2018

The hotel has announced  the appointment of Nelson Riffard as director of revenue management for Fairmont Dubai. “I am confident that Riffard’s remarkable passion and extensive knowledge in the revenue field will be invaluable in strategically positioning the hotel in the coming years,” said Ammar Hilal, general manager, Fairmont Dubai said. Nelson joins Fairmont Dubai

Fairmont Dubai creates football suite for the World Cup

by Mahak Mannan | 26 Jun 2018

Fairmont Dubai has launched a suite package for six guests offering a luxury staycation in the hotel’s 548 sq m Imperial Suite with a football viewing experience. The one-night staycation starts with the guests being picked up in a stretch hummer limousine, taking them to the VIP fan pit of the hotel’s 34th floor penthouse

Fairmont the Palm launches two new dining destinations

by Mahak Mannan | 28 May 2018

The five-star property will introduce a new Modern-Asian restaurant called Ba and an al fresco venue Seagrill Bistro. The opening of the two venues means the property now offers 11 restaurants and bars. Alain Gobeil, director of food and beverage at Fairmont The Palm said, “I am excited to introduce a wider choice of flavours

Fujairah Beach Club launches new theme nights

by Mahak Mannan | 21 Mar 2018

Lava Beach Club at the Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort has launched a weekly line-up of events. With Mediterranean and Asian cuisine on offer, the poolside and waterfront venue can hold up to 600 guests while offering views of the Gulf of Oman and Al Hajar mountains. Their new offerings include a host of weekly theme

Interview: As good as Gold

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Feb 2018

Zulal Gul, Fairmont Gold manager, Fairmont Dubai, tells us about her incredible journey throughout the industry… Describe your first ever role in the hotel industry? I was given the opportunity to start my career in Turkey as a receptionist at the Six Senses Spa, at the Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay Bodrum in 2010. Initially, it

TALENT: Farah Cadinouche – Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort

by Patrick Ryan | 03 Oct 2017

Hotel News Middle East puts the spotlight on Farah Cadinouche, sales and CCS specialist, Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort Describe your first ever role in the hotel industry? My first ever role in the hotel industry is my current position as a catering and conference services coordinator at the Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, however I have

AED233 million MEP work to start at Fairmont Abu Dhabi

by Patrick Ryan | 16 Aug 2017

Drake & Scull International has announced it will proceed with the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works for the Fairmont Abu Dhabi Hotel and Serviced Apartments as part of a AED 233 million contract.  The entire project consists of the 39-storey tower comprising of 563 rooms in the five-star hotel and 249 serviced apartments. Mohammad

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