InterContinental Hotels Appoints New Director Of Marketing

by Mahak Mannan | 25 Nov 2018

Harriet Type has joined the IHG hotel cluster team in Dubai Festival City to head up marketing communications for the InterContinental, InterContinental Residence Suites, Crowne Plaza, and Holiday Inn. Type transferred from Crowne Plaza Dubai located on Sheikh Zayed Road and has been in the region for almost 13 years, having originally moved to the

La Carnita DXB opens doors

by Mahak Mannan | 02 Sep 2018

Hailing from Toronto, the 120 person Mexican-inspired eating joint will be turning up the heat with its fusion of Latin American street food, urban art, and smooth hip hop jams. Famed for its tacos, the Dubai restaurant will be serving up some of the most popular dishes, including its signature In Cod We Trust, made

International Mexican Restaurant to Open in Dubai Marina

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Jul 2018

The Canadian brand will open its doors in Dubai this August. La Carnita DXB is bringing its flair to Dubai’s restaurant scene. With fresh street art, street food and street sounds, straight out of Toronto, La Carnita started as an inaugural pop-up where artwork was sold and tacos were given away for free. Inspired by the vibes

Chef Focus: Pierre Gagnaire

by Mahak Mannan | 06 May 2018

Opening his new venue in Dubai at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, Michelin Star Chef Pierre Gagnaire tells Catering News Middle East why he is not one to follow trends, but create them. Overlooking the creek from the promenade level at Dubai Festival City, Chef Gagnaire’s new venture, Pierre’s Bistro & Bar is a

Signature Food Festival takes over IHG Hotels

by Mahak Mannan | 02 Apr 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group has launched a region wide Signature Food Festival to celebrate the culinary feast of flavours available across its restaurants. From 1-28 April, 50 of the finest restaurants across IHG hotels are creating signature three course menus that are specially priced for one month only. James Britchford, vice president, sales & marketing, India,

Pierre’s Bistro & Bar launch party

by Mahak Mannan | 02 Apr 2018

Located on the promenade level at Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Pierre’s Bistro & Bar is a contemporary chic restaurant, bar and lounge by Michelin star Chef, Pierre Gagnaire.

The Fish House Dubai introduces new weekly offers

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2018

The recently opened seafood restaurant at InterContinenetal, Dubai Festival City has announced two weekly promotions for seafood lovers. Their signature Towers for Two, which includes the freshest seafood including oysters, tuna tartar, ceviche, octopus and scallops will be available at AED350 every Tuesday. Additionally, the restaurant has also introduced a business lunch deal which offers

Major appointment at InterContinental Doha

by Patrick Ryan | 24 May 2017

James Young as been named as the new general manager of InterContinental Doha The City. Young joins the hotel from IHG South East Asia, where he previously held the post of Area General Manager Indochina and General Manager of InterContinental Saigon Hotel and Residences in Vietnam. Young said: “I am delighted to be taking over the reins for

InterContinental Doha Residences opens for business

by Sophia Soltani | 05 Dec 2016

The InterContinental Doha Residences under a management agreement with Gulf Hotels Company WLL has officially opened for business.  Located on Doha’s longest natural private beach, the new property brings a total of 82 luxury residences to Doha, comprising 17 three-bedroom villas – three of which overlook the Arabian Gulf, eight three-bedroom apartments, and 15 two-bedroom

IHG Festival City appoints Lebanese national as new DOSM

by Sophia Soltani | 19 Aug 2016

Sayed Tayoun has been appointed as the new area director of sales and marketing at InterContinental Hotels Dubai Festival City. Tayoun brings with him 15 years of hospitality experience and an extensive commercial background. Tayoun, a Lebanese national, originally started his career in Beirut and has held several leadership roles with IHG in the region. Prior

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