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FACE TO FACE: Dubai’s sea breeze

by Sophia Soltani | 08 Dec 2016

Jumierah Al Naseem marks the completion of one of Dubai’s most iconic properties – Madinat Jumierah. Newly appointed Richard Alexander, general manager, Jumeirah Al Naseem tells Hotel News ME how the youngest member of the successful Arabian resort’s family of hotels is set to breeze onto Dubai’s shoreline and make its mark.  Nestled away on

Rove Hotels opens second Dubai property

by Sophia Soltani | 08 Dec 2016

Rove Hotels – Emaar Hospitality Group’s mid-scale lifestyle hotel brand  has opened its second property in Dubai.  Rove City Centre, under Rove Hotels, a joint venture of Emaar Properties and Meraas Holding, opens following the successful launch of Rove Downtown Dubai, next to The Dubai Mall and the Dubai International Financial Centre. Seven Rove Hotels

AlRayyan Hotel Doha reveals new executive team

by Sophia Soltani | 08 Dec 2016

AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio – A Collection by Hilton has revealed the executive members behind the new city hotel set to open late December 2016. General Manager, Luca Crocco, who was appointed during the hotel’s pre-opening phase in June 2015, leads a multicultural team across the 201 rooms and suites, five restaurants, three outdoor swimming

SUPPLIER FOCUS: United by uniform

by Sophia Soltani | 06 Dec 2016

Uniforms in hotels can often become the reflection of a brand, speaking volumes about the hotel’s identity and perceived image. This month Hotel News ME hears from a group of leading uniform suppliers on why uniforms help set the tone and create a feeling of equality and a sense of belonging amongst employees. Uniforms reveal

Middle East hotels see performance slump

by Sophia Soltani | 06 Dec 2016

According to the latest report from STR, hotels in the Middle East reported negative results in October 2016, while hotels in Africa posted mixed results in the three key performance metrics.  Compared with October 2015, the Middle East reported a 4.4% decrease in occupancy to 64%, a 9% drop in average daily rates (ADR) to

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

Demand for serviced apartments peaks across GCC

by Sophia Soltani | 05 Dec 2016

Cheval Residences Group, a leading London developer has revealed growing investor interest in the GCC serviced apartment sector as investors capitalise on the region’s growing hospitality market and rising trend of the extended stay model. According to a recent Colliers International report at least 10,000 additional serviced apartment units are required to fulfil projected demand

Marriott inks deal for Four Points by Sheraton Riyadh

by Sophia Soltani | 05 Dec 2016

Marriott International has signed an agreement with Al Maryia Real Estate Establishment to open a Four Points by Sheraton in the capital city of Riyadh.  Scheduled to open in 2019, Four Points by Sheraton King Abdul Aziz Road will offer 130 keys in the Sulaimaniyah district of the city.  The Four Points brand is on

Regency Hotel Kuwait appoints new GM

by Sophia Soltani | 05 Dec 2016

The Regency Hotel Kuwait has named Marc Guenther as the property’s new general manager. A German national, Guenther brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, with a strong emphasis on Food & Beverage operations to his new role in Kuwait.  Guenther has enjoyed successful tenures with established global hotel

New Spanish nightspot for Dubai’s Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Dec 2016

Nightlife venue, Espana Lounge Bar, will open its doors at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel on 15 December. Drawing inspiration from the nightlife of Barcelona and Ibiza, the 6,600ft2 space features Spanish décor, a terrace, a ladies-only bar, a Sangria bar and the Gaudi bar. The menu has been designed to cater for a wide range of









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