Alshaya brings Italian pizzeria Spontini to the region

Alshaya brings Italian pizzeria Spontini to the region

Spontini, the Milan-based pizzeria, signed an agreement with retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. to open restaurants across the Middle East and North Africa region.   “I’m proud that we’ll be able to offer diners in the MENA region a handmade pizza that will be prepared every day using the...

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Radisson Blu opens fifth hotel in Jeddah

Radisson Blu opens fifth hotel in Jeddah

Radisson Blu opened its fifth hotel in Jeddah, the 150-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche.     The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has 38 hotels and over 10,000 rooms in operation and under development in Saudi Arabia.   Tim Cordon, area senior vice president, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson...

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Jose Silva is Jumeirah’s new CEO

Jose Silva is Jumeirah’s new CEO

Jumeirah, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, announced the appointment of Jose Silva as the new chief executive officer.   Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts.   In his last role,...

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Minor Hotels to debut in Lebanon this year

Minor Hotels to debut in Lebanon this year

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 158 hotels and resorts in 25 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, will debut its Oaks brand in Lebanon later this year. The group signed a management agreement...

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