Eligible projects must have an innovative tech solution in the travel and tourism space, and an MVP or pilot that’s ready to scale.
Asian destinations are also inching up the list for Middle Eastern travelers, with Bali, and Tokyo joining Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur in this year’s top 10.
‘Mina Rashid’ will have several features, including ‘The Dubai Mall by the Sea’, a retail, dining and leisure mix and Dubai’s longest swimming pool.
John Northen, executive vice president- Middle East, India and Indian Ocean, at Shangri-La Group.
As part of the STR 500, the company released the top 50 companies and brands in the Middle East during Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in RAK.
The index measures 50 global gateway cities into one of five levels of ‘readiness’ and provides actionable solutions to foster sustainable growth.
SEVEN is behind KSA’s first cinemas to open in more than 35 years, in a partnership with US based AMC Group, the largest cinema operator in the world.