USD 68 million in bank guarantees of Dubai tourism companies to boost industry investments

USD 68 million in bank guarantees of Dubai tourism companies to boost industry investments

Dubai Tourism seeks to directly benefit over 2,000 travel and tour operators and agencies in Dubai.

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Agritech startup Pure Harvest Smart Farms launches high tech greenhouses

Agritech startup Pure Harvest Smart Farms launches high tech greenhouses

Pure Harvest is now preparing to launch a USD 10 million fundraising for its expansion within the UAE and the KSA in early-2019.

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Jabbar Internet Group cofunds NYC-based hospitality startup Blueground

Jabbar Internet Group cofunds NYC-based hospitality startup Blueground

Blueground provides premium rental properties with high-end furnishing to business professional and individual renters

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Hyatt acquires Two Roads Hospitality for USD 480 million

Hyatt acquires Two Roads Hospitality for USD 480 million

Two Roads Hospitality is an international lifestyle company encompassing a collection of 85 properties in eight countries.

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UAE agriculture startup Pure Harvest gets USD 1.5 million from MBRI Fund

UAE agriculture startup Pure Harvest gets USD 1.5 million from MBRI Fund

The startup focuses on the production of greenhouse fruits and vegetables in arid climates using world-leading Dutch hydroponics and climate management technologies.

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Stay tuned for AHIC’s 15th edition coming in April

Stay tuned for AHIC’s 15th edition coming in April

The 2019 program, themed ‘Synchronized for Success’, is being developed following the AHIC Advisory Board.

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Crowdfunding hotels: An alternative real estate investment model

Crowdfunding hotels: An alternative real estate investment model

In April of this year, Smart Crowd became the first regulated financial digital investment platform in MENA and remains the only one to date. Here’s how its investment model allows people to build a diversified real estate portfolio, with just a small capital pool

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AccorHotels and Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts finalize merger

AccorHotels and Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts finalize merger

With the close of this acquisition, AccorHotels has become the largest operator by room number in the Middle East and Africa.

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Emaar Hospitality Group’s Olivier Harnisch highlights his operational strategy

Emaar Hospitality Group’s Olivier Harnisch highlights his operational strategy

It is important to develop brands that meet the diverse spectrum of needs and aspirations of travelers.

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