HN speaks to Didier Jardin, GM of the Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

HN speaks to Didier Jardin, GM of the Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

“The hotel sector in Kuwait blends the traditions of Kuwaiti hospitality with contemporary style. While the sector continues to support a high proportion of business travelers coming from the Gulf and internationally, leisure tourism is on the rise; in fact, leisure travel spending is expected to increase by four percent...

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Nakheel and AccorHotels strengthen partnership

Nakheel and AccorHotels strengthen partnership

Master developer Nakheel and AccorHotels have signed a management agreement for ibis Dubai Jumeirah Village Circle, further strengthening their strategic partnership for Dubai hospitality projects. The agreement is the third collaboration between the two companies. A month ago, Raffles was announced as the brand for the luxury hotel and residences...

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts taps into Iraq

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts taps into Iraq

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will open a new property in Basra early this year as it looks to capitalize on the city’s status as Iraq’s economic capital and a regional oil and gas hub. The global hospitality firm has signed a deal with   Akeel Ibraheem Al-Khalidy to manage the five-star...

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Kempinski Hotel Ajman rebranded to Blazon Hotels

Kempinski Hotel Ajman rebranded to Blazon Hotels

Hospitality veterans Reto Wittwer and Ulrich Eckhardt announced the successful management takeover of the Ajman Hotel, formerly known as Kempinski Hotel Ajman, as of January 1, 2018. The hotel, which has 168 rooms and 14 suites,  now carries the Blazon Hotels brand and premium service philosophy, as part of their...

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AccorHotels’ Le Grand Amman opens its doors in Jordan

AccorHotels’ Le Grand Amman opens its doors in Jordan

AccorHotels, one of the world’s leading travel and lifestyle groups, announced the rebranding of a landmark hotel in Jordan to Le Grand Amman – Managed by AccorHotels. AccorHotels operates three hotels in Jordan, including the recently opened Fairmont Amman and the ibis Amman. In the Middle East, AccorHotels currently operates...

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Historic Turkish house to become a boutique hotel

Historic Turkish house to become a boutique hotel

  The restoration project of the 442-year-old Behram Pasha Han in Sivas, Turkey will be completed in six months, reported Daily Sabah. It is expected to become a boutique hotel.  Restoration kicked-off in 2015. The restored site will include meeting halls, restaurants, cafes, saunas and hamams (Turkish baths). Visitors to...

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Four Seasons Hotels Dubai launch exclusive new personal shopping

Four Seasons Hotels Dubai launch exclusive new personal shopping

  Four Seasons Hotels Dubai launch exclusive new personal shopping experience Partners with Bloomingdale’s and Harvey Nichols-Dubai   Four Seasons Hotels Dubai has partnered exclusively with Bloomingdale’s and Harvey Nichols-Dubai to provide guests staying in the range of stunning suites with an unrivalled personal shopping experience in the city’s renowned...

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Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas to launch Eat With Six Senses

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas to launch Eat With Six Senses

Eat With Six Senses represents another pillar of the Six Senses Integrated Wellness philosophy and approach to food and drink. It is based on the guiding principles of natural ingredients, local and sustainable, and less is more, helping guests to reconnect with food safe in the knowledge that it’s good...

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Nakheel and RIU award construction contract

Nakheel and RIU award construction contract

Master developer Nakheel and Spain’s RIU Hotels & Resorts have signed a contract worth USD 104.8 for the construction of their 800-room, joint venture beachfront resort and Water Park at Deira Islands in Dubai. Set for delivery in 2019, the resort, which has a total investment value of USD 1824.4...

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