Radisson Blu opens resort in Al Khobar

Radisson Blu opens resort in Al Khobar

  Radisson Blu opened its first resort in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia on December 4. Radisson Blu Resort, Al Khobar Half Moon Bay, with 137 rooms, suites and private chalets.   Tim Cordon, area senior vice president, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said: “We are delighted...

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AVANI Hotels & Resorts to debut in Oman

AVANI Hotels & Resorts to debut in Oman

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 157 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, has signed a management agreement with Safari International Group for a new AVANI hotel to be...

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Saja Hotels & Resorts opens property in Madinah

Saja Hotels & Resorts opens property in Madinah

Saja Hotels & Resorts, a Saudi hotel and condominium management and operation company, announced the opening of the new four-star Saja AlMadinah Hotel in Madinah, Saudi Arabia.   Mohannad Bin Nabeel Khogeer, chief executive officer of Saja Company said: “In line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 that aims to increase...

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Golden Group Holding signs agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel Muscat

Golden Group Holding signs agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel Muscat

The Golden Group Holding signed a hotel management agreement with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mawaleh.   The agreement has been signed to manage the Mövenpick Hotel Muscat, part of a multi-use project that includes the four-star Mövenpick Hotel, modern offices, luxury apartments...

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Jumeirah Hotels to start 2018 with a new hotel brand

Jumeirah Hotels to start 2018 with a new hotel brand

Jumeirah Group is launching a new brand that will be appealing to the ‘millennial minded’ audience.   This new brand is slated to launch in early 2018, and when it does it will have smaller hotel rooms but locations in key desirable areas, while also retaining a strong focus on...

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Four Seasons Hotel Tunis opens doors

Four Seasons Hotel Tunis opens doors

Four Seasons Hotel Tunis started welcoming its first guests.   The hotel has 203 rooms, including 35 suites, in addition to five food and beverage options overseen by executive chef Omar Mallen.   The Hotel’s Spa is inspired by the country’s historic sites and traditions, with many of the 11...

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Dubai World Trade Centre and AccorHotels debut 25hours Hotels

Dubai World Trade Centre and AccorHotels debut 25hours Hotels

AccorHotels and Dubai World Trade Centre LLC (DWTC) announced the first 25hours Hotels property outside of Europe, with 25hours Dubai Hotel.   The 434-room property, which will become the largest 25hours Hotel worldwide, is expected to open by 2020. 25hours Dubai Hotel will be located in DWTC’s One Central development,...

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Marriott International to debut 40 luxury Hotels in 2018

Marriott International to debut 40 luxury Hotels in 2018

Marriott International, which luxury brands include The Ritz-Carlton, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, EDITION and JW Marriott, is set to open nearly 40 luxury hotels in 2018.   “From former palaces in Venice and Vienna, to skyscrapers in Hong Kong and Dubai, to intimate, remote escapes...

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InterContinental opens new hotel in Oman

InterContinental opens new hotel in Oman

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) announced the opening of Crowne Plaza Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Muscat. It is the second Crowne Plaza in the capital and the fifth in Oman, demonstrating the increasing popularity of the brand in the Sultanate. The 296-room hotel...

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Jumeirah Beach Hotel to go under extended renovation in 2018

Jumeirah Beach Hotel to go under extended renovation in 2018

Jumeirah Beach Hotel will undergo a significant makeover starting mid-May to early October 2018. During the renovation phase, the hotel will stop receiving guests to allow for the completion of a two-year renovation program.   The hotel will re-launch in early October, in time for its 21st anniversary celebrations in December 2018....

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