Two more Katsuya outlets in the Middle East

Two more Katsuya outlets in the Middle East

Katsuya, an internationally acclaimed culinary concept from sbe’s Disruptive Restaurant Group, is expanding its worldwide portfolio, unveiling two new highly anticipated Middle Eastern openings at Villaggio Mall in Doha, Qatar and The Avenues in Manama, Bahrain.   These new additions bring Katsuya’s global footprint to 12, joining locations including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, South Beach, Dubai, Kuwait...

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Carluccio’s opens its first licensed restaurant in Dubai

Carluccio’s opens its first licensed restaurant in Dubai

  World renowned Italian eatery Carluccio’s, is set to open its first licensed restaurant in Dubai in the coming weeks at Jumeirah Creekside Hotel. This restaurant will be the brands eighth venue in Dubai.   The opening marks Carluccio’s 14th restaurant in the Middle East having operated branches in Dubai...

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Two Marriott’s EDITION hotels coming to the region in 2018

Two Marriott’s EDITION hotels coming to the region in 2018

  With seven new properties, including two scheduled to launch in the MENA, 2018 will mark a pivotal moment for EDITION.   Created through a partnership between boutique hotel creator and innovator Ian Schrager and the global hospitality powerhouse Marriott International, the EDITION brand is slated to grow exponentially from...

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New startups mall to open in Lebanon

New startups mall to open in Lebanon

  ECO101 Mall is a new shopping concept slated to open in Antelias in coming December. It is located behind Diwan Beirut.   The project is owned by Elie Massoud, a Lebanese businessman who originally founded Fizz Zone, a trampoline concept, which first opened in City Mall Dora.   “I...

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Saudi Arabia to build entertainment city in Al Qiddiya

Saudi Arabia to build entertainment city in Al Qiddiya

  Saudi Arabia is set to build one of the world’s mega cultural, sports and entertainment cities in Al Qiddiya, southwest of capital Riyadh which will boast modern recreational facilities including a safari and a Six Flags-theme park.   Work on the multibillion riyal project will start next year and...

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New mall by Majid Al Futtaim planned for Abu Dhabi

New mall by Majid Al Futtaim planned for Abu Dhabi

  Dubai’s Majid Al Futtaim will fund its new AED 1.4 billion (USD 381 million) City Center shopping mall in Abu Dhabi through a mix of debt and equity, as reported Reuters.   The project is a joint venture with privately owned Al Jazira Sports & Cultural Club, Abu Dhabi....

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USD 200 billion hospitality projects underway in the GCC

Over 2,000 hospitality and leisure projects are currently underway in the GCC with a combined estimated value of USD 200 billion, event organizers announced ahead of The Big 5 next month, reported Trade Arabia.   An estimated USD 64 billion worth of related projects in the construction pipeline, coupled with...

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17 Alshaya F&B outlets to open in anticipated The Avenues in Bahrain

17 Alshaya F&B outlets to open in anticipated The Avenues in Bahrain

Alshaya Trading Co. is preparing to bring customers an exciting choice of over 40 leading international brands at The Avenues – Bahrain, which is set to open its doors early November. The opening will include 15 new brands making their debut in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The mall’s opening day...

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Swiss-Belhotel International grows portfolio in Saudi Arabia

Swiss-Belhotel International grows portfolio in Saudi Arabia

Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) signed Swiss-Belhotel and Suites Jazan.   Featuring 210 keys, the upscale four-star property is owned by Cardamom International Property Management LLC and is superbly located in the port city of Jazan with direct access to the beach.   Included in its extensive facilities will be an array...

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