Meraas’ Dubai Harbour to have a second cruise terminal

Meraas’ Dubai Harbour to have a second cruise terminal

Meraas announced that Dubai Harbour will have a second cruise terminal in addition to the one already revealed in January 2017. It will be the first cruise destination to build two terminals simultaneously which when completed will accommodate 1,200,000 passengers annually. The announcement was made during Cityscape Global 2017. The...

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Thomas Cook to open its first own-brand hotel in the UAE this year

Thomas Cook to open its first own-brand hotel in the UAE this year

Thomas Cook, the British global travel company, announced it will open its first own-brand hotel in the United Arab Emirates later this year. The Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort will open on November 1, 2017 and is part of Thomas Cook’s plan to open 22 new own-brand hotels around the...

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Majid Al Futtaim to launch  mixed-use community in Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim to launch mixed-use community in Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, announced plans to develop an all new, mixed-use community in Dubai, at Cityscape Global 2017. The landmark community is set to become the company’s flagship lifestyle destination in the emirate by...

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Hyatt plans Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum

Hyatt plans Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum

Hyatt Hotels Corporation  announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with Özkent Girisim Gayrimenkul Yatırım ve Ticaret A.S. for a Hyatt Centric hotel in Bodrum, Turkey. Hyatt Centric Yalikavak Bodrum will be managed by Access Tourism and Hotel Investment Consultancy Ltd. Expected to open in mid-2019,...

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Mohamed Ruqait (MR) Properties to develop its second hotel

Mohamed Ruqait (MR) Properties to develop its second hotel

MR Properties, one of the leading developers of residential and commercial properties in Ras Al Khaimah, announced a new four-star beachfront property, during Cityscape Global 2017 which runs from September 11 till 13 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.   This new announcement comes on the heels of the successful...

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FAM Holding acquires an 11,700 m2 plot at Al Marjan Island

FAM Holding acquires an 11,700 m2 plot at Al Marjan Island

FAM Holding, one of the leading conglomerates of business solutions across a number of industries in the region, has acquired a 11,700 square meter plot on Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah to develop Al Mahra Resort. The new property is scheduled to open in 2021. The hotel will...

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First artisan hotel in Istanbul

First artisan hotel in Istanbul

Located in the heart of Sultanahmet, the major tourist attraction of Istanbul, Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet has re-opened its doors to public following a three-year restoration project. The five-star property has 61 rooms spread over 6,800 square meters of space. The style of Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet reflects not only the Ottoman...

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Al Hokair’s MENA Hotels debuts in Dubai

Al Hokair’s MENA Hotels debuts in Dubai

Saudi-based hospitality and entertainment group Al Hokair announced the expansion of MENA Hotels in the UAE with the opening of MENA Plaza Albarsha Dubai. Founded in 2008 by Al Hokair Group, MENA Hotels currently boasts a portfolio of eight projects including five in Saudi Arabia, two in Jordan and one...

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IHG signs two new properties in Dubai Business Bay

IHG signs two new properties in Dubai Business Bay

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), signed two new properties in Dubai: Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residences Dubai Business Bay. Both properties are in partnership with API Hotels & Resorts, and their location in Dubai’s Business Bay area, the planned business capital of the region, is in line with IHG’s strategy to...

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Nakheel to unveil projects worth USD 871 million at Cityscape Global 2017

Nakheel to unveil projects worth USD 871 million at Cityscape Global 2017

Dubai-based master developer Nakheel is gearing up to unveil a diverse range of projects, worth more than USD 871 million, at Cityscape Global 2017. Nakheel will launch six new residential, retail and hospitality developments at four of its communities in Dubai – including its world-famous flagship master development, Palm Jumeirah...

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