Meraas to open La Mer beachfront on October 15

Meraas to open La Mer beachfront on October 15

La Mer, a beachfront developed by Meraas will open its first phase to the public from October 15, 2017.   Stretching out from Jumeira 1 neighborhood, the destination Spanning 1.2 million square meters spreads over three areas: La Mer South, La Mer North and The Wharf – La Mer.  ...

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Emaar Entertainment to bring large leisure project to Bahrain

Emaar Entertainment to bring large leisure project to Bahrain

Eagle Hills Diyar, developer of the urban waterfront project Marassi Al Bahrain, has signed up with Dubai’s Emaar Entertainment to bring a family entertainment center to its Marassi Galleria shopping and lifestyle destination in Bahrain. The 13,200 square meter project marks the first major leisure and entertainment (L&E) attraction by...

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SHUAA Capital and Rotana announce the opening of Centro Waha Riyadh

SHUAA Capital and Rotana announce the opening of Centro Waha Riyadh

Rotana and SHUAA Capital Saudi Arabia (SCSA), one of the leading investment managers, announced the opening of the Centro Waha Riyadh Hotel.   This is the second hospitality project to be developed courtesy of the sharia compliant SHUAA Saudi Hospitality Fund I and under the Centro by Rotana brand in...

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Miami Grill plans to expand in the GCC

Miami Grill plans to expand in the GCC

Miami Grill partnered with Global Franchise Exchange (GFE), a team of franchising experts to develop the brand in the GCC.   According to Alex DePase, founder and CEO of Global Franchise Exchange, “Global Franchise Exchange is excited to be working with Miami Grill to develop the GCC and Asia markets....

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Maya Bekhazi Noun launches new catering concept

Maya Bekhazi Noun launches new catering concept

Lebanese entrepreneur Maya Bekhazi Noun has launched The Food Studio, a new catering concept.   “Catering has always been a complementary business for me. I did not shift from restaurants to catering as I have always done a bit of catering on the side,” she told HN.   She explained:...

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MYSK by Shaza, Al Mouj opens this month in Oman

MYSK by Shaza, Al Mouj opens this month in Oman

MYSK by Shaza, part of a multi-location relationship with Taameer Investment, a leading company in the field of investment and real estate development in the Sultanate of Oman, and part of Golden Group Holding, will open MYSK by Shaza, Al Mouj this month. Shaza Hotels is a joint venture with...

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HMH further expands in the UAE

HMH further expands in the UAE

Expanding its presence in the UAE, HMH – Hospitality Management Holding has signed the management agreement to operate the Coral Dubai Al Barsha Hotel. The five-star property (formerly the Auris Plaza Hotel) features 337 well-appointed rooms equipped with world-class facilities.   Making the announcement, Mr. Brett Schafer, chief executive officer of Faisal Holding,...

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Mondrian Doha is now open

Mondrian Doha is now open

sbe, one of the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning international hospitality brands, welcomed their first guests to Mondrian Doha in Qatar.   The property is sbe’s first hotel in the Middle East, leading the way for more growth in the region. Designed by Marcel Wanders, Mondrian Doha features...

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IHG signs management agreement for new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dubai Business Bay

IHG signs management agreement for new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dubai Business Bay

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Kingston Holdings International Limited to develop a new Holiday Inn® & Suites in Dubai Business Bay. The signing will complement IHG’s hotel pipeline in the area, which includes a Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® and an InterContinental Residences®, and anchor the...

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Alshaya debuts Chef Thomas Keller’s bakery

Alshaya debuts Chef Thomas Keller’s bakery

Bouchon Bakery, part of Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, has made its debut in Kuwait with the opening of its second store in the Middle East at Grand Avenue, The Avenues, in partnership with international retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co.   Chef Keller, the American chef, restaurateur, cookbook writer, and...

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