Kleindienst Group launches The Floating Venice

Kleindienst Group launches The Floating Venice

Kleindienst Group launched The Floating Venice, the world’s first underwater luxury vessel resort.   Valued at USD 680 million, The Floating Venice will be located in The World islands, 4km offshore from Dubai and will bring an authentic Venetian experience to the Middle East.    This unique floating resort has a capacity of up to 3,000 guests daily, with accommodation,...

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Hyatt House brand debuts in Turkey

Hyatt House brand debuts in Turkey

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the entry of the Hyatt House brand into the Turkish market with the opening of Hyatt House Gebze. The opening of the hotel is an important step towards increasing Hyatt’s brand presence throughout Europe and is the fifth Hyatt House branded hotel to open outside the U.S. in 2017.  ...

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Renaissance Hotels debuts in Dubai

Renaissance Hotels debuts in Dubai

Marriott International announced the latest in its global partnership with Universal Music Group: bringing its music series to the UAE.   Celebrating the grand opening of Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, global superstar, Gwen Stefani, will be the next performance in this exclusive concert series.   Located in Business Bay district, and designed by interior...

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Radisson Blu opens in Ajman

Radisson Blu opens in Ajman

Radisson Blu opened the doors of its first hotel in Ajman. Mark Willis, area senior vice president, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said: “We are delighted to bring the iconic Radisson Blu brand to Ajman, and increase our presence across the northern Emirates. The UAE continues...

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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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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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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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