Saudi Arabia: A star in the making

Saudi Arabia: A star in the making

‘A Vibrant Society’, ‘An Ambitious Nation’, ‘A Thriving Economy’, these are the game-changing, transformative and innovative goals mapped out in the Saudi Vision 2030 plan. A Kingdom that was previously known for being an enclosed nation is today going big. Once the Saudi government realized the need to revive the nation and diversify its economy away from oil, the hard work to bring about a transformation began in earnest. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, highlights the opportunities that this reinvention is producing

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IHG expands luxury offering in KSA with InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh

IHG expands luxury offering in KSA with InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh

The urban resort will feature 152 rooms and 10 private chalets, offer an array of facilities including five dining options, a kids’ club and miniature golf.

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IHG’s recipe for success

IHG’s recipe for success

  Anna-Maria Dreesen-El Achcar, VP, HR, IMEA and Global Luxury Talent at IHG talks to HN about the company’s talent acquisition and retention strategies in growing the IHG family. What are the main key strategies employed to secure the alarmingly global shortage of hotel employees and how do these differ...

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IHG is hosting a career day to establish their voco Makkah, the largest in the world

IHG is hosting a career day to establish their voco Makkah, the largest in the world

The 4,200-room voco Makkah, when fully operational in early 2020, will cater to the growing number of religious travellers in KSA.

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70 top hotel projects

70 top hotel projects

Hospitality News ME takes a look at some of the major projects in the pipeline till 2021

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Top hoteliers weigh in

Top hoteliers weigh in

HN hears from hoteliers who are coping with the current hospitality landscape and optimistic about its future.

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Crowne Plaza Ankara to welcome guests in 2022

Crowne Plaza Ankara to welcome guests in 2022

The hotel will be located at the fast-growing Yenimahalle metropolitan district in Turkey’s capital Ankara. The property will feature 189 guest rooms.

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IHG to remove 200 million bathroom miniatures from estate each year

IHG to remove 200 million bathroom miniatures from estate each year

IHG currently has an average of 200 million bathroom miniatures in use across its entire hotel estate every year. The new standard will be adopted til 2021.

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IHG strengthens mid-scale portfolio with signing of Holiday Inn Dubai Deira Islands

IHG strengthens mid-scale portfolio with signing of Holiday Inn Dubai Deira Islands

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) has signed a management agreement to develop a new Holiday Inn hotel at the upcoming ‘Dubai Deira Islands’.

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The world’s largest voco is coming to Makkah next year

The world’s largest voco is coming to Makkah next year

t will cater to the growing number of religious tourists in KSA. The 4,200-room hotel will take IHG’s portfolio in the country to over 19,500 rooms.

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