Four new brands in the Middle East for Swiss-Belhotel

Four new brands in the Middle East for Swiss-Belhotel

Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the launch of four new brands in the Middle East in 2019. Coming to the region for the first time are Grand Swiss-Belresort (Bahrain), Swiss-Belsuites (Bahrain), Swiss-Belboutique (Kuwait) and Swiss-Belinn (Oman and Qatar) with openings scheduled over the next few months.

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Over three million tourists visited Oman in 2018, half of them from the GCC

Over three million tourists visited Oman in 2018, half of them from the GCC

The number of hotels also grew by 12 percent in 2017-18, resulting in a eight percent growth in the amount of rooms available in the country.

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New GM for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

New GM for Swiss-Belinn Muscat

He has 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry working with some of the world’s leading brands, starting his executive career in 2009.

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HN exclusive: Mandarin Oriental to strengthen its foothold in the MENA region

HN exclusive: Mandarin Oriental to strengthen its foothold in the MENA region

Following the opening of Mandarin Oriental, Doha and Mandarin Oriental Jumeira in Dubai, HN had an exclusive conversation with Christoph Mares, COO of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to discuss the chain’s upcoming plans for the region.  He explained that Mandarin Oriental, Doha in Qatarl blends chic and contemporary design with touches...

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Muscat International Airport named world’s Leading New Airport in 2018

Muscat International Airport named world’s Leading New Airport in 2018

With an expansion potential of up to 80 million passengers per annum, it was designed and constructed to the highest standards of quality and service, meeting the International Air Transport Association’s classification for top airports.

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New JV between Majid Al Futtaim and Omran to build the ‘City of the Future’

New JV between Majid Al Futtaim and Omran to build the ‘City of the Future’

The first phase of the master plan which includes serviced plots available for commercial, residential, educational, health care, leisure and hospitality developments.

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Two new Radisson hotels coming to Oman

Two new Radisson hotels coming to Oman

This brings the group’s portfolio to 84 hotels and more than 20,000 rooms in operation and under development across the Middle East region.

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USD 2 billion Mina Al Sultan Qaboos is underway

USD 2 billion Mina Al Sultan Qaboos is underway

The project includes hotels, residences, food and beverage, retail and entertainment offerings, is inline with the National Strategy for Tourism 2040.

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