Alshaya named world’s best restaurant franchise partner

Alshaya named world’s best restaurant franchise partner

  M.H. Alshaya Co., the international retail franchise business that operates leading restaurant brands like Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s and Shake Shack, has been named the world’s best restaurant franchise partner at an awards event in Dubai.   Alshaya was named the winner of the Partnership category of...

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Judicial Committee of Dubai rules in Viceroy Hotels’ dispute with Five Holdings

Judicial Committee of Dubai rules in Viceroy Hotels’ dispute with Five Holdings

  Viceroy Hotel Group today obtained a favorable ruling from the Joint Judicial Committee of Dubai (JJC) in Viceroy’s ongoing dispute with the ultimate owner of the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Kabir Mulchandani, over the management and branding of the hotel.   The ruling enables Viceroy to enforce the injunction...

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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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