Ecolodges in the Middle East: The new big thing

Ecolodges in the Middle East: The new big thing

While global interest in ecotourism has been growing at a rapid pace, inflation has also started to shape travel choices. Nagi Morkos, founder and managing partner at Hodema consulting services, guides us around the ecolodges in the region which are increasingly attracting environmentally conscious travelers from around the world.

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Resorting to a new hospitality landscape

Resorting to a new hospitality landscape

Tourism has been picking up, even reaching pre- Covid levels in some areas. Nagi Morkos, founder and managing partner at Hodema consulting services, considers the future of resorts.

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Four Seasons to kick off serviced apartments at The Pearl-Qatar

Four Seasons to kick off serviced apartments at The Pearl-Qatar

The new property is in partnership with Q Bayraq Real Estate Investments, a specialized real estate investment development company focused on high-end projects in Qatar.

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Ascott re-opens refurbished 228-unit Somerset West Bay Doha

Ascott re-opens refurbished 228-unit Somerset West Bay Doha

Owned by Katara Hospitality, Somerset West Bay Doha originally opened in 2008 with a total of 200 units comprising two- and three-bedroom apartments, and was primarily focused to cater to long-stay guests.

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The Ascott Limited grows stronger in KSA byadding its seventh property

The Ascott Limited grows stronger in KSA byadding its seventh property

Ascott’s newest addition in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey portfolio marks the group’s 12th operational property in the region

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Kempinski Hotels to manage new luxury residences in Istanbul

Kempinski Hotels to manage new luxury residences in Istanbul

Kempinski Residences Balmumcu, Istanbul, will be home to 155 residences spread across five buildings and 11 villas.

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Four Seasons and Bright Start announce standalone private residences in Dubai

Four Seasons and Bright Start announce standalone private residences in Dubai

Four Seasons Private Residences Dubai at Jumeirah will be the first in the Four Seasons standalone collection in the Middle East.

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Staybridge Suites Dubai Financial Centre is now open

Staybridge Suites Dubai Financial Centre is now open

The 48-story Staybridge Suites tower is an eye-catching feature of Dubai’s iconic skyline and is located opposite the DIFC.

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Airbnb to acquire HotelTonight reimagining travel by building an end-to-end travel platform

Airbnb to acquire HotelTonight reimagining travel by building an end-to-end travel platform

The HotelTonight team has developed deep relationships with boutique hotels and expertise in seamless, last-minute booking.

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Jabbar Internet Group cofunds NYC-based hospitality startup Blueground

Jabbar Internet Group cofunds NYC-based hospitality startup Blueground

Blueground provides premium rental properties with high-end furnishing to business professional and individual renters

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