Mandarin Oriental’s new luxury hotel project in Kuwait slated for 2028
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group will manage a luxury hotel, slated to open in 2028, located in the heart of the financial district of Kuwait City, just a 20-minute drive from Kuwait’s International Airport.
ENVI Lodges appoints Paul Jordaan as director of operations
Paul Jordaan was the GM of five Aman resorts in India, Sri Lanka and Bhutan. He also operated Six Senses resorts in Vietnam and Oman.
Dar Zefta, an architectural gem built on art and passion
In southern Lebanon, Dar Zefta guesthouse realizes a legacy of culture, art and architecture. We sat with Bahjat El-Darwiche, Dar Zefta’s owner, to hear how it all began.
An immersive cultural experience at the newly opened Dar Nour guesthouse
Dar Nour is a new guesthouse nestled in Chabtine village. Overlooking the hills of Batroun and surrounded by green terraces, the traditional Lebanese house aims to help and support local communities achieve sustainable development by offering an immersive cultural rural experience.
Giza’s first authentic lifestyle boutique hotel to open this winter
Fusing the past with today’s amenities, the 13 guest rooms of Grand Giza’s villa and manorhouse will be individually curated with distinctive styling.
Beit El Hamra opens its doors to all
Hamra is Beirut’s most cosmopolitan quarter. Since the 1950s, its sidewalk cafes, shops, nightlife and educational institutions have made it a lively part of the city any time of day. In line with that spirit, this beautiful 1950s yellow villa is outfitted with vintage furniture, swathed in original fabrics and...
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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Staycations growing trendier in Middle East
Traveler habits are evolving and as annual leave periods become more and more fragmented, vacationers from the Middle East region are travelling intra-regionally or internationally more often and for shorter periods of time. Travelers from the region are also growing more budget conscious as they shop on-line for better and...