Hyatt Centric to debut in Egypt with Hyatt Centric Cairo West
Hyatt and ALDAU Development enters into a franchise agreement to bring the full-service lifestyle brand, Hyatt Centric, to Egypt, with Hyatt Centric Cairo West.
Al Bustan Palace Oman appoints Erkan Karatas as its new general manager
With over two decades of experience in luxury hospitality, Erkan Karatas has been appointed general manager of Al Bustan Palace by Ritz-Carlton Hotel Oman.
KSA in the limelight with Maher Abou Nasr, IHG hotels & resorts’ VP of operations
Maher Abou Nasr, vice president of operations, IHG Hotels & Resorts in KSA, shares his insight into Saudi Arabia’s hotel industry and IHG’s ambitions in the KSA market.
Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait announces Ksenia Novikova as hotel manager
With over a decade of experience in luxury hospitality around the globe, Ksenia Novikova has been appointed hotel manager of Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait.
Excellence by design with FORM Hotel
At the helm of Form Hotel Dubai, a member of Design Hotels™, general manager Houssam Mansour leverages his two decades of solid experience to provide guests with contemporary and timeless experiences. As the brand celebrates its fifth anniversary, Mansour unlocks the brand’s secrets and provides insight into what makes it unique and successful.
Minor Hotels partners with the TDF of Saudi Arabia to develop new projects
Minor Hotels has signed an MoU with Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Development Fund to jointly develop and operate high-quality hospitality and lifestyle projects focused on mountain resorts, wellness resorts and urban hotels within the kingdom. The first project under this partnership is expected to be announced in H2 this year.
Marc Reissinger appointed general manager of InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh
InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh Resort & Spa announces the appointment of Marc Reissinger as its general manager.
Accor to open three projects with Rua Al Madinah Holding in Madinah, Saudi Arabia
Accor is set to open three properties in the upcoming project by Rua Al Madinah Holding Company in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The project includes a 142-key Fairmont hotel and 120 Fairmont-branded residences, in addition to a 466-key Swissôtel and a 328-key Novotel.
Rotana signs four Edge by Rotana properties and one Rayhaan by Rotana property in KSA
Rotana has announced its bold expansion plan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, signing four Edge by Rotana and one Rayhaan by Rotana property in partnership with Memar Development & Investment.
Exclusive interview with Peter Roth on leading the ultimate luxury experience at Jumeirah
At the forefront of one of the most iconic hotels in the region, Peter Roth has made a name for himself as a true specialist in luxury hospitality. The newly appointed GM of Jumeirah Al Qasr and the regional vice president of Madinat Jumeirah is responsible for ensuring an unforgettable experience to every guest. We learn more about his approach to hospitality and how he tackles industry challenges.