SHUAA Capital and Rotana announce the opening of Centro Waha Riyadh

SHUAA Capital and Rotana announce the opening of Centro Waha Riyadh

Rotana and SHUAA Capital Saudi Arabia (SCSA), one of the leading investment managers, announced the opening of the Centro Waha Riyadh Hotel.   This is the second hospitality project to be developed courtesy of the sharia compliant SHUAA Saudi Hospitality Fund I and under the Centro by Rotana brand in...

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MYSK by Shaza, Al Mouj opens this month in Oman

MYSK by Shaza, Al Mouj opens this month in Oman

MYSK by Shaza, part of a multi-location relationship with Taameer Investment, a leading company in the field of investment and real estate development in the Sultanate of Oman, and part of Golden Group Holding, will open MYSK by Shaza, Al Mouj this month. Shaza Hotels is a joint venture with...

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Mondrian Doha is now open

Mondrian Doha is now open

sbe, one of the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning international hospitality brands, welcomed their first guests to Mondrian Doha in Qatar.   The property is sbe’s first hotel in the Middle East, leading the way for more growth in the region. Designed by Marcel Wanders, Mondrian Doha features...

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HMH further expands in the UAE

HMH further expands in the UAE

Expanding its presence in the UAE, HMH – Hospitality Management Holding has signed the management agreement to operate the Coral Dubai Al Barsha Hotel. The five-star property (formerly the Auris Plaza Hotel) features 337 well-appointed rooms equipped with world-class facilities.   Making the announcement, Mr. Brett Schafer, chief executive officer of Faisal Holding,...

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IHG signs management agreement for new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dubai Business Bay

IHG signs management agreement for new Holiday Inn & Suites in Dubai Business Bay

IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a management agreement with Kingston Holdings International Limited to develop a new Holiday Inn® & Suites in Dubai Business Bay. The signing will complement IHG’s hotel pipeline in the area, which includes a Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® and an InterContinental Residences®, and anchor the...

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Emaar Hospitality Group’s planning ‘Vida Harbour Point’

Emaar Hospitality Group’s planning ‘Vida Harbour Point’

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of Emaar Properties, is developing Vida Harbour Point hotel.   The seventh upcoming hotel project in the UAE under Vida Hotels and Resorts, will be located in The Island District of Dubai Creek Harbour, a 6 square km mega-project developed as a joint...

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Holiday Inn debuts in Doha

Holiday Inn debuts in Doha

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the opening of Holiday Inn Doha – The Business Park in partnership with the Trans Orient Group. The opening marks the brand’s debut in the country and is the 24th Holiday Inn in the Middle East region.   The 307-room hotel is situated right in the center of the...

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Avani Hotels & Resorts to debut in North Africa

Avani Hotels & Resorts to debut in North Africa

Avani Hotels & Resorts, a brand of Minor Hotels, announced that it will debut in North Africa with two new properties in Tunisia, in partnership with Groupe Chaabane. Scheduled to open in the coming months, Avani Les Berges Du Lac Tunis Suites will be located in Les Berges du Lac...

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Starwood Capital invests USD 250 million in YOTEL

Starwood Capital invests USD 250 million in YOTEL

  YOTEL announced that a fund affiliated with Starwood Capital Group, a leading global private investment firm, has committed to making a strategic investment of USD 250 million in YOTEL, including acquiring a 30 percent stake in the company and investing in real estate acquisitions for new build, hotel conversion and adaptive...

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Viceroy Hotels fights illegal takeover of Dubai hotel

Viceroy Hotels fights illegal takeover of Dubai hotel

  Viceroy Hotel Group, the Los Angeles-based international luxury hotel management group filed legal claims in California, Case No. BC674956, arising out of the unlawful ouster of Viceroy from its newly opened Dubai property. The claims seek redress from Dubai-based businessman Kabir Mulchandani, and entities he controls, for damage they have caused to Viceroy and...

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