IHG announces the second Hotel Indigo property in KSA

IHG announces the second Hotel Indigo property in KSA

Due to open in early 2026, the Hotel Indigo Resort will be located in Durrat Al Arus, a recreational neighborhood north of Jeddah.

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First luxury resort to open on Dubai’s World Islands

First luxury resort to open on Dubai’s World Islands

The five-star Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort will feature a 2,000 m2 private beach, and will boasts 70 rooms, suites and villas.

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IHG Hotels & Resorts signs InterContinental Cairo New Capital

IHG Hotels & Resorts signs InterContinental Cairo New Capital

Featuring 300 rooms, InterContinental Cairo New Capital will be located in the New Capital, which was built as part of Egypt Vision 2030.

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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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World’s first Warner Bros. hotel is now open on Yas Island

World’s first Warner Bros. hotel is now open on Yas Island

The WB Abu Dhabi is located adjacent to the award-winning Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, the world’s largest indoor theme park.

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Hyatt announces plans for Grand Hyatt The Red Sea

Hyatt announces plans for Grand Hyatt The Red Sea

Grand Hyatt The Red Sea will be the second Grand Hyatt hotel in the kingdom and the seventh Grand Hyatt hotel in the Middle East.

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St. Regis Hotels & Resorts to debut in Morocco, Oman and Qatar

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts to debut in Morocco, Oman and Qatar

In the Middle East, the brand plans to grow its presence in Qatar with the expected early 2022 opening of The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island.

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Emaar Hospitality Group’s Address Hotels and Resorts debuts in Turkey

Emaar Hospitality Group’s Address Hotels and Resorts debuts in Turkey

Emaar Hospitality’s Address Istanbul boasts 182 rooms, two dining outlets, an executive club lounge, and a spa that offers a Turkish Hammam.

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The Red Sea Development Company unveils plans for its Desert Rock mountain resort

The Red Sea Development Company unveils plans for its Desert Rock mountain resort

Desert Rock is designed to protect and preserve the environment and will allow guests to connect with nature and local culture of the region.

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Staying true to a hotelier’s journey with Joseph Karam

Staying true to a hotelier’s journey with Joseph Karam

Joseph Karam’s love for hospitality stems from an early age. Having spent his childhood playing at the iconic Belmont Hotel in Lebanon’s mountain town of Ehden, he went on to study hotel management and obtained his MBA in HR.
Now, with over 20 years’ hospitality experience under his belt, the successful hotelier is gearing up for the role of general manager at Crowne Plaza Dubai Jumeirah, which will add a new layer of responsibilities to his position as cluster GM for the Holiday Inn Express Jumeirah and Crowne Plaza Dubai Deira. We sat with him to learn more.

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