Tivoli Hotels & Resorts debuts in the region

Tivoli Hotels & Resorts debuts in the region

  With the goal of developing outstanding hotels in Qatar, Tivoli Hotels and Resorts – part of Minor Hotels – announced it is now operating the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels in Doha, a collection of nine unique and historical buildings featuring intricate décor and architecture, nestled in the heart of...

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Nakheel and Centara sign JV

Nakheel and Centara sign JV

UAE-based master developer Nakheel and Thai hotel group Centara Hotels & Resorts reached a key milestone on their 600-room beachfront resort and waterpark at Dubai’s Deira Islands, with the official formation of the joint venture company and the signing of a management agreement.   The joint venture will deliver a...

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Meraas’ Dubai Gourmet opens new boutique hotel

Meraas’ Dubai Gourmet opens new boutique hotel

Dubai Gourmet, a Meraas company, announced the opening of its new boutique hotel at the family lifestyle and heritage destination, Qasr Al Sultan.   Each of the 12, 100 square meter Royal Suites will have their own private jacuzzi and garden, providing residents and visitors to the UAE with a...

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First phase of Meraas’ Al Seef opens along Dubai Creek

First phase of Meraas’ Al Seef opens along Dubai Creek

Meraas announced that the first phase of Al Seef is now open to the public along Dubai Creek.   The 1.8 km-long destination was designed to bring to life the traditional Emirati culture.   The shopping, dining, entertainment and tourism destination covers a total built up area of 232,000 square...

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Rotana’s Centro Waha in now open in Riyadh

Rotana’s Centro Waha in now open in Riyadh

Centro Waha, the first Centro property to open in Riyadh under ‘Centro by Rotana’ brand, and the second in the kingdom, is now bookable.   The 290-room hotel is adjacent to the developing King Abdullah financial district.   Centro Waha features advanced business facilities built into every room, with three...

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DAMAC Maison Royale The Distinction opened its doors

DAMAC Maison Royale The Distinction opened its doors

DAMAC Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality arm of DAMAC Properties, officially opened DAMAC Maison Royale The Distinction, which comprise 305 hotel apartments in Dubai’s Downtown district.   The latest five-star property marks the debut of the operator’s luxury brand, DAMAC Maison Royale, and DAMAC’s sixth hotel in the emirate.  ...

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Emaar Properties to develop new hotel project in Dubai Harbour

Emaar Properties to develop new hotel project in Dubai Harbour

Emaar Properties announced that it will develop about 930,000 square meters of waterfront residences and a brand-new hotel project at Dubai Harbour, the 1.8 million m2 destination developed by Meraas. Dubai Harbour was launched earlier this year by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and...

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Swiss-Belhotel signs agreement for Swiss-Belhotel Al Aziziya Makkah

Swiss-Belhotel signs agreement for Swiss-Belhotel Al Aziziya Makkah

Swiss-Belhotel International (SBI) has announced its debut in Makkah with the signing of Swiss-Belhotel Al Aziziya Makkah in Saudi Arabia.   Featuring 525 rooms, the four-star property owned by Cardamom International Property Management LLC, is expected to be ready for opening by Q2 2018.   The hotel will also feature...

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Over 100 AccorHotels in the Middle East

Over 100 AccorHotels in the Middle East

AccorHotels surpassed 100 hotels in operation across its Middle East portfolio, with the opening of 12 landmark properties in its economy, midscale, upscale and luxury segments in 2017.   The number of hotel openings this year exceeds that of hotels opened by the group in all of 2016, and has...

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Lebanese poultry producer Wilco to launch USD 11 million slaughterhouse

Lebanese poultry producer Wilco to launch USD 11 million slaughterhouse

Wilco PM, a poultry and meat agricultural company will be establishing a new slaughterhouse in Chekka, North Lebanon, with a production capacity reaching 6,000 chickens per hour.   The factory will also produce various categories of poultry products, including frozen and processed chicken products. Investment in the project is USD...

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