AccorHotels’ MGallery opens in Dubai

AccorHotels’ MGallery opens in Dubai

  MGallery announces today the opening of three new addresses: Victory House Leicester Square in London and The Retreat Palm Dubai as well as Tarcin Forest Resort & Spa – which both mark the first step of the brand in the Middle East and in Bosnia respectively.   MGallery by...

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Radisson Blu opens resort in Al Khobar

Radisson Blu opens resort in Al Khobar

  Radisson Blu opened its first resort in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia on December 4. Radisson Blu Resort, Al Khobar Half Moon Bay, with 137 rooms, suites and private chalets.   Tim Cordon, area senior vice president, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said: “We are delighted...

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BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN

BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN

  BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN In an exclusive interview with HN, Elie Ramia, managing director of MindSet Solutions emphasized the fact that bad customer experiences lead to decreased revenue instead of business growth necessitating a deeper understanding of how to make full use of the available tools to turn...

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CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME

CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME

  CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME It is believed that the world’s very first ice cream store opened somewhere in Europe at the end of the 17th century. Yet despite the fact that more than 300 years later little has changed, Le Flocon, Lebanon’s first artisanal ice cream...

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AVANI Hotels & Resorts to debut in Oman

AVANI Hotels & Resorts to debut in Oman

Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 157 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, has signed a management agreement with Safari International Group for a new AVANI hotel to be...

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Saja Hotels & Resorts opens property in Madinah

Saja Hotels & Resorts opens property in Madinah

Saja Hotels & Resorts, a Saudi hotel and condominium management and operation company, announced the opening of the new four-star Saja AlMadinah Hotel in Madinah, Saudi Arabia.   Mohannad Bin Nabeel Khogeer, chief executive officer of Saja Company said: “In line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 that aims to increase...

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Golden Group Holding signs agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel Muscat

Golden Group Holding signs agreement to manage Mövenpick Hotel Muscat

The Golden Group Holding signed a hotel management agreement with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mawaleh.   The agreement has been signed to manage the Mövenpick Hotel Muscat, part of a multi-use project that includes the four-star Mövenpick Hotel, modern offices, luxury apartments...

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Hospitality loses a venerable veteran

Hospitality loses a venerable veteran

It is with deep sadness that we bid farewell to an icon of the hospitality scene and a member of the Hospitality Services family for decades. Raja Nasri died suddenly on 17 December 2017. The fruit of his labor changed the lives of all who knew him, whether they were...

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Convoy of electric vehicles to take part in road trip across the UAE and Oman

Convoy of electric vehicles to take part in road trip across the UAE and Oman

The Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) will return next month for an epic, 1,217-kilometre, nine-day road trip across the UAE and Oman – all without using a single drop of petrol.   After the success of last year’s road trip across the UAE, the 2018 edition of the EVRT has...

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Reasons to do business in Lebanon

Reasons to do business in Lebanon

Lebanon was the 72nd largest market for U.S. exports in 2016, according to U.S. Department of Commerce statistics.  The Lebanese Customs Authority reported that Lebanon’s total imports in 2016 reached USD 18.705 billion, of which USD 1.184 billion came from the United States. In 2016, the United States ranked as...

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