Gulf hospitality firms can attract younger Chinese tourists with tech-enabled services and unique experiences, according to experts speaking at ATM 2019.
Shaza Hotels has announced plans to open six new properties in 2019. The new openings will double the number of keys for the brand while marking its debut in key destinations such as Riyadh, Sharjah, Dubai and Doha.
The group is set to open another 50 hotels and over 13,000 rooms across the region, with a continued focus on the UAE and Saudi Arabia, as well as expansion in Egypt and Morocco.
Partnership will give Seera Group access to IHG’s global portfolio of over 5,600 hotels.
A ceremony was held to mark the occasion at the brand’s first hotel, ECOS Dubai Al Furjan Hotel, near Al Furjan Community, and in the presence of H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Bin Sultan Al Qassimi – Managing Director-Faisal Holding.
Jordanian chef Ali Ghzawi was recently crowned MBC Arabia’s Top Chef 2019 in what proved to be a nailbiting series finale. The youngest of the 17 contestants, Ghzawi gained the coveted title, following a grueling series of competitions. In an exclusive interview, the rising star talked HN through the ups and downs of taking part in the contest