Sami Ounalli becomes Resort Manager at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

Sami Ounalli becomes Resort Manager at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

He began his career by managing sales and marketing activities at Tunisia’s Dar Jerba hotel complex. Six years at two destination management companies.

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Dubai Arena to become Coca-Cola Arena in a 10-year exclusive partnership

Dubai Arena to become Coca-Cola Arena in a 10-year exclusive partnership

Construction work on the indoor arena was announced in 2016 and has been moving ahead with several key targets already achieved.

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Mastercard’s new multisensory culinary experience

Mastercard’s new multisensory culinary experience

Mastercard‘s ‘Fashion on a Plate’, launched in partnership with Vogue Arabia, fuses high fashion, art and fine dining to offer a series of unforgettable, multisensory culinary experiences. Following the recent introduction of its symbol and sonic branding, Mastercard announced the latest milestone in its brand transformation journey by introducing a...

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Saudi Arabia plans $2.2 billion mall construction investments

Saudi Arabia plans $2.2 billion mall construction investments

Cinema Build KSA Forum gathers key entertainment project owners, government decision-makers, regional and international retail developers to explore opportunities in the entertainment sector. The General Authority for Entertainment has indicated that the entertainment sector needs 267 billion SAR to build suitable infrastructure for entertainment across the Kingdom, with expected investments...

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Dr. Badr Al Badr’s discusses KSA’s tourism and hospitality sectors

Dr. Badr Al Badr’s discusses KSA’s tourism and hospitality sectors

Dur Hospitality, the leading hospitality company in Saudi Arabia supported the 15th edition of the industry’s leading Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), which was held in Ras Al Khaimah between the 9th and 11th of April. In the presence of prominent hotel industry professionals, Dur participated at AHIC as the...

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There is room for right hotel concepts

There is room for right hotel concepts

Panos Loupasis, Vice President Development, Middle East, Eurasia & Africa at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts discusses the region’s thriving hotel industry and the trends taking shape. April is peak season for hospitality activity in the Middle East, not strictly business specific, but also in terms of communicating and highlighting the...

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Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts appoints five new General Managers for its properties in Egypt

Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts appoints five new General Managers for its properties in Egypt

The Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts is continuing to strengthen its presence in Egypt, opening a total of three new hotels in the country this year.

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Saudi tourism sector to be valued at USD 70 billion in 2019

Saudi tourism sector to be valued at USD 70 billion in 2019

More relaxed access to visas, as well as combining religious and leisure travel, will be key growth drivers.

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Where bartender meets chef

Where bartender meets chef

Alcohol and food have always reflected societal advancements. Today, the role played by both industry representatives are overlapping, thereby altering what previously were defined occupations. HN investigates

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