José Canals appointed as MD for the Middle East and Asia at Barceló Hotel Group

José Canals appointed as MD for the Middle East and Asia at Barceló Hotel Group

The appointment confirms Barceló’s growth strategy to expand the company footprint across the region over the next years.

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Wyndham debuts La Quinta Brand in the Middle East with a property in Dubai

Wyndham debuts La Quinta Brand in the Middle East with a property in Dubai

This hotel marks the 75th La Quinta property to open since Wyndham acquired the brand in 2018. It adds 100 rooms to the inventory.

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Marriott International appoints new CEO and new president

Marriott International appoints new CEO and new president

Capuano was responsible for leading global development and design efforts and overseeing the company’s Global Operations discipline.

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Rixos Premium Magawish Suites & Villas to open in Hurghada

Rixos Premium Magawish Suites & Villas to open in Hurghada

The five-star property brings 410 suites and villas, in addition to meeting halls, vast F&B options, and various leisure facilities.

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Emaar’s Vida Beach Resort Umm Al Quwain is welcoming guests

Emaar’s Vida Beach Resort Umm Al Quwain is welcoming guests

The resort provides guests with a whole host of water sports, a private beach and a large infinity pool alongside a children’s club.

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Lockdowns, curfews, hotel and restaurant COVID-19 measures in MENA

Lockdowns, curfews, hotel and restaurant COVID-19 measures in MENA

HN overviews curfews, lockdown, and strict measures imposed by the region’s governments to control the spread of COVID-19.

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Miral and Hilton to open Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island at Yas Bay in days

Miral and Hilton to open Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island at Yas Bay in days

The five-star hotel will feature 545 rooms and an accompanying unique beach club, and will welcome guests as of the 18th of February.

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Katara Hospitality expands its partnership with Accor

Katara Hospitality expands its partnership with Accor

Scheduled to open in 2022, the towers are set to be the ‘hospitality icon of the 21st Century’ and will host the first Fairmont & Raffles Lusail Hotel & Residences in Qatar.

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Brice Péan appointed as new GM at Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski

Brice Péan appointed as new GM at Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski

Péan joined Kempinski in 2012, as GM at Kempinski Hotel Qingdao. He has over 30 years of experience in the luxury hospitality field.

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R Hotels names Samir Arora as cluster general manager

R Hotels names Samir Arora as cluster general manager

A seasoned hotelier with more than 25 years of experience, he now leads the overall operations of the group’s three hotels in Dubai.

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