Vacation exchange leader RCI has confirmed the addition of two Middle East resorts to its worldwide exchange network; with the Wyndham Worldwide owned company set to offer guests access to The Viking Club Hotel in Egypt and The Jdoudna Hotel in Syria from later this year.
The Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority has confirmed it will launch a new hotel classification system in order to recognise properties exceeding five-star requirements. Confirming the plans at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai, Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, said the system revisions would apply to properties such as Emirates Palace.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan has been announced as the winner of the AHIC 2010 Leadership Award. The award acknowledges the achievements and contributions of leaders of the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries within the region, an was presented at this year’s conference in Dubai.
Over 600 industry leaders from 42 countries are attending the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai, with the event enjoying a significant increase in participants from the hotel investment sector.
More than 500 industry leaders from around the world are arriving in Dubai ahead of the annual Arabian Hotel Investment Conference. The event will this year focus on unlocking investment opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa, with long-term prospects for the region improving month by month.
Bench, the organiser of leading hospitality conferences including the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) and Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC), has appointed Matthew Weihs as Managing Director of Bench Events.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of ADAC and one of the key players in developing Abu Dhabi as a world-class tourism destination, has been announced as the winner of the AHIC 2010 Leadership Award.