Dubai Tourism News

Emaar reveals plans for Vida Dubai Mall property

Emaar reveals plans for Vida Dubai Mall property

4 August 2017 Hotel News

Emaar Hospitality Group has announced Vida Dubai Mall, a new hotel project linked directly to The Dubai Mall and with direct views of Burj Khalifa. This marks the tenth upcoming hotel project - in the UAE and international markets - by Vida Hotels & Resorts, a refreshingly different upscale lifestyle hotel and serviced residences brand for the new generation of business executives, entrepreneurs and leisure travellers.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Dubai Tourism changes gear with new family focus

Breaking Travel News investigates: Dubai Tourism changes gear with new family focus

28 July 2017 Focus

Dubai has now firmly established itself as a tourism destination of global repute, welcoming millions of guests each year to its glittering range of attractions. But with one eye on the future, the emirate is seeking to diversify its offering, showcasing a more family friendly product. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole finds out more from Dubai Tourism chief executive Issam Kazim.

Swissôtel heads into UAE with Al Ghurair deal

Swissôtel heads into UAE with Al Ghurair deal

26 July 2017 Hotel News

AccorHotels has announced the signing of an agreement with Al Ghurair, one of the Middle East’s leading family businesses, for the rebrand of a landmark property consisting of 428 rooms and 192 apartments located at Al Ghurair Centre Complex.

Sofitel Dubai Wafi set for 2019 debut in Middle East

Sofitel Dubai Wafi set for 2019 debut in Middle East

8 June 2017 Hotel News

Sofitel has announced the largest Sofitel property in the Middle East with development partner MKM Commercial Holdings. Expected to open in late 2019, Sofitel Dubai Wafi will join the luxury brand’s growing portfolio of 14 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development in the Middle East.

Dubai International welcomes first sleep ‘n’ fly lounge

Dubai International welcomes first sleep ‘n’ fly lounge

31 May 2017 Airline News Hotel News

Passengers flying through Terminal 3 at Dubai International now have more options to get some rest with the launch of the sleep ‘n’ fly lounge, offering a total of 27 pods and cabins. Scandinavian-designed for comfort and style, DXB’s new sleep lounge features 20 state-of-the-art ‘igloo’ sleep pods, plus seven premium double cabins with pull-out children’s beds.