Hotelbeds has signed a strategic partnership with Thomas Cook. Thanks to the collaboration, the company will gain access to more than 180,000 unique hotel properties in 140 countries worldwide.
Accor is marking another milestone in Saudi Arabia with the signing a management agreement to expand its premium portfolio. The deal will see the launch of the first the Swissôtel Living in the kingdom.
Accor is anchoring the upcoming Jewel of the Creek masterplan in Dubai with a new Rixos resort. The property will be focused on leisure, entertainment and sports, as well as food and beverage.
Resorts in Grenada, Jamaica and Turks & Caicos are set to re-open, meaning that most of the hotels in the portfolio will be open by the middle of October.
In her new role, Brenda Collin will oversee a regional team to ensure the success and retention of more than 125 member properties based across an expanded region.
Dubai tourism chief, Helal Saeed Almarri, has said he expects to see no long-term damage to the tourism sector in the emirate in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
United Arab Emirates-based independent hotel management company Aleph Hospitality has announced its entry into the Middle East market with the signing of its first hotel in Dubai.
Helal Saeed Almarri, director general of the Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing, has been presented with the 2020 AHIC Leadership Award during a ceremony at Rixos Premium JBR.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and the Oberoi Group have announced a long-term strategic alliance that will see the two groups jointly collaborating across a range of initiatives.
A sustained recovery in the Chinese market has shown what is possible if destinations are able to get Covid-19 under control, AHIC delegates have been told.
JA Resorts & Hotels has partnered with GMC Clinics to introduce in-hotel and onsite testing for guests who require a negative test result to travel.
Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench Events, has welcomed guests from around the world to the revamped AHIC on the Road, a new digital showcase being broadcast from Dubai.