Grand Hyatt Kuwait Celebrates Official Opening
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today the opening of Grand Hyatt Kuwait – the first Grand Hyatt hotel in the country. The 302-room luxury hotel is situated at 360 Mall – one of the nation’s most immersive luxury, leisure and lifestyle complexes
ROKA Kuwait to launch at Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Contemporary Japanese restaurant ROKA opens its doors tomorrow (September 13, 2022) in Kuwait. Following its success in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, this launch is the brand’s third Middle East opening outside of London, marking a significant step in Roka’s expansion plans in the region.
Waldorf Astoria opens in Kuwait
Guests visiting the 200-key Waldorf Astoria Kuwait will witness traditional brand elements such as the iconic Waldorf Astoria Clock, adapted to reflect Kuwait’s cultural heritage, as well as The Library and Peacock Alley.
Qatar Airways unveils eight new routes for 2020
Eight new destinations will be joining the network this year, in addition to the recently announced gateways of Santorini, Greece; Dubrovnik, Croatia; and Osaka, Japan.
Breaking Travel News interview: Rohit Ramachandran, chief executive, Jazeera Airways
Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways is preparing for something of an aviation milestone next month, with the carrier set to launch the first low-cost, long-haul flights between the Middle East and the United Kingdom. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole catches up with chief executive Rohit Ramachandran to find out more
Jazeera Airways to launch first Kuwait-UK connection in half a century
Jazeera Airways will start flying to Kuwait from London Gatwick on October 27th. The carrier will be utilising a new A320neo aircraft, with daily flights. This will be the first new service from the UK to Kuwait in 55 years.
Leone to lead Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort, Kuwait
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort & Spa has appointed Savino Leone to the role of general manager. A French national, Leone joins the Jumeirah Group from his position as general manager of InterContinental Osaka, Japan.
Talise Spa introduces a new level of indulgence for Kuwait
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, Kuwait’s idyllic resort, is offering guests a new level of indulgence at the award-winning Talise Spa. From tailored packages in its private suites, a renewed ladies’ membership program, to the launch of the new luxurious British spa brand and organic skincare brand, ILA.
ATM 2016: Kuwait forecast to invest $1bn in tourism sector
Investment into the travel and tourism sector in Kuwait is forecasted to grow by 4.3 per cent per annum over the next decade through to 2025, with a total investment figure of US$ 1 billion. Kuwait’s strategy for long-term tourism growth received a boost in 2015, with airport passenger volume growing from around ten million travellers in 2014 to just over 10.2 million last year as the Gulf state ploughs ahead with plans to expand its transportation infrastructure.
Abu Dhabi heads to Kuwait to capitalise on booming tourism figures
Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry is heading to Kuwait today for a major promotion at The Avenues Mall. The move is part of a wider plan by emirate to convince expatriates and Kuwaitis of just how much there is to see and do in the destination.
Kuwait Airways delays privatisation to restructure
Kuwait has delayed the part-privatisation of its national carrier in favour of a restructuring of the airline. Kuwait Airways had been offering a 35 per cent strategic stake to potential buyers as it seeks to reinvent itself in the face of stiff competition from rivals in the region.
Kuwait Airways returns to skies following strike action
Employees of national carrier Kuwait Airways have ended their strike after airline capitulated to demands. Government communications minister, Saleh al-Athaina, confirmed to local media pay increases would be approved within a month.