Middle East News
500 Arab influencers, creatives attend City Talk forum in Jordan
A new forum dedicated to the influencer marketing industry and content development got underway in Jordan on Monday
StayWell to deliver 250 hotels in key Mideast, Asia and EU markets
StayWell Holdings, a leading hotel management group in Asia Pacific region, has embarked upon an aggressive expansion project as part of their global market consolidation strategy across key growth regions.
Accor on track to open thirty eight branded residential projects
Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group, with over 425 properties across India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, is set to open one branded residential project every six weeks throughout 2023 and 2024, of which approximately 46% will be located in the India, Middle East, Africa & Turkey region.
Radisson Hotel Group cements presence in Middle East
Radisson Hotel Group cements its presence further as one of the largest international hotel groups in the region, with a growing portfolio of 77 hotels in operation and under development across the Middle East. At this year’s Future Hospitality Summit held in the UAE, the Group announced tenacious expansion plans as it sets to add over 5,000 keys to its expansive portfolio in the next five years.
Aleph Hospitality expands Middle East footprint
Earlier today at the Future Hospitality Summit (FHS) in Dubai, Aleph Hospitality announced that it is solidifying its presence in the Middle East with the signing of the company’s first hotel management agreement in Doha, Qatar, and the planned opening of its Saudi Arabia office.
Gulf airports get busy with expansion plans, Saudi goes a step further with 20 new ones
When it comes to new airports – or even expansion at existing ones – the Gulf is no mood to slow down. Saudi Arabia is en route to adding more, keeping in mind the unprecedented push the Kingdom is giving to travel and tourism. And keeping in mind the new airline that should soon hit the skies.
Oman Air to be the official airline for IRONMAN 70.3 Salalah
IRONMAN 70.3, will be hosted in Salalah, Sultanate of Oman, creating the ideal backdrop for this spectacular event. The event also provides attendees with the chance to explore Salalah and experience the hospitality of the city and the people of Oman.
Hyatt to open seven new properties in Mideast by 2025
Leading global hospitality group Hyatt plans to open an additional seven properties in the Middle East by the end of 2025 as a solid growth in leisure and business travel demand is seen in the region.
Adnec adopts new corporate identity to boost visibility
The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) is rebranding and has unveiled a new corporate identity to increase the visibility of the group’s six main business sectors: Venues, Events, Hotels, F&B along with Services and Tourism.
MSC WORLD EUROPA TO BE CHRISTENED IN DOHA CEREMONY
MSC Cruises will christen its new ship MSC World Europa in Doha on 13 November ahead of the vessel’s maiden season in the Middle East.
Registration opens for 2022 MEADFA Conference in Kingdom of Bahrain
DF&TR stakeholders are being encouraged to book their places at this year’s MEADFA Conference hosted in the Kingdom of Bahrain from 27-29 November at The Art Hotel & Resort. MEADFA President Sherif Toulan will open the conference with a welcome address on Monday 28 November.
Middle East carriers post world’s second-highest growth in July traffic
The Middle East air travel market emerged as one of the strongest performers this summer, with passenger traffic in July nearly tripling last year’s numbers, according to the latest data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).