Millennium & Copthorne has signed two hotels in the Sultanate of Oman including the global debut of the new eco-lifestyle brand, Agarwood. The brand entered into an agreement with Al Madina Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality arm of Al Madina Real Estate Company, to develop the Group’s Agarwood brand as well as a new addition to the development pipeline for its innovative budget brand, Studio M.
Shaza Hotels has announced the signing of a management agreement with Hani Group for the operation of a 156 room hotel in the Seef district of Bahrain. The Hani Group, a construction and hospitality group which already owns and self-operates two upscale properties, has chosen Shaza Hotels to develop the group’s first luxury hotel as part of its hospitality portfolio growth. Shaza Seef Bahrain is centrally located in the fast developing bustling shopping and business district of Al Seef and close to the city’s largest malls, Seef Mall and Bahrain City Centre.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first property in Dubai Media City in 2017, a move that will capitalise on the vibrant business district’s fast-paced expansion. The 251-key Mövenpick Hotel Dubai Media City will stand adjacent to the US$1.23 billion ‘innovation hub’ announced by the Dubai Government last year – a new centre for communications and technology facilities that spans an area the size of two football pitches across DMC, Dubai Internet City and Knowledge Village.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open its first property in Dubai Media City (DMC) in 2017, a move that will capitalise on the vibrant business district’s fast-paced expansion.
Morgans Hotel Group Co, a global leader and innovator in ‘Creative Class’ boutique hotels, today announced its partnership with IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) to bring the Delano brand to the Middle East with Delano Dubai.
The Ascott has secured contracts to manage its first Citadines Apart’hotels in Vietnam, Sabah, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates. The 200-unit Citadines Regency Saigon is slated to open in the vibrant commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 in 2018 while the 253-unit Citadines Waterfront Kota Kinabalu is scheduled to open within the heart of the city in 2018.
Minor Hotel Group has announced a partnership with Dubai Properties to develop a new Anantara to open in Dubai in early 2018. Anantara Dubai Creek Hotel will be located in Culture Village, a new world-class destination being developed by Dubai Properties Group in the east of the city facing Dubai Creek.
Jumeirah Group has announced the first deal for its new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand, Venu, following the signing of a management agreement with Meraas Holding. The Jumeirah Group will operate the Venu Bluewaters Island Hotel together with adjoining serviced residences, which will be operated under the Venu Living brand. The Venu properties are expected to open in 2017 and will offer close to 300 hotel rooms and 119 serviced apartments.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel has announced the Park Inn by Radisson Residence Dubai Jumeirah Village Triangle. The property featuring 261 studios and apartments is scheduled to open in quarter two of 2017. It brings Carlson Rezidor’s portfolio in Dubai to 14 hotels with around 3,300 rooms in operation and under development.