Ajwa Hotel Sultanahmet is delighted to announce the opening of a brand new Ajwa Home; the Clock House. The second in the series of luxurious Ajwa Homes, the property offers a unique alternative for long or short stays in the heart of the fabled Old City of Istanbul.
Park Inn by Radisson has welcomed the opening of its second hotel in the holy city of Makkah, located in Aziziyah. The group’s fast-growing Saudi Arabian portfolio now consists of 43 hotels and more than 9,400 rooms in operation and under development.
Accor has strengthened its portfolio in Jordan to nine properties with the opening of the Mövenpick Hotel Amman. It follows the group’s takeover and re-brand of an existing 218-key property in the kingdom’s vibrant capital, which has undergone a refurbishment in line with Mövenpick brand standards.
Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre has officially opened its doors, joining two other Waldorf Astoria properties in the United Arab Emirates. The 275-room hotel is the latest addition to Dubai’s bustling district.
Continuing its expansion in Dubai, Central Hotels announced the launch of a new five-star hotel in the emirate. Featuring 206 luxe studios and suites overlooking the Arabian Gulf, C Central Beach Hotel the Palm is all set to welcome guests this summer and will be the fourth hotel to open under the Central Hotels banner.
Grand Hyatt Al Khobar has welcomed Nizar Weshah to the role of general manager of the hotel, which is slated to open by the end of this year. Weshah is from Jordan and is a seasoned hotelier with over two decades of experience in the industry.
Rove Hotels has opened its sixth hotel in Dubai, Rove at the Park, in Dubai Parks & Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region. The large property has 579 comfortably sized rooms and interconnecting family rooms, making it an ideal choice for families and groups.
Emaar Hospitality Group has unveiled Vida Emirates Hills, a new upscale lifestyle hotel in the heart of the tranquil Emirates Hills neighbourhood. The property is within walking distance of Emirates Golf Club and Address Montgomerie, the two leading golf courses in Dubai.
Hyatt Hotels has announced that an affiliate has entered into a management agreement with wasl Asset Management Group for the development of an Andaz branded hotel on the Palm Jumeirah.
In Qatar’s fast expanding capital, residents and travellers are invited to discover the charms of Qatari heritage at Al Najada Hotel by Tivoli. As a new addition to the collection of hotels in Souq Waqif, Al Najada offers new heights of Arabian hospitality to hotel and apartment guests.
Ithra Dubai, a wholly owned vehicle of the Investment Corporation of Dubai, has entered into an agreement with Cheval Collection to manage its newest mixed-use project.
Time Hotels is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 – as it targets 35 properties by 2025. The properties, which will see the growth and launch of existing as well as new Time Hotel brands to key territories throughout the region, will be unveiled during Arabian Travel Market.