Both hotels hold prominent locations, with the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche located on the vibrant sea walk, while the Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Al Ain is situated in one of the cultural gems.
Award-winning UAE-based developer Sweid & Sweid has appointed Civilco Civil Engineering & Contracting Company as lead contractor on the first Banyan Tree Residences to be built in the Middle East.
InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the signing two new properties in Dubai: Crowne Plaza Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residence Suites Dubai Business Bay.
Hilton has announced Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island Resort will be part of the AED12 billion development plan announced by Miral for the southern end of Yas Island. The development of the new property is part of efforts to further position the island among the world’s most sought-after destinations by 2022.
Sofitel has announced the largest Sofitel property in the Middle East with development partner MKM Commercial Holdings. Expected to open in late 2019, Sofitel Dubai Wafi will join the luxury brand’s growing portfolio of 14 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development in the Middle East.
Minor Hotels has announced the signing of a management agreement for a new Avani property in the United Arab Emirates – Avani Al Marjan Island Ras Al Khaimah Resort. Al Marjan is a collection of four pristine man-made islands in Ras Al Khaimah, set against the backdrop of the Arabian Peninsula, only 30 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and 50 minutes from Dubai International Airport.
Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with UAE master developer Nakheel for a new Avani hotel in Dubai. The 372-key Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai Hotel will be developed by Nakheel and will be located adjacent to the recently-opened Ibn Battuta Metro Link, which is directly connected to Ibn Battuta Mall.
The Rezidor Hotel Group has signed Radisson Blu Hotel, Dhahran Square and Radisson Blu Residence, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in partnership with Tanami Arabia. The new properties will be located in the business district of Dhahran, a city in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has finalised a deal to operate the hospitality firm’s first property in Ras Al Khaimah. The 550-key Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah, which is slated to open in 2019, will boast a prime beachfront location, offering guests unrivalled views of the Arabian Gulf and the picturesque Ras Al Khaimah coastline.
Minor Hotels has announced the debut of its luxury Anantara brand in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Scheduled to open in 2019, Anantara Jeddah Resort will be located on the waterfront in Obhur in the city’s upmarket northern district and will offer 226 guest rooms and 102 two to five bedroom villas.
InterContinental Hotels Group has signed Holiday Inn Dubai Science Park. The newly built hotel will operate under a management agreement with an affiliate of the Rolaco Group, who also own InterContinental Dallas, InterContinental Semiramis, InterContinental Geneva, Crowne Plaza Geneva, and Crowne Plaza Zurich.
Hilton Worldwide has revealed plans to open two new properties under its Conrad Hotels & Resorts, and Hilton Garden Inn brands in Kuwait. The properties are scheduled to open in early 2019, and will be situated within the expanded Avenues Mall in Kuwait City.