Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with a private developer for two new properties in Doha, Qatar. The new hotels will operate under the Anantara and NH Collection brands.
Located in Al Furjan, Dubai, the 247-key property will focus on the corporate segment with competitive rates and contemporary design. The new four-star hotel is minutes from Ibn Battuta Mall, a nearby metro station and Dubai Production City.
Chiva-Som has announced the launch of a new wellness resort, Zulal Wellness Resort, in Qatar. It is being branded as the largest wellness destination in the country, the first full-immersion wellness resort in the Middle East and the first centre for Traditional Arabic Integrative Medicine in the world.
Rixos Hotels has marked a major milestone in its Middle East expansion strategy after signing an agreement to manage its largest all-inclusive luxury resort on the Red Sea coast of Egypt.
Accor is set to debut its Raffles brand in Bahrain after signing an agreement with GFH Financial Group. The management agreement for Raffles Bahrain marks the start of a growing partnership between the two entities and consolidates Accor’s presence in the kingdom where it currently operates six properties.
Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of its second Radisson Collection property in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Mansard Riyadh, a Radisson Collection Hotel & Residences brings the group’s portfolio in the kingdom to 43 hotels, resorts and serviced apartments, with more than 10,000 rooms in operation and under development.
Makarem Hotels has announced the signing of a contract to operate Makarem Sagryah Tower Hotel in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The four-star hotel, which is due to become operational in the first quarter of 2020, is located in Maabeda, five kilometres from the Haram.
With Corinthia Hotels preparing to make its debut in the Middle East early next year, Matthew Dixon, area managing director with the company, here tells Breaking Travel News all about the property planned for JBR Beachfront. He also offers a vote of confidence in the luxury hospitality market in the United Arab Emirates.
Corinthia Meydan Beach Dubai will be located on the prestigious JBR beachfront, reflecting the enriching brand values for which Corinthia is known.
Construction work at the new Dorchester Collection property in Dubai is set to be completed on schedule at the end of next year.