Located adjacent to Ibn Battuta Mall and Ibn Battuta Metro Link, close to Dubai Marina and the site for upcoming Dubai Expo 2020, the new 360-key hotel was constructed by master developer Nakheel and opened its doors late last year.
With VIP guests and media gracing the grand ceremony, a press conference, media tour and sumptuous buffet at its Waves restaurant were the highlights of the event.
The hotel is one of a series of the newly designed flagship properties launching globally offering a distinctive stay experience, designed to meet the needs of the modern business traveller.
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has signed a management agreement at the iconic Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Here Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, speaks to Christoph Mares, chief operating officer with the company, about the deal and what it means to the brand
The Arts Club will open its first club overseas next year, in Dubai. At the same time, the private members’ club has appointed Ajaz Sheikh to the role of chief operating officer for the new location.
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.