Having already been recognised as the United Arab Emirates’ Leading Hotel Residence by the World Travel Awards, Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah is expanding with the addition of Kempinski Emerald Palace in a move ensured to keep the property ahead of the chasing pack. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole sits down with general manager Alessandro Redaelli to discuss the future of this eye opening hotel.
Fairmont The Palm, Dubai, located on the trunk of Palm Jumeirah, and opened in late 2012 making this the second Ramadan for the resort. Following on from their debut offerings in 2013 cutting edge designs have been introduced, as Phil Blizzard discovered as his ‘Ramadan Tour’ of the region continues.
A touch of Turkish extravaganza from the Ottoman era is what guests at the Rixos The Palm Dubai can experience during this Ramada at the resort, which is located on Dubai’s iconic man made island The Palm Jumeirah. The Sutlan’s era is the theme for this Ramadan Tent as Breaking Travel News roving reporter Phil Blizzard discovered.
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel have signed a letter of intent for Shangri-La to manage a 290-room hotel in The Palm Tower on Palm Jumeirah. The parties expect to sign a comprehensive hotel management agreement for the property in the coming weeks.
During the holy month of Ramadan, Rixos the Palm Dubai will be offering a Ramadan tent Qasr Al Sultan. The location is designed to resemble the Sultan’s palace in which people used to break their fasts, play games, smoke shisha and experience traditional Arabic entertainment.
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts and Dubai-based real estate developer Nakheel have signed a letter of intent for Shangri-La to manage a 290-room hotel in The Palm Tower on Palm Jumeirah. The parties expect to sign a comprehensive hotel management agreement for the property in the coming weeks.
Langham Hospitality Group announced earlier it had signed an agreement with DAS Real Estate to manage The Langham resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Located on the crescent of Palm Jumeirah and scheduled to open in 2015, this 323-room resort marks double landmark “firsts” for the Hong Kong-based hotel company: it is the group’s first foray into the Middle East and the first resort in its global collection.
Rixos the Palm Dubai has welcomed over 1,000 guests to its annual Arabian Travel Market party – one of the hottest tickets in town. Also rejoicing was the Global Hotel Alliance, which celebrated its tenth anniversary at the event.
Phil Blizzard speaks here with David Thomson, chief operating officer, JA Resorts & Hotels about the development of their various properties and how ‘new Dubai’ and beyond is playing an important role in the growth of the group.
Anantara Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa is expanding its collection of luxurious beachside accommodation with 30 exclusive One and Two Bedroom Apartments, opening today. A world class waterfront resort, Anantara Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa is uniquely inspired by traditional Thai architecture and enviably located on the Palm Jumeirah’s eastern crescent.
Abdo Kayali has joined Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah as the property’s new sales and marketing director. Kayali joins Kempinski Palm Jumeirah from Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Al Rayyan Hospitality in Doha, where he held the position of group director of sales and marketing.
With a score of 90%, the Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort&Spa has been awarded the prestigious Green Globe certification, following an extensive sustainability audit conducted by sustainability experts, Farnek Consultancy.