Earlier this year Cenk Unverdi took over leadership of the four, five-star Rixos hotels in the United Arab Emirates leaving him uniquely placed to discuss the rapidly developing hospitality sector in the region. Here he talks to Breaking Travel News about the Rixos brand, the upcoming Expo 2020 in Dubai and the importance of winning at the World Travel Awards
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.
Rixos Hotels is developing a number of new projects in Egypt, starting with Rixos Magawish and Rixos Makadi Bay. Both hotels are situated amid the iconic landscape by the Red Sea in Hurghada.
Rixos Hotels has revealed that Cenk Unverdi has been appointed regional general manager of its properties in the United Arab Emirates. He now oversees all day-to-day operations of the four five-star properties in the United Arab Emirates, including Rixos the Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites, Rixos Premium Dubai, the newly opened Rixos Saadiyat Island and Rixos Bab Al Bahr.
Rixos the Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites has unlocked a new level of adventure and entertainment with its all-new Rixy Kids Club. This summer, the colourful sanctuary invites the luxury hotel’s junior guests to dive into all things creative, imaginative and memorable.
Among the leading lights from Middle Eastern hospitality gathered in Ras al Khaimah for the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference only one stood out – Fettah Tamince, founder of Rixos Hotels. Here Breaking Travel News finds out more about this innovative thinker and hotelier
The exclusive lifestyle club provides members unlimited access to all that the resort has to offer from dining to overnight stays, wellness facilities to fitness and sports activities.
As the property rebrands in order to showcase its increased suite offering, Anastasiya Plekhova, assistant director of sales with Rixos the Palm, tells Breaking Travel News what the changes will mean for guests to Dubai.
Qetaifan Projects Company, a subsidiary of Katara Hospitality which was established to develop and manage Qetaifan Island North, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Rixos Hotels to manage and operate the hotels, the souq, the water park and the beach club in the destination.
The rebranded Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites will expand its offering on the February 25th to launch an exquisite selection of suites, bringing the total number of rooms and suites on property to 316.
Opening its stylish doors on October 15th, Rixos Saadiyat Island invites guests to experience pure luxury in an opulent setting, inspired by the palaces of the Ottoman Empire, with dazzling interiors reflecting gemstone shades of green, blue and turquoise throughout.