From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company’s commitment to expanding its presence across the continent. The new deal signings highlight the company’s growth in Morocco and Ghana, while marking its debut in Liberia.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts has celebrated the launch of a brand new hotel in the heart of Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, commercial centre and culinary capital.
Radisson Hospitality, part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of two new hotels in Saudi Arabia, namely the Radisson Hotel, Makkah Al Rahma and the Park Inn by Radisson Hotel, Makkah Al Rahma.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, a hotel giant with a global presence of over 9,000 hotels across more than 80 countries, continues to expand its portfolio in the Middle East, Eurasia and Africa (MEA), with the opening of the company’s 100th hotel in region, Wyndham Garden Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Following the successful launch of the Amadeus Champions Club in the Gulf in 2018, Amadeus has expanded the remit of its knowledge-sharing initiative to cover even more activities and members moving forward. The club connects local travel agents and other travel industry leaders to review new policies, challenge traditional business models, and develop mutually-beneficial market intelligence.
Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, and Royal Air Maroc, Morocco’s national air carrier, recently signed a Special Prorate Agreement (SPA) effective from January 22.
W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, announced the opening of W Dubai – The Palm, located on the Palm Jumeirah, the largest man-made island in the world and one of Dubai’s most iconic attractions.
Princess Cruises 2,670-guest ship, Diamond Princess, has received a multi-million pound two-week refit. The ship now includes enhanced entertainment capabilities and an upgraded spa and gym.
Marriott International announced it raised EUR400,000 in 2018 to support youth employability charities across Europe, taking the total amount raised since 2012 to EUR2,5 million.
Luxury residential and hospitality property developer Seven Tides has confirmed Barceló Hotel Group as the new operator of its five-star DUKES Dubai, located on the west trunk of Palm Jumeirah.