Hilton announced the opening of Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection by Hilton, which marks Hilton’s 500th hotel to open across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Best Western Hotels & Resorts is celebrating the opening of its latest hotel in one of Tokyo’s trendiest downtown districts, Akihabara.
Marking a new era in its legacy, Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel reopens following a period of extensive enhancements that includes redesigned rooms and suites, refreshed Ritz Kids experiences, and new culinary options. An iconic symbol of Omani culture and hospitality, the palace hotel has been re-imagined to embrace the needs of families and the modern global traveller, offering new and inspiring experiences that bridge heritage with state of the art technology and modern design.
Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) announced that on September 03, together with its partners, it successfully completed the sale of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts (MHR) to AccorHotels (where KHC is also an investor).
Jocelyn Ong has been appointed as director of finance for Hyatt Regency Dubai & Galleria, situated in the heritage heart of the city.
In July, hotels in the Middle East saw occupancy increase 5.8 percent to 59 percent while ADR decreased 5.8 percent to USD125.07 and RevPAR dipped 0.3 percent to USD73.82.
Shady Dawad has been appointed general manager of Canal Central Hotel in Business Bay, Dubai.
Copthorne Hotel Dubai, the popular four-star hotel located in Port Saeed in Deira, witnessed a three percent year-on-year increase in hotel occupancy during the first six months (H1) of this year.
Mohamed Hassan Youssef has been named general manager for Royal Central Hotel The Palm in Dubai, UAE.
Qatar-based Katara Hospitality and AccorHotels announced the creation of an investment fund with a targeted investment capacity of over USD1 billion dedicated to hospitality in various Sub-Saharan African countries.