Steigenberger Hotels joined forces with Indian education and hospitality company, MBD Group to bring the German hotelier’s expertise to India. The joint venture aims to open at least 20 addresses across the subcontinent over the next 15 years.
GCC and India remain a critical focus. “Markets within the four-hour flight path, specifically the GCC and India remain a critical focus for our ongoing visitation attraction efforts as build towards our growth targets.
Kuoni's Global Travel Distribution arm, GTA announced that so far this year its strategic partnership programme for Dubai has driven a room night growth of 41 percent year-on-year for its hotel partners.
EDDY TANNOUS has been welcomed at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi as the property’s new general manager. Tannous began his hospitality career over 15 years ago at Beirut Marriott Hotel where he held several progressive positions prior to moving to
When and how did you get involved in the tourism industry? I just followed my passion for cross cultural exchange and travel and started my career in the tourism industry. Services International is one of the leaders in the Indian travel and tourism
Minor Hotel Group in collaboration with GP Group and Top Travel & Tours is developing Oaks Bodhgaya in northeast India. Slated to open later this year, the USD6.7 million project will feature 78 units, a restaurant, a conference hall,
When and how did you get involved in the tourism industry? I travelled to different countries from an early age. Tourism always appealed to me and my career in the sector started following my return to India after completing my formal education in London.
PUNEET DHAWAN has been named vice president of operations, economy and midscale properties, for the Gulf and Levant regions at AccorHotels Middle East. Dhawan brings with him a wealth of experience gained while working for the hotelier
When and how did you get involved in the tourism industry? I have been in the tourism industry for more than 20 years and for the past five years I have been operating my own destination management company.