Thursday 18 July 2019

Kempinski Summerland Hotel appoints new GM

Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort in Lebanon has welcomed Mark Timbrell as its new general manager. Timbrell joins Kempinski Lebanon from his most recent role as general manager of Kempinski Hotel Amman and returns to Beirut after seven years, where he previously managed Ge


Fujairah beach project on track for 2020 opening

Work is in full swing on the Fujairah Beach Project, a key development comprising a 176-room hotel with over 100 parking spaces and an 80-unit residential complex, with 65 per cent of the project already completed. The new project, which will come up over a 35,000-sq-m area, is o


Ascott expands global presence with 26 new property deals

Singapore-based Ascott, a leading international lodging owner-operator, is accelerating its growth globally with the signing of 26 properties, including in Saudi Arabia. The properties, which will open in phases from 2019 to 2023, are mostly signed under management contracts, wit


6.6m passengers travel through Sharjah Airport in H1

Sharjah Airport continued to record excellent growth rates during the first half of this year, with passenger numbers rising to 6.605 million, up 15.25 per cent compared to the first half of 2018. The airport had 1.114 million passengers in June, a growth rate of 17.6 per cent co


Oyo debuts 'Capital O' hotel brand in the UAE

Oyo Hotels & Homes, the world's fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes & living spaces, has announced the launch of its premium brand - Capital O - for business travellers in the UAE. The first two Capital O Hotels are located in Ras Al Khaimah (


RJ inks deal to boost medical tourism to Jordan

Royal Jordanian and the Private Hospitals Association (PHA) have signed a cooperation agreement aimed at supporting and promoting medical tourism to the kingdom and strengthening Jordan's position as a destination for treatment and hospitalisation. RJ president/CEO Stefan Pic


Al Murshed Travel and Tourism picks Sabre as technology partner

Al Murshed Travel and Tourism, one of the leading travel agencies in Bahrain, has signed a long-term agreement with Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, to continue using its technology and platform to provide travel services to its customers.


Dubai to host key aviation investment summit in 2020

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020, themed ‘Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund Raising and Key Partnerships’ will be held in Dubai from January 27-29, 2020.


Over 5,000 get ORAT training ahead of Bahrain terminal launch

The Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) training programme for over 5,800 Bahrain International Airport stakeholders is going as per schedule as the kingdom gears up for launch of the new passenger terminal building, said a report. Since the launch of the familiarisa


Accor to introduce Raffles brand in Bahrain

Hospitality group Accor is set to debut the iconic Raffles brand in Bahrain after signing a milestone agreement with GFH Financial Group (GFH) to manage the kingdom’s first ultra-luxurious retreat. The management agreement for Raffles Bahrain marks the start of a growing pa

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