Rotana, a leading hotel management company, with presence in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, has announced the opening of two hotel apartments in Istanbul, marking its first properties in Turkey.
US-based Viceroy Hotel Group, a boutique and luxury hotel management company, will operate two more hotels in Dubai, other than the Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah opening in late 2016, a report said.
The 76-floor Viceroy Dubai Shaikh
Saudi Arabia-based Al Khozama Management, a leading luxury commercial property development company, has signed agreements with Al Fahd Investment Company to manage two new upmarket hospitality properties in Al Khobar.
Swiss-based Glion Institute of Higher Education (GIHE), one of the top three hotel management schools in the world, is seeing an increased interest from Saudi nationals to enroll in its hospitality courses, a statement said.
A regional tourism expert has urged investors in the hotel industry to look at local hotel management companies as an alternative to international chains.
The local companies have now become major rivals to their international peers becaus