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Gulf business events, information, photos and data for Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and more. http://www.arabianindustry.com/hospitality/?service=rss Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:29:12 +0400 www.arabianindustry.com http://www.arabianindustry.com Arabian Industry - Hospitality http://www.arabianindustry.com/hospitality/?service=rss 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2018 webmaster@www.arabianindustry.com (webmaster) Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:29:12 +0400 20 Viceroy out, Marriott in: Abu Dhabi property set to become a W Hotel http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/20/viceroy-out-marriott-in-abu-dhabi-property-set-to-become-a-w-hotel-5944224/ Following a refurbishment period while the hotel stays open as an unbranded hotel, the property will be flagged under the W Hotels brand News | Hospitality Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:54:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/20/viceroy-out-marriott-in-abu-dhabi-property-set-to-become-a-w-hotel-5944224/ Amazon partners with Marriott to launch Alexa for Hospitality http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/20/amazon-partners-with-marriott-to-launch-alexa-for-hospitality-5944042/ Guests can just ask Alexa for more towels, to play music or even to just check out News | Hospitality Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:38:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/20/amazon-partners-with-marriott-to-launch-alexa-for-hospitality-5944042/ World's 50 Best Restaurants 2018 revealed in Bilbao, Spain http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/20/worlds-50-best-restaurants-2018-revealed-in-bilbao-spain-5943951/ Topping the list once again was Massimo Bottura's Osteria Francescana News | Hospitality Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:33:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/20/worlds-50-best-restaurants-2018-revealed-in-bilbao-spain-5943951/ Rotana signs a hotel in Dubai, and first in Sarajevo http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/20/rotana-signs-a-hotel-in-dubai-and-first-in-sarajevo-5943977/ The ninth tallest residential high-rise building in the world and the second tallest residential tower in the Balkans region added to portfolio News | Hospitality Wed, 20 Jun 2018 05:03:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/20/rotana-signs-a-hotel-in-dubai-and-first-in-sarajevo-5943977/ This UAE hotel can now be paid for in crypto currency http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/this-uae-hotel-can-now-be-paid-for-in-crypto-currency-5943639/ Al Mahra Resort by Cristal is owned by Fam Holding News | Hospitality Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:37:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/this-uae-hotel-can-now-be-paid-for-in-crypto-currency-5943639/ Four dead at hotel fire in India: reports http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/four-dead-at-hotel-fire-in-india-reports-5943522/ A preliminary inquiry indicates that a short circuit may have caused the fire News | Hospitality Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:36:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/four-dead-at-hotel-fire-in-india-reports-5943522/ Six Senses reveals 2017 sustainability results http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/six-senses-reveals-2017-sustainability-results-5943535/ Since 2012, each Six Senses property has been monitoring sustainability efforts to contribute to Cornell University's hotel sustainability benchmarking programme News | Hospitality Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:05:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/six-senses-reveals-2017-sustainability-results-5943535/ Instagram 'influencers' pestering for free stays driving hotels 'crazy' http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/instagram-influencers-pestering-for-free-stays-driving-hotels-crazy-5943353/ Hotels are tiring of influencers asking for freebies News | Hospitality Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:49:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/instagram-influencers-pestering-for-free-stays-driving-hotels-crazy-5943353/ UAE-based company integrates blockchain at Atlantis, The Palm http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/uae-based-company-integrates-blockchain-at-atlantis-the-palm-5943340/ Liquid D has developed Lucid Pay, a smart settlement platform News | Hospitality Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:42:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/uae-based-company-integrates-blockchain-at-atlantis-the-palm-5943340/ Premier Inn launches rewards initiative in Dubai and Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/premier-inn-launches-rewards-initiative-in-dubai-and-abu-dhabi-5943379/ Premier Inn Passport is available for guests who book their stay through the hotel's website News | Hospitality Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:31:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/premier-inn-launches-rewards-initiative-in-dubai-and-abu-dhabi-5943379/ Dubai Tourism debuts airport installation for transit passengers http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/dubai-tourism-debuts-airport-installation-for-transit-passengers-5943366/ The 'MyDubai Experience' hopes to inspire transit passengers at Dubai International to stopover in the city News | Hospitality Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:24:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/dubai-tourism-debuts-airport-installation-for-transit-passengers-5943366/ Swiss-Belhotel International targets African expansion http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/swiss-belhotel-international-targets-african-expansion-5943392/ The operator hopes to have five operational hotels in Africa by 2021 News | Hospitality Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:10:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/19/swiss-belhotel-international-targets-african-expansion-5943392/ Comment: It's time to talk about influencers. Again http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/comment-its-time-to-talk-about-influencers-again-5943249/ Martin Kubler says it's definitely time to weed out the blaggers News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/comment-its-time-to-talk-about-influencers-again-5943249/ Jumeirah hires Michelin Guides exec in F&B strategy shift http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/jumeirah-hires-michelin-guides-exec-in-fb-strategy-shift-5943197/ Michael Ellis expected to launch new restaurant concepts and enhance existing outlets as part of Jumeirah Group's new F&amp;B strategy News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:35:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/jumeirah-hires-michelin-guides-exec-in-fb-strategy-shift-5943197/ Beyond the glass ceiling: GM Interview Nayla Chowdhury http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/beyond-the-glass-ceiling-gm-interview-nayla-chowdhury-5942989/ Nayla Chowdhury, general manager at Hampton by Hilton Dubai Airport, sits down with Hotelier Middle East to talk about the soon-to-open property and the power of mentorship for aspiring female leaders in hospitality News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:33:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/beyond-the-glass-ceiling-gm-interview-nayla-chowdhury-5942989/ W Sydney to open in 2020, will be third W-branded hotel in Australia http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/w-sydney-to-open-in-2020-will-be-third-w-branded-hotel-in-australia-5943002/ W Sydney will feature 593&nbsp;guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:21:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/w-sydney-to-open-in-2020-will-be-third-w-branded-hotel-in-australia-5943002/ Seya Beach Hotel to open in Alacati, Turkey http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/seya-beach-hotel-to-open-in-alacati-turkey-5942859/ MP Hotels is set to open its latest hotel on June 25, which marks the second hotel to be launched under its recently launched Design Plus brand News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:23:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/seya-beach-hotel-to-open-in-alacati-turkey-5942859/ New $1 billion Zaha Hadid-designed luxury hotel opens http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/new-1-billion-zaha-hadid-designed-luxury-hotel-opens-5942768/ The complex comprises four other hotels, and a many&nbsp;luxury retail, entertainment venues and casinos News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/new-1-billion-zaha-hadid-designed-luxury-hotel-opens-5942768/ InterContinental Abu Dhabi appoints new restaurant leadership team http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/intercontinental-abu-dhabi-appoints-new-restaurant-leadership-team-5942781/ The property's F&amp;B includes: Chamas Churrascaria, Circo, Byblos Sur Mer, Cho Gao Marina Walk, Fishmarket and Belgian Cafe. News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:11:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/intercontinental-abu-dhabi-appoints-new-restaurant-leadership-team-5942781/ Centro Barsha by Rotana Dubai appoints general manager http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/centro-barsha-by-rotana-dubai-appoints-general-manager-5942794/ Imad Akil has joined the team at Centro Barsha, and joined Rotana in 2008 for the pre-opening of Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach, Dubai News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:49:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/centro-barsha-by-rotana-dubai-appoints-general-manager-5942794/ UK eyes business expansion in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/uks-laura-ashley-targets-saudi-arabia-for-hotel-expansion-5942677/ Boss of UK-based brand famous for its fabrics, designs and homeware says Gulf kingdom is being targeted in hospitality growth plan News | Hospitality Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:27:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/18/uks-laura-ashley-targets-saudi-arabia-for-hotel-expansion-5942677/ Emirates adds two dozen Umrah flights http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/emirates-adds-two-dozen-umrah-flights-5942079/ The additional services will run parallel with Emirates regularly scheduled flights to Jeddah News | Hospitality Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:56:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/emirates-adds-two-dozen-umrah-flights-5942079/ JW Marriott Marquis Dubai's decision upsetting, says Atul Kochhar after firing http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/jw-marriott-marquis-dubais-decision-upsetting-says-atul-kochhar-after-firing-5941988/ Celebrity chef Atul Kochhar has responded to JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai News | Hospitality Thu, 14 Jun 2018 07:38:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/jw-marriott-marquis-dubais-decision-upsetting-says-atul-kochhar-after-firing-5941988/ Jumeirah Al Naseem invited to join Virtuoso travel agency network http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/jumeirah-al-naseem-invited-to-join-virtuoso-travel-agency-network-5941858/ Membership is by invitation only; however Jumeirah Al Naseem is the fifth hotel in Jumeirah's portfolio to receive the invite News | Hospitality Thu, 14 Jun 2018 06:21:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/jumeirah-al-naseem-invited-to-join-virtuoso-travel-agency-network-5941858/ Le Meridien Dubai launches fitness facility http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/le-meridien-dubai-launches-fitness-facility-5941871/ The hotel has debuted Optimal Fitness at Natural Elements, which opened doors to guests in May 2018 News | Hospitality Thu, 14 Jun 2018 06:14:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/le-meridien-dubai-launches-fitness-facility-5941871/ New five-star hotel brand, The Prince Akatoki, launched http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/new-five-star-hotel-brand-the-prince-akatoki-launched-5941897/ The brand has been launched by StayWell Holdings and Prince Hotels Inc, with elements and experiences synonymous with Japanese hospitality News | Hospitality Thu, 14 Jun 2018 05:49:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/14/new-five-star-hotel-brand-the-prince-akatoki-launched-5941897/ Abu Dhabi said to stop 'dry days' during religious holidays http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/abu-dhabi-said-to-stop-dry-days-during-religious-holidays-5941663/ The Department of Culture and Tourism has reportedly issued a circular to all establishments informing them that alcohol will be permitted in licensed areas during "all religious occasions" News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:24:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/abu-dhabi-said-to-stop-dry-days-during-religious-holidays-5941663/ Dubai Tourism partners with Uber to offer discounts http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/dubai-tourism-partners-with-uber-to-offer-discounts-5941520/ Anyone who purchases a Dubai Pass will receive a 15% discount off the card, as well as 15% off six Uber rides to and from tourist hotspots in the city News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:58:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/dubai-tourism-partners-with-uber-to-offer-discounts-5941520/ North Korea 'could have the best hotels' on its beaches, according to Trump http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/north-korea-could-have-the-best-hotels-on-its-beaches-according-to-trump-5941533/ "As an example, they have great beaches," Trump&nbsp;said to reporters News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:34:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/north-korea-could-have-the-best-hotels-on-its-beaches-according-to-trump-5941533/ Comment: Hotel owners and operators need to have a heart-to-heart http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/comment-hotel-owners-and-operators-need-to-have-a-heart-to-heart-5941676/ Cross the relationship divide News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:46:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/comment-hotel-owners-and-operators-need-to-have-a-heart-to-heart-5941676/ JW Marriott Marquis Dubai terminates Chef Atul Kochhar's contract after tweet http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/jw-marriott-marquis-dubai-terminates-chef-atul-kochhars-contract-after-tweet-5941442/ Kochhar's Rang Mahal restaurant&nbsp;has already been removed from the JW Marriot Marquis website News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/jw-marriott-marquis-dubai-terminates-chef-atul-kochhars-contract-after-tweet-5941442/ Abu Dhabi to introduce 30% sales tax on alcohol http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/abu-dhabi-to-introduce-30-sales-tax-on-alcohol-5941351/ Levy will come into force after Ramadan News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:30:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/abu-dhabi-to-introduce-30-sales-tax-on-alcohol-5941351/ The Ritz-Carlton yacht collection opens reservations to the public http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/the-ritz-carlton-yacht-collection-opens-reservations-to-the-public-5941364/ Travelers worldwide are invited to book their voyage on the custom-made luxury yacht News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:28:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/the-ritz-carlton-yacht-collection-opens-reservations-to-the-public-5941364/ Abu Dhabi orders cuts to tourism, municipality fees http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/abu-dhabi-orders-cuts-to-tourism-municipality-fees-5941286/ The moves comes a day after Dubai slashed municipality fees at local restaurants and hotels News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 06:23:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/abu-dhabi-orders-cuts-to-tourism-municipality-fees-5941286/ Hilton Dubai Jumeirah appoints new executive chef http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/hilton-dubai-jumeirah-appoints-new-executive-chef-5941234/ Steven Smalley has 19 years of experience and has worked both internationally and in the Middle East News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 05:05:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/hilton-dubai-jumeirah-appoints-new-executive-chef-5941234/ More than 4,000 have applied for Emaar's hospitality talent hunt http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/more-than-4000-have-applied-for-emaars-hospitality-talent-hunt-5941247/ Emaar Hospitality Group's three year development programme aims to hone the winner for corporate director or general manager positions News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 04:53:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/more-than-4000-have-applied-for-emaars-hospitality-talent-hunt-5941247/ IHG launches new upscale brand 'voco' http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/ihg-launches-new-upscale-brand-voco-5941260/ The first signing has been made for Australia, and the plan is to have more than 200 Voco hotels for IHG over the next decade News | Hospitality Wed, 13 Jun 2018 04:38:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/13/ihg-launches-new-upscale-brand-voco-5941260/ England team's World Cup 2018 Russia hotel criticised by reviewers http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/england-teams-world-cup-2018-russia-hotel-criticised-by-reviewers-5941013/ ForRestMix Club Hotel is located outside St Petersburg where England team will arrive on Tuesday News | Hospitality Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:34:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/england-teams-world-cup-2018-russia-hotel-criticised-by-reviewers-5941013/ Main contractor hired for the Sabah Rotana project in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/main-contractor-hired-for-the-sabah-rotana-project-in-dubai-5940701/ $136m contract awarded for new Dubai luxury hotel, apartments News | Hospitality Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:07:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/main-contractor-hired-for-the-sabah-rotana-project-in-dubai-5940701/ Chef Atul Kochhar comes under fire for tweet on Islam, Dubai hotel responds http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/chef-atul-kochhar-comes-under-fire-for-tweet-on-islam-dubai-hotel-responds-5941039/ JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, which houses Rang Mahal, has released a statement regarding Kochhar's remark News | Hospitality Tue, 12 Jun 2018 06:32:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/chef-atul-kochhar-comes-under-fire-for-tweet-on-islam-dubai-hotel-responds-5941039/ Tributes pour in for Anthony Bourdain from the industry http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/tributes-pour-in-for-anthony-bourdain-from-the-industry-5941026/ Tributes are pouring in from the regional F&amp;B industry after American chef and TV personality, Anthony Bourdain, died at the age of 61 on June 8, 2018 News | Hospitality Tue, 12 Jun 2018 06:26:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/tributes-pour-in-for-anthony-bourdain-from-the-industry-5941026/ Dubai cuts municipality fees at restaurants, hotels http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/dubai-cuts-municipality-fees-at-restaurants-hotels-5940649/ Last week, the Dubai Executive Council also ordered a 50% reduction in "market fees" imposed by Dubai Municipality News | Hospitality Tue, 12 Jun 2018 06:13:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/dubai-cuts-municipality-fees-at-restaurants-hotels-5940649/ Ras Al Khaimah witnesses 28% increase in European visitors http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/ras-al-khaimah-witnesses-28-increase-in-european-visitors-5940714/ As part of its Destination 2019 strategy, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) significantly increased its destination promotion in Europe News | Hospitality Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:56:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/ras-al-khaimah-witnesses-28-increase-in-european-visitors-5940714/ FIRST LOOK: Middle East's first Element hotel in Me'aisam Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/first-look-middle-easts-first-element-hotel-in-meaisam-dubai-5940740/ Marriott International debuted the first Element in the Middle East. Located in Dubai Production City, Element Me'aisam offers 168 keys, a motion fitness gym, a pool and a meeting room. The brand emphasizes eco-consciousness with a focus on wellness News | Hospitality Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:47:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/first-look-middle-easts-first-element-hotel-in-meaisam-dubai-5940740/ Andaz to enter the Middle East with rebrand of Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/andaz-to-enter-the-middle-east-with-rebrand-of-hyatt-capital-gate-abu-dhabi-5940727/ The hotel, which is owned by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), will be rebranded in late 2018 News | Hospitality Tue, 12 Jun 2018 05:42:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/12/andaz-to-enter-the-middle-east-with-rebrand-of-hyatt-capital-gate-abu-dhabi-5940727/ Marriott signs three deals with Jeddah's Al Murjan Group http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/11/marriott-signs-three-jeddah-hotels-includes-first-delta-in-the-region-5940064/ Marriott International will introduce the region's first Delta Hotel by Marriott, along with a Four Points by Sheraton and a Marriott Executive Apartments News | Hospitality Mon, 11 Jun 2018 05:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/11/marriott-signs-three-jeddah-hotels-includes-first-delta-in-the-region-5940064/ Ramada Ajman distributes 400 iftar boxes to residents http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/11/ramada-ajman-distributes-iftar-boxes-to-residents-5940103/ The hotel gave away 400 packed meals with iftar essentials to underprivileged residents of the emirate News | Hospitality Mon, 11 Jun 2018 04:55:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/11/ramada-ajman-distributes-iftar-boxes-to-residents-5940103/ Rise in inbound tourists from Eastern Europe to the GCC http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/11/inbound-tourists-from-eastern-europe-to-the-gcc-on-the-rise-5940116/ Bulgaria has witnessed the biggest increase at 68% in 2017 compared to 2016 News | Hospitality Mon, 11 Jun 2018 04:47:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/11/inbound-tourists-from-eastern-europe-to-the-gcc-on-the-rise-5940116/ Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers appoints new cluster GM http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/11/makkah-millennium-hotel-towers-appoints-cluster-gm-5940077/ Saad Khayat, taking over the Makkah Millennium Hotel &amp; Towers, has more than 25 years of business and hospitality experience News | Hospitality Mon, 11 Jun 2018 04:24:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/11/makkah-millennium-hotel-towers-appoints-cluster-gm-5940077/ Zara Spa re-opens at Movenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea in Jordan http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/zara-spa-re-opens-at-movenpick-resort-spa-dead-sea-in-jordan-5939596/ Zara Spa, the 6,000-square-metre wellness venue at Movenpick Resort &amp; Spa Dead Sea, has re-opened after a renovation News | Hospitality Sun, 10 Jun 2018 06:50:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/zara-spa-re-opens-at-movenpick-resort-spa-dead-sea-in-jordan-5939596/ First Jordanian executive chef for Four Seasons Hotel Amman http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/first-jordanian-executive-chef-for-four-seasons-hotel-amman-5939609/ Saa'd Al Fawadleh has been promoted to the role of executive chef; he joined the operator in 2014 News | Hospitality Sun, 10 Jun 2018 06:26:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/first-jordanian-executive-chef-for-four-seasons-hotel-amman-5939609/ Emaar picks Microsoft Dynamics 365 for finance and operations http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/emaar-picks-microsoft-dynamics-365-for-finance-and-operations-5939622/ Company will use Dynamics 365 for finance &amp; operations to support expansion and improve service levels News | Hospitality Sun, 10 Jun 2018 06:23:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/emaar-picks-microsoft-dynamics-365-for-finance-and-operations-5939622/ Melia Hotels joins crusade against single-use plastics http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/melia-hotels-joins-crusade-against-single-use-plastics-5939635/ The elimination will avoid more than 15 tonnes of CO2 emissions generated each year by waste disposal News | Hospitality Sun, 10 Jun 2018 06:07:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/melia-hotels-joins-crusade-against-single-use-plastics-5939635/ All access Emirates Pass returns this summer to boost UAE tourism http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/all-access-emirates-pass-returns-this-summer-to-boost-uae-tourism-5939648/ My Emirates Pass turns the Emirates boarding pass into an exclusive membership card News | Hospitality Sun, 10 Jun 2018 04:48:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/all-access-emirates-pass-returns-this-summer-to-boost-uae-tourism-5939648/ Emirates grounds 20 planes during Ramadan, to resume service during Eid http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/emirates-grounds-20-planes-during-ramadan-to-resume-service-during-eid-5939661/ Airline president Tim Clark says aircraft will start returning to service following the month-end Eid al Fitr holiday News | Hospitality Sun, 10 Jun 2018 04:46:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/10/emirates-grounds-20-planes-during-ramadan-to-resume-service-during-eid-5939661/ Oman reveals Eid Al Fitr holiday dates http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/oman-reveals-eid-al-fitr-holiday-dates-5939037/ Holidays for public sector employees begin on June 14-18, 2018 News | Hospitality Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:09:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/oman-reveals-eid-al-fitr-holiday-dates-5939037/ Sofitel Bahrain promotes director of operations to GM role http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/sofitel-bahrain-promotes-director-of-operations-to-gm-role-5938907/ Mehdi Hanayen joined the property as director of operations in 2017, and first joined AccorHotels in 2008 News | Hospitality Thu, 07 Jun 2018 06:25:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/sofitel-bahrain-promotes-director-of-operations-to-gm-role-5938907/ Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh promotes Nicola Rossi http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/four-seasons-hotel-riyadh-promotes-nicola-rossi-5938920/ Nicola Rossi was previously chef de cuisine, and is now the hotel's executive sous chef News | Hospitality Thu, 07 Jun 2018 06:22:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/four-seasons-hotel-riyadh-promotes-nicola-rossi-5938920/ ANALYSIS: The Dubai Way is the right way http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/analysis-the-dubai-way-is-the-right-way-5938933/ A look at the project that aims to improve service offered to tourists visiting Dubai News | Hospitality Thu, 07 Jun 2018 05:11:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/analysis-the-dubai-way-is-the-right-way-5938933/ Retro-themed bar to open at Fairmont Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/retro-themed-bar-to-open-at-fairmont-dubai-5938946/ The House Party Bar is set to open in June News | Hospitality Thu, 07 Jun 2018 04:59:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/retro-themed-bar-to-open-at-fairmont-dubai-5938946/ WorldHotels strengthens its sales presence in the GCC http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/worldhotels-strengthens-its-sales-presence-in-the-gcc-5938959/ The group&nbsp;added the Gulf Court Hotel Business Bay in Dubai to its portfolio News | Hospitality Thu, 07 Jun 2018 04:40:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/7/worldhotels-strengthens-its-sales-presence-in-the-gcc-5938959/ Abu Dhabi's $13.6bn cash package set to boost tourism infrastructure http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/abu-dhabis-136bn-cash-package-set-to-boost-tourism-infrastructure-5938556/ Al Nahyan called on developers to build&nbsp;eco-tourism destinations,&nbsp;camping sites, and&nbsp;sports areas News | Hospitality Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/abu-dhabis-136bn-cash-package-set-to-boost-tourism-infrastructure-5938556/ EAHM names Emirati student as 'Jumeirah Intern of the Year' http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/eahm-names-emirati-student-as-jumeirah-intern-of-the-year-5938569/ Yousef Monjazebi completed a six-month internship at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray on The Palm News | Hospitality Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:25:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/eahm-names-emirati-student-as-jumeirah-intern-of-the-year-5938569/ Licensed UK F&B outlets remove Saudi flags after complaints http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/licensed-uk-fb-outlets-remove-saudi-flags-after-complaints-5938491/ Greene King, a British company that operates over 3,000 licensed establishments, said it responded to customer feedback and taken the flags down from 'inappropriate' display News | Hospitality Wed, 06 Jun 2018 08:22:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/licensed-uk-fb-outlets-remove-saudi-flags-after-complaints-5938491/ Dubai's hospitality sector shows growth potential post Expo 2020 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/dubais-hospitality-sector-shows-growth-potential-post-expo-2020-5938504/ The joint report was put together report by KPMG and International Hospitality Consulting Group News | Hospitality Wed, 06 Jun 2018 08:18:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/dubais-hospitality-sector-shows-growth-potential-post-expo-2020-5938504/ Singapore's Sentosa Island hotel to host Trump-Kim meeting http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/singapores-five-star-sentosa-island-hotel-named-as-trump-kim-venue-5938348/ US President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un have fixed the venue for their much awaited meeting which will be held in Singapore on June 12<br /> News | Hospitality Wed, 06 Jun 2018 06:49:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/singapores-five-star-sentosa-island-hotel-named-as-trump-kim-venue-5938348/ Movenpick to reflag hotel in Sfax, Tunisia http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/movenpick-to-reflag-hotel-in-sfax-tunisia-5938374/ This will mark Movenpick's fourth property in Tunisia, and will launch later this year News | Hospitality Wed, 06 Jun 2018 06:03:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/movenpick-to-reflag-hotel-in-sfax-tunisia-5938374/ Four Seasons Hotel Amman appoints general manager http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/four-seasons-hotel-amman-appoints-general-manager-5938387/ Carlo Stragiotto has more than 25 years of experience with Four Seasons across the world, with his most recent posting being in Dubai, UAE News | Hospitality Wed, 06 Jun 2018 05:52:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/6/four-seasons-hotel-amman-appoints-general-manager-5938387/ Ras Al Khaimah offers free airport transfers http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/tourism-on-the-up-and-up-ras-al-khaimah-offers-free-airport-transfers-5937828/ RAK Shuttle service connecting Dubai Airport to the emirate will be complimentary for visitors over the summer months News | Hospitality Tue, 05 Jun 2018 09:25:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/tourism-on-the-up-and-up-ras-al-khaimah-offers-free-airport-transfers-5937828/ Wyndham Hotels & Resorts debuts as independent public company http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/wyndham-hotels-resorts-debuts-as-independent-public-company-5937776/ It completes spin-off from Wyndham Worldwide News | Hospitality Tue, 05 Jun 2018 07:52:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/wyndham-hotels-resorts-debuts-as-independent-public-company-5937776/ Bahi Ajman Palace promotes Mahmoud Saffarini as DOSM http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/bahi-ajman-palace-promotes-mahmoud-saffarini-as-dosm-5937607/ Saffarini brings more than 17 years of hospitality experience News | Hospitality Tue, 05 Jun 2018 06:45:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/bahi-ajman-palace-promotes-mahmoud-saffarini-as-dosm-5937607/ Atlantis The Palm to kick-off kids’ summer camp in July http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/atlantis-the-palm-to-kick-off-kids-summer-camp-in-july-5937620/ The summer camp has various offerings designed for children 3-15 years old News | Hospitality Tue, 05 Jun 2018 06:32:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/atlantis-the-palm-to-kick-off-kids-summer-camp-in-july-5937620/ Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi opens with limited inventory http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/grand-hyatt-abu-dhabi-opens-with-limited-inventory-5937646/ Some facilities including the Grand Club will be available for guests after summer this year News | Hospitality Tue, 05 Jun 2018 05:37:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/5/grand-hyatt-abu-dhabi-opens-with-limited-inventory-5937646/ Address Downtown reopens to public after little over two years http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/address-downtown-reopens-to-public-after-little-over-two-years-5936866/ Address Downtown features 220 rooms and suites News | Hospitality Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:08:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/address-downtown-reopens-to-public-after-little-over-two-years-5936866/ Jordan airport sees 7.5% increase in passenger traffic in 2018 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/jordan-airport-sees-75-increase-in-passenger-traffic-in-2018-5936879/ The airport welcomed a total of 2,541,458 passengers during the first four months News | Hospitality Mon, 04 Jun 2018 06:33:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/jordan-airport-sees-75-increase-in-passenger-traffic-in-2018-5936879/ A.A.Al Moosa says three Palm Jumeirah hotels to open by Q1 2019 in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/aaal-moosa-says-three-palm-jumeirah-hotels-to-open-by-q1-2019-in-dubai-5936892/ Hilton The Palm, Taj Exotica Resort &amp; Spa, and Marriott the Palm will add 1,500 rooms and suites to Dubai's portfolio News | Hospitality Mon, 04 Jun 2018 05:48:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/aaal-moosa-says-three-palm-jumeirah-hotels-to-open-by-q1-2019-in-dubai-5936892/ Emirates launches non-stop flight to Newark http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/emirates-launches-new-non-stop-flight-to-newark-5936814/ The flight gives passengers the option of a morning departure or arrival in Newark News | Hospitality Mon, 04 Jun 2018 05:42:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/emirates-launches-new-non-stop-flight-to-newark-5936814/ Bpifrance partners with Business France to launch French Hospitality Mission 2018 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/bpifrance-partners-with-business-france-to-launch-french-hospitality-mission-2018-5936827/ The partners will explore market opportunities, financial associations and operational leadership in the hotel and restaurant services sectors in the UAE News | Hospitality Mon, 04 Jun 2018 05:35:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/4/bpifrance-partners-with-business-france-to-launch-french-hospitality-mission-2018-5936827/ Ajman Hotel sponsors 200 iftar meals during Ramadan http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/ajman-hotel-sponsors-200-iftar-meals-during-ramadan-5936489/ The distribution was made on Wednesday, May 30 in front of Ajman Museum Gate News | Hospitality Sun, 03 Jun 2018 07:27:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/ajman-hotel-sponsors-200-iftar-meals-during-ramadan-5936489/ Marriott partners with Hostmaker to launch homesharing in London http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/marriott-partners-with-hostmaker-to-launch-homesharing-in-london-5936515/ Tribute Portfolio Homes, launched on April 23, is in the Beta phase and booking is available directly through Marriott or Starwood websites News | Hospitality Sun, 03 Jun 2018 06:59:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/marriott-partners-with-hostmaker-to-launch-homesharing-in-london-5936515/ IHG signs double deal for Holiday Inn and Staybridge in Egypt http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/ihg-signs-double-deal-for-holiday-inn-and-staybridge-in-egypt-5936372/ Holiday Inn Giza Sun Capital and Staybridge Suites Giza Sun Capital signed with Arabia Hotels, adding to IHG's portfolio in Egypt News | Hospitality Sun, 03 Jun 2018 06:32:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/ihg-signs-double-deal-for-holiday-inn-and-staybridge-in-egypt-5936372/ Three Hyatt hotels in Dubai appoint cluster DOSM http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/three-hyatt-hotels-in-dubai-appoint-cluster-dosm-5936398/ Amit Biswas will oversee the Hyatt Regency Dubai &amp; Galleria, Hyatt Place Dubai Al Rigga, and Hyatt Place Dubai Baniyas Square News | Hospitality Sun, 03 Jun 2018 06:20:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/three-hyatt-hotels-in-dubai-appoint-cluster-dosm-5936398/ Meiko launches M-iClean H dishwasher http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/meiko-launches-m-iclean-h-dishwasher-5936385/ Features include a hood that opens and closes automatically, a drying table, stainless steel pipework and waste water heat recovery News | Hospitality Sun, 03 Jun 2018 06:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/meiko-launches-m-iclean-h-dishwasher-5936385/ Kim Jong Un allegedly asks for $6,000-per-night hotel suite in Singapore http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/kim-jong-un-allegedly-asks-for-6000-per-night-hotel-suite-in-singapore-5936411/ Trump is expected to stay at another five-star hotel, the Shangri-La News | Hospitality Sun, 03 Jun 2018 06:15:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/jun/3/kim-jong-un-allegedly-asks-for-6000-per-night-hotel-suite-in-singapore-5936411/ Dur Hospitality to focus on Saudi Arabia hospitality market http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/31/dur-hospitality-to-focus-on-saudi-arabia-hospitality-market-5935722/ The company is not yet looking to operate beyond the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, choosing to use its market knowledge to the fullest News | Hospitality Thu, 31 May 2018 06:55:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/31/dur-hospitality-to-focus-on-saudi-arabia-hospitality-market-5935722/ Abu Dhabi hosts 1.7m hotel guests from January-April 2018 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/31/abu-dhabi-hosts-17m-hotel-guests-from-january-april-2018-5935605/ Data has revealed that the UAE capital saw a 7.3% growth in hotel guests in the first four months of 2018 compared to the same period last year News | Hospitality Thu, 31 May 2018 06:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/31/abu-dhabi-hosts-17m-hotel-guests-from-january-april-2018-5935605/ Radisson Blu Hotel signed for Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/31/radisson-blu-hotel-signed-for-al-ahsa-saudi-arabia-5935618/ The 172-room Radisson Blu Hotel, Al Ahsa is set to open in 2020 and will offer standard rooms, suites, and serviced apartments News | Hospitality Thu, 31 May 2018 05:42:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/31/radisson-blu-hotel-signed-for-al-ahsa-saudi-arabia-5935618/ Hilton Garden Inn asks foodies, travellers to vote for new additions to its dining menu http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/hilton-garden-inn-asks-foodies-travellers-to-vote-for-new-additions-to-its-dining-menu-5935319/ The most popular selections in each category will be added to the menu News | Hospitality Wed, 30 May 2018 11:57:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/hilton-garden-inn-asks-foodies-travellers-to-vote-for-new-additions-to-its-dining-menu-5935319/ Grohe opens new showroom in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/grohe-opens-new-showroom-in-dubai-5935085/ The showroom is located at Media One Hotel at Dubai Media City and will cater to its Middle East, Africa and East Mediterranean markets News | Hospitality Wed, 30 May 2018 08:32:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/grohe-opens-new-showroom-in-dubai-5935085/ Emirates says to launch Hamburg A380 service http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/emirates-says-to-launch-hamburg-a380-service-5935098/ Dubai airline to introduce first scheduled superjumbo flight to German city on October 29 News | Hospitality Wed, 30 May 2018 08:26:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/emirates-says-to-launch-hamburg-a380-service-5935098/ Dubai's Jumeirah to open Zabeel House-branded hotel aimed at millennials in Shoreditch http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/dubais-jumeirah-to-open-zabeel-house-branded-hotel-aimed-at-millennials-in-shoreditch-5935007/ Zabeel House is the second brand from Jumeirah Group News | Hospitality Wed, 30 May 2018 08:12:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/dubais-jumeirah-to-open-zabeel-house-branded-hotel-aimed-at-millennials-in-shoreditch-5935007/ Abu Dhabi hotel implements year-long green initiative, saves $27,225 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/abu-dhabi-hotel-implements-year-long-green-initiative-saves-27225-5935111/ Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel Abu Dhabi developed a green initiative in accordance with Tadweer's Annual Waste Reduction Action Plan (WRAP) News | Hospitality Wed, 30 May 2018 08:06:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/abu-dhabi-hotel-implements-year-long-green-initiative-saves-27225-5935111/ Hilton Abu Dhabi saves nearly 1,000 litres of water through eco initiative http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/hilton-abu-dhabi-saves-nearly-1000-litres-of-water-through-eco-initiative-5935020/ The hotel implemented a month-long environmental initiative in support of World Water Day News | Hospitality Wed, 30 May 2018 07:42:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/hilton-abu-dhabi-saves-nearly-1000-litres-of-water-through-eco-initiative-5935020/ Radisson Blu Yas Island is first Gulf hotel to use solar energy to heat up hotel's water supply http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/radisson-blu-yas-island-is-first-gulf-hotel-to-use-solar-energy-to-heat-up-hotels-water-supply-5935033/ A&nbsp;three-star hotel needs 40 litres of hot water a day per guest News | Hospitality Wed, 30 May 2018 07:03:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/radisson-blu-yas-island-is-first-gulf-hotel-to-use-solar-energy-to-heat-up-hotels-water-supply-5935033/ Ascott hopes to launch AI in the Middle East http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/ascott-hopes-to-launch-ai-in-the-middle-east-5935046/ The robots are being tested out in China before the company rolls them further afield News | Hospitality Wed, 30 May 2018 06:42:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/30/ascott-hopes-to-launch-ai-in-the-middle-east-5935046/ Royal Honeymoon at a Fairmont hotel? Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reportedly planning Canada trip http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/royal-honeymoon-at-a-fairmont-hotel-prince-harry-and-meghan-markle-reportedly-planning-canada-trip-5934773/ The hotel however has issued a statement refuting the report News | Hospitality Tue, 29 May 2018 11:57:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/royal-honeymoon-at-a-fairmont-hotel-prince-harry-and-meghan-markle-reportedly-planning-canada-trip-5934773/ Dubai hotel offers free accommodation to those affected by Zen Tower fire http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/dubai-hotel-offers-free-accommodation-to-those-affected-by-zen-tower-fire-5934617/ Lapita Hotel is offering free hotel stays to all residents affected by the May 13 fire News | Hospitality Tue, 29 May 2018 09:42:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/dubai-hotel-offers-free-accommodation-to-those-affected-by-zen-tower-fire-5934617/ Copthorne Hotel Dubai completes $680K refurb http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/copthorne-hotel-dubai-completes-680k-refurb-5934435/ The recent upgrades includes the health club, and a patio on the on-site restaurant News | Hospitality Tue, 29 May 2018 06:35:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/copthorne-hotel-dubai-completes-680k-refurb-5934435/ Saddam Hussein's yacht to be transformed into a hotel http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/saddam-husseins-yacht-to-be-transformed-into-a-hotel-5934318/ The deposed dictator's yacht has a presidential suite, 17 smaller guest rooms, a clinic and 18 cabins for the crew News | Hospitality Tue, 29 May 2018 05:58:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/saddam-husseins-yacht-to-be-transformed-into-a-hotel-5934318/ IHG opens its 32nd hotel in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/ihg-opens-its-32nd-hotel-in-saudi-arabia-5934331/ The Crowne Plaza Riyadh Palace has opened in partnership with Dur Hospitality; it's a rebrand of an existing hotel News | Hospitality Tue, 29 May 2018 05:18:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//hospitality/news/2018/may/29/ihg-opens-its-32nd-hotel-in-saudi-arabia-5934331/