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Wasl Asset Management plans to open four three-star hotels in the emirate next year.
December 12, 2014 - 19:56 GMT
A company owned by Dubai’s government plans to open four hotels in the emirate next year to expand the supply of mid-priced rooms in a market dominated by luxury accommodation.

December 11, 2014

The deal is expected to complete by the end of the first quarter of 2015, with the proceeds going toward general corporate purchases.
10:37 GMT

Constellation Hotels, part of the Qatar Holding investment vehicle, has reached an agreement with InterContinental Hotels Group to buy its iconic InterContinental Paris Le Grand hotel for €330 million ($405 million).

Four Seasons Hotel Festive Beirut
07:17 GMT
(press release)

Guests at Four Seasons Hotel Beirut this December can look forward to a sensational crystal welcome as the city lights up for the festive season with a shimmering Swarovski Phantom Tree suspended in the lobby.

December 7, 2014

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel
08:37 GMT
(press release)

Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel is collaborating with the Jordanian Artists Association to share the experience of local artworks with our local and international guests.

The Sheraton Hotel is one of the prominent landmarks in Qatar, which has hosted numerous Arab conferences and GCC summits.
05:55 GMT

The Qatar’s landmark hotel has been restored to its original 1982 glory as a new gigantic architectural building glorifying the past.

December 3, 2014

During the event
09:29 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman joins the entire nation in the celebration of the 43rd UAE National Day.

Executive chef James Norman of Britain
06:39 GMT
(press release)

Executive chef James Norman of Britain who joined the iconic Emirates Palace Hotel Abu Dhabi shuttle between 14 and 18 km a day to check work at the sprawling hotel’s restaurants and kitchens every day.

December 1, 2014

96,599 Kuwaiti tourists have visited so far this year compared to 66,714 tourists during the same period in 2013
23:33 GMT

8,197,917 tourists visited Egypt during the first 10 months of 2014.

During the event
10:31 GMT

InterContinental Aqaba Resort has been awarded with Agoda’s prestigious 2014 Gold Circle Award in Jordan, making it the only resort in Aqaba to receive this award from Asia’s leading hotel booking site.

Emirates Grand Spa at the 45th floor
05:26 GMT
(press release)

Give yourself, your best friend or other loved ones special treat this season with a limited-time holiday treatment from Emirates Grand Spa.

November 30, 2014

Shores Restaurant_Ramada Plaza JBR
09:30 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Plaza Jumeirah Beach invites guests to come and celebrate the UAE’s 43rd National Day on Tuesday, December 2 at Shores Restaurant, the hotel’s onsite all-day dining restaurant.

Media personnel gathering picture at the palace
06:06 GMT
(press release)

The Emirates Palace Hotel has welcomed over a 100 journalists representing 82 media companies from 45 Arab and foreign countries, some guests are currently visiting Abu Dhabi to celebrate UAE’s 43rd National day.

November 27, 2014

During the event
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman beefs up its green initiatives through a series of awareness programs on waste management to different sectors including schools, government entities and private companies.

Qatar Airways
06:19 GMT
(press release)

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar has teamed up with Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) as the Presenting Sponsor for the inaugural edition of the event.

November 25, 2014

Other looming challenges are the impact of this high demand on construction materials, labour and, more importantly, funding.
01:46 GMT

Dubai is facing a serious challenge posed by the need for 283 new hotels to be delivered between 2014 and 2020.

November 24, 2014

During the event
07:20 GMT
(press release)

Al Bustan Centre and Residence joined the fight against diabetes by offering free health checks, in cooperation with MediClinic Middle East, at the property for the hotel staff, guests and mall visitors.