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The consultancy expects some 7 million square feet of new malls with a size of over 1 million square feet to enter the market over the next two years.
July 8, 2014 - 14:32 GMT
Mall of the World, the latest addition to Dubai’s retail, hospitality and leisure offering, is expected to boost visitor numbers and further strengthen the emirate’s mall development pipeline.

May 22, 2011

The Address Hotels + Resorts team
13:07 GMT
(press release)

The Spas at The Address Hotels + Resorts, the five star premium hotel brand, have clinched top laurels at the annual Middle East Spa Awards 2011.

Anantara Spa at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Jordan
10:04 GMT

Kempinski Hotels in Jordan organise a unique celebration to mark the historic 65 years of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Independence Day on May 25th.

May 19, 2011

Islamic Clock displayed during The Hotel Show in Dubai
11:42 GMT
(press release)

Suppliers provided a glimpse in to the hotel room of the future as well as the past, with a range of products running from the practical and cost saving to those that exude five-star luxury.

The Ramada Executive room rates is an addition to the property’s wide range of services
09:44 GMT
(press release)

Take an enjoyable summer vacation at Ramada Downtown Dubai, located in Dubai’s most prestigious and vibrant district.

Al-Futtaim Travel team
08:14 GMT

Al-Futtaim Travel was honoured with the ‘Middle East’s Leading Travel Management Company 2011’ award at the prestigious World Travel Awards held in Dubai.

Peter Fulton, Managing Director, Hyatt International, Southwest Asia
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place and Hyatt Summerfield Suites hotels mark entry into The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

May 18, 2011

Michael Scully, Managing Director at Seven Tides
14:18 GMT
(press release)

Michael Scully pinpointed innovation and authenticity as the key dynamics for hotel differentiation rather than brand conformity and ‘corporate’ design aesthetics.

The Hotel Show 2011
13:58 GMT
(press release)

The inaugural Hotel and Hospitality Show Saudi Arabia will reflect the Kingdom’s booming hotel, hospitality and tourism industry, which has surged more than 127% over the last decade.

Thomas Grunder, VP of Global Sales for Jumeirah
12:37 GMT
(press release)

Senior hotel officials have identified markets in Asia and South America as drivers for growth in the hotel sector in the Gulf, particularly for Dubai.

Marriott Hotels in Makkah are scheduled to open in two phases beginning in 2014
11:14 GMT
(press release)

Marriott International has been named to operate three hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, under a long-term agreement announced May 17 with Jabal Omar Development Company.

Submissions from UAE theatre groups for 2011 cycle closes on August 7, 2011
10:33 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has finalised the initial phase of preparations for the fifth edition of Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre.

The Great Getaway promotion provides travelers the incentive they need to turn a daydream into a vacation
09:54 GMT
(press release)

Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, announced its latest global promotion today – The Great Getaway.

Seema Pande, Area Director of Sales & Marketing, receiving the award on behalf of The Address
09:46 GMT
(press release)

The Address has won the honour of ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company in the Middle East’ at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2011.

Lulwa, a film directed by Osama Al Saif from Bahrain
09:03 GMT
(press release)

At least 90 short films from the Gulf, Levant and North Africa are currently showing at the 2011 Short Film Corner at the Cannes Film Festival.

May 17, 2011

Bani Haddad, Group Vice President, MEA and Martin Armitstead, Group Senior Vice President, EMEA , accept the award on behalf of the Ramada Encore Doha
14:18 GMT
(press release)

Wyndham Hotel Group, today announced that two of its Qatari hotels, the Ramada Encore Doha and the Wyndham Grand Regency Doha, have been honored with leading industry awards.