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Radisson hotel group launches new brand; signs 10 new hotels across EMEA in Q3 2020

The new signings build on the 15 hotel signings which were announced in Q2 2020

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Bull&Roo to open new 3-level F&B concept in Dubai’s JLT

The new retail and F&B concept will open in Jumeirah Lakes Towers Central Park by Q2 2021

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Al Habtoor hotels offer 24×7 kosher in-room dining in Dubai

Guests will be able to order from an OU Certified Kosher Room Service Menu throughout the day

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Aldar Properties offers UAE frontline workers Dhs4,000 Yas Mall vouchers, refunds on property purchases

Those eligible for this scheme will also be offered a 30 per cent discount across Aldar’s hotels, golf resorts and food and beverage outlets

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Nakheel to launch Palm West Beach waterfront destination in Dubai this week

The walkable waterfront destination comprises 1.6km of promenade and includes eight 5-star hotels

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New 15,000sqft dining destination to open at ICD Brookfield Place in Dubai’s DIFC

The new destination, called The Guild, will feature eight different home-grown brands and slated to open next year

Emirates Skywards marks two decades; hosts over 27 million members

Emirates Skywards’ members come from more than 180 countries

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Accor expands its presence in the UAE, Saudi with new projects

The hospitality group is set to manage a new project in Dubai’s Jewel of the Creek development and open Saudi’s first Swissôtel Living property

UAE’s Al Habtoor Group completes preparations for Cairo office

The office will act as a liaison unit, and will be tasked with finding opportunities in the local market

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Dubai says all entertainment activities must end by 1am

Hotels will also have to suspend the provision of food and beverage services after 3am

Abu Dhabi to launch debut Conrad Hotel in October

According to the agreement, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers will welcome guests following its re-branding

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Abu Dhabi scraps need for individual alcohol licence

Residents and tourists will be permitted to buy and possess alcohol from licenced retail shops

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Covid-19: Dubai Tourism closes 4 establishments and issues final warnings to 19 more

Dubai Tourism is communicating with stakeholders, providing them guidance, insights and industry updates to help them comply with the necessary guidelines

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Jumeirah Group opens new serviced apartments property in Dubai Marina

Jumeirah Living Marina Gate is the fourth serviced-residences property from the luxury hospitality group

Atlantis The Palm Dubai

Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm to offer international guests free in-resort Covid-19 tests

Guests need to book a minimum stay of five nights in order to avail of the free testing service

FIVE Hotels & Resorts to open new destination in Europe

The brand intends to revive the prestigious history of Zurich’s Atlantis hotel

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LuLu Financial Holdings’ MD Adeeb Ahamed on the Covid crisis, remittances and plans ahead

UAE-based LuLu Exchange contributes to nearly 1.7 per cent of the global remittance inflows, reveals Ahamed

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Dry night coming up in Dubai this week

The dry night will be observed across Dubai to mark the Hijri New Year

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Dubai restaurant La Serre to expand to Riyadh, New York and London

It will open its first interantional outpost in Riyadh in Q1 2021

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Free Covid-19 tests for all hospitality staff in Ras Al Khaimah

Hospitality staff testing will be carried out across the 45 hotels in the emirate

New ‘DUBAI ASSURED’ stamp to confirm health protocols at hotels, restaurants and tourist establishments

The stamp is issued free of charge and is valid for 15 days

Dubai bars and pubs ordered to stop serving alcohol until further notice

Licensed restaurants in Dubai can continue to serve alcohol

Abu Dhabi launches Covid-19 self-assessment safety certification for hotels, tourist destinations

The certification will cover malls, theme parks, restaurants and public spaces too

Gulf Business Talks: How can the GCC’s hospitality sector emerge from the Covid-19 crisis?

In this exclusive webinar, hear from experts on what lies ahead for the regional hospitality sector

Sharjah’s Shurooq to reopen its hospitality and leisure destinations

The move has been made in adherence to the UAE government’s health and safety protocols

Abu Dhabi restaurants, cafés must cap occupancy at 40%; restrict entry for customers below 12 and above 60

In case a food handler contracts the virus, the establishment must be closed

Dubai permits swimming pools to reopen, water sports to resume

A strict set of guidelines has been issued for operators and visitors

All residents returning to Dubai to be quarantined for 14 days

They will be tested for Covid-19 at the airport itself and will have the option to quarantine at home or a hotel

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UN recognises Dubai tech startup for efforts to spur tourism industry

Hotel Data Cloud also disseminates information regarding hotels’ ongoing precautionary measures to protect against the Covid-19 virus

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Dubai Tourism outlines steps for post-pandemic recovery plan

The virtual meeting was attended by representatives from the city’s aviation and hospitality sectors