#Hotels

Dubai

Dubai welcomes 3.97 million overnight visitors in Q1 2022

In the first three months of 2022, hotels across Dubai achieved average occupancy levels of 82 per cent

Voco

Voco Dubai The Palm hotel set to open in the fall of 2022

It will be IHG Hotels & Resorts first property on Palm Jumeirah

Emirates launches platform to book bespoke Dubai, UAE itineraries

The carrier’s Dubai Experience platform is available in 19 countries

Dubai received 7.28 million overnight visitors in 2021

Hotels in the emirate recorded average occupancy levels of 67 per cent last year

Saudi Crown Prince unveils new hospitality brand to revive kingdom’s heritage

The Boutique Group will transform historic and cultural palaces into luxurious boutique hotels in Saudi Arabia

Hospitality

How to future-proof your hospitality business in a post-pandemic era

Hospitality businesses don’t have to reinvent the wheel, but they can convert their venues into profit centres

Marriott W Dubai - Mina Seyahi

Marriott to open W Dubai – Mina Seyahi in 2022

The 31-storey hotel will feature 318 guestrooms, including 26 suites and an Extreme Wow Suite

Saudi’s Red Sea project signs agreements for nine hotels with 1,700 keys

The nine hotels are part of the 16 properties currently under development in the first phase of the project

Mysk Moon Retreat

Shurooq opens Mysk Moon Retreat glamping destination in Sharjah

It also unveiled four new hospitality projects in the emirate

In pics: Saudi reveals new luxury mountain resort as part of the Red Sea project

Work on the 60-key property began in July 2021

Hotels

UAE records 62% hotel occupancy rate in H1 2021

The country’s hotel and tourism establishments attracted nearly 8.3 million guests during this period

Wasl hospitality

Wasl to open four new hotels in Dubai

Wasl hospitality and leisure has a portfolio of 6,885 hotel rooms

Dubai increases capacity at hotels, restaurants and cinemas, eases timings for events

Restaurants, cafes, clubs and bars are also now permitted to operate at 80 per cent capacity

Abu Dhabi hotel occupancy rises to highest since pandemic began

Hotels in the UAE capital were 68.5 per cent full last month

Emirates Woman offers exclusive staycation package at Park Hyatt Dubai

The Emirates Woman staycation package includes a one-night stay for two on June 25, priced at Dhs899

2021: How has the hospitality sector adapted to Covid-19?

In the wake of the pandemic, the hospitality sector is adapting to the new normal with key initiatives

How domestic tourism can score high with the right messaging

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, domestic tourism has never had a greater opportunity to grow

The St. Regis Dubai, The Pam - Palm Tower

New St. Regis hotel opens on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah

There are 264 guest rooms and 26 suites spread across 18 floors of The Palm Tower

Covid-19: Ras Al Khaimah extends precautionary measures till June 8

Shopping malls are allowed to operate at 60 per cent capacity

Ras Al Khaimah: Covid-19 precautionary measures in effect till April 8

Shopping malls are allowed to operate at 60 per cent capacity

Dubai Tourism steps up inspections to check compliance with Covid-19 guidelines

A total of 274 violations were recorded and 47 facilities closed, marking a compliance rate of 89 per cent

Mandatory hotel quarantine in Kuwait for all incoming passengers to begin next week

The costs for the hotel quarantine will have to be borne by the passengers

Aerial View of Coral Bloom Concept

In pics: Saudi’s Red Sea project unveils ‘Coral Bloom’ design for gateway island

Upon completion in 2030, the Red Sea project will comprise 50 resorts, offering up to 8,000 hotel rooms

Dubai UAE

Dubai ‘ready to welcome world’ for Expo, tourism chief says

The Expo is meant to be one of the biggest events globally this year

Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2021: Registration begins

Hotel registration is now underway, with the event scheduled to take place in May

Covid-19: Dubai announces new restrictions for restaurants, gyms and events

Attendance at parties and weddings will be limited to first-degree relatives

Dubai hotels and restaurants to cease entertainment activities until further notice

The suspension comes into effect from Thursday, January 21

Abu Dhabi launches new Emirati Cuisine Programme

The programme aims to increase the number of local dishes offered at top hotels in Abu Dhabi via incentives, training courses, and promotions

Emirates Hotel Dubai

Emirates to offer complimentary hotel stay in Dubai to select transiting passengers

Eligible Emirates passengers will receive a complimentary night’s stay in a 4 or 5-star hotel in Dubai

Why rebuilding trust with travellers is key to reviving the hospitality sector

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, hospitality operators have a strong opportunity to deliver an unmatched experience to customers