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Thursday 15 November 2018
 
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Jin Jiang completes acquisition of Radisson Hospitality
by Sarakshi Rai
A consortium led by Shanghai's Jin Jiang and SINO-CEE Fund—a private equity fund incorporated in Luxembourg—entered into an agreement with Radisson Hospitality and HNA Sweden Hospitality Management AB Read more...
NEWS »
Hilton signs new Conrad, Doubletree hotels in Ras Al Khaimah
Dual signing sees Hilton introduce its luxury Conrad brand to Ras Al Khaimah and develop additional DoubleTree by Hilton with MR Properties
Take part in a free simulator challenge at this Abu Dhabi hotel to win the ultimate F1 weekend!
It is a completely free experience and no registration is required as long as participants are Marriott, SPG & Ritz Carlton rewards members
First trailer-style hotel in UAE now open in Hatta
The new luxury trailer and lodge accommodation on the Hajar Mountains opened earlier this month
IHG open first-ever voco hotel on Australia’s Gold Coast
The hotel company plans to reach 15 total signings for the upscale brand by the end of 2018
Al Faisaliah Hotel Riyadh kick-starts 9-day white truffle festival
The event will be held at Italian restaurant La Cucina
UAE leads Middle East countries by total hotel rooms in construction
Saudi Arabia takes second spot but leads in terms of overall growth in terms of existing supply as of October 2018
Al Bandar Rotana at Dubai creek to welcome celebrity chef Stefano Masanti
Stefano Masanti is in the UAE for Italian Cuisine World Summit 2018
Hotelbeds acquires HolidayTaxis Group
News follows recent decision to rename ancillary unit ‘Beyond the Bed’
Emirates offers discounted fares to 20 global destinations
Dubai airline says passengers can take advantage of the offer which applies to bookings made until November 22 for travel until July 31 2019
New York's Black Tap to open third Dubai venue at IHG hotel in Dubai Festival City
International street art star, Fumero, to spray signature pop culture graffiti on Black Tap's latest UAE venue at the InterContinental at the Waterfront Level, Dubai Festival City
 
PHOTOS »
PHOTOS: First Look at the newly renovated Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai
Jumeirah Beach Hotel re-opened its doors on October 19, 2018, following a five month transformation programme
VIDEO: W Dubai - The Palm GM Anne Scott on the pre-opening process
W Dubai — The Palm is one of the most anticipated hotel openings
PHOTOS: Best dressed at the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2018
Here's a quick look at all the best dressed hoteliers at the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2018
Video: The Middle East's hotel construction pipeline
In the latest episode of What's trending on Hotelier Middle East, Oscar Rousseau, deputy editor of Construction Week, and Sarakshi Rai, senior online editor of Hotelier Middle East, discuss the future of hotel construction in the region
PHOTOS: All the winners from the Hotelier Middle East Awards 2018
Here's a quick look at all the winners from Hotelier Middle East Awards 2018 across 18 categories
VIDEO: Beginner's guide to making dim sums
Shangri-La Dubai's Shang Palace demonstrates the step-by-step process
PHOTOS: The who's who of the hospitality industry met at the Hotelier Awards
The hospitality industry was out in force to celebrate the 2018 Hotelier Awards
VIDEO: Biggest hotel stories in the Middle East this summer
What's trending on Hotelier Middle East brings you a round up of the biggest stories that shook the hotel industry

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IN DEPTH »
10 things you didn't know about the Oberoi Al Zorah Beach Resort
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What you didn't know about the Oberoi Al Zorah Beach Resort
Comment: The case for mentoring newbies in the hospitality industry
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It's the right time to help others
News Analysis: Is Oman the new luxury destination in the Middle East?
News Analysis: Is Oman the new luxury destination in the Middle East? image
With some of the infrastructure already in place, the Sultanate looks to be on its way to reach its target of 12 million toursts by 2040
Sarakshi Rai
Editor, HotelierMiddleEast.com
t: +971 4 444 3211
e: sarakshi.rai@itp.com
Kelly Jenkins
Senior Commercial Manager
t: +971 4 444 3823
kelly.jenkins@itp.com
Sandra Spencer
Sales Director, Hospitality & Supply Chain
t: +971 4 444 3268
sandra.spencer@itp.com
 
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