News analysis: A shift in owner-operator relationship in the Middle East

As the UAE hotel market gets more competitive, owner/operator relationships grow increasingly strained

New contender mulls possible bid for Radisson Hotel Group

New contender mulls possible bid for Radisson Hotel Group

HNA could earn at least US $2 billion (Dh7.34 billion) from the sale, reports suggest

Hilton said to replace Marriott as operator of Dubai's Habtoor City hotels

Hilton said to replace Marriott as operator of Dubai's Habtoor City hotels

Following news that The St Regis Dubai, W Dubai Habtoor City and The Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City will be transferred to Al Habtoor from July 31, the hotels will be taken over by Hilton hotels

A.A.Al Moosa says three Palm Jumeirah hotels to open by Q1 2019 in Dubai

A.A.Al Moosa says three Palm Jumeirah hotels to open by Q1 2019 in Dubai

Hilton The Palm, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, and Marriott the Palm will add 1,500 rooms and suites to Dubai's portfolio

Prince Alwaleed, Ashkenazy sue majority owners over sale of New York's Plaza Hotel

Prince Alwaleed, Ashkenazy sue majority owners over sale of New York's Plaza Hotel

Hotel owners accused of reneging on a deal that gives right of first refusal on the sale of the property

Dubai's Khan and Hakim out, Ashkenazy and Prince Al Waleed swoop in to buy Plaza hotel

Dubai's Khan and Hakim out, Ashkenazy and Prince Al Waleed swoop in to buy Plaza hotel

Ashkenazy Acquisition and Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Co have excercised their right of first refusal to match a $600m offer

AccorHotels to buy Movenpick Hotels & Resorts for US $566m

AccorHotels to buy Movenpick Hotels & Resorts for US $566m

The transaction is set to be completed by second half of 2018, Movenpick confirms

Emaar marks milestone of 50 operational and upcoming hotel projects

Emaar marks milestone of 50 operational and upcoming hotel projects

Emaar has a development pipeline of over 35 projects in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey and The Maldives

RAK Hospitality registers 17% revenue growth in Q1 2018

RAK Hospitality registers 17% revenue growth in Q1 2018

The company ended 2017 with an overall growth of 6.5% which included investments across its subsidiaries

Steigenberger Hotels expands portfolio in Egypt and Tunisia

Steigenberger Hotels expands portfolio in Egypt and Tunisia

The Steigenberger Resort Achti is set to open in Luxor, Egypt by Q3 2018

New Mandarin Oriental hotel in Dubai to complete construction works in Q4 2018

New Mandarin Oriental hotel in Dubai to complete construction works in Q4 2018

wasl Asset Management Group reaches 74% construction completion at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel - Jumeira Beach

63 million Hilton Worldwide shares worth $6 billion up for sale

63 million Hilton Worldwide shares worth $6 billion up for sale

Reports suggest that HNA could raise more than $6 billion if it liquidates its entire stake in the hotel operator

Dubai's Azizi Developments looks to expand hotel business in South Asia

Dubai's Azizi Developments looks to expand hotel business in South Asia

Dubai-based developer eyeing India, Seychelles for new openings, according to a new report

Dubai hotels rooms ADR set to rise for first time since April 2017

Dubai hotels rooms ADR set to rise for first time since April 2017

Dubai hotel room rates set to register rare increase

Roya tops out Dubai Studio City's first lifestyle hotel

Roya tops out Dubai Studio City's first lifestyle hotel

An operator has not yet been confirmed for the property, which is scheduled to open in Q4 2018

Hilton to welcome guests in Rabat, Morocco by 2022

Hilton to welcome guests in Rabat, Morocco by 2022

The 150-room Hilton Rabat will be part of the city's Wessal Bouregreg project


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