News Analysis: what's next for hotel tech trends?

As hotels witness the introduction of tablet check-in and robot concierges, can technology and automation realistically replace personalisation?

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts ups its game in Doha

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts ups its game in Doha

The new launch is in line with the brand's move to capitalise on Qatar hosting the 2022 World Cup

PHOTOS: St Regis opens Sir Winston Churchill Suite

PHOTOS: St Regis opens Sir Winston Churchill Suite

The largest suite at the St Regis Dubai (formerly the Imperial Suite) has been re-branded, redecorated and relaunched as the Sir Winston Churchill Suite

Abu Dhabi hotel occupancy set to rebound

Abu Dhabi hotel occupancy set to rebound

Abu Dhabi reported a 3.2% increase in supply and a 7.3% rise in demand in March

PHOTOS: Where to find an Aspen ski resort in Dubai

PHOTOS: Where to find an Aspen ski resort in Dubai

Kempinski Mall of the Emirates unveiled its new Aspen Chalets, which offer views of either Ski Dubai or the private swimming pool shared by only a handful of the chalets

Address Hotels launches iGenie room automation

Address Hotels launches iGenie room automation

New service is directed towards enhancing guest experience that includes room service, housekeeping and bookings throughout the city

Grand Hyatt Doha appoints director of rooms

Grand Hyatt Doha appoints director of rooms

Xavier Halbi will take on the new role at the 249-room property in Qatar

Oversupply causing Dubai hotel rates to fall

Oversupply causing Dubai hotel rates to fall

Average room rates in Dubai fell 9.3% year-on-year in January 2016

Dur Hospitality's Riyadh construction works begin

Dur Hospitality's Riyadh construction works begin

Both properties are expected to open in 2018

PHOTOS: Inside St Regis Dubai's largest suite

PHOTOS: Inside St Regis Dubai's largest suite

Take a sneak peek inside St Regis Dubai's newly opened Imperial Suite

Largest suite opens at St Regis Dubai

Largest suite opens at St Regis Dubai

The newly opened Imperial Suite is a three bedroom space, covering 913 square metres in the new St Regis Dubai

Groupe GM debuts wellbeing and personal care line

Groupe GM debuts wellbeing and personal care line

The More & More line of products is being marketed to the luxury hotel sector

Gloria Hotel rolls out 1Gbps WiFi technology

Gloria Hotel rolls out 1Gbps WiFi technology

High-speed connectivity for guests of Gloria Hotel provided by WiFi technology upgrade

Per Aquum Desert Palm adds new private villa

Per Aquum Desert Palm adds new private villa

Award-winning designer Isabelle Miaja worked on the resort's new three bedroom private villa

10 of the Middle East's best desert stays

10 of the Middle East's best desert stays

Ten of the best 'glamping', camping and luxury desert resorts across the Middle East

15 Valentine's Day room & dining deals in the GCC

15 Valentine's Day room & dining deals in the GCC

Find out what promotions on overnight stays and romantic dinner deals are being offered around the GCC this Valentine's Day


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Marriott boss warns hotels over tax implications
Business Marriott boss warns hotels over tax implications

Tourists and residents wishing to stay overnight in the UAE could soon end up paying a combined tax rate of up to 31%

FIRST LOOK: Inside the W Dubai - Al Habtoor City
Photos FIRST LOOK: Inside the W Dubai - Al Habtoor City

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has debuted its lifestyle brand W in the UAE, with the opening of W Dubai, Al Habtoor City on Sheikh Zayed Road

The 10 best hotel companies to work for in the GCC
REPORTS The 10 best hotel companies to work for in the GCC

Find out which top ten hotel brands professionals voted for in the annual Hotelier Middle East Salary Survey 2016

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