Video: What’s trending: Why Saudi Arabia’s hospitality, tourism sector is booming

The hospitality and tourism sector in Saudi Arabia is booming, Hotelier Middle East discusses this rising trend.

VIDEO: A look at Middle East's first Element by Westin in Me'aisam, Dubai

VIDEO: A look at Middle East's first Element by Westin in Me'aisam, Dubai

Marriott International has debuted the first Element by Westin in the Middle East. Element Me'aisam offers 168 keys, a gym, a pool and a meeting room. Hotelier Middle East chats with cluster general manager, Stuart Birkwood about the brand offerings

Video: Middle East hoteliers reveal details on all things money

Video: Middle East hoteliers reveal details on all things money

This week Hotelier Middle East takes a look at what regional hoteliers have to say on all things money

VIDEO: Yas Abu Dhabi hotel will soon be managed by Marriott as a W Hotel

VIDEO: Yas Abu Dhabi hotel will soon be managed by Marriott as a W Hotel

Areas across the hotel will be refreshed and redesigned as per W Hotels' brand standards

New luxury hotel openings in the Middle East in Q2 2018

New luxury hotel openings in the Middle East in Q2 2018

We take a look at some of the hot, new hotel openings in the region

VIDEO: Three hotels confirmed for Dubai's Palm Jumeirah by Q1 2019

VIDEO: Three hotels confirmed for Dubai's Palm Jumeirah by Q1 2019

Three new hotels are going to open on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah. A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises has confirmed three hotel projects — Hilton The Palm, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa and Marriott The Palm — with a target opening date of Q1 of 2019

VIDEO: Inside Jumeirah Group's new brand: Zabeel House by Jumeirah in Dubai

VIDEO: Inside Jumeirah Group's new brand: Zabeel House by Jumeirah in Dubai

Inside the first hotel in the new Zabeel House by Jumeirah collection

VIDEO: Bahrain's hospitality on upward investment growth

VIDEO: Bahrain's hospitality on upward investment growth

Ep 22 of What's Trending on Hotelier Middle East looks at Bahrain's upward investment growth in the hospitality sector, but also its potential problem of oversupply

VIDEO: Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai shuts for 6 months

VIDEO: Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai shuts for 6 months

The hotel will relaunch in early next October, in time for its 21st anniversary celebrations

VIDEO: UAE's Baker & Spice enters hotel F&B operations

VIDEO: UAE's Baker & Spice enters hotel F&B operations

The brand will operate the entire F&B of one boutique hotel in Jeddah, and one property in Dubai

VIDEO: Tips on how to be the World's Greatest Hospitality Talent

VIDEO: Tips on how to be the World's Greatest Hospitality Talent

Hotelier Middle East speaks to Emaar Hospitality Group CEO Olivier Harnisch on “The World's Greatest Hospitality Talent” hunt and how candidates can make their application stand out from the crowd.

VIDEO: Deal is reached to sell New York's Plaza Hotel but there's a TWIST

VIDEO: Deal is reached to sell New York's Plaza Hotel but there's a TWIST

Ashkenazy Acquisition and Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Co have exercised their right of first refusal

ATM 2018 round up video: Emaar's 50 hotel project milestone to Mgallery hotels in Dubai

ATM 2018 round up video: Emaar's 50 hotel project milestone to Mgallery hotels in Dubai

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2018 saw some major new announcements in the hospitality industry

A tour through Dubai's newest floating hotel - QE2

A tour through Dubai's newest floating hotel - QE2

The legendary Queen Elizabeth 2 is starting a new chapter as a floating hotel, dining and entertainment destination in Dubai

VIDEO: Marriott's unified benefits across its loyalty programmes

VIDEO: Marriott's unified benefits across its loyalty programmes

From August 2018, members will be able to combine their separate Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and SPG accounts into a single account

VIDEO: A look at some of the Middle East hotel openings in Q1 2018

VIDEO: A look at some of the Middle East hotel openings in Q1 2018

Hotel openings includes Kempinski Hotel Muscat, Aloft Palm Jumeirah and many more


EDITOR'S CHOICE »
Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5% annually to 2023, according to ATM report
TRAVEL Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5% annually to 2023, according to ATM report

Arrivals to Oman to increase at a CAGR of 5%, fuelled by visitors from India who accounted for 21% of total arrivals in 2018

COMMENT: Saudi Arabia's giga-projects are catalysts of change
Business COMMENT: Saudi Arabia's giga-projects are catalysts of change

Giga-projects is one of six different streams created by Saudi's Public Investment Fund (PIF) around which it has structured its investment plan

Interview: Expedia's Cyril Ranque
Business Interview: Expedia's Cyril Ranque

Providing value across hotel market segments through Expedia's Lodging Partner Services

HOT PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK»
Product Focus: Duni's eco-conscious collection
Product Focus: Duni's eco-conscious collection

Stylish products made from eco-conscious materials to tap into the increasingly lucrative take-away market

Product Focus: Aliseo's Nexxus
Product Focus: Aliseo's Nexxus

The Nexxus is an aesthetic complement to today's modern bathroom

Product Focus: LaCimbali S20
Product Focus: LaCimbali S20

The LaCimbali S20 is well suited to locations with a production of about 200 cups a day


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