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Rotana continues its expansion in Africa with foray into Nigeria
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 12 April, 2015 7:55 pm
Launches over 200-key Centro hotel & Serviced Apartments in Lagos in partnership with Topwide Ventures LimitedRotana has announced the signing of its first property in Nigeria under the brand Centro, located in Lagos, the country’s largest city. The 200 plus-key hotel & Serviced Apartments,...
Villa Rotana, Rihab Rotana, and Rimal Rotana Organized Blood Donation Campaign 2015
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 12 April, 2015 1:42 am
Villa, Rihab and Rimal Rotana in collaboration with Dubai Blood Donation Centre organized a blood donation drive on the 9th of April, 2015 under the slogan “Save Life, Give Blood” at Villa Rotana hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road as part of reassuring their commitment towards the community. The...
Middle East airports going ‘smart’
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 12 April, 2015 12:24 am
Imagine driving to the airport, having chosen a car parking slot in advance and, on arrival, being told precisely where to drop your bag, being able to track your luggage throughout your entire journey, being informed where the shortest security queue is, where to go and when to start your journey...
Online travel sales to Saudi residents soar 40%
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 12 April, 2015 12:06 am
Online travel sales to residents in Saudi Arabia showed record 40% growth in 2014 to reach SR6.5 billion in 2015, with the figure set to double to SR13 billion by 2019.United Arab Emirates continues to be the most popular destination in 2014. The city of Dubai attracts a heavy number of Saudis...
Checking of border resorts intensified
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 10 April, 2015 9:57 am
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has begun inspecting several tourist facilities on the border with Yemen because more guests are arriving as Operation Decisive Storm continues. It is inspecting hotels and furnished apartments in Asir, Jazan and Najran for hygiene, price and...
Swissport wins 2nd ground services license in Saudi airports
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 9 April, 2015 2:50 pm
Swiss company Swissport has won the second license to provide ground services at Saudi Arabia’s airports, the Saudi General Authority for Civil Aviation announced.Swissport will be working alongside the Saudi Ground Services Company, which is currently the only one handling ground services in the ...
The Abraaj Group and TPG invest in leading Saudi restaurant group, Kudu
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 9 April, 2015 2:25 pm
The Abraaj Group (“Abraaj” or “the Group”), a leading investor operating in global growth markets, and TPG, a leading global private investment firm, today announced the completion of an investment into Kudu, a Saudi Arabian restaurant group with multiple sites and brands across the...
King Salman to open ‘Diriyah Gate’ project
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 9 April, 2015 1:41 pm
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will Today inaugurate a project to develop Al-Bujairi district — the gateway to the historic area of Diriyah. The project is a part of the scheme to develop Diriyah and highlight its cultural value by creating facilities at its main entrance. The area ...
The Spa & Hammam at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at The Bosphorus
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 8 April, 2015 12:13 pm
Welcomes Spring with Innovative TreatmentsIstanbul at the Bosphorus, Turkey, April 2015: Serving its guests with a "modern traditions" concept, Spa & Hammam at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus presents its new brand Biologique Recherche in addition to its other brands Sodashi and...
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 7 April, 2015 5:00 pm
Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh participated in the “Light It Up Blue” campaign in honor of World Autism Awareness Day by having the hotel team wear blue piece pins in support of the cause. Blue is the official color of autism awareness and the puzzle piece, which represents the mystery of this...