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Saudi based Designs Group has announced its strategic alliance with Warwick Hotels & Resorts (WHR) for the management of new properties featuring 1000 rooms in the Kingdom. The agreement will come into effect from the beginning of 2019. Making the announcement at The Hotel Show in Dubai, Eng. Mohammad Al-Nadi, CEO of Designs Group, stated, “We are very pleased to collaborate with Warwick Hotels & Resorts for our upcoming projects in Saudi Arabia. These hotels are situated in prime locations and...

Dubai – Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, was among the top speakers today at The Hotel Show being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 16 to 18th September 2018. Participating in a panel discussion at The Middle East Hospitality Leadership Forum, Laurent highlighted the new trends in owner and operator relations. Laurent stated, “New patterns of ownership, finance and management are emerging. Contract terms are swinging in favour of owners who...

Saudi based Designs Group, a pioneer in providing integrated hotel solutions as well as construction and management services, has set up a new plant in Turkey for manufacturing minibars and safe boxes for hotels. Making the announcement at The Hotel Show in Dubai today, Eng. Mohammad Al-Nadi, CEO of Designs Group, stated, “We are delighted to add this new plant to our well-established manufacturing lines specialised in catering to the diverse requirements of the hospitality industry. With an annual production targeted at 100,000...

Discover the superb meeting and event facilities at the Canal Central Hotel Business Bay. The newly-opened luxurious 5-star hotel offers a fabulous choice of premier meeting facilities with a refreshing approach to space design and layout. Equipped with the latest technology these are ideal for small to mid-size corporate and social functions. Complementing the beautiful venues are personalized menus and a highly professional and experienced team who is devoted to exceed expectations with their impeccable service. Shady Dawad, General Manager of Canal Central Hotel Business...

Dubai – Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, participated in a panel discussion today on ‘Balancing Supply & Bridging the Gap’ at the annual Great GM Debate held in Dubai. Attended by more than 200 leading hoteliers it is one of the industry’s most popular forums to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities faced by the hospitality sector on a day-to-day basis and to learn from the best practices of the peers. Dispelling the...

In keeping with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai participated recently in a Blood Donation campaign organised in collaboration with the Dubai Blood Donation Centre (DBDC) and Latifa Hospital. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “We are extremely grateful to Latifa Hospital for having given us the opportunity to support this essential life-saving cause, that also serves to raise awareness for the need of blood donations.  As part of our CSR policy,...

Hong Kong: Leading global hotel chain and hospitality management group, Swiss-Belhotel International, was the proud recipient of four coveted Bali Tourism Awards, presented at the annual gala dinner on August 27, 2018. Swiss-Belresort Watu Jimbar was named Bali Leading 4-Star Non-Beach Resort and Swiss-Belhotel Tuban received the awards for Bali’s Leading Airport Hotel. In addition, an individual award was given to Christopher MacLean who was named Bali Top Hospitality Leader and Swiss-Belhotel International also received the Bali Leading Regional Operator Award in recognition of the brand’s continued success. In 2016, Swiss-Belresort Watu Jimbar...

Saudi based Designs Group, a pioneer in providing integrated hotel solutions as well as construction and management services, will be once again showcasing its wide range of products and services at The Hotel Show at the Dubai World Trade Centre this year from 16 to 18 September. Eng. Mohammad Al-Nadi, CEO of Designs Group, stated, “Demand for hotel interiors and other products is growing strongly in the UAE following the development of new hotels and renovations and at Designs Group we are well-placed...

Dubai – The much-awaited annual Hotelier Middle East Power 50 list is finally out! Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India, Swiss-Belhotel International, has been ranked for the 5th consecutive year among the top 20 hoteliers in the MENA hospitality industry, up by 5 ranks compared to last year. The prestigious Hotelier Power 50 list by Hotelier Middle East recognises and celebrates the region’s 50 most influential hotel professionals for their outstanding performance. Expressing his delight on this...

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has announced the opening of the new MPower Fitness Club equipped with top-of-the-range fitness machines and outstanding facilities. Located on the hotels’ mezzanine level, the new gym is open to both hotel guests and outside members. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “MPower has been equipped with the latest in gym equipment including cardiovascular machines. Staffed by a professional team of certified trainers, who inspire members to reach their fitness goals, it...