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Luxury hotel units at Al Mahra Resort by Cristal can now be purchased in Bitcoin or similar digital currency. The beautiful 4-star luxury resort is the first hotel project in the Middle East to be available through crypto currency. Located in the heart of Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, the resort is being developed at an investment of AED 350 million and is expected to open by 2020. Featuring 548 beautifully designed and furnished rooms, suites and villas equipped with...

DUBAI – Swiss-Belhotel International has chalked out an aggressive expansion strategy for Africa. Making the announcement, Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “Our goal is to have five hotels in Africa by 2021. We recently signed a management agreement with Zanzibar Crown Hotel and Resort Limited to operate the beautiful Swiss-Belresort Zanzibar that is expected to open for business in 2019. It will be among the few internationally branded...

A memorable Eid celebration awaits you at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai with two fabulous promotions to choose from. Feast on a sumptuous Eid brunch buffet featuring a wide selection of international and Arabic delicacies including ouzi at the magnificent Loumi Restaurant from 12 noon to 4pm on the first two days of Eid.  Prices start from AED 199 per adult, AED 99 per child ages between 5 to 12 years old and children below 5 years dine for free. One person...

First Central Hotel Suites bagged top accolades for sustainability and corporate social responsibility at The Middle East Cleaning, Hygiene and Facilities Awards 2018. The first of its kind ceremony in Dubai brought together over 300 of the industry’s biggest players from the cleaning, hospitality and soft FM sector under one roof to celebrate their achievements. The team at First Central Hotel Suites led by Mr. Mustafa Hassan, Director of HR won Gold in the Commitment to Sustainability while Mr. Venkatesh Parthasarathy...

Ramadan presents Dubai a unique opportunity to attract greater number of international and regional travellers seeking to experience the Emirati heritage and culture. Highlighting the enormous potential Dubai holds to grow cultural tourism during the Holy month, Mr. Samir Hamadeh, General Manager of Alpha Destination Management, said, “Over the years, we have seen some remarkable progress in this direction. Flexible approach to food and beverage outlets is part of this strategy. Steps such as these are being welcomed by tourists as...

The world’s most anticipated football tournament is round the corner. Catch the FIFA World Cup action live at Biggles in Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai from June 14, 2018. The popular British pub is all set to feed your passion for football with an array of exciting offers and high-energy atmosphere. Get together with your friends to cheer your favourite teams while enjoying a wide selection of beverages and irresistible pub grub. As you watch the matches, avail the HAPPY 4...

Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has recognised its top performers at the annual SBI Awards, which celebrate the highest levels of excellence across the company’s global portfolio of hotels and resorts. The SBI Awards honour the hotels and individuals who excel, achieve exceptional levels of performance, and reflect the trademark Passion and Professionalism™ of Swiss-Belhotel International. This year’s winners were announced at the company’s annual General Managers’ Conference, which was held at the Hotel Ciputra Jakarta from 2-5 May 2018. Hotel...

WorldHotels, a global sales, marketing and distribution company, with 350 independent upscale and luxury hotels in 50 countries, is strengthening its presence in the GCC. “The Middle East offers tremendous potential for us from both a hotel portfolio and a sales perspective. We have identified the region as ideal for strategic growth and we want to expand further over the next couple of years”, explains Geoff Andrew, CEO of WorldHotels. Just recently, the group of independent hotels added the Gulf...

Canal Central Hotel in Business Bay is all set to welcome its first guests with a soft opening during Eid al Fitr that is expected to fall around mid of June. The luxurious hotel, that recently received a 5-star rating, has been developed in contemporary style in keeping with the brands ‘Stay Fresh’ concept. Mr Ammar Kanaan, General Manager of Central Hotels, stated, “Canal Central Hotel is a fabulous addition to our portfolio and we are very excited to open our doors...

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai team walked away with top Millennium & Copthorne Hotels awards presented at the annual MEA General Managers Conference held in Abu Dhabi recently. The awards recognised hotels and people for their outstanding performance and contribution to the business and the winners were selected from the best performing Millennium & Copthorne Hotels across the Middle East and Africa region. The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai won the trophy for the Best Commercial Hotel of the Year 2017 as...