Marriott to Open the World’s Largest Fairfield in Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced that it has signed a landmark agreement with Nahdet Al-Mashaer to open a 2,600-room Fairfield by Marriott property in Makkah. The agreement is expected to
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Avani Hotels and Resorts Launches its First Property in the Middle East
Avani Hotels & Resort launches its first new - build hotel in Dubai. Avani Ibn Battuta Dubai is situated close to Dubai Marina and the site for upcoming Dubai Expo 2020, adjacent to
Marriott Likely to Face Legal Claims from Minor International in the Thai Courts
A legal claim has been filed in the Thai courts by Minor International (MINT) against Marriott International and its Thai subsidiary amounting to more than 570 million baht. In its latest response, Marriott
Hotelier of the Month: Rocco Bova
It is not every day that ventures outside Asia Pacific, but an exception must be made for an exceptional General Manager. Rocco Bova is currently the man in charge of Chablé
Onyx to Open Amari East Bay Hangzhou in Qiantang
ONYX Hospitality Group announces the signing of a management agreement with Hangzhou East Bay Headquarters Base Construction Co. Ltd., to open Amari East Bay Hangzhou, a new landmark in the Qiantang New Area
Bushfire Impact on NSW Hotel Performance
Preliminary hotel performance data for December 2019 shows Sydney Drive Regional, a submarket within a two-hour-drive radius of Greater Sydney, has been greatly affected by continued bushfires in Australia, according to STR.     The
Chef of the Month : Kirk Westaway
Chef of the Month
We discover with this month's chef of the month that British is definitely not bland. Chef Kirk Westaway hails from South West Britain and has acquired his culinary 'chops' training under
GCC Becomes Popular Among Nordic Travelers
Nordic tourists traveling to the GCC from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland, are expected to generate an estimated US$810 million in travel and tourism revenue by 2024, according to data published
Minor Adds Eight High-End Properties in Europe
Minor International (MINT) has announced that through its subsidiary NH Hotel Group (NHH) it will operate a unique portfolio of eight high-end hotels with a total of 1,115 rooms in prime locations
Unique Hotels Worth Traveling For
Every hotel is unique – but you’ve heard all that before, and to truly find something unique and worth traveling for – well that doesn’t come around so often. Hotels want to create
Food & Beverage Trends 2020 : On or Off the Bandwagon ?
Food and Beverage
Profitable food and beverage outlets need help to make the bottom line. There are many creative food and beverage consultancy firms out there with lots of ideas to help a business grow but
Aman Launches its Fourth Resort in Japan with 'Aman Niseko'
Aman announce its fourth resort in Japan with the launch of Aman Niseko. Scheduled to open in 2023. Situated on the high slopes of Mt. Moiwa on an untouched nature reserve amidst the
The Conversation : The Future of Hotel Management Companies
The conversation
If you are a hotel owner looking for a hotel management company, the amount of potential hotel management companies you could choose from are enormous, ranging from big international brands to one-man-shows. If
New Thai Hospitality Brand 'Sindhorn Midtown' Debuts in Bangkok
Siam Sindhorn Co., Limited announces the launch of Sindhorn Midtown, a new Thai-born hospitality brand in the heart of Bangkok’s Langsuan neighborhood sets to open in March 2020. Offering a collection of