Sunday 23 October 2016

Mövenpick opens new hotel in Marrakech

Morocco welcomes the arrival of a significant new hotel with the opening of Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech, following a $100 million redevelopment, invested by Alajial Assets company, a subsidiary of Al Ajial Holding. Opening to the public for the first time on Oc


Anantara The Palm Dubai enters Guinness World Record

Anantara the Palm Dubai Resort has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for the 'Largest Mango Sticky Rice' dish, which weighed in at 2,831 kg. Cooked by 10 chefs, the recipe for record-breaking success included 1,000 kg of rice, 500 litres of coconut milk, 500 litr


Turkish Airlines names new chief executive

Turkish Airlines has appointed Bilal Ekşi, 48, the head of the country's civil aviation authority, as the new general manager replacing chief executive officer Temel Kotil. Kotil, who was also the Turkish Airlines Group general manager and vice chairman of the executive board


Gulf Hotels opens new 4-star property in Bahrain

Gulf Hotels Group, a leading hospitality chain in Bahrain, has announced the opening of its newest four-star property in the kingdom, Gulf Residence Amwaj. The hotel boasts 173 luxury hotel apartments spread across two buildings, including studios, one-, two- and three-bedroom suites a


London airport declared safe after chemical scare

Hundreds of passengers were forced to evacuate London City Airport on Friday, after a number of people complained they were feeling unwell and fire alarms sounded. After a three-hour investigation by police and firefighters in protective clothing, the terminal was declared safe.


UAE opens consulate in Kerala

The UAE has opened a consulate in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of India's Kerala state, and appointed Jamal Al Zaabi as the consul-general there. The opening of the second UAE consulate in India comes within the context of bolstering the growing relations between the two c


Turkish Airlines adds Zanzibar to network

Turkish Airlines continues to expand its network and has added Zanzibar (Tanzania) as its 293rd destination.     Already a globally recognised brand, Turkish Airlines strengthens its presence in Africa and will have a presence at 50 destinations in 31 African countries,


Bahrain showcases beauty of the sea

Bahrain Bay in Manama is now bubbling with activity following the unveiling of a new attraction that showcases the kingdom’s rich link to the sea. The Sea Festival brings several Bahraini sea-related traditions and cultural activities under one roof, with a thrilling ‘Under


New marketing head for Rotana Abu Dhabi hotels

Rotana Group's Centro Capital Centre & Capital Centre Arjaan in Abu Dhabi have welcomed Sami Savanur to his new role as cluster assistant director of Marketing and Communications. An Indian national, Savanur previously held the role of marketing executive for Centro Sharj


Kuwait's Action Hotels announces new Melbourne project

Action Hotels, a leading owner, developer and asset manager of branded three and four-star hotels in the Middle East and Australia, has secured a long-term, 92-year lease on a plot of land at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for the development of a new four-star hotel.  

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