SLEEPER Presents: The top openings of 2018

2017 has been a remarkably busy year in the world of hotels. Two giants – Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts – joined forces in a market-shaking merger; Ian … Read More

25hours set for Middle Eastern debut

AccorHotels has announced both the first 25hours Hotels property outside of Europe and its Middle Eastern debut with the unveiling of 25hours Dubai Hotel. The 434-key property, which will become the largest … Read More

ME Dubai set for 2018 opening

ME by Meliá has revealed that its debut property in the Middle East, ME Dubai, will launch at the end of 2018. Designed by the late Zaha Hadid, it marks the … Read More

AHEAD MEA announces its winners

AHEAD, the Awards for Hospitality Experience and Design, has revealed its winners in a glittering ceremony at W Al Habtoor City, Dubai. Celebrating the most ambitious and innovative hotels across … Read More

Minor Hotels plan for Qatar

Minor Hotels has announced plans to open three new-build hotels in Qatar in spring 2018. Launching under its Tivoli and Oaks brands, the properties are owned by Katara Hospitality, a global hospitality owner, developer … Read More

Perkins+Will names new MD

Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Wills has appointed Steve Charlton as Managing Director of the 135-person London-based practice. Charlton will focus on growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), … Read More

Emaar announces Vida Harbour Point

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of Emaar Properties, has announced the upcoming Vida Harbour Point hotel. Set to mark the seventh hotel project in the UAE under … Read More

Yotel partners with Starwood Capital Group

Yotel has announced that a fund affiliated with Starwood Capital Group has committed to making a strategic investment of $250million in Yotel. The move will see the private investment firm … Read More

Emaar to open Address Harbour Point

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties PJSC, has highlighted the location advantage of its Address Harbour Point project at Dubai Creek Harbour, the 6km2 mega-development … Read More