Hospitality

Dubai leads winners at World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

Voters at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony have recognised Dubai as the Middle East’s Leading Destination during a glittering red-carpet ceremony...

Marriott Adds 30 Leading Hotel Brands to Its Loyalty Program

Marriott International’s Expanded Portfolio of 30 Leading Hotel Brands Sets New Global Standard for Unrivaled Travel Experiences and Expanded Loyalty Benefits Starting Today,...

Dubai – 6th Most Expensive City on Airbnb

Bloomberg's World Airbnb Cost Index ranked more than 100 cities for the average cost for two people, Dubai came in at $168, more expensive...

101 Luxury golf buggies showcase inspirational Arabic artwork

Guests at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Beach hotel will soon be travelling between the resorts in one of 101 new...

12 Dubai Hotels win at Middle East Hotel Awards 2016

Judges for the ME Hotel Awards said that the significant rise in the number of entries in 2016 can be attributed to increasing interest...

See The 24K Gold iPhone 6 and Gold iPad Made for...

Burj Al Arab is dubbed for a reason "A Seven Star" hotel, although seven star class doesn't yet exist in hotel classifications. The reason...

Luxury Travel Outpaces the Rest of the Travel Industry

Global consumers are increasingly spending their disposable income on experiences rather than material goods. And consumers' desire for these life experiences is spurring a...

21,000 Hotel Rooms Under Construction in Dubai

STR’s April 2016 Pipeline Report shows 152,580 rooms in 541 hotels Under Contract in the Middle East and 55,078 rooms in 289 hotels Under...

Dubai Hotels Report 16.1 Percent RevPAR Drop for April

Although Dubai reported overall performance declines, the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2016 helped the market reach occupancy levels above 80.0% for five consecutive days...

The Address Residences Fujairah Resort + Spa marks first key launch

Eagle Hills, an Abu Dhabi-based private real estate investment and development company, in partnership with The Address Hotels + Resorts, today announced the official...

First Renaissance Hotel in UAE Set to Open in 2016

The first Renaissance Hotel in UAE is set to open at the end of the year, according to a statement released by Marriott International....

Middle East’s Hotel Occupancy Drops 3.3% to 71.9% in March 2016

Hotels in the Middle East reported negative results, while hotels in Africa reported mixed results for the three key performance metrics when reported in...

Dubai’s hotel room rates still highest worldwide in the first quarter...

Dubai recorded 2016’s highest first-quarter average daily rate (ADR) among major markets around the world, according to the global consultancy STR. This marked the...

Emaar Hospitality Group expands by launching 35 new hotels & serviced...

Announces expansion of The Address Hotels + Resorts to Fujairah and Vida Hotels and Resorts to Saudi Arabia 14 new hotels and 10...

UAE spa revenues to hit AED 8.3 billion by 2017

• ATM 2016 to introduce dedicated Wellness & Spa Lounge as health-focused tourists spend 130% more than regular travelers and MENA region second-fastest growing...

Stellar seminar line-up sets the agenda at Arabian Travel Market 2016

More than 50 wide-ranging seminar and tech theatre sessions are scheduled at Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which is taking place at Dubai World Trade...

How business travel is driving Asia’s serviced apartments boom

In Asia, a rising number of companies are sending employees on short-term secondments to fill skills gaps and save on relocation costs. For the business...

Visitors to Abu Dhabi will pay municipal taxes on hotel bills

According to a local newspaper, a new decree will impose a 4 per cent municipality taxes on hotel bills and a Dh15 charge per...

The next generation of hotels: Brands adapt to Generation Y

The Millennial takeover is upon us as hotel brands adapt their strategies to cater to the next generation of consumers, and the hospitality industry...

MENA Hospitality markets to post flat or negative performance in 2016

The outlook for hospitality markets looks rather challenging for the year ahead, following a performance hit in January, according to a new report. EY’s Hotel...

Abu Dhabi Resort 4th on Worst New Luxury Hotels of 2015...

The list of the Best New Luxury Hotels of 2015 will be revealed in a few days, but Dubai Chronicle's team received an insider...

2016 Hottest Food and Beverage Trends

The two most noteworthy trends in for 2016 have nothing to do with food Big disrupters are a revolution in high-speed food delivery to homes...

New Branding Study Reveals World’s Most Popular Luxury Hotel Brands

A new study of luxury hotel brands was released yesterday by Luxury Branding, a highly reputed London-based consultancy, naming The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C....

10 Best Hotel Lobbies in Dubai

Have a look at the 10 Best hotel lobbies in Dubai and let us know which one you like the most in the comments...