Meraas unveils four new hotel brands

April 12, 2017

UAE developer Meraas has announced the launch of four exciting new hotel brands - Evado Re Vera Vivus and MQ - as part of its objective to establish the company as a world-class hotel operator. The ho... View more

Elaf to showcase hotel brands at Saudi travel show

March 23, 2017

Elaf Group a Sedco Holding Group company and a leading provider of travel tourism and hospitality services has announced its participation at the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM) 201... View more

Cabsat set to host 900 brands, 13,000 professionals

March 20, 2017

More than 900 brands and companies will showcase their products and services at the 23rd edition of Cabsat the region s dominant broadcast digital media and satellite communications technology platfor... View more

Ooredoo among top 50 telecom brands

February 27, 2017

Ooredoo the Qatar-based global telecoms company features among the top 50 telecoms brands in the world according to a new report by leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. The news c... View more

Ameeri showcases innovative 'Made in Bahrain' brands

February 7, 2017

Ameeri Industries a leading player in the manufacturing electrical contracting and trading sector is showcasing its portfolio of innovative Made in Bahrain industrial brands at the Gulf Industry Fair ... View more

PR trends that brands shouldn't ignore in 2017

January 6, 2017

Time runs fast and as many other things Public Relations and the overall way of communication have gone through an amazing transformation over the past years. To stay ahead of changes businesses must ... View more

GMI to display global brands at Gulf Industry Fair

December 26, 2016

Gulf Markets International (GMI) which represents companies from around the world bringing their expertise to the region will display strong portfolio of international brand products at the upcoming G... View more

Alshaya to open 32 brands at Mall Of Qatar

December 7, 2016

International retail franchise operator M H Alshaya is preparing to open 32 brands at the prestigious new Mall of Qatar including eight brands that will be making their debut appearance in Qatar. The ... View more

Over 55pc international brands set up shop in Mideast

December 4, 2016

The Middle East is becoming the global retail growth hotspot and shaping up the future of online retail with over 55 per cent international fashion brands setting up shop here for a customer base that... View more

Technology gives local brands global reach: HMH CEO

November 8, 2016

Technology has given local hotel brands global reach and increased business while the share of big brands operating hotels have shrunk to 53 per cent worldwide a leading hospitality expert has said. A... View more

Abu Dhabi community project draws top retail brands

November 5, 2016

Al Forsan Village the first active health focused mixed-use development in Abu Dhabi UAE said 15 000 sq m of retail space has been occupied by community-focused brands at its Town Square development. ... View more

Over 100 brands participating at Dubai design event

October 28, 2016

More than 100 brands from 28 countries carefully curated for their quality originality and relevance to the regional buyer are participating at the ongoing Downtown Design expo in Dubai UAE. The event... View more

Hyatt introduces two new brands

May 5, 2016

Launched earlier this year The Unbound Collection by Hyatt is a global collection of unique and independent stay experiences. The collection will include a portfolio of new and existing top-tier and l... View more

High hopes for Vida, Rove brands

April 1, 2015

Emaar Hospitality has high hopes for its Vida and newly launched Rove brand as the UAE group presses ahead with expansion overseas. The Vida brand is approachable fun and unpretentious just like the n... View more

IHG announces appointment of Jayne O’Brien as SVP of global brands

March 27, 2014

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) announces the recent appointment of Jayne O Brien to the position of Senior Vice President of Global Brands effective March 24 2014. She will be responsible for... View more

Region’s homegrown brands grow into a powerful force

February 24, 2014

HOMEGROWN hotel brands from across the Middle East will have a significant presence at this year s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai UAE. As the number of hotels in the region continues to grow una... View more

Big growth for budget brands

August 26, 2012

THE growing regional demand and burgeoning tourism industry in the Middle East represents unprecedented opportunity to hotel investors and operators for budget /midscale hotels. In recent times the GC... View more

Top hospitality brands flock to Turkey

February 27, 2012

THE Central Asia and Turkey Hotel Investment Conference (Cathic 2012) was a resounding success with an impressive selection of panels led by global CEO s and industry experts from around the globe. Mo... View more

HMH to promote key hotel brands

October 26, 2011

HOSPITALITY Management Holdings (HMH) president & CEO Michel Noblet will be at World Travel Market (WTM) promoting its Coral Hotels & Resorts and Corp Executive Hotels. Noblet says: WTM is one of the ... View more

Accor to focus on core brands

March 13, 2011

THE Middle East has long remained a key development market for the Accor Group and the company plans to continue this expansion in 2011 with nine new properties. These include five in Abu Dhabi with t... View more

Kempinski wins German battle of the brands with its top service

February 28, 2011

EUROPE S oldest hotel group Kempinski has joined the ranks of Gucci Google and Volkswagen in winning the coveted Best Brands award in the category of Best Service Provider in Germany. The luxury hotel... View more

New brands to debut as Starwood expands

February 1, 2011

WITH a portfolio of 50 hotels and another 25 under development Starwood Hotels & Resorts has definitely established itself as a market leader among luxury hotel operators in the region. This year alon... View more

ALTM 2010 – Shanghai hosts luxury travel brands

May 25, 2010

ASIA Luxury Travel Market (ALTM) Asia s only showcase for the world s ultimate travel experiences will host more products and services this year as the industry looks to win business from the region s... View more

Opportunities for mid-price brands

December 29, 2009

MARRIOTT International remains bullish about the long-term potential of the Middle East travel market despite the economic strife of 2009. It s no secret that 2009 has had its share of challenges acro... View more

Mid market brands adapt easier to market situations

April 28, 2009

MARKO HYTONEN area vice president Rezidor Hotel Group spoke to SHALU CHANDRAN about the Park Inn brand WHAT kind of feedback have you received with the opening of the two Park Inn hotels in KSA and Om... View more

Developing spa brands globally

March 2, 2009

NAIM Maadad recently took the dual role of managing director Global MSPA International; and managing director Middle East for Minor International Hotels. He moves from the group headquarters in Bangko... View more

ALTM 2008 set for success due to top brands backing

April 28, 2008

THE upcoming ASIA Luxury Travel Market (ALTM) 2008 is going to be even bigger and better than last year s inaugural event according to the organisers who have managed to secure several more high profi... View more

Rezidor set to roll out brands across categories

April 24, 2007

Rezidor president and CEO Kurt Ritter tells CLARK KELLY that the hotel group will manage super-luxury brands and mid-market products with equal aplomb in the Middle East. Excerpts from an interview: H... View more

A family of brands to fill market gaps

December 25, 2006

Brand: Hilton Hotels Spokesperson: Essam Abouda vice president of International Operations Arabian Peninsula Plans for 2007? The Middle East is a very important region for Hilton; hotel occupancy rate... View more

Dubai Fashion 2006 to showcase top brands

January 4, 2006

DSF 2006 will host international fashion houses who will showcase their latest collections at Dubai Fashion 2006 the Middle East s most prestigious fashion event organised by DSF and presented by BurJ... View more

Keeping up the Brands

January 12, 2004

YEAR 2003 How the chain performed in the Middle East: After the Iraq war booking came back because the corporate market reacted very well and postponed business trips meetings and conferences took pla... View more