Wednesday, December 19, 2018

India’s Hidesign plans Asian expansion

Indian leather retailer Hidesign plans to open flagship stores at Singapore’s Changi airport and in Indonesia as it eyes an Asia-wide footprint. At home, Hidesign plans 12 new stores in the next two months in...

How bad is the squeeze on Dubai hotel revenues?

Some bad news for the hospitality sector last week? On the surface, yes. Preliminary data for July says average hotel daily rates in Dubai will hit their lowest mark since August 2004. Average daily rates...

Rohith Muralya – Director Concept Cuisine – Interview

George Bernard Shaw once said, “There’s no sincerer love than the love of food.” There’s something of an expression, creativity, and connection when it comes to food that sets it apart...

Arab Tourism Media Awards: Which Agency is the Best in Arab Travel & Tourism...

10th Arab Tourism Media Awards 2018, Salalah, Oman Arab Industry leaders and Tourism professionals attended the event, including Dr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the former World Tourism Organization, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Twaijri,...

Rove Hotels Announces Rove La Mer In Dubai’s Alluring Beachfront Destination, La Mer

Rove Hotels, the contemporary midscale hotel brand, has announced Rove La Mer located in the heart of La Mer, Dubai’s world-class beachfront. Set by the Arabian Gulf and with spectacular views of the city...

UAE retail giant Lulu launches operations in the Philippines

UAE-based retail giant Lulu Group International has launched operations in the Philippines with the inauguration of a logistics and export centre in Laguna, near Manila. MAY Exports Philippines Inc was officially inaugurated by Jose Gabriel...

Over 33.6pc increase in tourists during Salalah Tourism Festival

SALALAH: The number of visitors to Salalah Tourism Festival since the beginning of the season till Saturday reached 630,829, a growth rate of 33.6 per cent, compared to the same period last year, which...

UAE retailers start pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy Note9

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 has been officially unveiled, and shortly after its launch UAE retailers are giving consumers in the country the chance to pre-order the South Korean tech giant's most powerful device...

Hilton has just opened the largest Hampton hotel in Dubai

Looking for somewhere to stay before or after jetting off abroad? There will be plenty of space at the brand-new Hampton by Hilton near Dubai Airport Freezone and Terminal 2. Being the first of its...

Queen Elizabeth 2 opens as a floating hotel in Dubai

The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) will open its doors to the public on April 18, 2018 following highly anticipated international interest. PCFC Hotels, part of the Dubai government’s Ports, Customs and Free Zones Corporation,...