Tag Archives: covid pandemic

Opening of a Novotel hotel in Preston, Melbourne

(March 17, 2022, 12:26 +07) Accor has expanded its already considerable portfolio of hotels in Australia, with the multi-million dollar transformation of a property in Melbourne. Located on Bell Street in Preston, the Novotel Melbourne Preston, developed by GCP Hospitality, has 383 fully self-contained rooms, suites and studios. All rooms …

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The Four Seasons Hotel will host the first Nobu restaurant in Singapore

(March 14, 2022, 12:03 +07) Nobu Matsuhisa, a celebrity chef and restaurateur known for marrying traditional Japanese cuisine with Peruvian flavors, will open his first restaurant in Singapore in May. Located at the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, Nobu Singapore will have its own entrance and will be set up next …

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IHG re-signs a hotel in Najran, Saudi Arabia

(March 10, 2022, 12:22 +07) IHG signed a management agreement with Al Rabea Hotels for a property it managed in Saudi Arabia from 1995 to 2015. Currently operating as Gloria Inn Najran, IHG plans to complete the two-phase rebranding by the end of 2023, when the hotel will once again …

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IHG rebrands hotel in Doha, Qatar

(09 March 2022, 11:17 +07) IHG has renamed Rabban Suites West Bay Doha to voco Doha West Bay Suites, making the property the first voco hotel in Qatar. Located in the city’s diplomatic quarter, voco Doha West Bay Suites is minutes from the Doha Convention and Exhibition Center, as well …

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Embraer enters the freight market with the E190F and E195F P2F conversions

(08 March 2022, 10:28 +07) If the increase in competition is positive, then the air freight market has suddenly become much more interesting with Embraer unveiling plans to launch the E190F and E195F Passenger to Freight Conversions (P2F). The freighter conversion will be carried out at Embraer’s facilities in Brazil …

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IHG opens second Indigo Hotel in Manhattan, New York

(08 March 2022, 10:28 +07) IHG has expanded its New York hotel portfolio with the opening of Hotel Indigo NYC Downtown – Wall Street, the brand’s second hotel in Manhattan. Nestled in the towering architecture of the city’s Financial District, steps from the vibrant South Street Seaport and Stone Street, …

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Marriott will add 13,000 hotel rooms to its Greater China portfolio in 2022

(04 March 2022, 11:48 +07) Marriott plans to expand its Greater China portfolio with more than 50 hotels in more than 30 destinations across the region in 2022. The company also plans to open its 500th hotel in Greater China in early 2023, underscoring its confidence in the region’s recovery …

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John Scanlon named general manager of the Beverly Hills Hotel

(03 March 2022, 11:18 +07) John Scanlon has been named general manager of the Beverly Hills Hotel, effective April 4, 2022. John Scanlon John, a graduate of the Shannon College of Hotel Management in Ireland, joined Dorchester Collection in 2005 and is currently General Manager of the 45 Park Lane …

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Opening of the Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Bangalore, India

(March 2, 2022, 11:27 +07) Embassy Office Parks, India’s first publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) and one of the largest in Asia by area, has opened the first Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Bangalore. Located in the Embassy Manyata Business Park, the 353-key hotel is part of the …

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Whitbread signs 84-room Premier Inn hotel in Hastings, England

(March 2, 2022, 11:27 +07) Planning approval has been granted for a new Premier Inn hotel in Hastings, England. The 84-bedroom hotel, located on the current site of the Cornwallis Street car park in the town centre, will be built by Hastings Borough Council and operated by Premier Inn. Modern …

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Emirates News Agency – UAE Government honors Innovates Award winners

DUBAI, 1st March, 2022 (WAM) — The UAE Government celebrated the winners of the UAE Innovates Award at a ceremony held at the Museum of the Future (MOTF) in Dubai on Monday. Eight winning projects were singled out from nearly 500 submissions in the second annual awards program. The awards …

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UAE residents’ trust in government, health authorities and media improves in 2022 – News

78% of UAE residents think they and their families will get better in the next five years Agencies file Published: Wed 19 Jan 2022, 10:42 AM Last update: Wed 19 Jan 2022, 10:43 AM UAE residents’ trust in the government and their belief about their future financial situation in the …

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Air Arabia resumes city check-in services

Air Arabia, one of the leading low cost carriers to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has resumed city check-in services to Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Ajman as part of of its efforts to relax the restrictions imposed following the Covid-19 pandemic. These city check-ins were created …

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Covid-19: mandatory green pass to enter all federal and local government departments in Ajman – News

The system will be in place from January 3, 2022 Photo: File Posted: Mon 20 Dec 2021, 15:10 Last update: Mon 20 Dec 2021, 16:58 In coordination with the Ajman Executive Council, the Emirate of Ajman Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Team approved the application of the green pass system in …

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Shaza Makkah wins “World’s Best Luxury Halal Hotel” award

Bahrain International Airport, which is operated and managed by Bahrain Airport Company, has been certified with the highest 5-star COVID-19 airport safety rating in recognition that the airport has achieved the highest standards in health and safety protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It places Bahrain International Airport in …

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Malaysian labor market reopens for Bangladeshis

After a hiatus of more than three years, Malaysia officially reopened its labor market to Bangladeshi workers for five years until December 2026. To meet the growing demand for workers following the Covid-19 pandemic, the Southeast Asian country has started hiring workers from potential countries and, as part of this …

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Building a creative ecosystem – Construction Business News Middle East

Khadija Al Bastaki, Executive Director of Dubai Design District (d3), discusses its values ​​and mission, how d3 has supported the community during the pandemic, exciting initiatives and lessons learned along the way What is your vision for d3 in five years?At d3, our main goal is to seek out new …

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World Health Organization adopts UAE government accelerator model – News

Model for ensuring healthy lifestyles and prosperity at all ages By Wam Published: Sun 12 Dec 2021, 18:33 The Government of the United Arab Emirates and the World Health Organization (WHO) have announced a new partnership to support the global health sector, in which the WHO is adopting the accelerator …

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UAE Construction Equipment Market Report 2021-2027 with Volvo, Caterpillar, Doosan Infracore, Dynapac, Hitachi, JC Bamford, Kobelco, Komatsu, Tadano and Xuzhou Construction Machinery – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “United Arab Emirates Construction Equipment Market (2021-2027): Market Forecast by Types, Applications, Regions and Competitive Landscape” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The UAE Construction Equipment Market Size Is Expected To Grow At A CAGR Of 7.3% During The Period 2021-2027 The UAE construction equipment …

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OPEC to pursue supply adjustments for oil market: Barkindo

Barkindo said that in terms of oil demand, the current estimate was for growth of 5.7 million barrels per day. Oil prices fell on Thursday after Opec and its allies stuck to their current policy of monthly increases in oil production despite fears that a release of US crude reserves …

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United Arab Emirates: Gargash addresses Government Forum in Saudi Arabia – News

Stresses the importance of regional and international forums that emphasize the willingness of countries to work together to eliminate trafficking in human beings Wam By Wam Posted: Tue, Nov 30, 2021, 11:05 PM Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the United Arab Emirates and Chairman …

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Dubai real estate agents form new company to enter Pakistani market

Hassan Afzal Khan (center) attends the agreement signing ceremony in Dubai. Gulf Today, journalist Dubai-based Samana Developers on Thursday in Dubai entered into a key partnership with H&S Real Estate to enter Pakistan’s booming real estate market. The partnership launched “Emirates Developers”, a new property development company incorporated in Pakistan. …

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United Arab Emirates Major General Al Raisi elected Interpol President

United Arab Emirates Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, the new president of Interpol. Image Credit: Provided Dubai: Major General Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi was today elected President of Interpol. The global police agency held its annual meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, to discuss crime trends and to conduct its much-anticipated …

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid pays tribute to recipients of Dubai Government Awards of Excellence

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today honored the recipients of the Dubai Government Excellence Awards. Image Credit: Courtesy: Dubai Media Office Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, today honored the …

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Welcome to IANS Live – BUSINESS

Photo credit: IANS IANSLive Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Small airlines attending the ongoing Dubai Airshow have said they are looking to forge more than just India-UAE business relations during their five-day stay at the show which takes place in Al Maktoum. Dubai World Central International Airport here until November 18. …

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Dubai tenants face tough rental decisions as real estate market booms

As the economy recovers from the onset of the pandemic and property prices in Dubai recover, tenants say they are facing significant rent increases. In some of the emirate’s most popular areas, rents have risen by up to 20% after prices plummeted during the pandemic. In October last year, Lebanese …

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OPEC + capable of increasing oil supply in the event of market demand – News

UAE Energy Minister Says Insufficient Investment Can Raise Oil and Gas Prices Over 30 heads of government departments from across the African continent and the Middle East and high-level delegations, including executives from some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, participated in Africa Oil Week. – Photo provided …

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Mowasalat, Serco, Etihad Rail – IMIESA

Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space Market Research The exploration study involved both primary and secondary analysis techniques deriving from market data. The government and public solicitation of ideas to reduce the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic by private companies around the world is called market forces. The aim is to …

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Dynabook seeks to expand its presence in the B2B market of the Middle East – News

A Dynabook study showed that 65% of European IT decision-makers have access to increased IT budgets this year to enable more remote work. Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2021, 11:50 PM Japanese personal computer maker Dynabook has announced that it is looking to expand its presence in the UAE and Middle …

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New Iraqi government to benefit from rising oil price boosting GDP growth in 2022 – Emirates NBD

Rising oil prices in the world market will benefit the winners of the last Iraqi elections who will face persistent economic challenges and try to win over a disillusioned population, Emirates NBD said in a new memo. The new government will benefit from the rise in oil prices which should …

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The Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space Market To See Exceptional Growth Over the Period 2020-2025

The recently released Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Space market research report offers qualitative and quantitative insights into the key growth drivers, challenges and opportunities shaping industry dynamics amid the COVID-pandemic. 19. The enterprise asset management (EAM) space market is expected to grow with a year-over-year growth rate of XX% during …

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Opening of the International Government Communication Forum in Sharjah with a call to strengthen human capital

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Deputy Governor of Sharjah and Head of the Sharjah Media Office, delivered his opening speech at the 10th International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) at the Sharjah Exhibition Center on Sunday. Image Credit: Sajila Saseendran / Gulf News Sharjah: Government communications should aim to improve …

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UAE to host five major events in 10 days

Image Credit: Provided Image Credit: Provided Abu Dhabi: The UAE is expected to host five major regional and international events, including Expo 2020 Dubai, over the next 10 days. The busy schedule of major events reflects the world’s confidence in the UAE’s efforts and success in containing the global COVID-19 …

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Dubai hotel apartment prices almost double ahead of Expo 2020 – News

Photo file Dubai – Prices could climb to Dh16,000 per month or even more, an industry source said. Posted: Tue, Aug 10, 2021, 5:40 PM Hotel apartment prices in Dubai nearly doubled ahead of Expo 2020, due to the influx of foreign visitors as well as UAE residents and expats …

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Mena hotel occupancy rises amid easing travel restrictions – News

Ongoing surveillance for the Covid-19 pandemic by government entities and other key tourism players has helped determine how markets open and close Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021, 7:06 PM Hotel occupancy rates in the Middle East and North Africa region continue to improve amid easing travel restrictions, Colliers said in …

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UAE records 2nd highest hotel occupancy rate in the world in 2020 – News

Dubai – The UAE’s tourism sector was also among the least affected and fastest to recover from the impact of Covid By Muzaffar Rizvi Published: Sat 10 Apr 2021, 10:20 AM Last update: Sat 10 Apr 2021, 2:15 PM The United Arab Emirates recorded the second highest hotel occupancy rate …

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