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The millennial movement: Mövenpick's plans to target younger travellers

The millennial movement: Mövenpick's plans to target younger travellers

As Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts moves into the era of experiential hospitality, CEO Olivier Chavy is counting on his youngest employees to lead the way.

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A family affair: Oberois on redefining luxury hospitality

A family affair: Oberois on redefining luxury hospitality

Three generations after Rai Bahadur M.S. Oberoi started his hospitality career as a doorman, the five-star Oberoi and Trident hotels are thriving. The renowned Indian family meets Arabian Business in Ajman, where Oberoi Al Zorah resort recently opened...

Introducing the 'real' Dubai: Tourism chief unveils plan to market the emirate to the world

Introducing the 'real' Dubai: Tourism chief unveils plan to market the emirate to the world

For decades, the emirate’s tourism marketing strategy was focussed on luxury resorts and high-end shopping. But the CEO of Dubai’s tourism promotion body, Issam Kazim, says ‘bling’ is no longer the way to attract 20 million visitors by 2020.

Abu Dhabi's CEO thrill seeker

Abu Dhabi's CEO thrill seeker

Miral Asset Management chief executive Mohammed Al Zaabi details the latest twists of Yas Island’s theme park development

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The Ritz in Bahrain is in the fast lane

The Ritz in Bahrain is in the fast lane

The new GM of the hotel says there is more to discover in the island kingdom than just fast cars

Dubai's Global Village is ready to go global

Dubai's Global Village is ready to go global

CEO Ahmad Hussain Bin Essa has plans to spread the family entertainment brand around the world

Imagination becomes reality in Dubai

Imagination becomes reality in Dubai

Bill Walshe, CEO of Viceroy Hotel Group, which is half owned by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala, says there is no competition between the two emirates

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Rotana set to open hotel in Iran in less than a year

Rotana set to open hotel in Iran in less than a year

CEO and president lays out company's ambitious plans for the next few years

Abdulla Bin Sulayem: Taking on The World

Abdulla Bin Sulayem: Taking on The World

About to deliver its second hotel on The Palm Jumeirah, Seven Tides is embarking on another man-made island project in Dubai - The World islands. Leading the development charge is its young CEO Abdulla Bin Sulayem, who has ambitious plans to recreate...

"Dubai’s market has remained resilient in the face of tough conditions"

GM of the five-star Sofitel Downtown Dubai, says competition keeps him on his toes

Anantara brings a little bit of Thailand to the GCC

Anantara brings a little bit of Thailand to the GCC

Chairman and CEO explains why the region is so enticing

Luxury hotel brand finally coming to the GCC

Luxury hotel brand finally coming to the GCC

Following numerous unfulfilled promises and delays, Langham Hotels set to open four properties in the Gulf, all in the space of a year

Room for change: AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin

Room for change: AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin

A few months after buying FRHI Hotels & Resorts from investors including Qatar Investment Authority and Kingdom Holding, AccorHotels CEO Sébastien Bazin denies the hotel management firm is growing too fast. In fact, he intends to pick up the pace – especially...

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After decades of success in the region’s construction and interiors market, Indian billionaire Rizwan Sajan, founder and chairman of Danube Group, is on a mission to take the Dubai property market by storm.

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