UAE > Switzerland based Swissôtel and UAE based Al Ghurair are set to announce the inauguration of two new properties embedded within Al Ghurair Centre, Deira, Dubai.

swissotel logo Following the formal partnership agreement between Al Ghurair and AccorHotels, owner of Swissôtel, in July 2017 to open up the first Swissôtel in the UAE, both parties are now set to announce the inauguration of two new properties within Al Ghurair Center, Deira, Dubai. Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living are located within the Al Ghurair Centre Complex and have More …

UAE > Marriott International is set to open the design- led Aloft Palm Jumeirah, the first Aloft in Dubai, UAE

marriott logo  Located on the Eastern part of the Palm Jumeirah, Marriott International’s Aloft Palm Jumeirah hotel offers a distinct lifestyle to the iconic landmark fused with the tech- forward approach and modern style. According to Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International: “We are thrilled to celebrate the opening of our first Aloft in Dubai, situated More …

UAE > Saudi Arabia based Dar Al Arkan and Italy based Roberto Cavalli partner to construct AED 800 million ($217.8 million) skyscraper on Dubai Canal

DAAR logo The largest listed real estate developer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dal Al Arkan, and Italy based luxury brand, Roberto Cavalli have teamed up to build a AED 800 million ($217.8 million) skyscraper on Dubai Water Canal in the Business Bay area. Roberto Cavalli will design the interiors of the lavish 34 story waterfront skyscraper which is also named More …

UAE > Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group opens two new hotels in Dubai, UAE namely Radisson Blu Hotel Apartments Dubai Silicon Oasis and Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City

Carlson Rezidor logo new US Based Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group opens Radisson Blu Hotel Apartments Dubai Silicon Oasis and Park Inn by Radisson Dubai Motor City in Dubai. According to Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group said: “2017 has been a momentous year for the Group with 20 hotel openings across the Middle East, Turkey More …

UAE > JOCIC, a consortium of Chinese firms, invests $300 million in Abu Dhabi Ports

kizid Jiangsu Provincial Overseas Cooperation & Investment Company (JOCIC) has signed a 50 years agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to initially invest $300 million to lease and develop 0.8 square miles (2.2 square kms) Abu Dhabi port. At Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), according to Reuters, Mohamed Juma al Shamisi, Chief executive officer of Abu Dhabi Ports told that this More …

UAE > BP acquires Abu Dhabi Oil Field Stake for $2.2 bn

bp-logo British oil and gas company BP acquires Abu Dhabi Oil Field Stake in a deal worth $2.2 bn. This visionary acquisition will help BP secure new reserves and production for the next decade. After the deal Chief Executive Officer of BP, Bob Dudley said, “It’s time for BP to start growing” as the company starts to recover from the catastrophic oil spill in Gulf More …

UAE > Unilever opens $272.26Mn manufacturing facility in the UAE

unilever-svg British-Dutch multinational consumer goods company, Unilever opens AED 1bn ($272.26Mn) manufacturing facility at Dubai Industrial Park in UAE. The facility is supposed to create 400 jobs in coming months. The company said it will mark products manufactured at the factory with a ‘Made in UAE’ label and will export 80 percent of them to Europe and MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. More …