TRAVEL TRADE MENA: How was business in the first quarter (Q1) of the year?

WITH SHOPPING BEING A KEY DRIVER IN ATTRACTING TOURISTS, MOHAMAD AWADALLA, CEO, TIME HOTELS, DESCRIBES WHAT MAKES DUBAI STAND OUT IN THIS REGARD.

IN DECEMBER 2016, THE RITZ-CARLTON BEGAN TO OPERATE IN RAS AL KHAIMAH, AMIT ARORA, GENERAL MANAGER, AL WADI DESERT RESORT RAS AL KHAIMAH, A RITZCARLTON PARTNER HOTEL, DESCRIBES WHAT MAKES THE EMIRATE ONE TO LOOK OUT FOR.

AS ONE OF BEIRUT’S TOP LUXURY HOTELS, GEORGES OJEIL, GENERAL MANAGER, LE GRAY BEIRUT, DESCRIBES HOW ITS ALL-IMPORTANT PHILOSOPHY MAKES IT STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD.

FOLLOWING EXTENSIVE RENOVATIONS TO ITS EVENT SPACES, SAM JONES, DIRECTOR, SALES, LE MÉRIDIEN DUBAI HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTRE, DISCUSSES HOW THE PROPERTY CONTINUES TO DRAW IN ALL-IMPORTANT MICE GUESTS IN THE CITY'S CROWDED MARKETPLACE.

WHILE LOCATION AND FACILITIES ARE IMPORTANT, ULRIKE ANDORFF, GENERAL MANAGER, BURJUMAN ARJAAN BY ROTANA, DUBAI, EXPLAINS HOW COMMITMENT TO CONSTANTLY HIGH STANDARDS CAN MAKE OR BREAK A BUSINESS.