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Dubai eyes sale of Essex House Hotel

Dubai eyes sale of Essex House Hotel

Dubai Group, the state-owned investment firm in the midst of a $10 billion debt restructuring, is weighing a potential sale of its prime Manhattan-based real estate property Jumeirah Essex House hotel, it said on Monday.

March 12, 2012 1:46
 
Abu Dhabi to issue new hotel licenses selectively – official

Abu Dhabi to issue new hotel licenses selectively – official

Abu Dhabi has not halted the issuance of new hotel licences in the capital of the United Arab Emirates but will be selective in the number it issues, a tourism official said on Sunday.

March 11, 2012 1:22
 
A “virgin birth” at Burj Al Arab

A “virgin birth” at Burj Al Arab

Male sharks beware. The world’s first 7-star hotel finds itself fostering a female shark that found a way to continue its lineage without the help of a mate.

January 8, 2012 1:05
 
Property professionals should think about moving to Jeddah

Property professionals should think about moving to Jeddah

Q3 2011 sees Jeddah’s real estate market enjoy the effects of additional government funds for housing as prices increase in retail and residential space; office space expected to drop, though.

November 16, 2011 3:31
 
Regional conflict boosts Dubai properties

Regional conflict boosts Dubai properties

Hotel, retail, residential sectors boosted by unrest; Global economic woes to hit demand for offices; Residential prices seeing recovery in some areas

September 27, 2011 2:26
 
Security blanket—’safety’ boosts Abu Dhabi hotel stays

Security blanket—’safety’ boosts Abu Dhabi hotel stays

Safety becomes main feature for travellers opting for Abu Dhabi for vacation, resulting in hotel revenues reaching AED2.53 billion so far in 2011 and as occupancy levels rising to 65 percent in July.

September 6, 2011 2:00
 
Not-so-fatal attraction: two cents on tourist attractions

Not-so-fatal attraction: two cents on tourist attractions

Maybe a lot of Kipp readers are afraid of heights and prefer to burn under the sun. Apparently, they don’t think much about the world’s tallest tower.

August 1, 2011 3:26
 
Hotel how-to: handling bad customer experience

Hotel how-to: handling bad customer experience

It's all about getting second chances right when it comes to customer service in the hotel sector.

May 25, 2011 3:23
 

World’s first Fashion Hotel to be built in Dubai

Fashion TV signs agreement with the Al Habtoor Group to build in Dubai the world’s first Fashion Hotel.

May 21, 2011 2:38
 
Heartbreak Hotel: drama in the UAE’s hospitality sector

Heartbreak Hotel: drama in the UAE’s hospitality sector

The broken relationships and the finger-pointing make the hospitality sector sound more like Hollywood. And they say there’s no business like show business…

April 21, 2011 1:41
 
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