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The Peninsula Hotels Named First and Only Hotel Brand to Achieve Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Status across Entire Portfolio

February 20, 2019

The Peninsula Hotels Named First and Only Hotel Brand to Achieve Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Status across Entire Portfolio

(AETOS Wire)-- An Unprecedented Achievement

Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, which revealed that The Peninsula Hotels had achieved Five-Star status across all ten of its properties. The announcement results in The Peninsula Hotels being the first and"... Continue Reading

5 Happening Cultural Destinations to Visit in 2019

February 16, 2019

5 Happening Cultural Destinations to Visit in 2019

(AETOS Wire)-- Hong Kong
There’s never really a sleepy year to visit Hong Kong, but 2019 is particularly ripe for visitors. Spearheaded by the dynamic entrepreneur Adrian Cheng of K11 and New World Development, the rejuvenation of Tsim Sha Tsui harbourfront is just the starting point. The city’s iconic harbourside walkway, Avenue of Stars, has just"... Continue Reading

Linesight Collaborates on Five-Star Leisure Resort on Palm Jumeirah 

February 13, 2019

Linesight Collaborates on Five-Star Leisure Resort on Palm Jumeirah 

(AETOS Wire)-- W Dubai – The Palm is now welcoming its first guests. The impressive project was delivered on specification and within budget expectations. The five-star hotel consists of three buildings and spans 100,000sq.m. across Palm Jumeirah’s Western Crescent. Alongside the 350 luxury rooms and suites, the hotel – managed by Marriott International – features a clubhouse, a 475-metre beach, several pools and restaurants, landscaped gardens, back-of-house areas and state-of-the-art security. In addition, W Dubai – The Palm’s culinary attractions include two Michelin-starred chefs - Massimo Bottura presents Torno Subito, his first restaurant outside Italy, while Akira Back’s first restaurant in the Middle East brings unmistakable style and inspired Japanese flavours to this international hub. Linesight –...... Continue Reading

FOOD: KUWAIT FOOD VISION 2030?

February 12, 2019

FOOD: KUWAIT FOOD VISION 2030?

SARAH ALMUAWAD WRITES– Why does Kuwait, a small country in Western Asia, want to become the world's food capital? Maybe, to boost tourism? To decrease the country’s reliance on oil? To take advantage of lower oil prices over the past three years?? To compete globally? To expand the economy?

All of the above.

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WGS 2019: Urban areas can become world’s food basket, Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan says

February 11, 2019

WGS 2019: Urban areas can become world’s food basket, Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan says

Urban areas can become the world’s food basket. So said the Crown Prince of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, in a holographic address at the seventh World Government Summit (WGS 2019) in Dubai today.

Also known as “Fazza” by his 7.2 million Instagram followers, Sheikh Hamdan’s futuristic"... Continue Reading

Wyndham Hotels opens 100th property in MEA

February 7, 2019

Wyndham Hotels opens 100th property in MEA

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts recently marked a major milestone with the opening of its 100th hotel in the Middle East, Eurasia and Africa region in December 2018. The Wyndham Garden Dammam in Saudi Arabia is the group's first Wyndham Garden in the kingdom.

Located in the heart of Dammam, the hotel offers a variety of rooms, suites and apartments and a fully-equipped female and male health"... Continue Reading

HILTON ENTERS 100TH YEAR WITH RECORD GROWTH AND INDUSTRY-LEADING INITIATIVES

January 30, 2019

HILTON ENTERS 100TH YEAR WITH RECORD GROWTH AND INDUSTRY-LEADING INITIATIVES

(AETOS Wire) -- Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced that in 2018 it achieved a fourth consecutive year of record-breaking growth including deals signed, construction starts and new openings, and launched bold corporate responsibility goals while remaining a World’s Best Workplace. “Hilton was founded on the noble premise that travel can make the world a better place, and 100 years into our journey, this premise still guides us today,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president & chief executive officer, Hilton. “We have big plans to continue to grow, innovate and positively impact the world around us, and we expect that 2019 will be our best and most dynamic year yet.” The company recently unveiled The Hilton Effect, a white paper that showcases the world-changing influence Hilton has had during the past century with guests, Team...... Continue Reading

Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. Announced as One of the Top Four United States TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award Winners

January 28, 2019

Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. Announced as One of the Top Four United States TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award Winners

(AETOS Wire)-- Trump International Hotel® Washington, D.C. announced today that it has been awarded by TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, two Travelers’ Choice Awards, ranking it #4 of Top Luxury Hotels in the United States and #7 of all hotels in the United States. Travelers' Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide. Opened in September 2016, the hotel has quickly achieved worldwide recognition for service excellence by leisure, business and group guests. Managing Director, Mickael Damelincourt, a twelve-year veteran of Trump Hotels, leads his highly experienced Executive Leadership team in the everyday pursuit of excellence. He commented, “The team’s continued passion for delivering exceptional guest experiences...... Continue Reading

MagicStay Launches a New Loyalty Program

January 22, 2019

MagicStay Launches a New Loyalty Program

(AETOS Wire)-- MagicStay, the first apartment booking site dedicated to business travel and mobility, is launching its new Magic Loyalty Card program to reward traveler loyalty. MagicStay is the first French alternative accommodation booking site, created to meet the requirements of business travel (duty of care, date protection, travel policy…) and available"... Continue Reading

Virgin Voyages Calling All RockStars to Sea

January 18, 2019

Virgin Voyages Calling All RockStars to Sea

(AETOS Wire)-- Virgin Voyages, the new lifestyle brand set to disrupt the travel industry, today released several designs and images of their RockStar Suites. The new company is throwing out traditional clichés on luxury and formalities, and instead bringing Rebellious Luxe to life at sea with their RockStar Suites designed by Tom Dixon’s Design Research"... Continue Reading

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