Accor’s Sofitel Brand Enters Abu Dhabi

Sofitel, Accor’s luxury brand, has arrived in Abu Dhabi with the opening of the new Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche. Part of the new Capital Plaza development, the 282-room hotel is ideally located in the heart of the UAE capital and a stone’s throw away from the seafront. Featuring a contemporary architectural style, the hotel’s decor … Continue reading

Now Open: Dusit Thani Maldives

Thailand’s Dusit International has expanded into the Maldives with the opening of its first resort on the island nation, blending its graceful Thai hospitality with unsurpassed luxury. Located on Mudhdhoo Island encircled by white sandy beaches, a rich house reef and turquoise lagoon, the 100-key Dusit Thani Maldives is 35 minutes by seaplane from Male and … Continue reading

Ritz-Carlton Enters Saudi Arabia With Opening Of Riyadh Property

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company signaled its arrival in Saudi Arabia with the opening of its first hotel in the country. Prominently located next to the Diplomatic Quarter and adjacent to the King Abdul Aziz Convention Centre, The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh is modeled after traditional palaces and elegant Arabian residences.   Initially envisioned as a royal guest … Continue reading

Gulf Air Receives New A330-200 With Communications Suite

Bahraini national carrier Gulf Air has added a new Airbus A330-200 aircraft fitted with an improved onboard communications suite to its fleet. The ‘Sky Hub’ system promises an improved inflight entertainment experience offering passengers full broadband and mobile connectivity, as well as a global live television service.   Two-way Broadband Internet Access Gulf Air is offering two-way broadband internet connectivity at speeds … Continue reading

Gulf Air To Launch New Services To Copenhagen And Nairobi, Add Milan Frequencies

Gulf Air has announced expansion plans to its flight network with new routes and frequency increases as part of plans to compete with regional rivals Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways. The Bahraini national carrier will launch services to Copenhagen and make a return to Nairobi after an absence of 7 years, as well as raise … Continue reading