Movenpick Opens New Ankara Hotel

Swiss hotel chain Movenpick has added its third property in Turkey, opening a new 176-room hotel in the country’s capital Ankara. Located in the city’s Sogutozu district, the Movenpick Hotel Ankara is a half-hour drive from the international airport and within walking distance from the Congresium International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Housed within a curved … Continue reading

World’s Second Armani Hotel Opens

Armani Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality joint venture between fashion designer Giorgio Armani and Dubai’s Emaar Properties PJSC, has opened the world’s second Armani Hotel. International celebrities including Jessica Alba, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Lauren Remington Platt and Olivia Palermo joined Giorgio Armani at the star-studded ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Armani Hotel Milano, … Continue reading

Rocco Forte Hotels Stamps Its Mark In Abu Dhabi

1 year after unveiling details of its first hotel in Abu Dhabi and the Middle East, the Rocco Forte Collection has opened the Rocco Forte Hotel Abu Dhabi in the emirate. Located close to downtown Abu Dhabi, Yas Island and the international airport, the visually striking 11-storey hotel is the company’s flagship property outside of Europe.   Inspired by the rolling sand … Continue reading

Marrakech Gets A Four Seasons Hotel

Luxury hotel operator Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has opened the new 139-room Four Seasons Marrakech, its newest property in North Africa. Set amidst a 40-acre walled oasis, the resort is designed in the elegant Moorish style with arcades and fountain courtyards dotted with mature olive and palm trees.   Offering views of the lush resort … Continue reading

World’s First Armani Hotel Makes Long-Awaited Debut

The much-awaited Armani Hotel Dubai debuted yesterday at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building and an icon of Dubai. Fashion maestro Giorgio Armani and Mohamed Alaabar, Chairman of Emaar Properties PJSC, cut the ribbon to officially open the hotel, witnessed by invited guests, media and company executives.   The first property to bear the Armani Hotels and … Continue reading