Active GCC hotel development pipeline now equal to 40% of existing room supply

Latest STR report reveals GCC has more than 170,000 hotel rooms in its active development pipeline. KSA & UAE lead the GCC with 39,070 & 32,272 rooms respectively under construction. Arabian Travel Market expecting major increase in GCC participation at 2023 event as GCC governments continue to invest heavily in tourism


This year, The Ritz-Carlton, Bali, invites guests to experience and celebrate the most anticipated time of the year at the award-winning tropical beachfront resort. The resort has curated exciting activities and a dining program to help guests reconnect with their loved ones for this year-end holiday, special menus and wellness offerings to family-friendly activities inspired by the resort’s surroundings and rich Balinese culture.  

Enjoy The Festive Season at Niyama Private Islands Maldives

Nature’s Playground unveils its tantalising festive programme, with traditions wrapped up in island style and uniquely Niyama intrigue. Throughout the season, guests are invited to give in to indulgence, with daily tantalising culinary experiences, expertly paired with award-winning wines from our selection, spa bliss & holistic treatments with visiting practitioners from around the world

IHG Announces Signing of Holiday Inn & Suites and Staybridge Suites in Taif, Saudi Arabia

IHG Hotels & Resorts, a global hotel company, has signed an agreement with Al Jumaiah Group to introduce Holiday Inn & Suites Taif and Staybridge Suites Taif in Taif, Saudi Arabia. These two properties are set to open in Q4 2025 and will mark the debut of the Holiday Inn & Suites and Staybridge Suites brands in the city.

Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa Opens in Indian Wells, CA

Resonating the same casual elegance and relaxed style as its well-known apparel brand, Tommy Bahama officially opens its first destination resort on November 1st. The Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa embodies the spirit of the upscale lifestyle brand with a unique blend of island living and desert luxury in the greater Palm Springs area.

Chalet Hôtel Blythe Opens in Les Gets in December 2023

In time for the upcoming ski season, Chalet Hôtel Blythe will open its doors this December in the charming alpine village of Les Gets. Boasting eight spacious double or twin bedrooms, all thoughtfully designed with en-suite bathrooms and fitted with luxury amenities, the chalet hôtel is ideal for both couples and families alike, with options to book individual rooms as well as exclusive hire.