Dubai courts overrule Five Holdings over Viceroy decision

UAE: DIFC Courts has issued a court order prohibiting the owner of the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai hotel from preventing Viceroy Hotels and Resorts opening the property. Viceroy requested the DIFC Courts’ assistance following the actions taken by the hotel’s owner Five Holdings on Monday 19 June. Bill Walshe, chief


Five Holdings to operate and rename Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai

UAE: Viceroy Hotels and Resorts is no longer operating a landmark property on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, which opened just three months ago. The property was developed and is owned by the Dubai-based real estate development and hospitality group Five Holdings – formerly SKAI Holdings – and is now known as


Marriott announces plans to expand its Edition brand holdings

Worldwide: Marriott international has announced the opening of 3 new hotels under its Edition brand, with more along the way. Japan, Iceland and Dubai are the site of the next openings, with the full development pipeline including 15 properties, over doubling Edition’s footprint. The brand was founded in 2007 as


Rove Hotels open second Dubai property

UAE: Rove Hotels, Emaar’s lifestyle hotel brand has opened its second property in Dubai. UAE: Rove Hotels, Emaar’s lifestyle hotel brand has opened its second property in Dubai. Rove City Centre, a joint venture between Emaar Properties and Meraas Holding, is located next to The Dubai Mall and the Dubai


100-room Bulgari hotel to open in Dubai

UAE: Developer Meraas Holding has signed an agreement with Bulgari Hotels and Resorts to bring the brand to Dubai. The Bulgari Hotel will be located on Jumeirah Bay Island, a six million square foot mixed-use development in the shape of a seahorse. It will be the fifth Bulgari hotel, joining


Dubai’s Coral Boutique Hotel Apartments to be rebranded

UAE: 78-key Dubai property to be badged as Donatello Hotel Apartments and serve alcohol Coral Boutique Hotel Apartments on Sheikh Zayed Road in the Al Barsha area of Dubai will be reflagged as Donatello Hotel Apartments by the end of this month. The property is currently managed by Hospitality Management

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Hotels are 10 years behind offices on ESG

UK: International Hospitality Media (IHM) held its latest Urban Living Insights: Hotels and Hospitality event last week at the Sheraton Grand Park Lane in London, sponsored by Hubbl.