Cendyn and Pegasus complete merger
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Cendyn and Pegasus complete merger

The previously announced merger between Cendyn and Pegasus has now completed, enabling hoteliers to control their direct booking channel and enhance brand loyalty. 

Dorchester Collection to debut in Dubai
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Dorchester Collection to debut in Dubai next year

UAE: Opening Q4 2022, The Lana hotel in Dubai will be the region’s first Dorchester Collection property and the tenth worldwide. The three-story tower, designed by Foster + Partners, will feature 225 rooms and suites with interiors by Gilles and Boissier.  Amenities include an indoor-outdoor social lobby space, a pastry

Hyatt Centric debuts in the Middle East
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Hyatt Centric debuts in the Middle East

UAE: Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai has opened in the centre of the city, marking the lifestyle brand’s debut in the Middle East. The seven-storey hotel features 173 rooms including 27 deluxe rooms and suites, four food and drink spots, multiple meetings and events spaces, a spa with gym, and a

Accor plans to open the first Raffles resort in the Middle East
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Accor plans first Raffles resort in the Middle East

UAE: Set to open in the last quarter of 2021, Raffles the Palm Dubai will be the first ultra-luxury addition to Accor’s portfolio in Dubai. Accor has partnered with development and construction firm Emerald Palace Group for the project. The Raffles hotel will be located on the Palm Jumeirah, offering

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Movers and Shakers

GHM appoints three senior team members

Singapore: General Hotel Management (GHM) has appointed a vice president of operations, a director of technical services and a director of marketing. Ilkin Ilyaszade has been promoted to vice president of operations and pre-opening services, overseeing the development of upcoming properties such as The Chedi Aquarius Koh Chang in Thailand

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Doris Greif appointed managing director at The Langham

UK: Langham Hospitality group has announced that Doris Greif will be the new managing director of their flagship property The Langham. Greif was chosen due to the previous MD, Bob Van Den Oord, gaining a new role as Langham’s COO. The promotion comes with the additional title of regional VP of

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11 Cadogan Gardens appoints GM

UK: The five-AA-star property located in Chelsea has appointed Ian Richardson as its new general manager, succeeding Soloman Khaddour. Richardson joins the 56-bedroom hotel from Jumeirah Carlton Tower where he held the role of general manager.  Other positions at Jumeirah include those at Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Grosvenor House Suites by