Harith Hamad AlMidfa

GIOHIS 2024: Harith Hamad AlMidfa, Shurooq

BHN speaks to Harith Hamad AlMidfa, business development manager at Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), about its development activity in Sharjah and the challenges around historical preservation and ESG. Filmed at the Gulf & Indian Ocean Hotel Investors’ Summit (GIOHIS) 2024, at the Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi.

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JS Anand

GIOHIS 2023: JS Anand, LEVA Hotels

BHN meets JS Anand, founder and CEO of LEVA Hotels, to learn more about the boutique hospitality company, target markets for expansion, and challenges entering the African market.

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Ellen Kensington
Luxury boutique hotel Ellen Kensington to open this summer
UK: KOP Properties, a subsidiary of KOP Limited, is set to open the Ellen Kensington luxury boutique hotel in Earl’s Court, London.
100 Princes Street Edinburgh
Red Carnation opens 100 Princes Street in Edinburgh
UK: Family-owned Red Carnation Hotels has opened its first property in Scotland, 100 Princes Street located in Edinburgh city centre.
Principal Real Estate Rome
Principal Real Estate acquires stake in luxury Rome hotel project
Italy: Principal Real Estate, the investment team of Principal Asset Management, has partnered with GWM’s Italian Real Estate Special Situations (IRESS) II fund, to acquire
The Rockley
The Rockley opens in Barbados
Caribbean: Family-owned company Ocean Hotels Group has opened the former South Beach Hotel on Rockley Beach as The Rockley.
November 4th 14:00 – 15:00 GMT – The future of reputation management
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October 7th 14:00 – 15:00 GMT – Affordable luxury and the budget boutique boom
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September 9th 14:00 – 15:00 BST – ADRs can only go so far
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July 8th 14:00 – 15:00 BST – Leveraging new distribution channels
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June 3rd 14:00 – 15:00 BST – Creative refinancing in a high-rate market
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Guesty secures $130 million in Series F funding and targets IPO
Israel / US: Property management software platform Guesty has raised $130 million in a Series F funding round.