Raffles Hotels & Resorts Set to Open its First Property in Turkey, the Raffles Istanbul

Raffles Istanbul has a total of 181 rooms, including 132 guest rooms and 49 suites. — Supplied photo
Raffles Istanbul has a total of 181 rooms, including 132 guest rooms and 49 suites. — Supplied photo

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 5, 2014 – Raffles Hotels & Resorts is on an expansion streak that will see the luxury international hotel company open its first property, the Raffles Istanbul, in Turkey on September 1.

The hotel is located in the heart of the city in the award-winning and iconic Zorlu Centre, overlooking the Bosphorus, the Princess Islands and the historic peninsula. It is the 11th hotel in the international Raffles Hotels & Resorts portfolio, and the second in Europe. Raffles Istanbul has a total of 181 rooms, including 132 guest rooms and 49 suites.

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FRHI Hotels & Resorts Plans Seven New Hotel Developments in Middle East, Africa, and India Region

FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI)1DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, May 9, 2014 – FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI), the leading hotel management company that operates the luxury and upper upscale hotel brands Raffles Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts, today announced at Arabian Travel Market (ATM) the development of seven new hotels in the burgeoning Middle East, Africa and India (MEAI) region. The addition of these new hotels is an important step towards FRHI’s goal of doubling its regional footprint by 2020.

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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Opens the 508-room Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai

 

Jing An Shangri-La, West Sganhai-Grand Premier Room
Jing An Shangri-La, West Sganhai-Grand Premier Room

 

Shanghai – July 4, 2013 – Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts unveiled its third luxury hotel in Shanghai on June 29 on the Puxi side of the Huangpu River. Positioned in the very heart of Shanghai, Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai is part of the city’s most fashionable neighborhood and features a glamorous design inspired by Shanghai’s vibrant past, present and future.

 

The 508-room hotel is the centerpiece of the impressive new 450,000-square-meter (4.8 million-square-foot) Jing An Kerry Centre. In 1993, Kerry Holdings Limited began purchasing parcels of land where Jing An Kerry Centre sits with the vision of developing a high-end, mixed-use complex in the very heart of Shanghai.

 

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Gloria Hotel Dubai Expands Digital Marketing with Sabre Hospitality Solutions

Gloria Hotel Dubai
Gloria Hotel Dubai

Dubai, May 11, 2013 – The award-winning Gloria Hotel Dubai is the first hotel in the United Arab Emirates to apply the power of the hospitality-specific website solution WebExpress by Sabre Hospitality Solutions. The four-star Gloria Hotel benefits from an end-to-end ecommerce platform that includes a complete website, booking engine and search engine optimization (SEO) solution bundle. The increase of direct online conversions and a growing occupancy rate of the 1,010 Gloria Hotel Dubai suites and apartments driven by digital marketing and online bookings are at the center of this agreement. WebExpress is an integral part of the full-service internet marketing solutions offered by Sabre Hospitality Solutions. Continue reading “Gloria Hotel Dubai Expands Digital Marketing with Sabre Hospitality Solutions”