The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) was established in May 2011 under the government of Ras Al Khaimah. In order to achieve target growth of one million visitors by the end of 2018, the authority aims to develop the Emirate’s tourism infrastructure and establish Ras Al Khaimah as a world-class destination for leisure and business travel, creating sustainable investment opportunities and enhancing the quality of life for its residents. In order to achieve its goals, the Ras Al Khaimah TDA has a government mandate to license, regulate and monitor the Emirate’s tourism and hospitality industry.Visit website
Action Hotels is an established leading owner, developer and asset manager of branded three- and four-star hotels in the Middle East and Australia.
Founded in 2005 by HE Sheikh Mubarak A M Al Sabah, Action currently operates thirteen hotels, (2,256 rooms) across 6 countries and has a further 2 hotels currently under development.
Partnering with some of the worlds leading hotel brands including Accor and IHG, its strategy of focusing exclusively on three- and four-star hotels delivers excellence in this area of the hospitality and tourism market.
Its diversified portfolio caters to the regular corporate traveler and leisure guests looking for consistency and comfort during their travel and offers value for money to exploring destination cities.
Action’s next exciting imminent opening will be the 220 room Novotel Bur Dubai, located in Dubai Healthcare City.
The Al Hamra Group is a Ras Al Khaimah based real estate development and investment company. The group is focused on providing premier lifestyle real estate developments and investing in the luxury hospitality and leisure segments. In line with the Emirate’s growth, the Al Hamra Group has been instrumental in shaping the real estate landscape in the Emirate since its formation in 2003.
Al Hamra Group is now concentrating on growth through business segmentation and expansion and is extending its expertise in managing master-planned communities whilst simultaneously developing new competencies in the fields of hospitality and leisure.
With four main business segments: real estate, retail, hospitality and leisure, the group has net assets in excess of $700 million employing over 500 people from various nationalities and backgrounds.
AlKamal International is one of the most prominent design-build contractors in Saudi Arabia. Some of our most notable projects include the Sheraton Makkah Jabal AlKaaba, Hilton Makkah Hotel & Towers, Al Marwa Rayhaan Makkah by Rotana, the Jabal Omar Hilton Suites, and Marriott hotels.
The company was founded in 2006 with a special focus on hospitality construction. Our activities include interior design and fit-out, FF&E, MEP, information technology, civil and structural works.
AlKamal International is well-known as an innovator in the field, as we continuously provide outstandingly customized solutions to fulfill our clients’ needs. Our vision is to continue executing perfect turnkey design-build work in record time and on budget, to successfully meet our client’s objectives and ROI from the executed projects.Visit website
Archipelago International is Indonesia's largest operator of hotels, condotels, resorts, serviced suites and branded residences, spanning more than 19,000 rooms and apartments under management for real estate owners, investors and developers in Southeast Asia. It has 10 core brands that cover the full accommodation spectrum. Its 140 hotels are supported by more than 15,000 people who also serve developers on more than 110 ongoing development projects.
Archipelago International is one of the largest privately owned and independent hotel groups in Southeast Asia, which is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing regions for both domestic and outbound tourism globally. Having proven its capabilities in its home markets over the last two decades, Archipelago is now expanding internationally with particular focus on the Middle East, Africa, India and the Caribbean. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Archipelago has a particularly compelling business case, with Indonesia being the largest source market for pilgrims to the Holy Cities. In addition, given the rapid increase in its outbound leisure numbers, the Indonesian market will play a significant role in tourism throughout the Kingdom and the GCC in the years ahead.Visit website
The portfolio of the four brands comprising the Barceló Hotel Group is made up of more than 247 hotels with 4 and 5 stars in 22 countries, thus becoming one of the leading tourism companies in the Spanish market.
The genesis of the Barceló Hotel Group was Barceló Hotels & Resorts, created in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) 85 years ago. Thanks to its hotel division, with more than 54,000 rooms, and to its travel division, with more than 685 travel agencies in 22 countries, the group is the 3rd biggest hotel chain in Spain and the 29th in the world.
The new design of the Barceló Hotel Group is made up of 4 brands: Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Resorts and Allegro Hotels. This is an exciting project aiming to make the group one of the principal hotel management companies in the world.
Companies under the trading name of Colliers International are global leaders in commercial real estate services, with over 15,400 professionals in 69 countries. Colliers International delivers a full range of services worldwide that includes: valuations, consulting, appraisals, asset management, project management and research, within the residential, commercial, retail, hospitality, healthcare, education, infrastructure sector, public private partnership and economic and industrial free zones. In MENA, Colliers International has provided leading advisory services through its regional offices located in Riyadh, Jeddah, Cairo, Doha, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi since 1996. The latest annual real estate survey by Euromoney named Colliers International ‘Best Advisor’ in the MENA region, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Egypt.
With a multi-lingual team of real estate professionals, Colliers International prides itself on its ability to offer a truly in-depth professional service. The company offers a range of real estate services across the entire MENA region, including:
- Brokerage Sales & Leasing
- Corporate Solutions | Commercial Agency
- Development Solutions
- Education Services
- Healthcare Services
- Hotel Services
- Project Management
- Real Estate Management Services
- Retail Advisory Services
- Valuation Real Estate | Plant & Machinery
As an international player, Drees & Sommer has been supporting public and private sector owners and investors in all aspects of real estate for almost 50 years. The company’s 3,200 employees, in 40 locations around the world, work in inter-disciplinary teams to provide support for clients from a wide variety of sectors. All the services provided by the partner-run company take into consideration both economic and ecological elements.
The Drees & Sommer Hospitality Division consists of an international network of experienced professionals in the fields of hospitality design, consultancy, construction, technology, engineering, project and asset performance management. Combining local market knowledge with a fully integrated global platform, an entrepreneurial attitude and extensive industry experience, Drees & Sommer’s Hospitality team supports clients’ objectives at every stage of the project and property life cycle.
HVS is the only global consulting firm focused exclusively on the hospitality industry. Established in 1980, the company performs more than 5,000 assignments each year for hotel and real estate owners, operators and developers worldwide. HVS principals are regarded as the leading experts in their respective regions of the globe. Through a network of more than 40 offices and more than 350 professionals, HVS provides an unparalleled range of complementary services for the hospitality industry.
HVS provides you with comprehensive solution through its single-minded focus: helping you succeed in the complex hospitality arena through our global reach and in-depth understanding of the local market. Whether you’re a first-time investor looking to buy one hotel, an experienced developer putting together a complex deal, an owner looking to improve your hotel’s cash flow or value, a financial firm evaluating an asset, a developer looking to hire an operator, we can help you every step of the way to succeed in the complex hospitality arena.
A legacy UAE brand, JA Resorts & Hotels was born in 1981 and has a widely recognised reputation for excellence, in the management and operation of award-winning resorts and hotels. Taking its name from the original Jebel Ali (JA) Beach hotel, JA Resorts & Hotels portfolio now features 8 distinct properties across the UAE and Indian Ocean, each dedicated to curating unique experiences and creating unforgettable memories.
Tropical escapes include JA Manafaru, the idyllic luxury island resort in pristine, lagoon-ringed Haa Alifu Atoll, at the northern tip of the Maldives and JA Enchanted Island Resort, an ultra-luxurious hideaway of 10 exquisite villas on a private island, in the middle of the protected Saint Anne Marine Park.
Within the UAE, guests can choose from the five-star JA Ocean View Hotel, as well as the deluxe hotel apartments of JA Oasis Beach Tower, both located along ‘The Walk’ in Jumeirah Beach Residence. Other attractive options include the acclaimed JA The Resort - Dubai’s largest experience resort, with 1 million square metres of thrilling activities and 3 unique hotels offering 795 suites and rooms between them– JA Beach Hotel, the all-suite JA Palm Tree Court and JA Lakeview Hotel, a stunning new Golf Course adjacent property due to open on September 1st, 2019. The JA Hatta Fort Hotel completes the portfolio as Dubai’s only mountain resort, a secluded getaway amidst the stunning Hajar Mountains landscape.
Knight Frank is synonymous with prime commercial and residential property, market knowledge, personal client service and professionalism.
Our reputation for uncompromising professionalism in everything we do is earned day in and day out serving our clients and earning their trust. Knight Frank has grown to become the world’s largest privately owned global property agency and consultancy.
Today it is widely regarded throughout the world as the firm of choice for high quality commercial and residential property.
Operating as a Limited Liability Partnership, the firm’s Proprietary Partners are free to run the business in such a way that has led to sustained success and a corporate culture that helps it recruit and retain the best people who are the essence of the firm.
The services we offer:
Advisory Services: Valuation & Advisory, Development & Consultancy, Education Consultancy, Healthcare Consultancy, Hospitality & Leisure Consultancy, Research.
Transactional Services: UK Residential Sales, Residential Sales – MENA, Residential Sales – International, Office Agency Leasing (OSCA), Logistics & Industrial, Middle East Capital Markets, Global Capital Markets.
Louvre Hotels Group is a major player in the global hospitality industry, with a portfolio that now includes 2,500 hotels in 54 countries.
It has a full hotel offering, spanning 1 star to 5 stars, with the Louvre Hotels Group’s historic brands (Première Classe, Kyriad, Campanile, Tulip Inn, Golden Tulip, Royal Tulip), the 5 brands of the Sarovar network in India, the French Group Hôtels and Préférence and Chinese brand Metropolo. Louvre Hotels Group is a subsidiary of Jin Jiang International Holdings Co., Ltd., the 5th hospitality group in the world.
Meliá Hotels International was founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca, and is one of the world’s largest resort hotel chains, as well as Spain’s leading hotel chain. It currently provides more than 370 hotels in 43 countries on 4 continents under its brands: Gran Meliá, Paradisus, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Innside by Meliá and Sol by Meliá
Throughout its history, the Company has been involved in a number of merger and acquisition operations with other hotel companies, allowing the company to grow at a startling rate. This evolution and the strategic focus on international growth has allowed Meliá Hotels International to be the first Spanish hotel company with presence in key markets
In 1996, it was the first Spanish hotel company to be floated on the stock exchange, with the resulting requirement of transparency, regulatory control, and corporate social responsibility.
Oakwood (www.oakwood.com), wholly owned by Mapletree Investments, is the global leader in serviced apartments and corporate housing management, with an exclusive and growing portfolio throughout EMEA, APAC and the Americas.
Oakwood is a strong, trusted brand – synonymous with best-in-class guest experience and exceptional financial performance. Our flags range from the stylish luxury of Oakwood Premier; to the modern and efficient Oakwood Hotel & Apartments; Oakwood Residence for families; and Oakwood Studios for urban explorers.
Globally, Oakwood manages serviced apartment assets valued at more than US$3.9 billion, in service to prestigious Developers, Owners, REITs, private equity and sovereign wealth funds.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with over 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com.
Established in the Middle East for 40 years, PwC has 22 offices across 12 countries in the region with around 5,200 people. (www.pwc.com/me).
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RAK Hospitality Holding (RAKHH) is an integrated hospitality asset owner and manager. The company was established in 2014, with a purpose of becoming a leading integrated, hospitality sector-focused asset owner and manager.
RAKHH seeks to position itself as:
An inward investor: Continue to invest in hotels and resorts across multiple market segments in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, leveraging the ‘Ras Al Khaimah opportunity’.
An outward investor: Invest in hospitality, leisure, logistics and advisory services ventures, inside and outside the borders of Ras Al Khaimah.
RAKHH’s unique advantage lies in its premium portfolio and disciplined approach to hospitality investments. Focused on maximizing returns and unlocking value to investors, RAKHH forged strategic and long-term relationships with global hotel operators and global restaurant chains. Comprising of highly experienced professionals with deep, sector-focused, local and global knowledge, strong relationships and access to global industry players, RAKHH employs a team that is highly agile and uses resources wisely to adapt to an ever-changing environment.
RAKHH has built strong asset management capabilities to assist with strategic decisions aimed at maximizing value for each individual asset. RAKHH is deeply rooted in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah and is the undisputed leader within its hospitality sector. Executives and the management team work closely with all of the Emirate’s stakeholders to write the story of Ras Al Khaimah’s next 10 years of growth.
RAKNOR is based in Ras Al Khaimah and is a prestigious and one of the oldest high quality hard landscaping concrete product manufacturing companies in the Middle East.
Over the last four decades we have continually developed, specializing in pavers, slabs and flags, kerbstones, masonry blocks, ready mix and customized precast solutions.
The next step in RAKNOR’s development is the partnership with GODELMANN, the leading German manufacturer of paving and concrete products.
Under this collaboration, RAKNOR is bringing world-class European 'know-how' combined with state-of-the-art German equipment to Ras Al Khaimah to provide a hard landscaping product range of unrivalled quality to the Middle East.
With an almost unlimited product range due to the combinations of color, textures and sizes we are moving into exciting times for architects, landscaping designers and end users.Visit website
RAK Properties is a Public Joint Stock Company formed in 2005 with the support of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah. Founded in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, RAK Properties aims at supporting and promoting the economic growth of Ras Al Khaimah as well as assisting the emirate's community development initiatives. RAK Properties will also maximize shareholders’ value through its development projects in the coastal and inland areas of Ras Al Khaimah.
RAK Properties has a sound capital of AED 2 billion. In its mission to lead the development of real estate and tourism infrastructure in Ras Al Khaimah, RAK Properties aims to attract foreign investors of repute to launch state-of-the-art projects, including luxurious hotels, resorts, malls and industrial areas. In doing so, RAK Properties serves as a catalyst for a dynamic property market in Ras Al Khaimah and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
In 1998, Ròya opened the doors as a Hospitality and Leisure Consultant.
We’ve been providing specialist services and expertise ever since to the hospitality, leisure, tourism, food|beverage and real estate industries.
Although best known for our portfolio of work on iconic MENA properties, we expanded to include major projects on a global basis and added our affiliate company RPM - project managers with a broad portfolio of large and small projects managed from concept to turnkey delivery.
During our 20 years of development advisory, we have worked on more than USD 60 Bn. in project value and now carefully oversee more than 50 hotels valued above USD 8 Bn. in client portfolio assets.
Today, we’ve completed projects in more than 35 countries, signed more than 120 hotel management agreements and introduced more than 15 new brands to the region.Visit website
SSH is one of the leading master planning, infrastructure, building design and construction supervision firms in the Middle East, with a reputation for design integrity and a portfolio that includes landmark projects throughout the region. The firm maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Algeria, Bahrain, Dubai, Iraq, Kuwait, London, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.
Founded in 1961, we employ approximately 1,400 high-calibre local, regional and international experts in their individual fields, most of whom are from globally renowned international consultancy firms. We have been ranked number one architecture consultancy in the Middle East, among the top 100 architects in the world, in Building Design magazine’s World Architecture 100 Survey in 2018 and 2019.
We were also ranked in 91st place among ENR’s Top 225 International Design Firms for 2018.
SSH's multifaceted practices include architecture, urban design and planning, landscape architecture, structural and civil engineering, MEP/building services, interior design, highway and bridge engineering, stormwater drainage, utility design, sanitary engineering, marine engineering and district cooling, in addition to high-profile project management and construction supervision services.
Stevin Rock is one of the largest rock producers in the world with a current production capacity from three sites of more than 80 million tonnes per year of limestone, dolomite and gabbro, including 60 million tonnes annually from Khor Khuwair, the largest limestone quarry in the world. The Company’s quarries are located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven Emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has over 3,500 employees and has operated and continuously grown for over 40 years.
The product range includes fine sand to coarse aggregate for asphalt, ready-mix plants, land reclamation and beach sand, core and armour rock for sea defence/breakwater marine projects as well as feedstock for the cement, steel, chemical, glass and mining industries in the UAE, GCC countries, India, Ukraine, Madagascar, Bangladesh with new export markets being investigated, in particular in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Australia.
STR is the source for premium data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights. We provide data that is reliable, confidential, accurate and actionable, and our comprehensive solutions empower our clients to strategize and compete within their markets. Our range of products includes data-driven solutions, thorough analytics and unrivalled marketplace insights, all built to fuel business growth and help our clients make better operational and financial decisions. STR is continuously working to enhance our product offerings while shaping the future of industries. We maintain a presence in 15 countries, and collect data for over 62,000 hotels across 180 countries.Visit website
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries, bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the hallmark of iconic hospitality, Vivanta with its collection of sophisticated upscale hotels, and Ginger which is revolutionizing the lean luxury segment.
Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel - The Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL operates 170 hotels including 25 under development globally across 4 continents, 12 countries and in over 80 locations.
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is amongst South Asia’s largest Indian hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.
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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the largest hotel franchising Company in the world, with nearly 9,000 hotels across more than 80 countries on six continents. Through its network of approximately 790,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveller, Wyndham commands a leading presence in both the economy and midscale segments of the lodging industry. The Company operates a portfolio of 20 hotel brands, including Super 8®, Days Inn®, Ramada®, La Quinta®, Hawthorn Suites®, The Trademark Collection® and Wyndham®. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is also a leading provider of hotel management services, with more than 400 properties under management. The Company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards® loyalty programme offers more than 56 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, condominiums and holiday homes globally. For more information, visit www.wyndhamhotels.com.Visit website
Al Tamimi & Company is the largest law firm in the Middle East with over 350 lawyers across 17 offices in 9 countries and unrivalled experience having operated in the region for nearly 30 years. As a full-service firm, we specialise in advising and supporting major international corporations, banks and financial institutions, government organisations and local, regional and international companies. Our lawyers combine international experience with expert regional knowledge and understanding.
Our regional Hotels & Leisure practice is core to our firm and our clients. Established in 2009, it comprises over 20 lawyers throughout our network of offices, who have extensive expertise and knowledge of the industry. We advise hotel owners, developers, operators, investors and other stakeholders on all matters relevant to their interests within the industry. We provide a turnkey service from acquisition, construction & development, structuring, financing, operator appointment, disposal, disputes, together with Hotel funds and REITS.
Citymax is a brand built entirely around our guests - bold, vibrant and full of life, a distinctive hospitality experience focused on delivering memorable service and high perceived value. A consistent delivery of comfort and convenience is brought to life with striking colours and contemporary design. Efficient service is made engaging by warm, charismatic staff, empowered to put a smile on your face. Surprising touches and attention to detail ensure guests leave delighted and eager to return. Citymax is strategically located in Dubai at Bur Dubai and Al Barsha, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Aswan, Egypt with upcoming hotels in Dubai, Al Barsha and Business Bay as well as Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
For more information visit www.citymaxhotels.com or call 800-CITYMAX.
Earth Hotels is pioneering a new age, experience driven, lifestyle hotel which offers an eco-friendly and sustainable design while also being tech-forward. The concept is innovative even in its construction mode by taking repurposed shipping containers and converting them into hotel rooms. This speeds up the development process to record time and lowers investor costs by almost one third of a traditional midscale market cost per key.
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Kerten Hospitality is a division of Ireland-based Kerten, focusing on operating mixed use projects: branded residences, serviced apartments, hotels, serviced offices, burgers and F&B. Kerten Hospitality has a lean and dynamic team who are essentially corporate disruptors, rebel hoteliers and food enthusiasts with hospitality pedigrees from well-known brands based in Dubai, Istanbul, Dublin and Vienna. Hospitality brands created by Kerten Hospitality include The House Hotel, The House Residence, Cloud7 Hotel & Residence, Ouspace, which offers supportive, 24/7, full-service work spaces that encourage solo working and collaboration, and its tech-driven gourmet burger concept, Frikadell - with more brands in the pipeline.Visit website
TIME Hotels was founded in Dubai in the year 2012 and is managed by a team of experienced professionals.
Through our superb collection of hotels, serviced apartments and residences, TIME Hotels brings a refreshing approach to the standard upscale lodging experience with energetic, hands-on leadership and proactive but always respectful service.
Combining the talents of highly experienced individuals from across the world, the multicultural team at TIME Hotels is dedicated to providing first-class hospitality services for business and leisure guests.
Whether you are a hotel guest, an owner of one of our properties, a trusted supplier, or a member of our team, TIME Hotels is the name set to brighten your world.
Newby Teas is the most awarded international brand in high-end luxury tea. The company is committed to the preservation not only of the character of tea itself, but also its history and culture.
At Newby, quality is the number one priority. Only the finest leaves from a variety of tea gardens, picked at their most prime season, are selected. Newby’s expert tasters sample thousands of harvests, with their recommendations sent to founder and tea specialist, Mr Sethia. Only after he has personally tasted and approved each tea will it be ready to bear the Newby name.
Newby is proud to have the world-leading, unique preservation, storage, blending and packing facility right in the heart of tea growing regions in Kolkata, India. Once at the facility, tea is sealed into specially designed multi-layer packaging, ensuring that the tea inside arrives in the cup at its very best.
Newby teas won more than 150 awards for its innovative products, including more than 30 from the prestigious North American Tea Championship.
Newby is a member of the Ethical Tea Partnership, a global organisation committed to improving the lives and environment of tea workers throughout the world and shares the ETP’s aims of making tea production better, fairer and more environmentally sustainable.
HAMA is a networking organization of approximately 200 professionals representing an estimated 3,200 hotels with over 760,000 rooms. Members are involved in asset management, acquisition, financing and disposition of hotels and resorts, and are directly responsible for making decisions concerning capital investments, renovations, asset repositioning, operational policies and franchise selections.Visit website