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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation statement on Passing of Sol Kerzner

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2020 01:24

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is deeply saddened by the passing of Sol Kerzner. He brought an original perspective to developing his hospitality brands, and the launch of ... Read More

Kerzner International announced promotion of two key executives

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 3, 2019 18:36

Kerzner International Holdings (the "Company"), the owner of the iconic Atlantis Resort and Residences and ultra-luxury One&Only Resorts brands worldwide, has announced the promotion of two key executives. Philippe Zuber has ... Read More

International Hotel Investment Forum names recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

editor editor- February 14, 2019 02:04

The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) is delighted to announce that Sol Kerzner (KCMG), will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award during IHIF 2019. The founder and former Chairman ... Read More

The New Regional Director of Finance for StayWell Hospitality Group Middle East

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 3, 2018 08:10

StayWell Hospitality Group Middle East in the UAE has recently announced the appointment of Mr. Cameron Speedie as the new Regional Director of Finance. Read More

Passed away in Dubai: Atlantis COO Serge Zaalof dead after terminal illness

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 23, 2018 08:57

Serge Zaalof was heading operations for all Atlantis Resorts & Residences worldwide, including Atlantis, The Palm and Atlantis, Sanya Hainan in China as well as The Royal Atlantis Resort & ... Read More

First Atlantis Resort opens in Sanya, China

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 29, 2018 12:29

China's first Atlantis resort in the city of Sanya has officially opened, culminating four years of anticipation for a CNY 11 billion (close to US Dollar two billion) project, developed ... Read More

Increased GCC visitor numbers swell ATM 2017

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- May 9, 2017 09:29

This year’s Arabian Travel Market witnessed a 10% increase in visitors from the GCC and a 7% increase in international visitors to the event, which was held in Dubai World ... Read More

Magnificent seven win Arabian Travel Market awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2017 15:30

The hotly anticipated winners of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017 Best Stand Awards were announced at a photo-call on the show floor on 27th April. Launched in 2015, the ... Read More

Atlantis Resort planned for Ko Olina on O’ahu, Hawaii

editor editor- December 15, 2016 21:17

China Oceanwide entered into a management agreement today with subsidiaries of Kerzner International Holdings Limited, a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts and ultra-l Read More

Ultra-luxury hotel and destination resort developer names new President and CEO

editor editor- August 10, 2016 01:05

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Kerzner International Holdings (KIH), the leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, ultra-luxury hotels and residences, today announced the app Read More

Forum selection clauses in travel contracts: Should adequate notice be required?

editor editor- November 26, 2015 04:56

In this week’s article we examine several recent cases involving the enforceability of forum selection clauses (FSCs) in travel contracts. Read More

Seal of quality for loop – luxury fair attracts more global players

editor editor- November 19, 2015 05:54

Only five months to go until the luxury tourism trade show "loop - luxury on our planet" starts off for business between first-class hotels, leading providers of tourism services and ... Read More

Global luxury hotels market expected to reach $195.27 billion

editor editor- July 30, 2015 00:18

ALBANY, NY - According to "Luxury Hotels Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2015 - 2021" report, the global luxury hotels market was valued at ... Read More

Starwood launches SPG Keyless in the UK

editor editor- May 11, 2015 05:40

LONDON, England - Starwood Hotels is celebrating its newest innovation milestone with the launch of SPG Keyless in the UK, the hospitality industry’s first mobile, keyless entry system allowing gues Read More

New $1.5 billion resort planned for Palm Jumeirah

editor editor- September 18, 2014 08:36

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai’s luxury hotel scene keeps growing: This week, ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum approved the construction of a new resort on the Palm ... Read More

Luxury takes center stage at Arabian Travel Market

editor editor- May 7, 2014 16:33

Evolving demographics of the GCC millionaire community and expectations of the HNWI traveler were debated at a dedicated seminar session, part of newly-launched ATM 2014 Spotlight on Luxury. Read More

Saudi Arabian Airlines: New tourism pact with Moroccan resort

editor editor- April 22, 2014 17:40

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, one of the leading tourism destinations in Morocco managed by Kerzner International, has entered into an agreement with the Saudi Arabian Airlines to provide rewards ... Read More

South African tourism hosts celebrities at Le Bernardin

editor editor- April 21, 2014 06:10

It has been many years since I was in Cape Town, South Africa, conducting primary research for my doctorate in International Business. Read More

Travel Law: Where to Sue, Part 2 – changing the playing field

editor editor- April 3, 2014 08:55

Travel brochures are often hyperbolic and expansive in describing the travel services to be delivered to the consumer. Read More

Travel law: Stop blaming the passengers – eradicate Norovirus now

editor editor- March 5, 2014 08:42

This week’s article returns to the subject of the contraction of disease while on vacation but this time instead of focusing on a single traveler being infected [see Dickerson, Travel ... Read More

Personal jurisdiction over foreign travel suppliers

editor editor- February 27, 2014 09:37

In this article we return to the important subject of asserting personal jurisdiction over foreign travel suppliers, tour operators and ground operators [see our earlier ETN article Jurisdiction and t Read More

Largest gathering of senior hotel executives in Berlin

editor editor- February 8, 2014 08:45

BERLIN, Germany - “With more than 1,900 delegates from more than 60 countries expected to attend, IHIF is the largest gathering of its kind, consistently attracting the most senior professionals ... Read More

Tourism revenues in Morocco top $4.5 billion

editor editor- January 31, 2014 03:10

Tourism revenues in Morocco touched MD38.8 billion ($4.69 billion) during the eight-month period ending August 2013, marking an increase of 2.1 per cent over the corresponding period in previous year, Read More

Prime-time tourism. Waiting in the wings

editor editor- October 28, 2013 06:16

(eTN) - If I were Sol Kerzner or Butch Stewart I would immediately set about putting deals together in El Salvador. Read More

San Francisco Travel Association has new Chief Marketing Officer

editor editor- September 11, 2013 00:45

The San Francisco Travel Association has named Howard Pickett as the organization’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective Oct. 16, 2013. Read More

Business indicators all looking strong as IMEX opens in Frankfurt

editor editor- May 22, 2013 01:25

FRANKFURT, Germany - IMEX in Frankfurt opened in Hall 8 of Messe Frankfurt by announcing a rise in new exhibitor numbers together with some significant stand size increases, plus a ... Read More

Up close with the dolphins

editor editor- July 14, 2010 02:55

(eTN) You may have watched dolphin shows, but this is different as you hug, kiss, dance, and play with the dolphins. Read More

Bahamian tour operators sqeezed by major cruise lines

editor editor- October 30, 2009 03:42

Bahamian-owned tour and excursion providers are increasingly being squeezed by the major cruise lines, industry sources revealed, as more are dropped from the ships' itineraries. Read More

South Africa tourist slump sees growing retrenchments

editor editor- July 19, 2009 21:12

A slump in tourism and conferences is hitting the hotel and events industry hard, particularly in Cape Town and Durban. Read More

HE Sultan bin Sulayem receives 2009 AHIC leadership award

editor editor- May 4, 2009 02:41

HE Sultan bin Sulayem, chairman of Dubai World, received the AHIC Leadership Award from Sol Kerzner, chairman of Kerzner International, co-developer and operator of Atlantis The Palm. Read More

HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem lauded for his services to tourism

editor editor- April 23, 2009 06:25

Kerzner, chairman and CEO of Kerzner International, is set to present His Excellency, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman, Dubai World, with the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) 2009 Leadersh Read More

Dubai bets on lasting tourist appeal

editor editor- July 23, 2008 04:09

As the mercury approaches an almost unbearable 45°C, it would appear a strange time to convince the world that Dubai’s next big hotel destination is going to transform the emirate’s ... Read More

‘Treat your staff with respect’, Arabian Travel Market retention seminar is told

editor editor- May 8, 2008 02:55

Recruiting staff to work in the Middle East hotel industry is not a problem, however retaining them requires more creative ideas to stop the relatively high churn rates currently being ... Read More

Resilience pays off for Dubai World

editor editor- May 2, 2008 05:39

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (eTN) - Dubai World, a holding company that manages and supervises a portfolio of businesses and projects and contributes to Dubai’s rapid economic growth across the ... Read More

The subprime summer vacation

editor editor- April 28, 2008 08:15

Sky-high gas prices. Airline misery. A weak dollar. Fears of a recession. For many Americans, it all adds up to downsized travel plans this season. Read More

St. Ange Indian Ocean report

editor editor- February 11, 2008 16:07


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