Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

?Luxury all inclusive? idea brings instant success for Rixos  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 08/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The first-of-its-kind ?luxury all inclusive? concept introduced in the uae at rixos bab al bahr ras al khaimah is bringing instant success for the resort by pushing the occupancy level beyond expectations according to its top manager.

“since we opened doors to guests in february this year the occupancy as well as guest satisfaction response has been extremely delightful” general manager of the rixos bab al bahr haytham omar told khaleej times at the arabian travel market.

he said the market share of his resort has also been growing consistently within the commonwealth of independent states (cis) and larger parts of eastern europe. “but there is always scope for more and yes we will continue to better the performance.”

about the occupancy levels achieved since the resort’s opening in mid-february he said: “we have targeted annual occupancy level of 60 per cent and so far we have achieved an average occupancy of over 72 per cent. the business for the rest of 2014 looks promising as we strive to continue the momentum.”

regarding the “all-inclusive concept introduced at the turkish brand’s property for the first time in the uae he said the idea has been well received in the region and the response is overwhelming. “since the concept is very family-oriented we were certain that it will be a big hit with families looking for that perfect value for money holiday. the response from gcc as well as overseas market has been every encouraging” he said.

the antalya-based luxury hospitality brand has two properties in the uae — rixos the palm dubai and rixos bab al bahr ras al khaimah which has 655 keys. the turkish brand intends to launch 11 properties this year while another 14 will be added by the end of 2015 bringing the its hospitality portfolio to 45 in next two years by launching new projects in turkey europe cis states and middle east.

to a question about the opening of third building of rixos bab al bahr he said: “we intend operations for the third pyramid after ramadan.” the property comprises of three pyramid-shaped buildings and currently two buildings are open for guests.

he said the atm is an excellent platform to officially launch the resort and its ‘all inclusive’ concept to its travel partners within the region. “we will underline our presence at the atm through our stand our sales support material and on-site as well as print branding during the event.

“we will make the most of this opportunity to intermingle with our travel partners who we are extremely grateful to for the immense support they have extended to us all through” omar concluded.

— muzaffarrizvi?khaleejtimes.com


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Feb 27 2015 - UAE's Etisalat posts USD13.28b revenue in 2014MENAFN
(MENAFN) UAE's Etisalat , or Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, posted USD2.42 billion net profit on revenues of USD13.28 billion in 2014, Gulf News reported.The telecommunications company said ...

 Feb 27 2015 - Oman's economic growth projected at USD75b in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman's real gross domestic product (GDP) growth is projected at about 3.2 percent and 3.4 percent in 2015 and 2016, respectively, by global rating agency Standard & Poor's, Times of Oman ...

 Feb 27 2015 - UAE's Meraas gets USD588.8m contracts for advanced Dubai property projectsMENAFN
(MENAFN) UAE's Meraas was awarded USD588.8 million worth of contracts to Al Futtaim Carillion to build its ambitious Le Mer and Dubai Creek Waterfront schemes, The National reported.The project is ...

 Feb 27 2015 - Lebanon-born Syrian refugees risk stateless legal limboAFP
(MENAFN - AFP) Syrian refugee Yasmine Khalaf lies next to her day-old daughter Israa in a Lebanese hospital, worrying that her tiny newborn risks life without a legal identity. Israa, sleeping ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan- King departs for CairoJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb. 26 (Petra)- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday left for Cairo on a visit to Egypt during which he will hold talks with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan- 688 dead 14000 injured in traffic accidents in 2014Jordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb. 26 (Petra)Statistics issued by the Central Traffic Department (CTD) Thursday showed that the number of traffic accidents and deaths had declined in 2014 ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan- Conference on women in Sharia concludes meetingsJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb.26 (Petra) - The closing session of Women in Sharia" conference which concluded meetings Wednesday evening discussed challenges faced by workers in the defense ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan condemns burning of church in Jerusalem by Jewish extremistsJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb. 26 (Petra)Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Al Momani Thursday condemned the burning of a church by Jewish extremists in occupied Jerusalem earlier ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Jordan NATO discuss ties counter- terrorism effortsJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman Feb. 26 (Petra)Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Mohammad Bani Yaseen and NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging ...

 Feb 26 2015 - Lebanese economy to grow 2.2 percent in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Lebanon anticipates its economy to grow 2.5 percent in 2015, according to finance minister, after reporting a Eurobond of USD2.2 billion, the largest issue in the country's history, ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help