March 2017, Berlin – Following the recent opening of YOTELAIR at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and the upcoming openings of YOTEL Boston, YOTEL Singapore Orchard Rd and YOTEL San Francisco in 2017, YOTEL, the affordable luxury hotel brand has today announced the appointments of Ms. Belinda Atkins as Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Mr. Keir Wingrove as Assistant Vice President for Openings and Transitions.
January 2017 (London) – YOTEL has announced plans to open its third property in the UK in late 2018 with a 212-cabin hotel in Central London’s creative quarter of Clerkenwell at 96-100 Clerkenwell Road. Regarded as the epicentre of London’s design and architecture scene and a leader in the UK’s Tech Nation programme, Clerkenwell is ideal for YOTEL’s first city-centre hotel in Europe.
Bespoke Hotels Middle East and Africa is pleased to announce it has reached agreement to operate 74 residential units across Dubai, from the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina, to Dubai International Financial Centre and Sports City, in partnership with Zenith Holiday Homes. The residential units, which will be operated under the ‘Bespoke Residences’ banner, will fall within Zenith’s expanding portfolio of rental apartments and villas across the region where they have been established since 2009.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 2016 – Quintessentially UAE is pleased to announce the agreement to partner with Bespoke Residences here in the UAE. Bespoke Residences is the UKs largest independent hotel group and has grown to represent over 200 properties worldwide. Specifically developed to support the needs of both the serviced apartment developer and owner of leisure real estate, Bespoke Residences provides the professionalism and quality expected from a global player in boutique and premium hotel operations, allied to strong brand standards and the dedicated formula of extensive distribution and focused sales and marketing.
British entrepreneur Simon Woodroffe launched the Yotel brand of hotels in 2008, the same year that Airbnb Inc. was founded. The company hardly could have picked a more volatile time to enter the hospitality business. Airbnb, through a software platform that makes it easier for people to rent out their homes to guests for short stays, has since transformed the hotel industry and established itself as a pillar of what's now known as the sharing company.
May 13, 2016 – YOTEL, an affiliate company of Kuwait-listed IFA Hotels & Resorts KSCC, broke ground in April on their first property in the Middle East, expected to open in 2018. This follows the technology-focused hospitality brand’s signing of a long-term agreement with Dubai Investment Properties LLC (‘DIP’) to operate a new hotel in Dubai, UAE.
London, March 2016: YOTEL, the London based affordable luxury hotel chain, today announced the Paris location for their next hotel opening. Due to open on 1st July, it will be the first ever in-terminal hotel at Charles de Gaulle Airport. The luxury cabins will be situated in the secure transit area in Terminal 2E, home to Air France and the SkyTeam Global Alliance.
IFA Hotel Investments is delighted to announce its MEA alliance with Bespoke Hotels International, bringing a new and innovative hotel management & holiday homes venture to the region. The new business will roll out Bespoke Hotels’ leading brands within the GCC with further plans for the wider region.
IFA Hotel Investments and Mammut Group have established Domus Staff Housing, a dedicated joint venture delivering purpose-built, serviced staff housing solutions throughout the Middle East. With the increase in both standards and demand for high quality staff and management housing, Domus is ideally placed to offer an innovative approach in the sector.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 13, 2015 -- Morgans Hotel Group Co. (NASDAQ: MHGC), a global leader and innovator in ‘Creative Class’ boutique hotels, today announced its partnership with IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) to bring the Delano brand to the Middle East with Delano Dubai.
PLANS FOR 438 CABINS AND 127 SERVICED APARTMENTS IN BUSINESS BAY
March 10, 2015 – YOTEL, an affiliate company of Kuwait-listed IFA Hotels & Resorts KSCC, has signed a long-term agreement with Dubai Investment Properties LLC (‘DIP’) to operate a new hotel in Dubai, UAE.
IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) has been awarded the top spot in the New Hotel Construction & Design category at the prestigious Arabian Property Awards 2014-2015 for its Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers project.
Dubai: The Palm Jumeirah’s largest foreign investor, publicly-listed IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) is adding yet another stunning residential resort to its island portfolio.
Dubai, Sept 2013: IFA Hotel Investments (IFA HI) has announced the signing of an exclusive joint venture with Capitas Group International (CGI) to develop YOTEL branded hotels across Saudi Arabia.
Dubai, UAE: International real estate and resort developer IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) has announced that it will expand its YOTEL brand into Asia with a city-centre location on Orchard Road in the epicentre of Singapore.
Dubai: Global real estate and resort developer IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) has now added Fairmont Heritage Place, The Palm to its collection of luxury private residence clubs. Fairmont Heritage Place, The Palm is situated within the five-star Fairmont The Palm hotel on Dubai’s most iconic island. The residential enclave within the hotel is designed to offer frequent visitors to the region a place to call home without the constraints of full-time home ownership.
Dubai: International residential and resort developer IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR) announced today the opening of its first hotel in Dubai – Fairmont The Palm. The US$330million five-star beachfront hotel is the only operational resort located on the trunk of the Palm Jumeirah, making it one of the island’s most accessible destinations.