Hotels & Palaces

As business and tourism continues to flourish in the Gulf, key players are responding to demand with as many as 533 new hospitality projects set to open before the end of the decade.

Al Habtoor Group’s multi-billion-dollar “city within a city” encompasses three five-star properties, upscale residences and a host  of retails and leisure facilities.

Given the increasing demand for high-quality, energy-efficient buildings in the region, WinDar says it has made it its business to supply the UAE market with some of the innovative window and door products and technologies from European leaders.

In line with its goal of offering the best electronic locking solutions to the hospitality industry, Universal Building Materials Merchants Company (UBM) of Saudi Arabia has launched eSigno, the latest access control solutions for hotels and other communities from the European brand Cisa.

RICHARD PRICE, technical director at international brand Catnic*, stresses how important it is to specify high quality building components by name, and ensure they are installed correctly on site.

International building materials specialist USGBoral is now offering customers in the Gulf quicker and easier access to its renowned line of gypsum panels, following the launch of local production in Oman.

Energy conservation in hotels and offices starts with light control, says SHADI KHAROUF, Middle East sales director for Lutron Electronics.

Hotels, palaces and luxury villas are places that need great care and attention when it comes to pest control, says MOHAMMAD ARIF HUSSAIN, entomologist at Saudi Arabia’s Masa*.