Hotels & Palaces

Recognising the lucrative appeal of their cultural heritage, the sun, sand dunes and beaches, the Gulf states are poised to open their doors even wider to global tourists over the years to come.

In line with its aim to provide inspiring ideas, the Switzerland-headquartered Geberit offers wall-hung sanitary ware with concealed systems that are described as being the perfect match for luxury homes, hotels and health spas.

With the acquisition of Forster Profilsysteme last December, Reynaers Aluminium has considerably raised the profile of fireproof systems it can offer to provide up to two hours of protection.

The hospitality and luxury residences sectors have zero tolerance when it comes to pests. Bird droppings on the pool deck is a problem; mice in the lobby are an embarrassment; cockroaches in the kitchen are a nightmare; and bedbugs in the guestrooms are an absolute disaster. Hence, pest control is given high priority in these areas.

Mabanee Company, a leading Kuwaiti developer and partner in innovative real estate projects, has appointed Havelock AHI for the interior fit-out of the Hilton Garden Inn. The award of the 400-key property is adding yet another notable credential to the growing hospitality projects list of the regional interior contractor and manufacturer.