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Launched in 2014, GRIF is an annual event for the restaurant and hospitality community. It is a forum that brings together industry leaders and professionals from the hospitality industry, F&B brands, investors, hoteliers, owners, lenders, franchisors, franchisees, and other key industry professionals from across the Middle East region. GRIF’s features include conferences, roundtable and panel ... Read More »

Abu Dhabi 2018 Finalists

HOTELS Five Star Hotels Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa Emirates Palace Fairmont Bab al Bahr Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island InterContinental Abu Dhabi Jumeirah Etihad Towers Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara Rosewood Abu Dhabi Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal The St. Regis ... Read More »

Other Emirates 2018 Finalists

HOTELS Five Star Hotels Al Wadi Desert, RAK a Ritz­-Carlton Partner Hotel Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort RAK Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa Kempinski Hotel Ajman Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Marjan Island Resort & Spa RAK Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah Rixos ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia 2018 Finalists

HOTELS Five Star Hotels Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh Al Mashreq Boutique Hotel - Riyadh Assila Hotel - Jeddah Conrad Makkah Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh InterContinental Riyadh Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski Makkah Hilton Towers Mövenpick Hotel Al Khobar Mövenpick Hotel Riyadh Narcissus Hotel & Residence, Riyadh Rosewood Cornche Jeddah Sofitel Jeddah Corniche The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh Waldorf Astoria ... Read More »

Kuwait 2018 Finalists

HOTELS Five Star Hotels Al Manshar Rotana Jumeirah Messilah Beach JW Marriott Kuwait City Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida'a Sheraton Kuwait Symphony Style Four Star Hotels Adams Hotel Courtyard Kuwait City Crowne Plaza Kuwait Al Thuraya City Four Points By Sheraton Kuwait Millennium Hotel Resort Hotels Jumeirah Messilah Beach Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Al ... Read More »

Bahrain 2018 Finalists

HOTELS Five Star Hotels ART Rotana Four Seasons Bahrain Bay InterContinental Regency Bahrain Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Sofitel Bahrain The Gulf Hotel Four Star Hotels Dragon Hotel & Resort Elite Resort & Spa Majestic Arjaan by Rotana Swiss-Belhotel The Palace Hotel Resort Hotels ART Rotana Four Seasons Bahrain Bay Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Sofitel Bahrain City Hotel Downtown Rotana ... Read More »

Oman 2018 Finalists

HOTELS Five Star Hotels Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara Al Bustan Palace - Muscat Alila Jabar Akhdar Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort Chedi Muscat InterContinental Muscat Six Senses Zighy Bay Four Star Hotels Al Fanar Hotel - Salalah Crowne Plaza Muscat Juweira Boutique Hotel - Salalah Millennium Resort Mussanah Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat ... Read More »

Dubai 2018 Finalists

HOTELS Five Star Hotels Atlantis the Palm Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa Dukes Dubai Hotel Fairmont the Palm Four Seasons DIFC Four Seasons Resort Grosvenor House Intercontinental DFC Intercontinental Dubai Marina Jumeirah Al Naseem Jumeirah Al Qasr Jumeirah Mina A'Salam Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Jumeirah Emirates Towers JW Marriott Marquis Kempinski Hotel Mall of ... Read More »

Palazzo Versace Dubai

Palazzo Versace Dubai Reminiscent of a 16th century Italian Palace, Palazzo Versace Dubai is a Neoclassical masterpiece with subtle traces of Arabian architecture. Featuring a striking entrance, high ceilings, landscaped gardens, and a range of well-crafted Italian furnishings, the hotel is truly symbolic of the Versace lifestyle. Set in the heart of the Culture Village, ... Read More »