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Articles tagged “amanresorts”

Tourism

Saudi Arabia Starts Issuing Free 4-Day Stopover Transit Visa

From issuing the first tourist visa in September 2019 to the announcement of a free-of-charge four-day stopover transit visa for air travelers, Saudi Arabia has indeed come a long way. And then of course there's the target to attract 100 million tourists per year by 2030.

Saudi Arabia Starts Issuing Free 4-Day Stopover Transit Visa

News Blog

Saudi Sovereign Wealth Fund to Pick 30 Percent Stake in Almosafer

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund has proposed to acquire a 30 percent stake in Riyadh-based travel firm Almosafer — a subsidiary of Seera Group — for $412 million. As part of the pact, Seera’s destination management company — Discover Saudi and its Hajj and Umrah travel operator — Mawasim will fall under Almosafer. The Seera Group,…

Hotels

Aman Resorts Scales Up and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, Aman Resorts has big plans after receiving a $900 million investment, event attendance hit a plateau, and Vacasa announced a new CEO.

Aman Resorts Scales Up and Other Top Stories This Week

Hotels

Aman Resorts’ New Funding Set to Boost Its Niche Status in Luxury Travel

The Aman brand is not your billionaire father's ultra-luxury hotel. But can the brand retain its appeal with a rising generation as it scales to the size of Waldorf Astoria?

Aman Resorts’ New Funding Set to Boost Its Niche Status in Luxury Travel

News Blog

Aman Hotels Now Valued at $3 Billion After $900 Million Fresh Investment

Aman Group has received a $900 million investment from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and Cain International, the London-based privately-held real estate investment firm. The transaction now values the Swiss hospitality brand at $3 billion, said Cain in a press statement. The investment will be used to enhance the existing portfolio, drive the construction pipeline…

Hotels

Video: Aman Resorts Places Big Bet on City Hotels

Aman is still not an ordinary hotel company. But it's no longer as unusual as it once was. It's a little more mainstream.

Video: Aman Resorts Places Big Bet on City Hotels

Hotels

Aman Hotels Will Enter the New York City Market in Targeted Urban Push

The Aman model of creating sanctuaries in remote settings has proven quite successful since the company's founding in 1988. But now, Aman is looking to translate its ethos into urban spaces.

Aman Hotels Will Enter the New York City Market in Targeted Urban Push

Hotels

Aman Hotels Can Deliver the Experiences and Adventure Millennials Crave

Why wouldn't Millennials like Aman Hotels? It's among the most luxurious operators in the world. But here's a better question: When they're paying with their own money, will they still be as happy with the brand?

Aman Hotels Can Deliver the Experiences and Adventure Millennials Crave

Business Travel

Isolation Is the Next Big Thing in Luxury Travel

Silence is indeed golden and isolation comes at a premium as well for luxury travelers who really, really want to get away.

Isolation Is the Next Big Thing in Luxury Travel

Hotels

Luxury chain Amanresorts sold to management for $300 million

Amanresorts is as luxury boutique as you get, and now that it is independent, it will likely be a better fit with its authentic, small, intimate image.

Luxury chain Amanresorts sold to management for $300 million