Articles tagged “atlantis”

Long-Delayed Baha Mar Resort Is Finally Open, But Atlantis Isn’t Worried

Long-Delayed Baha Mar Resort Is Finally Open, But Atlantis Isn’t Worried

Deanna Ting, Skift

Well, that only took a few years. It'll be interesting to see how tourism to the Bahamas changes now that the long-beleaguered mega resort has finally opened.

2 years ago

Resorts Tap Into Bleisure Trend to Combine Business and Family Travel

Resorts Tap Into Bleisure Trend to Combine Business and Family Travel

Dan Peltier, Skift

Despite the growing practice of business travelers combining business and leisure travel and bringing their families on business trips, hotels and resorts still aren't widely marketing these kinds of experiences, instead largely showing travelers the business and leisure aspects of a property and letting them put two and two together.

4 years ago

Data Insights from Top Travel Brands’ Twitter Contests

Data Insights from Top Travel Brands’ Twitter Contests

Joyce Manalo, Skift

What's a tweet worth? When it's tied to a prize it's worth a bit more.

5 years ago

Dubai’s Atlantis Resort Is Spending $1.4 Billion to Expand

Dubai’s Atlantis Resort Is Spending $1.4 Billion to Expand

Associated Press

It's beginning to feel like 2008 all over again.

5 years ago

Top 10 Most Popular Travel Brands on YouTube in July

Top 10 Most Popular Travel Brands on YouTube in July

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Summer is the time for group travel. Identify with your brand's audience through their families and friends.

5 years ago

Dubai’s Sovreign Wealth Fund Takes ‘Significant’ Stake In Kerzner’s Luxury Hotel Empire

Dubai’s Sovreign Wealth Fund Takes ‘Significant’ Stake In Kerzner’s Luxury Hotel Empire

Reuters

Kerzner's rapid expansion right before the economic downturn put it in a bad position with creditors, making moves like this inevitable.

6 years ago

Dubai’s luxury man-made island gets $1 billion boost from Chinese developer

6 years ago

Dubai’s Atlantis hotel is in the market for loan to refinance its debt

Dubai’s Atlantis hotel is in the market for loan to refinance its debt

Stephen Morris, Bloomberg

The Atlantis' early excesses were excessive -- even by Dubai standards. They led to the exit of former owner Kerzner, and since then they've been more conservative.

6 years ago

Dubai’s recent tourism rebound owes much to the Arab Spring

Dubai’s recent tourism rebound owes much to the Arab Spring

Peter Apps, Reuters

Dubai's promise of security, not to mention luxury shopping, five-star hotels, and well-groomed beaches, became a lot more attractive when compared to the instability and destruction in other regional destinations.

7 years ago