Ritz-Carlton reserve makes grand entrance in the Middle East with exclusive private island oasis in the red sea, Saudi Arabia

Nujuma, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in the Middle East was unveiled today on Ummahat Island in the tranquil waters of The Red Sea. The private island retreat is nestled within the captivating Blue Hole cluster of islands, where pristine coral reefs thrive beneath the surface and the celestial canopy above paints an endless tapestry of stars. Nujuma – inspired by the meaning of ‘stars’ in Arabic – invites travellers to embark on an unchartered journey to one of the world’s most secluded and protected archipelagos. Here, amidst the azure expanse, guests are beckoned to explore and immerse themselves in the region’s culture and traditions.


John Woolley named GM for The Ritz-Carlton, Bali

As General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort from 2015 to 2019, Woolley was recognized as ‘Courtyard General Manager of the Year’ in 2018, and ‘APAC Sales General Manager of the Year’ in 2016.


Marriot International chain of hotels enters Zanzibar

Marriott International is in final talks with Pennyroyal Gibraltar for the management of Zanzibar Amber Resort in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The US$330 million Zanzibar Amber Resort will be one-of-a-kind in sub-Saharan Africa, developers Ritz Carlton said.

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