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Saudi Arabia looks to Expand its Footprint in Iraq

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Following Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s two visits to Saudi Arabia last year, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to visit Iraq soon, according to Iraqi parliamentarian Saadoun al-Dulaimi. Although neither Riyadh […]

Family-run UK Firm Wins first Iraq Order

A family-run UK company which makes window and door restrictors has won its first order in Iraq. Jackloc‘s products will be installed at the Sheraton Dohuk Hotel in Iraqi Kurdistan, which opened earlier this week. Director Emma Wells told Insider Media: “Securing this order in a new export market is very exciting for us. “We […]

Sheraton Considering Hotel in Erbil

Rudaw reports that a delegation from the Sheraton hotel chain recently visited Erbil to explore the possibility of building a hotel. Omed Kayfi, head of Kurdistan Region tourism department, told Rudaw, “so far … Marriott, Hilton and Turkish Divan brands are building hotels in Erbil … Sheraton has also visited the Kurdistan Region to assess […]

Hotels Head for Iraqi Kurdistan

Major U.S. hotel brands are moving into the north of Iraq, a reflection of growing economic development in the Kurdistan region of a country that most U.S. consumer brands have long avoided. Marriott International signed agreements on Sunday with Empire Iraq to manage two new properties in Iraq’s Erbil. The agreements, signed at the newly […]

New ‘Sheraton’ Hotel Opens in Basra

The new Sheraton Hotel in Basra was formally opened on Saturday, with a large gathering in attendance. But as we recently reported, the company in charge of building the hotel has run into problems with the tourism board in Basra because the project was not completed on time. The general supervisor of Summar Company, Sara […]

Basra ‘Sheraton’ Re-Opening – Constructor Fired

The project manager of Sheraton Hotel in Basra confirmed on Thursday that the Integrity Board suspended the Sumar company after it reached its final stages, because the company did not hand over the project on time. Wameeth Abass, an engineer on the project, told AKnews, “The Integrity Board suspended our work with the Sumar Company […]

Basra Sheraton to be Re-Opened

The Basra Sheraton hotel, which has been undergoing renovation for the past six months, will be opened in the middle of September. “The refurbishment project has been executed by a local firm at a total cost of $55 million [66 billion Iraqi dinars],” a local media source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that […]