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Hotel Opportunities in Erbil

By John Lee. According to property consultancy Colliers, there is a “clear market opportunity” to develop branded hotel projects in Erbil. Construction Weekly Online reports occupancy rates are increasing, and the construction of a new airport in the city has had a positive effect on the numbers of both business and leisure tourists. The total […]

Work Starts on Best Western’s Two Iraq Hotels

Construction has started on Best Western’s first two hotels in Iraq which will operate under the Best Western Premier brand in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, reports Hotelier Middle East. The 82-room Best Western Premier Erbil Airport will be the first to open in 2013, located near to the recently-opened Erbil International Airport. This […]

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 […]