Katara Hospitality is in talks to buy “iconic” hotels in London and Rome as the unit of Qatar’s sovereign-wealth fund seeks to more than double its properties by 2030, said Chief Operating Officer Christopher R.J. Knable.
The former president of the Maldives, who says he was ousted at gunpoint in a coup last year, predicts the country will be plunged into violence and political turmoil if he’s prevented from standing in elections.
The Maldives took control of Male international airport from India’s GMR Infrastructure Ltd. last night after a court allowed the island-nation to take over the facility following the cancellation of a contract.
GMR Infrastructure Ltd. may lose control of Male international airport in the Maldives after a Singapore court allowed the island-nation to take over the facility following cancellation of the contract.
The Maldives, a country threatened by climate change, should consider taxing wealthy tourists at its resorts to help pay for measures to make the island-nation carbon-neutral, a report for the government said.