Openings - Middle East - 2006-05-30

Kuwait - The Hotel Missoni Kuwait will be the first major hotel in the city. It features views of the Arabian Gulf, a signature Missoni Cucina restaurant, a coffee bar and lounge, and spa and fitness center. Conference rooms and ballrooms will be available for events. It is scheduled to open in mid-2007.

Palm Island Jumeirah, Dubai - Opening in late 2008, will be the Hotel Missoni Dubai which will be styled like a Mediterranean village with a private harbor, have 250 guestrooms, as well as the Missoni signature elements and conference rooms.

Manama, Bahrain - Golden Tulip Hotels, Inns & Resorts signed the management agreement for the 250-room, Golden Tulip Bahrain. The management, which went into effect January 1, 2006, gives the brand another strong destination location in the region.