The hotel booking agent at Al Jazeera’s flagship network said the deal with Hotel Luna has been approved by Al Jazeera.
“It’s a landmark agreement.
I’m happy to confirm that the agreement is now in place,” said the agent, who declined to give his name.”
The agreement with Hotel Luna has been ratified by the owners of the hotel.
They have been invited by the Al Jazeera Media Group to be guests of Al Jazeera.”
Al Jazeera did not name the owners.
The deal is believed to be the first major agreement in which Al Jazeera has entered into a hotel booking arrangement with a hotel operator.
Al Jazeera announced in January it had signed an agreement with hotel operator Marriott International to host the broadcaster’s English-language programs and news programs.
“We have a long history of working with hotels and we’re excited about our partnership with HotelLuna.
We’re working with the hotel to host our programming and news content,” Al Jazeera said in a statement.”
This agreement is a testament to our longstanding relationship with the people and organizations who live, work and love in the city we call home, and to the Al-Arabiya team for their commitment to the region.”
Al-Arabia is Al Jazeera Arabic’s English language news channel.
It has been co-produced by Al-Jazeera Mubasher, which also runs Al Jazeera America.
The channel is funded by a global media and entertainment industry, with over $300m in annual revenue.
Al- Jazeera English is Al Jazeera English’s Arabic-language news channel produced by Al Jazira Media.