WATCH: Lavazza Launches Tierra Columbia

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2019

Spokesperson: Riccardo Codognola, head, WEMEA Marketing, Lavazza

New Senior Development Manager At Park Regis Kris Kin

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2019

Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel an upscale five-star property located opposite of Burjuman Centre has recently appointed Samy Kamal Abd El Hammed as senior development manager. Hammed will oversee corporate and government accounts in the region and will work closely with Ovidiu Marica, director of sales. Hammed brings with him more than 12 years’ extensive

AGENDA: GM Leaders Conference 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Mar 2019

The GM Leaders Conference 2019 is due to take place at Fairmont The Palm on 23 April 2019 and the agenda has been revealed below. Panel 1: The changing phase of hospitality Although the hospitality industry is still dominated by hotels, home-stay services are changing the landscape drastically. While the success of these individual companies,

JA Hotels To Replace 1.7 Million Plastic Bottles With Glass

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Mar 2019

JA Resorts & Hotels have pledged to replace all plastic water bottles in the rooms and suites of their seven unique properties with environmentally-friendly and reusable glass bottles instead. Over the course of one year in Dubai, the JA Resorts & Hotels group tracked the disposal of plastic water bottles, which amounted to 1.7 million

New Indian Gastropub Opens At Grand Millennium Hotel Barsha

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Mar 2019

Hitchki, meaning ‘hiccup’ in Hindi serves modern Indian cuisine with a twist. Already a favourite on the streets of Mumbai, this franchise is an ode to nostalgia with a menu that reads like a gastropub. Located in the heart of Dubai, the restaurant sets up shop in The Grand Millennium Hotel, Barsha Heights. Offering up

Ascott Strengthens Middle East Management

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Mar 2019

The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has bolstered its Dubai-based executive team by appointing Cyril Warsono as business development manager to assist in increasing the portfolio of properties across the Middle East and Turkey. Originally from Indonesia, Warsono is a seasoned hospitality professional with more than 20 years of international experience across all facets of the industry

HORECA Trade Secures Distribution For Raj Mehak Rice

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Mar 2019

HORECA Trade, a Bidfood company has announced an agreement with GSP Foodstuff Trading LLC to distribute the rice producer’s Raj Mehak brand in the UAE’s foodservice channels. GSP, which has advanced plants in the basmati growing belt of northern India, uses internationally acclaimed Buhler technology to produce a variety of high-quality basmati rice under Raj Mehak

KYO Opens At The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Mar 2019

KYO Restaurant has officially opened at its brand-new location at The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah. The newly licensed venue will be spread across two floors, offering unrestricted views of The Gulf and Atlantis The Palm Resort. The makes the most of its incredible location, boasting both indoor and outdoor seating options, perfect for both intimate dining

Millennium Hotels Signs Agreement With Ctrip.com

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Mar 2019

Ctrip.com International, one of China’s largest integrated travel services companies, has signed an agreement with Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) to develop a global distribution strategy promoting MHR properties to Ctrip’s 300 million-strong customer base. The agreement was announced at ITB Berlin by David Zhou, chief business officer for Accommodation Business Unit of Ctrip and Nayan

Sheraton Unveils New Logo

by Mahak Mannan | 14 Mar 2019

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a new logo that pays homage to its past and depicts its vision for the future. The new design reflects the brand’s holistic vision for the future, making Sheraton the central gathering place of communities around the world, welcoming guests, and locals into a public space that embodies the









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