Interviews & Features

Renarte Highlights Hospitality Solutions

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Sep 2018

Rajath Radhakrishnan, general manager, Renarte, UAE, tells us about their participation at The Hotel Show. “Renarte as a company is 14 years young and we were at The Hotel Show with four of our brands, Revol from France, Dudson from the UK, Indel B from Italy, and Bentley from Netherlands. Apart from these we have

Precise and Presentable with Bragard

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Sep 2018

Fabien Firetto, director, Bragard, Middle East, tells us about their line of chef jackets. “This year we want to present our latest collection of uniforms at The Hotel Show. We specialise in chef jackets and uniforms and this show is the best place to meet with hoteliers and explain our products,” Firetto said. “We have

Mix and Match With Fairmont Designs

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Sep 2018

John Saad, regional sales director, Fairmont Designs, on their participation at The Hotel Show Dubai. “Fairmont Designs does furniture for the hospitality industry and we are based out of Los Angeles with three production facilities in Taiwan, China, and Vietnam,” Saad said. “We have successfully executed over 1500 hotels across the globe and work very

The Art of Time at The Hotel Show

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Sep 2018

Clock designer, Amjad Al Hajj tells us about his new clock, designed with cultural influences from Dubai. “The Hotel Show is a landmark event for the hotel industry in Dubai,” Al Hajj said. “Visitors from across the globe come here and we decided this would be the best platform to display our free-standing clock tower.

Market Expansion for Italian Trade Agency

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Sep 2018

Gianpaolo Bruno, trade commissioner, UAE, Oman, and Pakistan, Italian trade Agency (ITA) on the country’s participation at The Hotel Show. An extended arm of the Italian Government in the region, a number of companies were exhibiting at The Hotel Show this year under ITA, and Gianpaolo Bruno, trade commissioner, UAE, Oman, and Pakistan said: “ITA’s

Everstyle Targets Sustainable Growth

by Mahak Mannan | 16 Sep 2018

Julien Delorme, senior sales executive, Everstyle tells us about the brands they are representing at The Hotel Show and plans for growth. “We are highlighting all the brands that we work with and their products at The Hotel Show,” he said. “We focus on operating supplies and equipment, we do a lot of tableware, glassware,

Event Preview: HostMilano 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Sep 2018

With just under 15 months to go before the ribbon is cut, preparations are already underway at HostMilano, the professional hospitality event organised by Fiera Milano and we look at why the 41st edition of the event will maximise business opportunities for the industry. 975 companies have already confirmed their participation for the event, 46% of which come

Ghassan Aboud: Expanding Horizons

by Mahak Mannan | 10 Sep 2018

Operating from its UAE headquarters, the Ghassan Aboud Group has been in business for nearly 25 years. Whilst the initial focus was in the automotive industry, in the later years the multi billion conglomerate diversified into other areas like real estate, media, retail, catering, hospitality, pastoral, and logistics. Mahak Mannan caught up with Ghassan Aboud,

Sustainably Chic

by Mahak Mannan | 06 Sep 2018

Pierchic, a venue that operates under the Jumeirah Restaurant Group is nothing short of an iconic destination for both residents and tourists alike. Whether it be celebrating a milestone or taking advantage of the scenic views from the restaurant, Pierchic is renowned for offering something different from the busy Dubai life and Mahak Mannan spoke

Playing the Numbers Game

by Mahak Mannan | 06 Sep 2018

We speak to the new director of revenue management at Fairmont Dubai, Nelson Riffard on his journey to the top. Tell us about your first job. I’m from the South of France and started off very young in hospitality because my parents used to own a summer camp, which meant I used to help out









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