Interviews & Features
Bringing the American barbecue tradition to diners in Dubai, head chef and pitmaster at the Blacksmith Smokehouse, Orelle Young tells Mahak Mannan why every restaurant in the city can be a competition for them. After spending over a decade mastering the art of a perfect barbecue in the US and UK, Chef Young joined Wyndhyam
Vanina Yordanova, marketing and PR manager, InterContinental Dubai Festival City is under the spotlight this month
Hotel News Middle East catches up with James Hewitson, general manager, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anatara
Eliza Atriaga, general manager, Vida Downtown is in the spotlight
In an industry where costs are increasing day-by-day and consumers are becoming conscious of their spending, not having competitive market prices can be a challenge, however head chef and operations manager at Nourish, Julie Watson has found the answer to serving healthy, fresh food at reasonable prices. Her mantra? Do it yourself. Chef Julie caught
As Dubai’s first supper club makes its way from Milan to The Maine Oyster Bar and Grill, Chef Stefano Ratti spills the beans on this unique dining experience. What is Ma’ Hidden Kitchen? Ma’ Hidden Kitchen is a supper club based in Milan that takes place at the founders Lele and Melissa’s loft. After years
Hospitality Management Holding (HMH) CEO Aboudi Asali explains how the company has big plans for the UAE and the wider GCC region
Patria Puyat, pre-opening hotel manager, Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City, takes the team from Hotel News Middle East on an exclusive hard-hat tour of her property ahead of its opening. When the Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City opens it will be the largest Holiday Inn in the country, heralding in a new era for the industry.
Graeme Kane, hospitality business development manager, Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, writes for Hotel News Middle East about the future of smart hotels in the region.
Darren Darwin, our regular columnist and general manager of Anantara Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, on the important role that expertise plays in the industry. I believe that real expertise is linked to human behaviour. For example a friendly and intuitive attitude outweighs skill. I mean it’s no good having a super barista if he or