New category added to Leaders in Hospitality Awards

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Mar 2018

For the first time ever, you will be able to vote for the Best Online Booking Platform at the Leaders in Hospitality Awards.

Five Guys Opens in La Mer

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2018

The American Burger joint opens its fifth location at the beachfront destination. Dubai residents and visiting burger lovers will be able to experience the restaurants 100% customisable Halal burgers and hotdogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, veggie sandwiches, fries, and the Five Guys customisable milkshakes at the new location. Gary Turnbull, head of operations, UAE at Five

A taste of Asia at Morimoto

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2018

Internationally acclaimed Chef Masaharu Morimoto is set to open Morimoto Dubai, his first restaurant in the country. The new venue will be located in the recently opened Renaissance Downtown Hotel offering an ever-changing selection of seafood which is drawn from markets around the world, including deliveries directly from Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji and Fukuoka fish markets.

Emaar begins search for ‘World’s Greatest Hospitality Talent’

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Mar 2018

Emaar has announced the launch of a scheme to find the world’s best young talent in the hospitality industry

Dubai leads the way for hospitality according to report

by Patrick Ryan | 19 Mar 2018

A new report has revealed there is every reason to be positive about the future of hospitality in Dubai.

Louvre Abu Dhabi unveils the Art Lounge

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2018

The art museum opened a new roof-top venue, Art Lounge, in the capital last week. With a capacity of 200 people, Art Lounge showcases a contemporary design concept with outdoor seating for guests to use pre or post exhibition. Located in the Saadiyat cultural district, the Art Lounge boasts views of the Abu Dhabi skyline

Ritz-Carlton DIFC makes new appointment

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Mar 2018

Andrea Magno has joined The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) as executive assistant manager – food and beverage. Joining the hotel with over 15 years of professional hospitality experience, Magno will be responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s food and beverage operations and culinary departments. Prior to joining the team at The Ritz-Carlton,

Countdown is on for Leaders in Hospitality Awards

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Mar 2018

The countdown is well and truly on for the Leaders in Hospitality Awards with only three weeks to go before the deadline closes. The deadline for nominations is on Thursday, 5 April for this year’s awards which, with 24 categories, is the biggest to date.

New chef de cuisine at Sicilia Italian

by Patrick Ryan | 14 Mar 2018

The Sicilia Italian restaurant in the Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai has announced the appointment of new chef de cuisine Raffaele Andreozzi. The 43-year-old Italian national, who hails from the Genoa region of Italy, joins Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai, following a two-year assignment at the Anantara Desert Island Resort on Sir Bani Yas, in Abu Dhabi.

Hilton Garden Inn Al Khobar opens in Saudi Arabia

by Patrick Ryan | 13 Mar 2018

The third Hilton Garden Inn property in Saudi Arabia has opened. Hilton Garden Inn Al Khobar is located in the district of Al Ulaya and the 203-guest room hotel is a short drive from energy giant Saudi Aramco’s headquarters, Al Turki Business Park.

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