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Reif Othman Teams Up With Roti Rollers

by Mahak Mannan | 06 Feb 2019

Dubai-based Chef, Reif Othman will be teaming up with home-grown urban fast food restaurant, Roti Rollers, to create a unique three-course dining experience for one night only on 10 February at La Mer. Infusing Singaporean flavours to Roti Rollers signature East meets West fare, Reif Othman and Chef Sameer, head chef at the restaurant, are

Hilton Appoints Emma Banks as VP F&B Strategy & Development

by Mahak Mannan | 06 Feb 2019

Hilton has announced the appointment of Emma Banks as vice president, F&B Strategy & Development for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Based at Hilton’s MEA Area Office in Dubai, Banks will lead F&B strategy, as well as concept and product solution development and implementation across EMEA. In addition, she will oversee the sourcing and management

Mango Tree Thai Bistro Set To Open At Hilton Dubai The Walk

by Mahak Mannan | 03 Feb 2019

A leading Asian dining venue, with restaurants situated in over 10 countries across the world, Mango Tree Thai Bistro is set to open in Dubai.  The contemporary space is located at Hilton Dubai The Walk and doors will officially open on 6 February 2019. The venue promises to serve up authentic Thai flavours and new

W Dubai The Palm Opens

by Mahak Mannan | 03 Feb 2019

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International Inc today announced the opening of W Dubai , The Palm, located on the Palm Jumeirah. W Dubai – The Palm is the newest W escape, the W brand’s playful spin on the traditional resort experience and is set to add a new beat to the already dynamic and pulsating city. With

HORECA Trade Secures Distribution For Fonterra In The UAE

by Mahak Mannan | 31 Jan 2019

HORECA Trade, a Bidfood company has announced an exclusive distributor partnership with Fonterra to supply dairy products to the country’s foodservice channels. Fonterra, a global dairy company headquartered in New Zealand, will be supplying a variety of dairy products under its foodservice brand Anchor Food Professionals. These products include Anchor extra whip whipping cream, Anchor unsalted

Siddharta Lounge by Buddha Bar Is Coming To Ras Al Khaimah

by Mahak Mannan | 30 Jan 2019

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is set to launch an exclusive six month pop-up with Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar. The revered, stylish yet casual venue, famous for laid-back experiences will set up residency at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah’s beachfront. The pop-up lounge will accommodate 120 guests and offer views of the Arabian Sea, pool access,

Long’s Bar At Towers Rotana Launches New Menu

by Mahak Mannan | 30 Jan 2019

Towers Rotana Dubai has introduced a brand-new menu at Long’s Bar with a food truck activation that was held on 25 – 26th January at the Ripe Market within Dubai Police Academy Park. The Long’s Bar Food Truck activation is part of the hotel’s 2019 F&B marketing campaign to introduce their new menu and allow

Millennium Hotels and Resorts Aims To Accelerate Emiratisation

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Jan 2019

The initiative will help boost Emiratisation in the UAE’s booming hospitality and tourism industry. Millennium Hotels & Resorts has launched the TooMooH Internship Development tier as part of the TooMooH program, a programme to accelerate Emiratisation and promote regional talent and leadership development in the hospitality sector. This programme aims to integrate UAE nationals into

Marriott MEA Appoints New Chief Development Officer

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Jan 2019

Marriott International has appointed Jerome Briet as its chief development officer for the Middle East and Africa.   In his new role, Briet will oversee and drive the company’s growth through new-build, conversion, and franchise opportunities across new and established markets in the region. Briet was previously the regional vice president, Mixed-use Development for the Middle

OYO Partners With the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Jan 2019

OYO Hotels, the world’s fastest growing chain of hotels, homes and spaces has announced its partnership with the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, in Saudi Arabia. As a part of this partnership, OYO will provide the ministry access to its technology suite, which includes OYO OS and Krypton technologies, to enable them to deliver an









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