middle east

WATCH: Lavazza Launches Tierra Columbia

by Mahak Mannan | 19 Mar 2019

Spokesperson: Riccardo Codognola, head, WEMEA Marketing, Lavazza

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

Gulfood Report Predicts Increased F&B Spending

by Mahak Mannan | 17 Feb 2019

The Middle East and Africa have been identified as areas of high potential in international food trade, leading global demand for health and wellness packaged products. Worldwide consumption of food and beverages will account for 8.9% of GDP by 2030, up from today’s 8.5%, according to the Gulfood Global Industry Outlook Report 2019 released today

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

Arabian Travel Market To Host Holiday Shopper Day

by Mahak Mannan | 23 Jan 2019

Arabian Travel Market (ATM) which is due to take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 28 April – 1 May 2019, has announced that it will host its first consumer day, ATM Holiday Shopper, as part of its line-up of special focus events. Taking place on Saturday, 27 April, the event will showcase

Desert River Expands Table Lights Business

by Mahak Mannan | 09 Jan 2019

Claudia van der Werf, director, Desert River tells Hotel & Catering News ME about their new website for table lighting. How long has Desert River been in the lighting business? We have been selling lighting products to the GCC hospitality sector for over 10 years now. This ranges from large statement lamps for outdoor use

DWTC Gears Up For Gulfood 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 07 Jan 2019

Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition will celebrate its new ‘The World of Good, The World of Food’ theme by launching the Gulfood Innovation Summit, a robust new conference programme, in 2019. In line with the proposition of its core theme, the 24th edition of Gulfood, running at Dubai World Trade

Manchester City Announces Official Energy Drink Partner

by Mahak Mannan | 20 Dec 2018

Power Horse and Manchester City have announced a multi-year partnership where Power Horse becomes the club’s Official Energy Drink Partner. The partnership will cover multiple countries across Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey. Salvatore Caizzone, CEO and shareholders committee member at the Power Horse Company, commented: “We are truly excited to partner with a team

Seara Marks Middle East Debut With Halal Poultry Products

by Mahak Mannan | 18 Dec 2018

Seara, one of the largest food producers from Brazil have launched a 100% Natural line of halal certified poultry products in the UAE as it debuts in the Middle East region. Tailored specifically for the UAE and Middle Eastern market preferences and cuisines, its products, that include whole breasts, drumsticks, breast strips, and thigh filets,

VIDEO: Angelo Po Highlights the Monolithe

by Mahak Mannan | 29 Nov 2018

Giorgio Pignataro, Regional Manager, Angelo Po, Middle East, on their latest product. “Angelo Po has been attending exhibition like Gulfhost for many years now and this year we are extremely excited because we are showcasing our new mono block, called Monolithe. This is a show kitchen line that is completely re-made with a beautiful design and









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