Hotel & Catering ME

Vida Hotels and Resorts launches 50% off offer for Black Friday

by Dina Maaty | 27 Nov 2019

Vida Hotels and Resorts is launching a ‘50% off the best available rate’ offer for Black Friday. Guests can avail the offer when they book on the Vida website on Friday November 29, and can secure their stays from November 30 until August 31, 2020 when booking on Black Friday.  Stays on December 30-January 1, 2020

TRYP by Wyndham Dubai appoints operations manager

by Dina Maaty | 27 Nov 2019

TRYP by Wyndham Dubai has announced the appointment of George Farouk as operations manager. In his new role as operations manager, the property announced that Farouk will oversee operations across all departments throughout the hotel including its 650 rooms, three food and beverage outlets and NEST, one of the region’s first full service co-working space

Survey reveals key challenges facing recruitment in UAE hospitality sector

by Dina Maaty | 27 Nov 2019

New independent research involving more than 3,000 hospitality professionals has revealed key themes and challenges facing the UAE recruitment industry. Conducted by CatererGlobal.com – a leading online hospitality recruitment portal under StepStone portfolio – the research involved 58 percent of respondents from the Middle East region. Launched at exclusive Employer Insight events in Abu Dhabi

First Andaz-branded luxury designer residences launch on The Palm Jumeirah

by Dina Maaty | 27 Nov 2019

Dubai’s first Andaz-branded luxury designer residences have launched at Andaz Dubai The Palm. Housed in one of two 15-story towers that make up Andaz Dubai The Palm, each designer residence has been individually imagined in collaboration with GDS | Glintmeijer Design Studio and AKAAS Visual Arts. Catering to everything from extended business trips to long-term

Radisson Hotel Group appoints safety and security champion

by Dina Maaty | 26 Nov 2019

Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Rashid Sleiman, a Lebanese national, as their new safety and security champion. According to the property, Sleiman will assist the regional team in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon with any required audits, security, support, reporting and other tasks. Together with his team, he’s responsible for improving hotel safety, security and guest

Dubai tourism volumes surge to over 12 million in first three quarters of 2019

by Dina Maaty | 26 Nov 2019

A surge in arrivals over the summer months accelerated Dubai’s tourism momentum, as the city welcomed 12.08 million international overnight visitors in the first nine months of 2019, according to the latest visitation figures released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). The strong 4.3 percent increase in volume growth compared to

Hyatt announces the opening of five new hotels in the Middle East

by Dina Maaty | 24 Nov 2019

Hyatt announced the growth of its portfolio of lifestyle hotels across the Middle East. The planned expansion includes the opening of the first Hyatt Centric branded hotels in the UAE, Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the first Andaz-branded hotel in Dubai, and the second Alila-branded property in the Sultanate of Oman. These lifestyle properties are expected to add

Waldorf Astoria RAK phases out plastic room keys

by Dina Maaty | 24 Nov 2019

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is the first property in the UAE to introduce the implementation of RFID-enabled room keys made entirely from wood. In alignment with Hilton’s commitment to double its social impact investment and cut its environmental impact in half by 2030, this initiative joins the steps already taken by Waldorf Astoria Ras

Dubai hotel sector will need complete re-positioning in order to continue to be successful: Drees & Sommer MD

by Dina Maaty | 24 Nov 2019

The hotel sector in Dubai will need a complete re-positioning in order to continue to be successful over the coming decade, according to the hospitality division at international consultancy Drees & Sommer. Driven by the evolving economy, increased hotel supply and the consolidation of the average room rate witnessed in the Dubai market, hotel owners

WHITE Beach & Restaurant to open its doors this weekend at Atlantis The Palm

by Dina Maaty | 21 Nov 2019

Dubai’s newest beachside venue, WHITE Beach & Restaurant will officially open its white shutters on Saturday, November 23 from 10am. Located on the sandy shores of Atlantis, The Palm, the new hotspot sports an infinity pool offering uninterrupted views of the city skyline. The product of Atlantis, The Palm and leading hospitality powerhouse Addmind, WHITE Beach & Restaurant









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