Several hotels will need to revisit their key source markets, says travel expert

by Dina Maaty | 09 Apr 2020

By Kaushal GandhiDirector Of Business Development, FABgetaways Just over a month ago, many of us sat in our offices, surrounded by colleagues, engaged in deep discussions about how best to leverage the increasing demand in travel this year. As per UNWTO’s forecasts from earlier this year, international tourist arrivals were expected to grow by 4%

NRTC Fresh introduces bulk-buy service, triples team size in the UAE

by Dina Maaty | 09 Apr 2020

NRTC Group, the largest supplier of fresh fruits and vegetables in the UAE, has added a new section on its e-commerce platform, NRTC Fresh and application. The brand has now added a bulk-buy section to its website to provide an option for consumers who would like to purchase large quantities of fruits and vegetables efficiently.  Consumers

Nestlé Professional Middle East: Making Delicious Possible with Chef Coetsee John Croucamp

by Dina Maaty | 09 Apr 2020

Nestlé Professional Middle East is showcasing its creative food and beverage solutions through easy-to-make recipes with the region’s top chefs. Designation: Chef de Cuisine, Sofitel Dubai Wafi Country of Origin: South Africa Years of culinary experience: 16 Can you give us a glimpse of your career journey so far?I have 16 years of experience in the

Consumers are increasingly experiencing ‘survey fatigue,’ Gartner survey reveals

by Dina Maaty | 09 Apr 2020

Companies that have seen a positive revenue growth collect more customer experience (CX) data than non-growth companies, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. The survey found that nearly 80% of growth organisations use customer surveys to collect CX data, compared with just 58% of non-growth organisations. “There is a clear trend among growing companies to

Madar Farms to target consumers via first-ever online ordering service

by Dina Maaty | 08 Apr 2020

Madar Farms’ locally grown produce can now be purchased online for the first time through three online platforms. Madar Farms, a UAE-based AgTech company, has partnered with FreshOnTable, Narinport and Barakat to deliver its microgreens directly to consumers across the country. The seven varieties that can be ordered include Pea Shoots (which pairs well with

Waterfront Market reopens with safety measures in place

by Dina Maaty | 08 Apr 2020

Waterfront Market has been given permission from authorities to reopen its fish, meat, dry goods, and fruit and vegetable sections. As part of its market’s reopening, Waterfront Market has implemented a range of precautionary health and safety measures in order to combat the spread of COVID-19. A dedicated team has been assigned to implement a

Deliveroo introduces weekly payments to boost cash flow for restaurants

by Dina Maaty | 08 Apr 2020

Deliveroo has announced a new initiative with the aim of supporting its restaurant partners. The company has introduced a new weekly payment service to boost cash flow in the UAE. Restaurants will now be able to receive money made from deliveries within a week. This new service is available to all Deliveroo partner restaurants. Deliveroo

Doors Freestyle Grill launches new fine-dining delivery concept

by Dina Maaty | 08 Apr 2020

Doors Freestyle Grill has launched a brand new delivery concept, Wildfire by Doors. Dishes include the Red Gem salad, Sphere of Wellness, Quinoa Salad, starters such as the Doors Iskandar and Beef Durang Rolls. Plus, Truffle Mash Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes or Rice Pilaf. Main courses include the Chicken, Beef Burger or Lamb Chops with couscous,

Fuchsia Urban Thai introduces ‘day-long’ bundles

by Dina Maaty | 08 Apr 2020

Fuchsia Urban Thai will expand its delivery menu this April to offer a selection of bundles designed specifically for lunch or dinner.  The meals are now available in compact packaging for ease of transport. Each bundle strikes a balance between traditional and contemporary Thai food, all of which is available for delivery from both locations, Barsha Heights and Bay Square.  The range

Culture Summit Abu Dhabi to livestream special panel session and performances

by Dina Maaty | 07 Apr 2020

In the absence of a Culture Summit Abu Dhabi 2020 event, The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), in collaboration with global cultural organisations, is delivering a special Culture Summit Abu Dhabi live stream experience, set to be broadcast on YouTube on Thursday, April 9 at 5pm (UAE time). HE

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