This year has seen a robust performance for Abu Dhabi hotel performance, with an average city-wide occupancy of 70% at the time of press, driven by MICE tourism and a booming business market.
Skelmore Hospitality Group has revealed plans for a second branch of Roberto’s Restaurant and Lounge, along with a the debut of a new Italian concept and the appointment of two-star Michelin Chef Enrico Bartolini to the position of chief culinary advisor and ambassador of the Roberto’s Group. The second Roberto’s, which will be followed with
Anantara Abu Dhabi has implemented its own Biggest Loser challenge for its team members to encourage better lifestyle habits, eating and challenges to essentially increase productivity. Area general manager, Wael Soueid, explained that the health and wellbeing of Anantara’s people is at the core of what makes them a preferred employer and that given the
The Abu Dhabi-based European International College (EIC) has been named among the top three hospitality management schools in educational innovation in the world at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards, Paris. EIC is home to students from the UAE and 50 other nationalities. Its college campus in Abu Dhabi consists of modern classrooms equipped with audio –
The total number of hotel guests to Abu Dhabi in H1 2015, increased 17% on the previous year, with a total 1.98million, generating more than 5.7m room nights across 163 hotel and hotel apartments. The figures, released by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), also show an average stay of 2.89 nights.
Abu Dhabi National Hotels and Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Author- ity have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a long-term strategic partnership to encourage young nationals to join the hospitality sector. The collaboration is in line with TCA Abu Dhabi’s “Kibrati” pro- gramme and will further support Abu Dhabi National Hotels to
The Mall at World Trade Centre Abu Dhabi recently launched the ‘Mawasim Organic Market’. Taking place every Friday from 2pm – 8pm on the Ground Floor of the Mall, shoppers can expect an array of nutritious, seasonal fruits and vegetables that have been sourced from the EU organically certified, local farm ‘Mawasim’. Talal Al Dhiyebi,