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The Hotel Show opens at Dubai World Trade Centre

by Crystal Chesters | 18 Sep 2017

The Hotel Show Dubai and The Leisure Show Dubai were opened this morning (18 September 2017) by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group. Taking place until Wednesday 20 September 2017 at Dubai World Trade

Inaugural GulfHost Innovation Awards launches this week

by Crystal Chesters | 17 Sep 2017

The inaugural GulfHost Innovation Awards is set to launch this week with the objective of recognising and celebrating the technology shaping the future of hospitality across the MENA region. Taking place on Monday 18 September at the Armani Hotel Dubai, the gala dinner will host 280 hospitality industry movers and shakers Forty-six of the region’s

Hotel Show survey reveals diners’ most bizarre requests

by Crystal Chesters | 13 Sep 2017

A survey conducted ahead of next week’s The Hotel Show Dubai 2017 has unveiled the most unusual requests chefs have received from diners. Hotel and restaurant chefs admitted that not all guests seek dishes cooked as per their most basic requirements. For example, one chef reported being asked to cook an omelet with no eggs,

Fourth Gulfood Manufacturing to focus on automation

by Crystal Chesters | 09 Sep 2017

Gulfood Manufacturing, the Middle East’s biggest ingredients, processing, packaging, and logistics exhibition, will shine the spotlight on how automation is revolutionising the world’s food supply chain. Returning for its fourth edition on 31 October – 2 November at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the show will span 80,000m2 of exhibition space across 13 halls, and

GulfHost 2017 launches Restaurant Development Conference

by Crystal Chesters | 30 Aug 2017

GulfHost 2017 will launch the Restaurant Development Conference in partnership with ICCA and Middle East Food Forum. Taking place in Dubai from 18-20 September at GulfHost 2017, the forum promises to address the challenges and provide practical insight into starting, running and scaling an F&B business in the region. More than 200 delegates are expected

Middle East demand for seafood to reach $7.3bn by 2021

by Crystal Chesters | 15 Aug 2017

As demand for seafood grows in the Middle East, the sixth edition of Seafex returns to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 18 – 20 September, providing a platform for regional suppliers to source seafood from around the world. According to Euromonitor International, the fish and seafood market is expected to reach a value of

Eco-friendly fitness on the agenda at The Leisure Show

by Patrick Ryan | 15 Aug 2017

The cream of the region’s fitness experts will be in attendance at The Leisure Show which is taking place in Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) next month from 18-20 September. The annual event will also introduce the Middle East’s leisure market to a number of eco-ranges, including high-end machines that operate purely off of water

Speciality Food Festival expands due to high demand

by Crystal Chesters | 10 Aug 2017

The Speciality Food Festival has expanded this year in line with increased demand for gourmet, artisan, halal and organic products, according to organisers Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Taking place from 18-20 September 2017 at DWTC, the show is the original speciality food event for the MENA region and this year will run alongside five

Dubai International Hospitality Week preview

by Patrick Ryan | 01 Aug 2017

Sunjeh Raja, chief executive officer at International Centre for Culinary Arts Dubai, explains why you should be gearing up for Dubai International Hospitality Week which is taking place from September 18-20. Dubai is a truly international and diverse place that welcomes all nationalities and cultures. Due to its perfect positioning at the global crossroads between

Modhesh World introduces food truck park

by Crystal Chesters | 09 Jul 2017

Indoor edutainment destination Modhesh World at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), has introduced an indoor F&B park with 23 food trucks. Food Park DXB will occupy 5,500m2 of hall 1, DWTC, and will feature a soft play area and a cinema screen in addition to a variety of food options. Taimoor Khan, executive director, Now









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