Dubai World Trade Centre

Indoor food truck festival to take place in Dubai this summer

by Crystal Chesters | 11 Jun 2017

Truckers DXB has teamed up with Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) to host ‘Truckers Summer Warehouse’, an indoor food truck festival with family entertainment. Running throughout the summer, the event will feature 15 homegrown food trucks serving cuisine from around the world, including burgers and hotdogs and Italian, Latin American and Asian dishes. Alexandre Teodoresco,

Retail therapy boost for Middle East hotels

by Patrick Ryan | 12 Apr 2017

Hotels that are developed with and based around shopping malls can expect to post an ADR that is 25% higher than properties that are not co-located with a major retail development. That’s according to a report that has been commissioned by Colliers International ahead of this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM). Simon Press, senior exhibition

Dubai World Trade Centre introduces Le Petit Chef

by Crystal Chesters | 12 Mar 2017

Dubai World Trade Centre has launched its Le Petit Chef experience, which will run from 9 March – 27 May. A dining concept incorporating 3D projection mapping, the experience offers a six-course set menu and a show with ‘Le Petit Chef’. Nadine Beshir, concept creator of Le Petit Chef said: “The show is complemented by

Gulfood Innovation Awards winners revealed

by Patrick Ryan | 27 Feb 2017

Gulfood 2017, the 22nd edition of the world’s largest annual food industry exhibition crowned its Innovation Awards winners at a ceremony held at the Conrad Hotel on Sunday 26 February. The Innovation Awards, sponsored by Al Dahra, recognise and honour new and improved innovations and technologies being adopted by Gulfood exhibitors. One of the companies

Gulfood 2017 opens its doors

by Crystal Chesters | 26 Feb 2017

The 22nd edition of Gulfood opened its doors at Dubai World Trade Centre today and will run until 2 March. Spread across 1,000,000 ft2, the exhibition is expected to receive up to 90,000 food professionals from 150 countries over five days. Dubai World Trade Centre senior vice president, exhibitions & event management, Trixie LohMirmand, commented:

Gulfood’s Meat & Poultry segment draws global attention

by Crystal Chesters | 19 Feb 2017

The new Meat & Poultry sector at Gulfood 2017 has attracted 259 exhibitors from 35 countries including the biggest sector names from South America, Australia, the Far East, North America and Russia. Meat & Poultry is one of eight dedicated segments in the new sectored layout of the Gulfood exhibition, due to open its 22nd

Emirati restaurant Seven Sands opens second Dubai outlet

by Crystal Chesters | 09 Feb 2017

Dubai World Trade Centre-owned Emirati restaurant, Seven Sands, has opened its second outlet in the Etihad Museum in Dubai. Complementing the museum’s story of how Dubai was founded, the restaurant aims to take diners on a culinary journey through the seven emirates. Seven Sands offers a Basement Café with grab-and-go items and guests can dine

Tools of the Trade Centre

by Crystal Chesters | 05 Feb 2017

Dubai World Trade Centre executive chef Raimund Hammerle explains how a AED8 million kitchen upgrade has allowed the team to increase volume, variety and efficiency. The hospitality division of Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) is one of the UAE’s most established caterers, with a portfolio of world-class exhibitions under its in-house remit, including this month’s

Gulfood to feature dedicated World Food zone

by Crystal Chesters | 29 Jan 2017

Gulfood 2017, taking place from 26 February – 2 March at Dubai World Trade Centre, will feature World Food, one of eight specialist sectors of the exhibition’s new format. The new World Food section will showcase country-specific products, services and business opportunities. Trixie LohMirmand, senior vice president, exhibitions and events management, DWTC commented: “Transparency on

ATM to showcase the future of travel

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Jan 2017

The latest advances in tourism technology will be showcased at Arabian Travel Market, which takes place from April 24-27 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Biometric bag tagging solutions, cloud passports, personalised travel, spontaneous travel apps and virtual reality travel are just some of the trends driving the tourism industry, according to a new report produced

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