Dubai World Trade Centre

Dubai’s Ibis One Central launches Cuban bar

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Dec 2016

Cuban-themed lounge bar, Cubano Lito, has opened at Ibis One Central in the Dubai World Trade Centre district. The vintage lounge bar serves authentic Cuban dishes, cocktails and cigars, and a live band provides the entertainment with salsa and rhumba music. Fitted with Cuban décor, the space features an antique jukebox, a Cuban cigar lounge,

Gulfood unveils transformed layout for 2017 show

by Crystal Chesters | 06 Dec 2016

In 2017, Dubai World Trade Centre’s Gulfood will undergo its most significant evolution in layout, format and visitor experience since its 1987 inception as a biennial event. The show’s overhaul follows news of an alliance between Gulfood and The Hotel Show to create the the Middle East and Africa’s largest hospitality and food event, Dubai International Hospitality

2016 editions of Gulfood Manufacturing and trio of food events report 10% growth

by Crystal Chesters | 09 Nov 2016

The 2016 editions of Gulfood Manufacturing, the Speciality Food Festival, SEAFEX and the newly-named Yummex Middle East took place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 7-9 November. Collectively, the three shows reported 10% year-on-year growth with more than 700 local, regional and international food suppliers from over 60 countries showcasing thousands of specialist food

Panache International targets Saudi expansion at Gulfood Manufacturing

by Crystal Chesters | 08 Nov 2016

Disposables supplier, Panache International, is exhibiting at Gulfood Manufacturing for the seventh year in 2016, with a focus on increasing its distribution networks. This year the UAE-based company has opened offices in Kenya and the UK, and is now looking to expand in Africa and the Middle East, particularly in Saudi Arabia. Speaking to Catering

UAE food sector sales to reach US $16.7bn by 2020

by Crystal Chesters | 07 Nov 2016

UAE food sales are projected to grow by an annual average of 7.3% between 2015 and 2020, according to a new BMI report commissioned by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The report, released in tandem with the opening of DWTC’s annual trio of specialist foods shows – The Speciality Food Festival, Yummex Middle East and

ATM 2017 to focus on experiential travel & tourism

by Sophia Soltani | 21 Oct 2016

The 2017 edition of The Arabian Travel Market will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 24-27 April 2017 with key themes centered around tourists seeking adventure, culture, heritage, wellness & spa and cruising experiences. ATM 2017 will integrate the experiential theme across all of the show verticals and activities, including focused seminars

Sustainability key focus of this year’s SEAFEX

by Crystal Chesters | 10 Oct 2016

SEAFEX, the Middle East’s professional seafood show will this year highlight the increasing demand among seafood consumers in the MENA region for sustainable produce. The event will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 7-9 November, 2016. Consumer-driven-demands are shaping the future of the MENA’s seafood market, according to Andrew Pert, show

DWTC turns to solar energy in line with Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy 2050

by Sophia Soltani | 05 Oct 2016

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) is turning to fully integrated, renewable energy solutions across its developments in a bid to spearhead its sustainability efforts across its convention centres.  DWTC complex, the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC) is set to incorporate next-generation technologies for the optimisation of solar power as well as the latest

Dubai set to welcome new hospitality trade event in 2017

by Sophia Soltani | 21 Sep 2016

Dubai is set to welcome a new hospitality event – The Dubai International Hospitality Week, organised by Dubai World Trade Centre  and dmg events.  The Dubai International Hospitality Week  will bring together The Hotel Show alongside the launch of DWTC’s GulfHost. The new event has already been given the seal of approval by Dubai Tourism

The Hotel Show 2016 sees flurry of international dignitaries

by Sophia Soltani | 19 Sep 2016

The second day of the 2016 edition of the Hotel Show saw a flurry of international dignitaries and industry experts in attendance.  Day one saw His Excellency Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, officially open the 17th edition of the Dubai based trade show. Local and international dignitaries

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