Meet Cenk Unverdi, Rixos Hotels UAE’s new regional general manager

by Dina Maaty | 18 Jun 2019

Unverdi is keen to continue his progress and cement the four properties under his command as the go-to venues for the luxury leisure market. All aboard the all-inclusive Rixos Hotels UAE regional general manager Cenk Unverdi discusses the brand’s all-inclusive concept: “The all-inclusive concept started in Rixos Antalya Turkey in the early 2000s by the

Winners: Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 24 Apr 2019

Leading New Hotel Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront Leading Luxury Hotel Kempinski Hotel Mall of The Emirates Serviced Apartment of the year Swissotel Living Al Ghurair CSR Initiative of the year TRYP by Wyndham Hotel Mid-market hotel of the year Rove Downtown Resort of the Year Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai Leading Beach Club Barasti, Le Meridien Mina

Give Up Plastic For 50% Off At The Noodle House

by Mahak Mannan | 22 Apr 2019

The Noodle House is urging eco-conscious diners across the Emirates to join the fight against single-use plastics for its second annual Plastic Amnesty, which coincides with Earth Day, today. Following its runaway success last year, The Noodle House will once again cut Dubai diners’ food bills in half when they deposit unwanted single-use plastic cutlery

New GM At Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira

by Mahak Mannan | 14 Apr 2019

Crowne Plaza Dubai-Deira has announced the appointment of its new general manager, Georges El Hachem. El Hachem holds a degree in Hospitality Management and started his journey with the IHG brand when he joined Phoenicia InterContinental Beirut in April 2002 trying himself in various roles of food & beverage, housekeeping, reservations, and sales departments. El Hachem

Meet The Judges: Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 09 Apr 2019

The Leaders in Hospitality Awards, BNC Publishing’s annual award ceremony for the hospitality industry is back for its fifth year running and promises to be a night to remember with a total of 29 categories to be awarded on the night. This year’s winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony at Sofitel, The Palm

SHORTLIST: Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 07 Apr 2019

After receiving a record number of nominations, the shortlist for the Leaders in Hospitality Awards has been revealed below. HOTEL CATEGORIES Leading New Hotel Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai W Amman Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront Rove Dubai Marina Al Bait Sharjah Pearl Rotana Capital Centre W Dubai – The Palm Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Multi Billion Dollar Worth Deals Signed At Gulfood 2019

by Mahak Mannan | 07 Apr 2019

Gulfood 2019 ended its 24th run at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) with major alliance breakthroughs and multibillion-dollar export deals reinforcing the emirate’s reputation for specialist industry events that serve as strategic gateways to hugely-lucrative and transformational global markets. The 2019 edition of the show was the largest to date, attracting more than 100,000 visitors

New GM Joins Vida Downtown

by Mahak Mannan | 31 Mar 2019

Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure business of Emaar Properties PJSC, has appointed Nicolas Chammaa, as the general manager of Vida Downtown. Overseeing all aspects of the hotel, Chammaa will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and in driving the hotel’s strategic growth. He has almost two decades of experience in the hotel business

Koppert Cress Has Launched A New Lemon Flavoured Mint

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Mar 2019

Koppert Cress has launched Melissa Cress a blend of mint flavour and when crushed, a subtle lemon fragrance reminiscent of lemon zest. Melissa Cress can be used in combination with sweet products such as crustaceans, molluscs, and white fish, and vegetables such as pumpkin, sweet potato, fennel, citrus, and sour apple. It It is also suitable

Deadline Extended: Leaders in Hospitality Awards

by Mahak Mannan | 28 Mar 2019

***NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: Tuesday 2 April 2019*** How do I nominate? Download the nomination form using the below links (if you have any technical issues please email for the forms). Send your completed nomination form(s) to Categories Nomination form What is the Leaders in Hospitality Awards? The Middle East’s hospitality industry has grown meteorically

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