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Operation: Falafel opens 24-hour venue opposite Burj Khalifa

by Dina Maaty | 08 Jun 2016

Operation: Falafel, an Arabic street food concept has opened its fourth outlet in Downtown Dubai on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard. The venue, which has a capacity for 80 diners, is open 24 hours for dine-in and takeaway. The menu includes Arabic street food items such as musabbaha, Manaeesh, muhalabia, shawermas and falafels. Outdoor seating

Hilton & Google Maps partner to offer HHonors members street view options before booking

by Sophia Soltani | 06 Jun 2016

Hilton Worldwide and Google Maps have partnered together to integrated Google Maps into the HHonors app, giving members the  ability to see more details about the hotel’s surroundings and their room’s potential view before making a room selection. The updated digital floor plans include detailed geographical information about the hotel’s surroundings. Hilton HHonors members can

Host Milan seeks buyers and exhibitors for 40th edition

by Dina Maaty | 16 May 2016

The 40th edition of biennial international hospitality exhibition, Host Milan, is set to take place from 20 – 24 October 2017, with opportunities for buyers and exhibitors to get on board. Already 800 companies have confirmed their participation, and 1,500 buyers are being targeted from every continent. Taking place in Milan convention centre, Fiera Milano,

Hilton introduces mobile training for F&B staff

by Dina Maaty | 12 May 2016

Hilton Worldwide has partnered with Hotelschool The Hague Hospitality Consultancy and Lobster Ink to develop mobile enabled learning. The four-week online foundation courses in Kitchen Management and F&B Service Management, commencing in May 2016, have been developed specifically for entry level team members interested in building a career in food and beverage. Simon Lazarus, vice

The big cheese: Nathan Outlaw

by Dina Maaty | 08 May 2016

British Michelin-starred chef, Nathan Outlaw is getting ready to introduce a more accessible F&B offer to the luxurious Burj Al Arab, with his signature fine-dining, sustainable seafood. Dubai has been on Nathan Outlaw’s radar since Gordon Ramsay first opened Verre at Hilton Dubai Creek in 2001, however he had never been to the emirate before

AHIC 2016 unveils exclusive data on hotel performance

by Sophia Soltani | 01 May 2016

The organisers of Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) shared exclusive data from Colliers International, HVS, and Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) on the last day of the event, which took place from 26 – 28 April at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. While Colliers International presented performance data from 29 submarkets in the Middle East, HVS Dubai revealed

Second Waldorf Astoria to open in Dubai

by Sophia Soltani | 24 Apr 2016

Hilton Worldwide has inked a management agreement with Ward Holdings to open a Waldorf Astoria property in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Waldorf Astoria DIFC is expected to begin welcoming guests in Autumn 2017, and will mark the brand’s second hotel in Dubai. The hotel will join a portfolio of 25 Waldorf Astoria properties operating

Hilton Worldwide to debut Hilton Garden Inn, Doha

by Sophia Soltani | 10 Apr 2016

Hilton Worldwide has inked a management agreement with Universal Management Group to open the mid-market Hilton Garden Inn brand in Doha, C Ring Road.  Set to open in 2018, the hotel is located in Qatar’s capital, and once open will join Hilton Garden Inn hotels already operating in the UAE and KSA. “As one of

Hilton unveils eighteenth property in Egypt

by Sophia Soltani | 05 Apr 2016

Hilton Hotels and Resorts have opened the group’s eighteenth property in Egypt, Hilton Alexandria King’s Ranch. Hilton Alexandria King’s Ranch is located on the outskirts of the city of Alexandria and lies 12 kilometers from Borg Al Arab International Airport. The boasts 199-rooms, including 20 suites and 21 executive rooms.  “As we continue to spearhead

Last chance to nominate for Leaders in Hospitality Awards

by Sophia Soltani | 31 Mar 2016

The nomination deadline is fast approaching for the inaugural BNC Publishing Leaders in Hospitality Awards, which is open to hoteliers and hotel properties across the Middle East, including the UAE, wider GCC, Levant and Egypt. The deadline for nominations is Monday 4 April, and all nominations can be submitted free of charge. Please email HNMESocial@bncpublishing.net

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