Hotel News ME

Hotel News ME Procurement Conference: Roopali Khurana questions reckless spending

by Dina Maaty | 19 Oct 2015

The first Expert Session at Hotel News ME’s Procurement Conference was conducted by Roopali Khurana, lead consultant and trainer at Arc Blue. Khurana talked about how can purchasing practices be made easier, considering the given number of hotels in the region is about to drastically increase. She highlighted how one of the major challenges is

Hotel News ME Procurement Conference: Alison Grinnell highlights the significance of customer feedback

by Dina Maaty | 19 Oct 2015

The inaugural edition of Hotel News ME’s Procurement Conference kickstarts this morning at the Grosvenor House in Dubai Marina. The conference aims to bring together professionals from the hospitality industry across the MENA region to discuss evolving procurement practices, new opportunities and how technologically advancements are working towards fully automated services. The summit aims to

Mühldorfer on board to support Hotel News ME’s Procurement Conference 2015

by Dina Maaty | 15 Oct 2015

 Mühldorfer will be supporting this year’s Hotel News ME Procurement Conference by exhibiting at the event on 19 October 2015 at the Grosvenor House, Dubai. Eva-Maria Casagrande, managing partner explained why the company will be joining the event. Why is it important for you to be a sponsor at this event? It is important for Mühldorfer to

Jumeirah Group Launches Social Media Campaign to Encourage Emiratis to join company

by Dina Maaty | 15 Oct 2015

The Jumeirah Group has launched a new Emiratisation initiative on social media to encourage UAE Nationals to pursue careers in hospitality.  The campaign is called #BeTheHost and will be launched through the Jumeirah Arabic account on Instagram @Jumeirah.Arabic  Nabil Ramadhan, Group Chief Human Capital Officer, Jumeirah Group, said: “Hospitality is an excellent career choice that enables its workforce to develop new professional skills.

W Hotels Worldwide set to launch brand in Egypt

by Dina Maaty | 15 Oct 2015

  Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced its plans to  launch the iconic W Hotels brand in Egypt in 2020 with the opening of W Sharm El Sheikh and The Residences at W Sharm El Sheikh. Owned by Tower Prestige for Hotels SAE, the hotel will be ideally located at pristine Nabq Bay in

Doha based Aiana Hotels & Resorts Inks First Deal in India

by Dina Maaty | 15 Oct 2015

  Aiana Hotels & Resorts, a Doha based global hotel management company has announced the expansion of its fast growing portfolio with the signing of a management agreement with Moonriver Resorts to operate ‘Aiana Munnar – A Moonriver Resort’. Scheduled to open in 2016, the management company’s first property in India, Aiana Munnar will be a suite villa

Launching a new concept into the market

by Dina Maaty | 15 Oct 2015

Naim Maadad, CEO, Gates Hospitality covers some of the top tips for a successful launch in the F&B industry. As is in the case of any new venture being launched in the market, any food and beverage concept needs to be unique, offer great value for money, and needs to offer culinary innovation and creativity,

How technology has transformed hospitality

by Dina Maaty | 14 Oct 2015

Mark Willis, area vice president, Middle East and Turkey, Rezidor Hotel Group discusses how the Internet has altered consumer behaviour.  Imagine yourself on a business trip, winding down in a hotel room. You turn on your laptop, tablet or smartphone to catch-up on your emails, contact your family or watch the latest episode of your favourite

Intermetal expands product range to offer in-room hotel furniture

by Dina Maaty | 13 Oct 2015

Intermetal, the premium hospitality contract furniture manufacturer  recently expanded its product line with the introduction of IM Suite, a division dedicated to the design and manufacture of complete hotel room furniture.  Manufactured to stringent quality and commercial standards, Intermetal works with designers, contractors and owners to provide custom solutions based on each individual property needs, ideas,

Hilton Worldwide to debut first Curio collection hotel in the UAE

by Dina Maaty | 13 Oct 2015

Hilton Worldwide has inked a deal with Royal International to open its first hotel under Curio – A Collection by Hilton brand brand in the UAE.  The property will be situated on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai and is set to open in 2018. The grand two-tower Rosemont Hotel and Residences a 450-room and 280-serviced apartment property,









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