Dubai hospitality and design events, INDEX Design Series, The Hotel Show and Middle East Stone will expand internationally in 2017. Organisers, DMG Events, have launched new shows in South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Indonesia and the Philippines. Andy Stuart, vice president of DMG Events’ Design and Hospitality Division, commented: “2017 promises to be an incredibly
More than 160 international delegates attended the second annual Serviced Apartment Summit MEA in Dubai this week. Held at the Fairmont The Palm, the event attracted delegates from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, India, Indonesia, US, UK, Singapore, Russia, The Netherlands and Germany. Despite a turbulent year for the region’s economy, with
Meliá Hotels International has announced the opening of the Meliá Makassar in Indonesia and the Meliá Yangon Hotel in Myanmar, spearheading its expansion strategy in the Asia Pacific region. Meliá Makassar in Indonesia is the sixth hotel operated by the company in the country, with another 10 hotels in the pipeline. Located in Makassar –
Two chefs from the Middle East participated in the Singapore leg of Cream of Europe, a three-year global campaign organised by CNIEL, the French Dairy Interbranch Organisation and the EU, to raise awareness of French dairy cream in Asia. Chef Ludovic Audaux, complex executive pastry chef – Al Habtoor City Complex, Dubai and chef Mona
Hakkasan Group will open two new restaurants and a nightclub in Indonesia, and introduce its Michelin-starred Yauatcha brand to the United States, in 2016.