middle east

Why The Fast-Casual Segment Will Take Over Fine-Dining

by Mahak Mannan | 10 May 2018

New F&B concepts arriving in the UAE must focus on bringing value for money to the table to achieve success in a fiercely competitive market, according to Youssef El Habbal, CEO, Serenity Hospitality. Fast-casual restaurants fall between traditional, counter service fast food restaurants and casual dining establishments with table service and they have many elements that

Hilton on the rise in Egypt

by Patrick Ryan | 09 May 2018

Mohab Ghali, Hilton vice president operations Egypt and North Africa, talks to Hotel News Middle East about why we should be watching the market in Egypt… Please give us a brief overview of the market in Egypt in your words? We have a very positive view on the Egyptian market. 2017 was a great year for

All the action from the GM Leaders Conference 2018

by Patrick Ryan | 08 May 2018

BNC Publishing’s GM Leaders Conference 2018 took place at The St. Regis Dubai on Monday, 7 May and was a veritable who’s who of the major players in the Middle East hospitality scene…

VIDEO: InSinkErator hosts waste management workshop

by Mahak Mannan | 06 May 2018

InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson, hosted a sustainability workshop for primary students of Al Mawakeb, Al Barsha. The workshop aimed to drive awareness around food waste and recycling, while promoting environmental stewardship and included a coloring contest which saw the winner have the latest innovation within food disposers, the Model 66, installed at home.

Swiss-Belhotel to have 30 hotels in the region

by Patrick Ryan | 06 May 2018

Swiss-Belhotel International has unveiled plans to have 30 hotels across the Middle East and Africa by 2021.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces new property in Muscat

by Patrick Ryan | 06 May 2018

THE Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced it will manage a new resort and branded residence in Muscat

Starbucks launches espresso capsules

by Mahak Mannan | 02 May 2018

The range will be available across the Middle East and North Africa region. Starbucks has announced the launch of its espresso capsules, compatible with Nespresso machines as it expands its presence in the at-home coffee sector in the Middle East and North Africa Region. The new Starbucks espresso capsules are made using Starbucks coffees and

Marriott’s Element brand debuts in the Middle East

by Patrick Ryan | 29 Apr 2018

Marriott International today announced the debut of Element Hotels in the Middle East and Africa with the opening of Element Me’aisam in Dubai.

Roda Hotels & Resorts opens new four-star property in Dubai

by Patrick Ryan | 24 Apr 2018

Roda Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of a four-star property that targets business and leisure travellers ‘who are looking for comfortable, affordable yet chic accommodation in Dubai’.

Hospitality and tourism projects worth $147 billion in the GCC

by Patrick Ryan | 24 Apr 2018

The total value of the live hospitality and tourism projects across the GCC has exceeded $147 billion in value.









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