Amenities are important to creating a positive hotel experience for guests, but are hoteliers prepared to pay for the quality brands and bespoke creations travellers now demand and expect? Amenities are important to creating a positive hotel experience for guests, but are hoteliers prepared to pay for the quality brands and bespoke creations travellers now demand and expect?

 Meet the experts

Tatjana Drief, sales director GCC, ADA Cosmetics International. ADA Cosmetics International is a leading supplier and producer of hotel cosmetics. It develops top quality, modern body care products that meet the needs of the hotel guest as well as the demands of the hotel industry.

Laurent Marchand, CEO Groupe GM. With a robust international network of exclusive distributors and manufacturers, Groupe GM has been providing guest amenities to hotels around the world for more than 35 years.

Robert Dupree, Middle East general manager, Pacific Direct. Pacific Direct is a global company with manufacturing plants and offices in eight countries. Established in 1991, it delivers quality products to customers in 110 countries.

Sue Harmsworth MBE, founder and CEO of ESPA. Creator of some of the world’s finest spas, ESPA has pioneered the science of natural beauty in its collection of radically effective formulations.

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Andrew Keating, managing director Sysco Guest Supply. As a global company Sysco supplies toiletries and hotel amenities to 45 of the top 50 major hotel companies around the world. At present it supplies products to around 32,000 hotels in more than 90 countries.

Supodge Sanamsorn, executive housekeeper Dusit Thani Dubai. Dusit Thani Dubai hotel combines the latest in luxury amenities with traditional Thai hospitality in all 321 rooms and suites providing the comforts expected of a luxurious international five-star hotel.

Vinayak C Mahtani, CEO, Unique Precise International. Unique Precise was established in 2005 by a group of like-minded professionals from diverse industries; with the vision to set up a one-stop solution company to tackle clients’ design, development and procurement needs.

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