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Wednesday 23 May 2018
 
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Anica Roch joins Ajman Hotel as front office manager
by Devina Divecha
The German national has moved to the UAE from the Maldives; this is her first time working in the Emirates Read more...
NEWS »
Hyatt opens first Unbound Collection hotel in Istanbul
The property is Hyatt's first in Turkey for The Unbound Collection
Hotel pools are cesspools of diarrhea and bacteria, says US report
The report added that most of the instances of disease outbreaks took place at hotels
Park Inn by Radisson hotel signed for Lusaka, Zambia
The 136-room property is scheduled to open in 2020, and will form part of a mixed-use development
UAE Cabinet passes approval for VAT refund for MICE organisers
The decision is part of the UAE's aim to boost the country’s business sector
Centro Capital Centre in Abu Dhabi appoints director of rooms
Kamal Haider has more than 21 years of experience in the hospitality industry
After selling Hilton shares, Blackstone buys LaSalle for $4.8b
The acquisition is scheduled for completion in the third quarter
Dusit appoints Marc Hediger as senior VP of development
Marc Hediger will more than 30 years of development and operational experience to his new role
 
PHOTOS »
PHOTOS: A look at the Fairuz iftar at Fairmont the Palm Dubai
Fairmont The Palm's Fairuz Ramadan Tent Arabian courtyard is back and offering iftar and suhour from sunset to sunrise throughout the Holy Month
VIDEO: UAE's Baker & Spice enters hotel F&B operations
The brand will operate the entire F&B of one boutique hotel in Jeddah, and one property in Dubai
PHOTOS: Meet the Great GM Debate 2018 advisory panel
The panellists gathered at The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery By Sofitel to discuss the pressing issues facing hoteliers today
VIDEO: Tips on how to be the World's Greatest Hospitality Talent
Hotelier Middle East speaks to Emaar Hospitality Group CEO Olivier Harnisch on “The World's Greatest Hospitality Talent” hunt and how candidates can make their application stand out from the crowd.
PHOTOS: 10 delectable iftar spreads from across the UAE
With Ramadan slated to start soon, check out iftar spreads to dig into during the holy month
VIDEO: Deal is reached to sell New York's Plaza Hotel but there's a TWIST
Ashkenazy Acquisition and Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Co have exercised their right of first refusal

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IN DEPTH »
From $34.5m to $1.8m: List of highly paid hotel CEOs of 2017
From $34.5m to $1.8m: List of highly paid hotel CEOs of 2017 image
Vegas-based CEOs topped the list
Stefan Leser, previously with Dubai's Jumeirah, joins as Langham CEO
Stefan Leser, previously with Dubai's Jumeirah, joins as Langham CEO image
Langham Hospitality Group has appointed Stefan Leser as chief executive officer, and he will be based in Hong Kong
CEO interview: DTCM taps social media influencers to draw tourists from China
CEO interview: DTCM taps social media influencers to draw tourists from China image
In Q1 2018, visitors from China ranked fifth reflecting a 12% increase from Q1 2017 according to a DTCM report
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