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Thursday 19 October 2017
 
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Avani Hotels & Resorts appoints director of sales
by Diane Fermin Roeder
With more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Daniel Kipping has held senior positions with hospitality operators in Europe, Asia and the Middle East Read more...
NEWS »
Ahmed Khalaf to lead Four Seasons Hotel Tunis as GM
Ahmed Khalaf is a Four Seasons veteran and was most recently with the Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano
Louvre Abu Dhabi inks partnership with Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways' destination management company, Hala, will also team up with the museum in creating Abu Dhabi tour packages
Sub-Saharan Africa hotel sector positive for investment
Real estate consulting firm JLL published the results of a sector report on hotel real estate on the continent at the 2017 Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Rwanda
Al Daar Hotel, Sharjah reflagged to One to One Hotels
The hotel is scheduled to open in January 2018 after the refurbishment and reflagging work
Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach to launch a new restaurant
The new restaurant will seat approximately 100 guests and feature a bar area
W Dubai - The Palm reveals management team
The team at W Dubai-The Palm will be led by its general manager Anne Scott, who comes with 25 years of hospitality experience
Hussein Kahil joins Millennium as VP operations MEA
Kahil was most recently senior director of operations MEA for the Wyndham Hotel Group where he was responsible for more than 50 properties
Wyndham Garden Ajman Corniche all set for Q4 2017 opening
This will be the first Wyndham Garden hotel in the UAE
Address Residences Jumeirah hires Multiplex as main contractor
The development will feature Address Jumeirah Resort + Spa hotel with 217 rooms and suites and furnished and unfurnished residential apartments
Raffles Dubai to celebrate 10-year anniversary in November 2017
The property in Dubai will have a number of offers for guests to celebrate its decade of success in the UAE
 
PHOTOS »
VIDEO: First Look at Flamingo Room by tashas in Dubai
Natasha Sideris fuses a vintage Las Vegas aesthetic with African craftsmanship at the newly-opened Flamingo Room by tashas at Jumeirah Al Naseem
VIDEO: Express Edit with Frasers Hospitality area manager MEA Cyril Warsono
WATCH as the Express Edit catches up for a quick chat with Frasers Hospitality pre-opening area manager Middle East & Africa Cyril Warsono
VIDEO: The hoteliers participating in Marriott's Road to Awareness campaign
Hotelier Middle East headed to Bespoke Ride to catch up with Marriott International's associates training for the tenth annual Road to Awareness campaign
VIDEO: Hotelier Middle East Awards 2017 judges speak out
The judges of this year's Hotelier Awards discuss the quality of entries, and the importance of this event
PHOTOS: S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2017 regional finals in Dubai
Four finalists from the Middle East competed in the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2017 Africa & Middle East final at ICCA in Dubai on October 16
PHOTOS: Lavazza launches Prontissimo in the UAE
Lavazza has launched its first instant coffee range - Prontissimo, catering to time-sensitive customers who enjoy coffee on-the-go
PHOTOS: Premier Inn Ibn Battuta celebrates first anniversary
Premier Inn Dubai Ibn Battuta Mall celebrated its first anniversary with over 150 clients and stakeholders with a festive gathering held at its gastro pub Mr Toad's Pub & Kitchen
PHOTOS: Grand opening party of Cuisinero Uno in Dubai
John Buenaventura's concept, located in the Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, has officially opened its doors in Dubai

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Suppliers Roundtable: Lasting impressions
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Uniform specialists present a collection of stylish and fashionable choices for well-dressed hotel and restaurant employees in the Middle East
GM interview: Harry Fernandes
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Assila Hotel Jeddah's general manager talks about the Rocco Forte hospitality ethos and managing people
Comment: The essence of restaurants
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Why restaurants are about emotion rather than food
Sarakshi Rai
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Nick Clowes
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Stephen Price
Sales Director, Hospitality Group
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stephen.price@itp.com
 
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