Outsourcing could save hotels 30-50% of costs

Outsourcing back-office roles could save hotels between 30-50% of costs. Yet, 49% of respondents in Hotelier's Hospitality Procurement Report 2016 expressed concern over a lack of qualified third party service providers in the region

Hospitality Procurement: all you need to know

Hospitality Procurement: all you need to know

Hotelier Middle East's first annual Hospitality Procurement Report is now live

Abu Dhabi to introduce two new hotel taxes

Abu Dhabi to introduce two new hotel taxes

Two new taxes have been introduced in Abu Dhabi, which hotels in the capital will have to abide by

Analysis: How will VAT in the UAE affect hotels?

Analysis: How will VAT in the UAE affect hotels?

The government in the UAE will introduce Value Added Tax (VAT), effective from January 1, 2018. Hotelier Middle East analyses how it will affect tourism and the hoteliers of the UAE

UAE to add 5% Value Added Tax (VAT) by 2018

UAE to add 5% Value Added Tax (VAT) by 2018

The UAE is expected to generate US $3 billion in the first year from new VAT taxation revenue

Carlton Hotel Group hires cluster revenue director

Carlton Hotel Group hires cluster revenue director

Elizabeth Quizon has been appointed cluster revenue director of the Carlton Hotels in Dubai, having moved to the UAE in 1996

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham extends support to DCSN

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham extends support to DCSN

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham hands cheque to charity organisation with generous collections from guests at the property

Seven Tides offers Dubai investment opportunity

Seven Tides offers Dubai investment opportunity

73 hotel room units have been released by Seven Tides International for investors to buy into the five-star development with guaranteed ROI of 10% per annum through to 2018

Purchasing Power: Sherif Noor

Purchasing Power: Sherif Noor

Purchasing officer at Hala Arjaan by Rotana has more than eight years' experience in hospitality

How to negotiate successful procurement deals

How to negotiate successful procurement deals

Mubashar Shahab of FRHI Hotels & Resorts illustrates what it takes to be a good procurement manager in the hospitality industry

PHOTOS: Networking at the Procurement Summit 2015

PHOTOS: Networking at the Procurement Summit 2015

Purchasing managers and suppliers were seen catching up with their peers from the hospitality industry and networking with exhibitors

Conor Lawler is the 2015 Purchasing/Finance whizz

Conor Lawler is the 2015 Purchasing/Finance whizz

Atlantis The Palm Dubai SVP Finance Conor Lawler was awarded the sought-after Purchasing/ Finance Person of the Year title

Sofitel the Palm appoints director of revenue

Sofitel the Palm appoints director of revenue

Michael Chatzidakis has 10 years' hospitality experience in Athens, London and Dubai

Hotelier Awards 2015: Purchasing/Finance Person

Hotelier Awards 2015: Purchasing/Finance Person

The six purchasing and finance professionals in the Middle East hospitality industry who are making a mark

Al Manshar Rotana Kuwait hires new revenue manager

Al Manshar Rotana Kuwait hires new revenue manager

Mariana Zaidan to focus on to optimising and maximising the hotel revenue

Comment: Don't price yourself out of customers

Comment: Don't price yourself out of customers

Columnist Willi Elsener says hotels simply aren't keeping up with the standalones in the price game


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Caterer Awards 2016 shortlist: Restaurant manager
FOOD & BEVERAGE Caterer Awards 2016 shortlist: Restaurant manager

Find out which F&B professionals made the shortlist for the Caterer Awards restaurant manager of the year 2016

Sustainability is a low priority for procurement
FOOD & BEVERAGE Sustainability is a low priority for procurement

Just 13% of respondents in the Hotelier Middle East Hospitality Procurement Report 2016 said that they would "only do business with suppliers that can prove their green credentials"

MEET THE TEAM: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Oman
Photos MEET THE TEAM: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar, Oman

The new Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar resort in Oman is currently expected to open in summer 2016. Meet the key members of the executive team here

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