BOH Interview: Movenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers' Madhu Thomas

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers executive housekeeper Madhu Thomas says an open-door policy helps him manage his team more efficiently

Event Preview: Hotelier Middle East's Executive Housekeeper Forum 2018

Event Preview: Hotelier Middle East's Executive Housekeeper Forum 2018

Sarakshi Rai meets the advisory panel for the upcoming Hotelier Middle East conference, and finds out what are the most important issues facing the region’s housekeepers today

Housekeepers tell us the truth about hotel theft! Take part in our survey

Housekeepers tell us the truth about hotel theft! Take part in our survey

Hotel housekeepers, tell us the truth about hotel theft! The Hotelier Middle East Hotel Theft Survey is now open and completely anonymous

Team spirit lands Ahmed Masoud Hotelier Express’ Housekeeper of the Year

Team spirit lands Ahmed Masoud Hotelier Express’ Housekeeper of the Year

In the past 12 months, Masoud, who works as the housekeeping manager at Premier Inn Dubai International Airport, has promoted several team members within and across the department

Recycling is a personal initiative for Hotelier Express' Unsung Hero 2018

Recycling is a personal initiative for Hotelier Express' Unsung Hero 2018

Abdulla Yassar, who works on the housekeeping team at Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport, took on a personal initiative to manage the property's waste systems

Shafeek Mohammed joins Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort as exec housekeeper

Shafeek Mohammed joins Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort as exec housekeeper

The new executive housekeeper has more than 15 years of experience, and joins from Dhafra Beach Hotel, Abu Dhabi

MG Hotel Supplies to host linen workshops for procurement professionals

MG Hotel Supplies to host linen workshops for procurement professionals

The one-hour workshop will take place in the MG Hotel Supplies showroom in Dubai on January 29-31, with a choice of two timings each day

US state proposes hotel 'panic button' bill to protect housekeepers from assaults

US state proposes hotel 'panic button' bill to protect housekeepers from assaults

If the bill is passed, California will be the first to have a statewide law mandating hotels to have the panic button

Hotels to install panic buttons to protect housekeepers from harassment

Hotels to install panic buttons to protect housekeepers from harassment

According to a story published by Time.com, hotel housekeepers are particularly vulnerable when it comes to sexual harassment

Ibis Dubai Deira City Centre to host 'The Art of Housekeeping' event

Ibis Dubai Deira City Centre to host 'The Art of Housekeeping' event

The housekeeping department at ibis Dubai Deira Centre have made more than one million beds a year since the hotel opened in 2008

Hotelier Awards 2017 shortlist: Housekeeper of the Year

Hotelier Awards 2017 shortlist: Housekeeper of the Year

The eight finalists in the Housekeeper of the Year category for the 2017 edition of the Hotelier Middle East Awards now revealed

Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel gets AED 1.6m laundry upgrade

Bahi Ajman Palace Hotel gets AED 1.6m laundry upgrade

The laundry facility of the HMH-managed hotel will cater to both in-house guests as well as provide its services to other hotels

Housekeepers need to be considered for GM post

Housekeepers need to be considered for GM post

Senior regional housekeepers say the lack of general managers with a housekeeping background is preventing talented individuals achieve their true potential

PHOTOS: Executive Housekeeper Forum 2017 panels

PHOTOS: Executive Housekeeper Forum 2017 panels

A snapshot of the panel discussions and presentations on stage at the Executive Housekeeper Forum on May 3, 2017, held at the Grosvenor House Dubai

How to go from manager to leader in hospitality

How to go from manager to leader in hospitality

Five qualities of emotional intelligence play a key role in great leadership

GCC housekeepers divided on labour outsourcing

GCC housekeepers divided on labour outsourcing

Intense panel discussion touched on pre-conditions and process of negotiations with contractors


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From Dubai to Dublin: 5 most iconic hotels in the world
Quirky From Dubai to Dublin: 5 most iconic hotels in the world

In no particular order, here our are top 5 picks

Top 50 hospitality schools in the world 2018
People Top 50 hospitality schools in the world 2018

While Dubai didn't make the cut in top 50, the growing tourism hub offers quite a few schools including EAHM

A list of major hotel openings in the Middle East in Q1 2018
Business A list of major hotel openings in the Middle East in Q1 2018

In no particular order, take a look at the hottest new hotel openings of Q1 2018, across the GCC and wider Middle East region

HOT PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK»
Most stylish: World Woven Collection
Most stylish: World Woven Collection

Interface has launched a collection with a variety of accents inspired by global textiles

Caterer Middle East's new products
Caterer Middle East's new products

Caterer Middle East picks some of the best new F&B related products on the market

Most stylish: Row & Sons from A.Ronai
Most stylish: Row & Sons from A.Ronai

A. Ronai recently launched the wooden range of chef's tools


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