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

Muhldorfer predicts boom in the hotel industry

Muhldorfer predicts boom in the hotel industry

Muhldorfer CEO Elisabeth Hintermann is set to capitalise on a growing hospitality sector with new products and great service

Rahim and Jitendra waltz their way to Unsung Hero

Rahim and Jitendra waltz their way to Unsung Hero

Abdul Rahim and Jitendra Kumar honoured for their efforts that goes past the housekeeping department checklist

Dubai-based housekeeper wins big at Express Awards

Dubai-based housekeeper wins big at Express Awards

Highly commended in this category was Mohamed Riyaldeen Habeeb Mohamed executive housekeeper Gloria Hotels & Resorts

A. Ronai to support first Hotelier Express Summit

A. Ronai to support first Hotelier Express Summit

Keeping pace with market trends, the Uniforms by Ronai catalogue will showcase updates and improvements on existing designs and fabrics

Clean sweep for Kuwait-based housekeeper

Clean sweep for Kuwait-based housekeeper

Akshi Singh's untiring dedication to her work led the judging team to crown her with this year’s title

Supplier roundtable: FM in Qatar 2016

Supplier roundtable: FM in Qatar 2016

The latest trends, practices and news in Qatar's facilities management vertical

BurJuman Arjaan celebrates its housekeepers

BurJuman Arjaan celebrates its housekeepers

Hotel organised housekeeping Olympics as housekeepers were given with gifts and day-long activities at the hotel's ballroom


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New opening: Marriott leads a Renaissance in Dubai
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Hotelier Middle East pays a visit to the Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai just before its opening in December 2017, and navigates its way through what Marriott International hopes will be a completely new offering in Business Bay, and Dubai

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Business The Middle East's top 10 most anticipated hotel openings of 2018

2018 is gearing up for a busy year in openings. Hotelier brings you our pick of the top 10 openings of the year - in no particular order

Top Middle East hotel openings in Q4 2017
Business Top Middle East hotel openings in Q4 2017

A look at the hottest new hotel openings of Q4 2017

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Most stylish: Row & Sons from A.Ronai

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


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