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

Abu Dhabi International records 4.8% growth

Abu Dhabi International records 4.8% growth

The airport saw 1.96 million passengers in April 2016 compared to 1.87 million a year earlier

Ras Al Khaimah to host beach music festival

Ras Al Khaimah to host beach music festival

International DJs will headline the inaugural Destination Dawn party at Al Marjan beach in Ras Al Khainmah

Outlet 360: Pollo Pollo

Outlet 360: Pollo Pollo

Behind the scenes at one of Dubai's newest Peruvian restaurants

Jumeirah Group appoints new director

Jumeirah Group appoints new director

Dubai-based Jumeirah Group has appointed Nicola Johnson as its new director of global business development - UK, Ireland and Scandinavia - Leisure

Frasers adds 49 new hotels with 10 in Middle East

Frasers adds 49 new hotels with 10 in Middle East

Frasers Hospitality has a global target of 30,000 units by 2019, with openings in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa

New $500m Dubai project to house two hotels

New $500m Dubai project to house two hotels

One three-star and a four-star property planned for the new development as part of the six mega-projects announced by the municipality in April this year

Flynas to expand frequency to Abu Dhabi

Flynas to expand frequency to Abu Dhabi

New flights between Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia will be operated by a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft, offering an additional 3,416 seats per week

AirAsia X to start flights to Muscat and Tehran

AirAsia X to start flights to Muscat and Tehran

Thai AirAsia X, Thailand's low-fare, long haul airline will start direct flights to Muscat and Tehran from June 2016

Ramada Encore Hotel set for debut in KSA

Ramada Encore Hotel set for debut in KSA

Riyada International Hotels & Resorts is set to expand and open the first Ramada Encore Hotel in Saudi Arabia in the final quarter of 2016

Jones the Grocer reveals acquisition news

Jones the Grocer reveals acquisition news

L. Capital Asia takes significant minority stake in brand's Middle East holding company

UAE and Oman to ease travel procedures

UAE and Oman to ease travel procedures

Travel procedures are to be eased between the UAE and Oman amid claims of tourism investment

Dubai expects 2.5m Saudi tourists by 2020

Dubai expects 2.5m Saudi tourists by 2020

Saudi arrivals into Dubai are expected to increase by almost 100% by 2020

Dubai Tourism and Airbnb sign agreement

Dubai Tourism and Airbnb sign agreement

An agreement between Dubai Tourism and Airbnb aims to strengthen short term rentals by promoting responsible hosting following introduction of updated regulations

KSA forecasts 43% increase in arrivals by 2020

KSA forecasts 43% increase in arrivals by 2020

Data provided by MAS forecasts a 43% increase in the number of inbound tourist arrivals to Saudi Arabia by 2020, Deloitte has revealed at the Vision Conference in Jeddah

Hilton Worldwide app integrates Google Maps

Hilton Worldwide app integrates Google Maps

Hilton Worldwide has announced the integration of Google Maps into its app, giving members the ability to see more details about the hotel's surroundings and their room's potential view before making a specific room selection


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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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