Accorhotels appoints Mark Willis as new CEO for Middle East and Africa region

Previous to this role, Willis was the president for the Asia region with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts

Chairman Interview: Saad Issa Audeh on putting Campbell Gray hotels on the map

Chairman Interview: Saad Issa Audeh on putting Campbell Gray hotels on the map

Saad Issa Audeh, chairman of Campbell Gray Hotels and founding member and managing director of Audeh Group, talks about putting Jordan on the hospitality map and how a chance meeting with Gordon Campbell Gray led to him becoming a hotelier

After Accor acquisition, Movenpick CEO Olivier Chavy steps down

After Accor acquisition, Movenpick CEO Olivier Chavy steps down

CEO and president Movenpick Hotels & Resorts Olivier Chavy has revealed on his personal LinkedIn page that he has stepped down from his role

CEO interview: Jumeirah's Jose Silva on the Dubai-based brand's new strategy

CEO interview: Jumeirah's Jose Silva on the Dubai-based brand's new strategy

Sarakshi Rai speaks to José Silva, the new CEO of Jumeirah Group, who has a focused and ambitious vision for the future of UAE’s home-grown hospitality company

International GM Interview: Four Seasons Resort Maldives Kuda Huraa's Randy Shimabuku

International GM Interview: Four Seasons Resort Maldives Kuda Huraa's Randy Shimabuku

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa general manager Randy Shimabuku checks in with Hotelier Middle East about the island resort

CEO INTERVIEW: InterContinental Hotels Group's Kenneth Macpherson

CEO INTERVIEW: InterContinental Hotels Group's Kenneth Macpherson

At the beginning of 2018, Kenneth Macpherson took the helm of InterContinental Hotels Group's newly formed Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa region — which now has 1,000 operating hotels in its portfolio.

Hoteliers dish on money matters on Salary Survey 2018

Hoteliers dish on money matters on Salary Survey 2018

While the hospitality industry in the Middle East and Africa still has a high rate of attrition, putting people first seems to be the surest way to build a loyal workforce

Hilton to provide driving benefits to female team members in Saudi Arabia

Hilton to provide driving benefits to female team members in Saudi Arabia

Paid time off for women to attend driving lessons, reimbursement for a standard set of driving lessons, and more

Roundtable: The importance of education in hospitality

Roundtable: The importance of education in hospitality

Hospitality professionals from across a range of roles in the industry share their insights on the importance of educational training before working in the real world

W Dubai - The Palm GM Anne Scott on being a hospitality disruptor

W Dubai - The Palm GM Anne Scott on being a hospitality disruptor

W Dubai — The Palm general manager Anne Scott talks about the W spirit, and why there’s space for two of the same brand in one city

A lofty space: GM interview with Aloft Palm Jumeirah's Max Wiegerinck

A lofty space: GM interview with Aloft Palm Jumeirah's Max Wiegerinck

Marriott's upper midscale hotel brand Aloft makes its debut in Dubai. Hotelier Middle East heads down to the newly opened property

GM Interview: Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa's Milan Drager

GM Interview: Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa's Milan Drager

Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa in Oman has relaunched as a private standalone resort; its general manager Milan Drager tells Hotelier Middle East why the new proposition will mean better service and happier guests

No limits

No limits

In 2017, AccorHotels signed more than double what was signed by its close competitors; Hotelier Middle East speaks to the development team in the region to find out how they did it, and what it means for the operator in this market

Marriott employee 'fired' for Twitter error speaks out

Marriott employee 'fired' for Twitter error speaks out

An associate 'liked' a tweet that supported the labelling of Tibet as its own country

W Hotels' What She Said series to debut in the Middle East

W Hotels' What She Said series to debut in the Middle East

The Middle Eastern series will debut at the Wet Deck of the W Dubai Al Habtoor City on March 7, 2018 in celebration of International Women's Day

GM Interview: IHG veteran Thierry Perrot

GM Interview: IHG veteran Thierry Perrot

InterContinental Hotel Group Oman country general manager and InterContinental Muscat general manager, Thierry Perrot, is a fierce supporter of all things local, and he explains how the property manages to stay relevant after 40 years of operation


EDITOR'S CHOICE »
Hotelier Awards 2018 shortlist: GM of the Year
REPORTS Hotelier Awards 2018 shortlist: GM of the Year

A category at the Hotelier Middle East Awards which always generates a lot of debate: here are the eight candidates in the race to win the title of GM of the Year 2018

News analysis: A shift in owner-operator relationship in the Middle East
Business News analysis: A shift in owner-operator relationship in the Middle East

As the UAE hotel market gets more competitive, owner/operator relationships grow increasingly strained

Moving up: Ranks 11 to 20 in the Hotelier Middle East Power 50
REPORTS Moving up: Ranks 11 to 20 in the Hotelier Middle East Power 50

As always, the Power 50 is a subjective ranking, but it’s also grounded in facts and data

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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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