News Analysis: what's next for hotel tech trends?

As hotels witness the introduction of tablet check-in and robot concierges, can technology and automation realistically replace personalisation?

Dusit Int'l introduces eco-friendly amenity

Dusit Int'l introduces eco-friendly amenity

The hotel group is ditching magazines and newspapers in favour of PressReader HotSpot

Qatar bans minimum F&B spend to protect consumers

Qatar bans minimum F&B spend to protect consumers

Many restaurants, coffee shops and hotels force customers to place a minimum order

Shisha cafes in Oman facing enforced relocation

Shisha cafes in Oman facing enforced relocation

Among the new rules is the stipulation that workers who prepare shisha cannot get involved in preparing food

FOH interview: Kishore Sathar

FOH interview: Kishore Sathar

With a strong background in revenue management, Dusit Thani Dubai executive assistant manager Kishore Sathar talks about a happy and motivated workforce

Saudi hospitality industry adapts for millennials

Saudi hospitality industry adapts for millennials

Millennial travellers are forecast to become the dominant consumer group globally by 2020

Elaf's receptionist wins Saudi Excellence Award

Elaf's receptionist wins Saudi Excellence Award

Abdullah Al Sahli wins 'Best Receptionist' category of this year's Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards - SETA 2016

Clefs d'Or awards 'UAE best concierge'

Clefs d'Or awards 'UAE best concierge'

As part of the 63rd annual Les Clefs d'Or UICH International Congress, one Dubai based concierge has been crowned "UAE Concierge of the Year 2015" by the organisation

63rd Les Clefs d'Or UICH International Congress

63rd Les Clefs d'Or UICH International Congress

The international congress of concierges is currently being held in Dubai at the JW Marriott Marquis

Hilton launch world's first robot concierge

Hilton launch world's first robot concierge

'Connie' the robot offers guests advice usually provided by a traditional (and human) concierge

Dubai hosts 63rd Clefs d'Or concierge congress

Dubai hosts 63rd Clefs d'Or concierge congress

Next month, Dubai will host the 63rd annual Les Clefs d'Or UICH International Congress, welcoming the world's most influential hotel concierge staff to the event

The only premium club in Beirut?

The only premium club in Beirut?

Phoenicia Hotel Beirut has added the newly refurbed Phoenicia Club to the hotel, claiming it is the Lebanese capital's only premium club lounge experience

Gloria Hotel rolls out 1Gbps WiFi technology

Gloria Hotel rolls out 1Gbps WiFi technology

High-speed connectivity for guests of Gloria Hotel provided by WiFi technology upgrade

Park Inn Muscat honours employee of the year

Park Inn Muscat honours employee of the year

Jordanian Hiba Al Syyad wins award after surpassing requisite skills

Emaar Hospitality Group launches loyalty programme

Emaar Hospitality Group launches loyalty programme

Loyalty programme titled 'U By Emaar' to offer rewards across Emaar Hospitality Group in association with Emaar Entertainment

CampbellGray Hotels appoints operations director

CampbellGray Hotels appoints operations director

Spencer Yeo has worked in properties across California and Abu Dhabi, the seasoned operations professional will be expected to overlook all of the group's properties.


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FIRST LOOK: Inside the W Dubai - Al Habtoor City
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