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?

Capital Club to host Non-Violent Project event

Capital Club to host Non-Violent Project event

global charity supported by Sir Paul McCartney and Lionel Messi

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Dubai DTCM director general

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Dubai DTCM director general

HE Helal Saeed Al Marri urged industry collaboration at GM Debate 2013

Oscar nominee John Travolta visits Dubai hotels

Oscar nominee John Travolta visits Dubai hotels

Qantas ambassador-at-large takes in iconic sights during visit to UAE

Four Seasons Amman opens airport arrival lounge

Four Seasons Amman opens airport arrival lounge

'Meet and Assist' service allows guests to wait for luggage in luxury

Corp Executive to let guests 'Arrive & Drive'

Corp Executive to let guests 'Arrive & Drive'

Corp Executive Hotel Amman to offer free car hire pickup from airport

Farmboy Fine Arts fits out Fairmont Baku

Farmboy Fine Arts fits out Fairmont Baku

Art consultant installs fine art collection inside Azerbaijan hotel

FOH Interview: Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island

FOH Interview: Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island

Nikhil Patel offers an insight into the changing role of a butler

Crowne Plaza launches wellness programme

Crowne Plaza launches wellness programme

Business Energiser programme introduced at six hotels in AMEA

34 Starwood hotels throw Iftar for cabs event

34 Starwood hotels throw Iftar for cabs event

Starwood Hotels and Resorts holds fourth annual 'Iftar for cabs' event

Qatar hotels concerned by driving restrictions

Qatar hotels concerned by driving restrictions

Ban on labourers holding licences to aggravate lack of hotel drivers

Starwood announces fourth annual 'Iftar for cabs'

Starwood announces fourth annual 'Iftar for cabs'

34 Starwood hotels across Middle East to donate food to cab drivers

Holiday Inn Dubai joins in with IHG celebration

Holiday Inn Dubai joins in with IHG celebration

IHG's worldwide 'Celebrating Service Week' rewarded hotel staff

Region's concierges gather for Abu Dhabi AGM

Region's concierges gather for Abu Dhabi AGM

First regional annual assembly supported by TCA Abu Dhabi

Marriott International's F&B menus go digital

Marriott International's F&B menus go digital

Software creates an interactive experience for Marriott guests

Kempinski installs software to 'upsell' to guests

Kempinski installs software to 'upsell' to guests

eStandby will drive bookings on Kempinski website with tailored offers


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Marriott boss warns hotels over tax implications
Business Marriott boss warns hotels over tax implications

Tourists and residents wishing to stay overnight in the UAE could soon end up paying a combined tax rate of up to 31%

FIRST LOOK: Inside the W Dubai - Al Habtoor City
Photos FIRST LOOK: Inside the W Dubai - Al Habtoor City

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has debuted its lifestyle brand W in the UAE, with the opening of W Dubai, Al Habtoor City on Sheikh Zayed Road

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