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?

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

Dubai's Burj Al Arab offers gold iPads for guests

Dubai's Burj Al Arab offers gold iPads for guests

Bespoke 24-carat gold tablet designed to act as a 'virtual concierge'

Davies heads global front of house organisation

Davies heads global front of house organisation

JW Marriot Marquis' Darin Davies heads AICR

Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi offers free in-car wi-fi

Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi offers free in-car wi-fi

Complimentary wi-fi now available across hotel's limousine service


EDITOR'S CHOICE »
EgyptAir: missing aircraft thought to have crashed
TRAVEL EgyptAir: missing aircraft thought to have crashed

A senior aviation source has anonymously confirmed that the plane crashed and fell

Procurement considered a
REPORTS Procurement considered a "cut off department"

According to Hotelier Middle East's Hospitality Procurement Report 2016, procurement teams have been tarred with the reputation of not working in collaboration with other departments in the hotel

Caterer Awards 2016 shortlist: Bar Manager
REPORTS Caterer Awards 2016 shortlist: Bar Manager

Who will be crowned Caterer Middle East bar manager of the year 2016?

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