FoH Interview: Edmund Fernandes

Edmund Fernandes has been with the JW Marriott Hotel Dubai since its pre-opening and shares experiences of his 24-year journey

Rountable: Bathroom design and products

Rountable: Bathroom design and products

The bathroom has become an essential part of a hotel offering for both four-star and five-star properties.

Saudi has most Middle East hotel rooms being built

Saudi has most Middle East hotel rooms being built

The Gulf kingdom is investing in its tourism industry as part of plans to diversify its economy away from oil

New amenity line by Groupe GM and Atelier Cologne

New amenity line by Groupe GM and Atelier Cologne

The Pomelo Paradis hotel line has been launched by Groupe GM and Atelier Cologne this month

New hospitality design event to launch in 2017

New hospitality design event to launch in 2017

The organiser of HI Design EMEA and HI Design Asia, Atticus Events, has created a third event: HI Design MEA 2017

Emaar adds 3D to its in-room repertoire

Emaar adds 3D to its in-room repertoire

The Address Dubai Marina has introduced an in-room service, which allows guests to watch 3D movies

Ajman Palace Hotel appoints new EAM

Ajman Palace Hotel appoints new EAM

Mahmoud Haggag makes the leap from rooms division manager to executive assistant manager at the hotel in Ajman

Shangri-La in AD builds record breaking sculpture

Shangri-La in AD builds record breaking sculpture

Shangri La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi creates record-breaking art in honour of the Holy Month

Groupe GM collaborates with skincare brand Codage

Groupe GM collaborates with skincare brand Codage

The new range of amenities will first make its debut at The Roch Hotel & Spa in Paris

NOW OPEN: St Regis Dubai's Bentley Suite

NOW OPEN: St Regis Dubai's Bentley Suite

The St Regis Dubai has unveiled it's Bentley Suite, featuring custom-made interiors inspired by the car brand

NOW OPEN: Four Seasons Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island

NOW OPEN: Four Seasons Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island

The latest Four Seasons hotel property has opened in Abu Dhabi; take a sneak peek inside

Flora Hospitality in Dubai refurbishment

Flora Hospitality in Dubai refurbishment

Flora Hospitality has unveiled a fully refurbished Flora Creek Deluxe Hotel Apartments, featuring newly redesigned lobby and common areas including restaurants, spa and corridors

Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort to double inventory

Danat Jebel Dhanna Resort to double inventory

Hotelier Middle East caught up with the Abu Dhabi property's GM Kevin Lawless to hear about the resort's renovation plans

Ritz-Carlton Doha undergoes modernisation

Ritz-Carlton Doha undergoes modernisation

The Katara Hospitality-owned Ritz-Carlton in Doha is undergoing a transformation to bring the property in-line with guest expectations, according to market director of sales and marketing Joseph Hagopian

Autograph Collection reaches 100 hotels milestone

Autograph Collection reaches 100 hotels milestone

The Middle East is currently home to one Autograph Collection property

Etihad Holidays & AccorHotels form partnership

Etihad Holidays & AccorHotels form partnership

The collaboration gives Etihad Holidays' guests access to 12 additional hotel brands


EDITOR'S CHOICE »
Special Report: GM Survey 2016
REPORTS Special Report: GM Survey 2016

We find out what the general managers of the Middle East think about MICE, nationalisation, and long-term supply and demand

Hotel sector sentiment positive despite staff cuts
Back of House Hotel sector sentiment positive despite staff cuts

However, the results of the second Hotelier Middle East Human Capital Report revealed that 43% respondents said their organisation has had to reduce headcount

Dubai's Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire closes down
FOOD & BEVERAGE Dubai's Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire closes down

The restaurant will reopen in May 2017 with a new concept

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Most stylish: World Woven Collection
Most stylish: World Woven Collection

Interface has launched a collection with a variety of accents inspired by global textiles

Caterer Middle East's new products
Caterer Middle East's new products

Caterer Middle East picks some of the best new F&B related products on the market

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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