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?

Grand Hyatt Doha appoints director of rooms

Grand Hyatt Doha appoints director of rooms

Xavier Halbi will take on the new role at the 249-room property in Qatar

Oversupply causing Dubai hotel rates to fall

Oversupply causing Dubai hotel rates to fall

Average room rates in Dubai fell 9.3% year-on-year in January 2016

Dur Hospitality's Riyadh construction works begin

Dur Hospitality's Riyadh construction works begin

Both properties are expected to open in 2018

PHOTOS: Inside St Regis Dubai's largest suite

PHOTOS: Inside St Regis Dubai's largest suite

Take a sneak peek inside St Regis Dubai's newly opened Imperial Suite

Largest suite opens at St Regis Dubai

Largest suite opens at St Regis Dubai

The newly opened Imperial Suite is a three bedroom space, covering 913 square metres in the new St Regis Dubai

Groupe GM debuts wellbeing and personal care line

Groupe GM debuts wellbeing and personal care line

The More & More line of products is being marketed to the luxury hotel sector

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

Per Aquum Desert Palm adds new private villa

Per Aquum Desert Palm adds new private villa

Award-winning designer Isabelle Miaja worked on the resort's new three bedroom private villa

10 of the Middle East's best desert stays

10 of the Middle East's best desert stays

Ten of the best 'glamping', camping and luxury desert resorts across the Middle East

15 Valentine's Day room & dining deals in the GCC

15 Valentine's Day room & dining deals in the GCC

Find out what promotions on overnight stays and romantic dinner deals are being offered around the GCC this Valentine's Day

Hotel installs fire solution for disabled guests

Hotel installs fire solution for disabled guests

The Laura Ashley boutique hotel installs solution to fire safety for hearing impaired guests

Design case study: InterContinental Dubai Marina

Design case study: InterContinental Dubai Marina

What went into creating the design for the new Dubai hotel

Design case study: Fairmont Ajman

Design case study: Fairmont Ajman

What went into creating the design for the new Ajman hotel

19 facts in numbers: the new St Regis Dubai hotel

19 facts in numbers: the new St Regis Dubai hotel

The St Regis Dubai hotel is now open at Al Habtoor City. From recruitment statistics through to square metres of the largest suite, here are 19 of the hotel's USPs in numbers

PHOTOS: Kempinski MOE reveals post-refurb look

PHOTOS: Kempinski MOE reveals post-refurb look

Following a $100 million refurb to the property, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates unveils the new look guest rooms, as wells F&B outlets Olea, Salero Tapas & Bodega and Noir


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Caterer Awards 2016: Restaurant team, hotel
FOOD & BEVERAGE Caterer Awards 2016: Restaurant team, hotel

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Outsourcing could save hotels 30-50% of costs
REPORTS Outsourcing could save hotels 30-50% of costs

Outsourcing back-office roles could save hotels between 30-50% of costs. Yet, 49% of respondents in Hotelier's Hospitality Procurement Report 2016 expressed concern over a lack of qualified third party service providers in the region

Caterer Awards 2016 shortlist: Restaurant manager
FOOD & BEVERAGE Caterer Awards 2016 shortlist: Restaurant manager

Find out which F&B professionals made the shortlist for the Caterer Awards restaurant manager of the year 2016

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