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Tuesday 4 August 2015
 
TOP STORY »
Dubai's Meydan launches 3.67mn sqm development
by Hotelier Middle East Staff
The project will include the world's tallest residential tower, an indoor ski slope three times the length of Ski Dubai and the world's largest dancing water fountain Read more...
NEWS »
Rezidor signs first residence project in Istanbul
171-key Radisson Blu Residence Istanbul Batisehir will open in Q2 2016
Hotelier Awards winner flashback: Philip Bartle
Hotelier speaks to the 2014 Fitness/Spa Person of the Year Philip Bartle
A. Ronai LLC signs on for Caterer's October forums
Managing director Gavin Dodd terms company "ambassador of Caterer events"
Millennium & Copthorne partners with KSA airline
The group signed its frequent flyer global agreement with Saudi Arabia's national carrier, Saudia, and Alfursan, the airline's loyalty programme
Rezidor appoints new vice president sales for EMEA
Edward Pinchard to drive increased market share and implement sales strategies
Fume's second outlet to open August 2015
Manzil Downtown Dubai will see the neighbourhood eatery open over two floors
IHG reports 4.4% YOY growth in RevPAR during Q2
Operator signed highest number of Holiday Inn rooms in the company's history during H1 2015
Hotelier Awards winner flashback: Ksenia Novikova
Hotelier catches up with Ksenia Novikova, who took home the F&B Manager of the Year Award in 2014
Four Points by Sheraton debuts in Turkey
182-key Four Points by Sheraton Istanbul Dudullu has received a LEED green building certification for sustainability
 
PHOTOS »
Top 30 hotel management schools in the world 2015
A selection of some of the best place in the world to start or enhance a hospitality career
PHOTOS: Biber Lounge, Rixos The Palm relaunched
Check out the photos from the re-launch of the Biber Lounge, which took place on July 30, to celebrate the venue's revamp
PHOTOS: 15 facts about Four Seasons Hotel Cairo
As Four Seasons Hotel Cairo celebrates its 15th anniversary, Hotelier presents a list of the top 15 things you didn't know about the property
PHOTOS: Hot new hotels that opened in Q2 2015
New hotels and brands around the world from Hyatt, Four Seasons, Starwood, and more
PHOTOS: Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay new opening
A look around the 273-hotel in Bahrain's newest neighbourhood
25 hotels and resorts to follow on social media
Properties across the Middle East making the most of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
GALLERY: The best hotel films of all time
The classics such as Psycho and The Shining are in here, but we guarantee our list will introduce you to some hotel films you've never heard of

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IN DEPTH »
Three reasons to buy: Cloud Nine Mattresses
Oman mattress producer delivers products around the GCC
Oman mattress producer delivers products around the GCC
New opening: Melia Doha
Bienvenido a Melia Doha - welcome to the Spanish brand's first Qatar property
Bienvenido a Melia Doha - welcome to the Spanish brand's first Qatar property
Purchasing Power: Sohail Bashir
Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai's director of purchasing shares his expertise
Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai's director of purchasing shares his expertise
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EVENTS »
•  Hotelier Middle East: Great GM Debate 2015
  8 September - 8 September, Dubai
•  To The Table EMEA 2015
  16 September - 19 September, Dubai
•  Caterer Middle East: Bar & Nightlife Forum 2015
  5 October - 5 October, Dubai
•  Caterer Middle East: Chef & Ingredients Forum 2015
  6 October - 6 October, Dubai
•  Hotelier Middle East Awards
  28 October - 28 October, Dubai
•  Sweets & Snacks Middle East
  27 October - 29 October, Dubai
•  Speciality Food Festival (SFF)
  27 October - 29 October, Dubai