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Monday 23 January 2017
 
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Bulgari's Dubai hotel confirms Q4 2017 opening
by Sarakshi Rai
Designed by Italian architectural firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, it will be located on Jumeirah Bay Island Read more...
NEWS »
Saudi Arabia's Kempinski appoints F&B director
Bruno Guillard brings near two-decade experience to Burj Rafal Hotel Riyadh property
ISO certification for Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi
Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi's food safety management systems are compliant with the ISO 22000:2005 standards
More than 200 companies sign up to UAE food bank
HH Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is behind the official food bank
Loca opens third UAE outlet
First Abu Dhabi restaurant opened by Loca on Al Maryah Island
Les Clefs d'Or UAE to host educational programme
Hotel concierges in the GCC will be offered an educational day programme about the culture of the region on January 29, 2017
Egypt set for return of Russian tourism in Feb
The Consul General of Russia in Hurghada expects Russian tourism to return to Egypt within a month
CSR body unveils 2017 award cycle
Businesses with CSR and sustainability programmes, including those in the hospitality sector, can now apply to get recognition
Saudi's 'plane-restaurant' still to take off
The aircraft is reportedly being stored in Umm Al-Rakb, north of Abha
Sharjah's Al Montazah Waterpark in expansion drive
Upgraded park will open doors in summer 2017, says official
Baku to host B2B Luxury and MICE Workshop
The 6th B2B Luxury & MICE Workshop, a traditional annual conference for travel industry professionals, is to be held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Baku on February 16
Louvre acquires majority stake in India's Sarovar
Acquisition bolster's Louvre Hotel Group's ambition in East Africa thanks to Sarovar's development in the region
Industry heavyweights confirmed for Gulfood
Middle East stands out as a key growth area for food providers in global packaged food and beverage, with market tipped to reach USD2.2 trillion by 2020
 
PHOTOS »
MEET THE TEAM: Park Hyatt Dubai
With new appointments and promotions, Hotelier Middle East meets the team at the Park Hyatt Dubai
PHOTOS: Launch of Ciao Bella ladies night at Bice
Bice's first ladies night launched on Thursday, January 19, 2017; HotelierMiddleEast.com checked out the action
PHOTOS: Sofitel Dubai Downtown hosts Cats party
The official Cats after-party, La Nuit by Sofitel, was held at Sofitel Dubai Downtown's Taiga
PHOTOS: Caterer's conference advisory panel
The Caterer Middle East: Food & Business Conference 2017 advsory panel roundtable was held on January 17 at Ruya Dubai, with lively disucssion about restaurant trends, hotel food and beverage operations, challenges and new opportunities
PHOTOS: Launch of Tub of Butter in Dubai
Gates Hospitality launched new F&B and retail outlet Tub of Butter on Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai with a gathering on January 15
PHOTOS: Andiamo opening at Grand Hyatt Dubai
Andiamo opened its doors to public in early January at the Grand Hyatt Dubai
PHOTOS: Costa Coffee's first Dubai drive through
Costa Coffee's first drive through in the Middle East in Dubai
PHOTOS: Dinner in the sky preview
The 'Dinner in the Sky' concept is back in Dubai at the Dubai International Marine Club
PHOTOS: 10 most 'Instagrammed' hotels in 2016
10 most 'Instagrammed' hotels in the world in 2016
PHOTOS: Caviar fun at Burj Al Arab Guinness Record
A collection of networking and social photographs from the Burj Al Arab 'largest caviar' Guinness Record event

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Sarakshi Rai
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