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Sunday 26 February 2017
 
TOP STORY »
UAE hotels see revenue, room rate declines in Jan
by Arabian Business staff writer
Occupancy levels rise marginally, boosted by strong performance in smaller emirates of Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah Read more...
NEWS »
84 keys added to Fanar Hotel & Residences in Oman
Oman developer Muriya has expanded its Salalah Beach resort, with a new building, taking the total number of rooms to close to 800
Daniele Vastolo joins Kempinski Summerland as GM
Lebanon's Kempinksi Summerland Hotel & Resort gets ex-Nikki Beach Hotel & Resorts group director of operations as its new general manager
Park Inn Motor City on track for Q2 2017 debut
'Racing-themed' hotel, part of First Avenue project, will welcome guests from mid-2017
Eat The World DXB brings Singaporean food to Dubai
Eat the World DXB last weekend showcased 25 international street-food traders from the United Kingdom, the United States and Singapore
App to help hotels reduce food costs by $30,000
Hotels in the UAE can save up to AED110,100 (US$30,000) or more in annual food costs by using the app Winnow
Dubai hotel slashes food wastage by 5.6 tonnes
A new pilot programme is helping Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre Hotel and Residences reduce food wastage by an estimated 5.6 tonnes or the equivalent of "14,000 plated meals" a year, according to the hotel.
Municipality amends lifeguard certification rule
Municipality to stop non-approved companies from issuing lifeguard certificates, only permits obtained from Emirates International Accreditation Centre will be recognised
Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi appoints GM
Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana has announced the appointment of Nadim El Zyr as general manager of the hotel
La Cantine du Faubourg welcomes new executive chef
New executive chef Gilles Bosquet, who won a Michelin star at L'Auberge a la Bonne Idee, will head the kitchens at La Cantine du Faubourg Dubai and 105 by La Cantine Ibiza
'Food For All' truck to feed the needy in the UAE
'Food For All', a food distribution truck by Emirates Islamic in cooperation with Beit Al Khai Society, is rolling out to feed the needy across the country
The Health Co. launches in the Middle East
A bespoke healthy eating delivery service tailored to suit individual lifestyles
Emirates to unveil upgrade to A380 Onboard Lounge
Dubai-based airline says new look has been inspired by private yacht cabins, with seating space increased
 
PHOTOS »
PHOTOS: Crowd mingles at Hotelier Express Awards
The nominees and sponsors gather and socialise before the awards ceremony
PHOTOS: Hotelier Express Awards 2017 winners
Winners of the inaugural Hotelier Express Awards bask in triumph with their trophies during the awarding ceremony on February 22, 2017 at Grosvenor House, Dubai.
Top celebrations at Hotelier Express Awards 2017
Emotions run high on the night as winners celebrate their achievements
PHOTOS: Who's Who Hotelier Express awards 2017
A quick look at the Who's Who of the region's mid-market heroes, present at the Inaugural Hotelier Express Awards 2017
PHOTOS: Dusit D2 Kenz Dubai
The Dusit D2 Kenz opened in Dubai's Barsha Heights districts, making it the first D2 branded property to open in the Middle East
PHOTOS: Opening of new Nezesaussi in Dubai Marina
Nezesaussi Grill held a party on Australia Day to celebrate the opening of its second Dubai outlet, located in the Address Dubai Marina
PHOTOS: First look at Marriott Hotel Al Forsan
Only 10 minutes from Abu Dhabi airport, Marriott Hotel Al Forsan Abu Dhabi sits within the easily accessible Khalifa City at the heart of Al Forsan International Sports Resort
PHOTOS: Super brunch at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
The Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hosted its first 'Super Brunch' on January 27th debuting its new concept of the popular dining event in Dubai
PHOTOS: ATM Media Networking Cocktail Reception
ATM Media Networking Cocktail Reception at the Dukes Dubai, Palm Jumeirah
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: 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

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Interview: Stephen Wright
Meet Hotelier Middle East Awards 2016 executive chef of the year, Stephen Wright, of the Marriott Marquis City Center Doha
Meet Hotelier Middle East Awards 2016 executive chef of the year, Stephen Wright, of the Marriott Marquis City Center Doha
Ingredient Focus: Meat & Poultry
Hannah Kassam explores the latest trends and news from the world of meat and poultry
Hannah Kassam explores the latest trends and news from the world of meat and poultry
GM Interview: Edwin Wijkhuijs
The veteran hotelier shares the operational strategy for the property, and offers a sneak peek into his added responsibilities at the soon-to-open Four Points by Sheraton in Sharjah
The veteran hotelier shares the operational strategy for the property, and offers a sneak peek into his added responsibilities at the soon-to-open Four Points by Sheraton in Sharjah
Sarakshi Rai
Editor, HotelierMiddleEast.com
t: +971 4 444 3211
e: sarakshi.rai@itp.com
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Sales Manager
t: +971 4 444 3723
alex.brown@itp.com
Stephen Price
Sales Director, Hospitality Group
t: +971 4 444 3246
stephen.price@itp.com
 
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