This year, the biggest ever Gulfood trade show to date, demonstrated just how resilient the F&B industry in the Middle East can be
Fads come and go but environmental concerns are on the mainstream agenda
Legal matters are a consideration when using social media, says regular Hotelier Middle East columnist Martin Kubler
The hospitality industry has generally embraced social media, making it a must-have tool for any communication strategy. Brndstr's CEO Simon Hudson explains how hoteliers can take social media and engagement to the next level
What draws guests back to hotels? Barbara Wilkinson, COO of hospitality consulting firm Viability, discusses the key factors to consider
Are companies like Uber or Airbnb forcing Middle East hoteliers to rethink their mobile and digital strategy?
How can hoteliers use new technology to improve their offering?
Sanjay Murthy discusses reacting to 'millennials'
Research into the value and economic impact of food tourism in the Middle East is still scarce
Find out why Iconsulthotels CEO Martin Kubler says user generated content is now of paramount importance
Duncan Fraser-Smith discusses what does and doesn't work among current brunch offerings in the region
Barbara Wilkinson, COO of Dubai-based hospitality and property consulting firm Viability asks: just who do hotels think they are catering for?
Can traditional hotels compete with peer-to-peer accommodation options such as Airbnb?
Knowing the market and trusting your strategy is vital in the current economy.
Karen Comber, owner and MD of Idolise Interiors, shares her opinion on hotel design and your bottom line
Is Snapchat the next social media tool we need to get to grips with, and can hoteliers find a use for it?