China Inbound: how to prepare for Chinese guests

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Comment: Awards Season

Comment: Awards Season

ITP's Hospitality Group senior editor talks about the importance of team spirit

Comment: Good service is its own reward

Comment: Good service is its own reward

A focus on service, particularly in hotel restaurants, is a necessity in the Gulf, as it's a common source of frustration for guests.

Comment: The high cost of charging for wi-fi

Comment: The high cost of charging for wi-fi

In poll after poll, guests are consistently showing that wi-fi service is the most important factor

Can all-inclusive hotels really be exclusive?

Can all-inclusive hotels really be exclusive?

Should guests expect five-star luxury standards when they check-in at an all-inclusive resort?

Comment: F&B trends for 2015

Comment: F&B trends for 2015

Charles S. Boghos on expectations for the year, from seasonal ingredients to customer behaviour

Do third party F&B concepts meet the hype?

Do third party F&B concepts meet the hype?

Third-party outlets need the best talent to live up to standards and meet expectations

Comment: Time for an extreme lobby makeover

Comment: Time for an extreme lobby makeover

The traditional hotel fixture needs a rethink, says Duncan Fraser-Smith

Comment: Can chains replicate independent hotels?

Comment: Can chains replicate independent hotels?

There has been a move toward providing less generic experiences in the region

Comment: Brand intelligence in F&B in the GCC

Comment: Brand intelligence in F&B in the GCC

Why resting on your laurels is not enough in this industry - it's time to work harder

Comment: Smells like team spirit

Comment: Smells like team spirit

Crystal Chesters reflects on the recent Hotelier Middle East Awards

Comment: The next (female) Conrad Hilton

Comment: The next (female) Conrad Hilton

The future is bright for women leaders in the Middle East

Comment: Music to a guest's ears

Comment: Music to a guest's ears

Creative and controlled music can make all the difference

Comment: What is fresh?

Comment: What is fresh?

Baker & Spice Dubai's Yael Mejia on the subject

Comment: Coming full circle

Comment: Coming full circle

Condensing 66 months of hotel history into just 600 words

Comment: Thank you for the memories and farewell

Comment: Thank you for the memories and farewell

Qaryat Al Beri complex GM Arbind K Shrestha to take a sabbatical


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World's largest Nobu opens at Four Seasons Doha
FOOD & BEVERAGE World's largest Nobu opens at Four Seasons Doha

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FOOD & BEVERAGE Outlet 360: El Faro, Doha

Caterer Middle East profiles El Faro restaurant in the Marsa Malaz Kempinski, on The Pearl in Doha

PHOTOS: Tr!beca's new organic brunch opens
FOOD & BEVERAGE PHOTOS: Tr!beca's new organic brunch opens

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