Airbnb to further disrupt ME mid-market progress

A panel of hospitality experts gathered at the Hotelier Express Summit 2016 for a controversial discussion of the impacts Airbnb will have on the future growth of the budget, mid-market and serviced apartment sectors in the Middle East

PHOTOS: Caterer's conference advisory panel

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

GIOHIS returns for 2017 edition with 70 speakers

GIOHIS returns for 2017 edition with 70 speakers

The Gulf and Indian Ocean Hotel Investors' Summit (GIOHIS) is returning to Abu Dhabi in February 2017

Mid-market needs to bridge gaps in technology

Mid-market needs to bridge gaps in technology

Experts want mid-market hotel operators to come together in order to bridge technological gaps that cripple the industry

Hospitality brands should embrace YouTube

Hospitality brands should embrace YouTube

Video is the 'new language' of brand communication, according to Cloud 7 Hotels cloud executive officer Marloes Knippenberg

Mid-market F&B concepts key to profitability

Mid-market F&B concepts key to profitability

Identifying and delivering targeted food and beverage concepts may to the key to operating profitable budget and mid-market hotels, claims industry expert Henk Bruggeman

15% ROI in UAE budget and mid-market sector

15% ROI in UAE budget and mid-market sector

Budget and mid-market hoteliers have commented on the positive investment opportunities available in the UAE hospitality sector, especially compared to alternative leading destinations such as New York City, London and Paris

UAE has a stigma of uber luxury hotels

UAE has a stigma of uber luxury hotels

Don't be attracted to waterfront locations, especially in the midmarket space - be prepared to occupy the metropolitan areas of the city says expert

UAE hotel demand will outpace supply by 2020

UAE hotel demand will outpace supply by 2020

10,202 additional rooms are due to open before the end of 2016 in Dubai.

F&B to become critical in mid-market hospitality

F&B to become critical in mid-market hospitality

The budget and mid-market hotel sector has a challenging time drawing diners to its outlets and operating a profitable business

Hotelier Express Summit officially gets underway

Hotelier Express Summit officially gets underway

The Hotelier Express Summit 2016 is underway at Grosvenor House Dubai, with over 100 budget and mid-market hospitality professionals in attendance

Rational International presents SelfCookingCenter

Rational International presents SelfCookingCenter

World premiere for the smallest Rational: the SelfCookingCenter XS, with dimensions of 55.5cm deep, 65.5cm wide and 56.7cm high

Pulsar Foodstuff to develop mid-market range

Pulsar Foodstuff to develop mid-market range

Pulsar Foodstuff is sponsoring the Hotelier Express Summit 2016

Manitowoc targets 'untapped' mid-market sector

Manitowoc targets 'untapped' mid-market sector

Manitowoc Foodservice is 'continually advancing' its research and development as it targets future growth into the Middle East budget and mid-market hospitality sector

Dallmayr brews mid-market success

Dallmayr brews mid-market success

Coffee supplier Dallmayr has committed its ongoing support to the Middle East mid-market hospitality sector with sponsorship of the Hotelier Express Summit

Prologic First sponsors mid-market summit

Prologic First sponsors mid-market summit

Prologic First aims to engage further with the Middle East budget and mid-market hospitality sector as it seeks to strengthen its position in the market


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Hotel sector sentiment positive despite staff cuts
Back of House Hotel sector sentiment positive despite staff cuts

However, the results of the second Hotelier Middle East Human Capital Report revealed that 43% respondents said their organisation has had to reduce headcount

Dubai's Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire closes down
FOOD & BEVERAGE Dubai's Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire closes down

The restaurant will reopen in May 2017 with a new concept

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