Awards: Hotelier Express Awards shortlist

Take a look at who has made the cut for the inaugural Hotelier Express awards on February 22

Changing travel trends for GCC travellers in 2017

Changing travel trends for GCC travellers in 2017

Distinctive experiences, connectivity, cultural sensitivity and security play a major role in the choice of destination for MICE and luxury travel from the GCC

SPECIAL REPORT: F&B trends & challenges

SPECIAL REPORT: F&B trends & challenges

A panel of F&B experts from various backgrounds gathered recently for a Caterer Middle East roundtable

Virgilio Martinez to speak at Caterer conference

Virgilio Martinez to speak at Caterer conference

He will be interviewed live on-stage the Caterer Middle East: Food & Business Conference, taking place next month in Dubai

GCC's hospitality market expected to grow

GCC's hospitality market expected to grow

A report by Alpen Capital forecasts that hoteliers in the region will see profits rise despite an initial downturn

MENA hotels witnessed revenue decline in 2016

MENA hotels witnessed revenue decline in 2016

One of the reasons for the decline in RevPAR was attributed to supply of hotel rooms outpacing demand in the market

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

Airbnb to further disrupt ME mid-market progress

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

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


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Special Report: GM Survey 2016
REPORTS Special Report: GM Survey 2016

We find out what the general managers of the Middle East think about MICE, nationalisation, and long-term supply and demand

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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Caterer Middle East's new products
Caterer Middle East's new products

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Most stylish: Row & Sons from A.Ronai
Most stylish: Row & Sons from A.Ronai

A. Ronai recently launched the wooden range of chef's tools


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