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

Hoteliers positive about rise in demand for Dubai

Hoteliers positive about rise in demand for Dubai

Expo 2020 will directly and indirectly prop up tourism numbers, revealed experts

Hilton boss highlights opportunities for hoteliers

Hilton boss highlights opportunities for hoteliers

Hilton Worldwide's Rudi Jagersbacher said there are many touch-points for hoteliers to be aware of, including women in managerial roles, upgrading properties, and localisation programmes

Planning key to making hotel restaurants a success

Planning key to making hotel restaurants a success

Including a separate access for the outlet is one requirement to plan for ahead of time, experts advised

Expert calls for Emiratisation encouragement

Expert calls for Emiratisation encouragement

Roya International founder Ahmed Ramdan spoke at the Hotelier Middle East Great GM Debate with a view to encouraging long-term sustainability in the workforce

UAE's MICE progress needs unity from stakeholders

UAE's MICE progress needs unity from stakeholders

Operators feel they are missing out on the lucrative MICE sector, and believe all stakeholders need a unified approach to attract inbound tourists

PHOTOS: Hotelier Great GM Debate 2016 panels

PHOTOS: Hotelier Great GM Debate 2016 panels

The seventh annual Hotelier Great GM took place on September 27, at the Conrad Dubai. We take a look at snapshots of the discussions and on-stage interviews at the debate

Leon Larkin introduces GM association at GM Debate

Leon Larkin introduces GM association at GM Debate

Hotelier Middle East's Great GM Debate took place on September 27 at Conrad Dubai

Hoteliers should avoid dropping rates, says expert

Hoteliers should avoid dropping rates, says expert

During the Great GM Debate 2016, Kerzner's Thibault Paquet assessed the damaged caused to hotel revenue by dropping room rates as a short term fix

Dubai's hotel market showing signs of maturity

Dubai's hotel market showing signs of maturity

Hoteliers speaking at the Great GM Debate 2016 have cautioned against dropping rates in a maturing hospitality market

Hotelier's Great GM Debate 2016 kicks off in Dubai

Hotelier's Great GM Debate 2016 kicks off in Dubai

The annual conference, now in its seventh edition, began this morning at the Conrad Dubai

EAHM Dubai debuts Executive Certificate programme

EAHM Dubai debuts Executive Certificate programme

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management Dubai will be at the Hotelier Middle East Great GM Debate at the Conrad Dubai on September 27

Duetto to showcase new technologies at GM Debate

Duetto to showcase new technologies at GM Debate

The Hotelier Middle East Great GM Debate is set to take place on September 27 at the Conrad Dubai

Meet the speakers at Hotelier's Great GM Debate

Meet the speakers at Hotelier's Great GM Debate

Hotelier Middle East's Great Gm Debate takes place in Dubai on September 27

IAHGM joins Hotelier's Great GM Debate 2016

IAHGM joins Hotelier's Great GM Debate 2016

The International Association of Hotel General Managers (IAHGM) is set to address the concerns and challenges of GMs in the region

Staytus returns to Great GM Debate for fourth time

Staytus returns to Great GM Debate for fourth time

The company has launched its staff coaching service this year to capitalise on recommendations via word of mouth


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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

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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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