Accor, followed by Marriott lead hotel industry expansion in Africa
Accor’s portfolio covered 24,512 rooms as of 31 July 2019
Mövenpick Hotel & Apartments Bur Dubai renovates property for $12 million
The five-star property will now have the "only Korean Spa" in Dubai
Hotelier Middle East Power 50 2019: Number 1
Here's who made it to the top five list
Omran announces investment opportunities for Ibis Styles hotel in Oman
Muscat’s first JW Marriot Hotel is also located within Madinat Al Irfan
Video: Owners & Operators: When do hotel owners start considering a reflag?
We revisit this old Hotelier Middle East video where Ròya International CEO Kees Hartzuiker talks about the various factors that trigger the rebranding of a hotel
Oman to create half a million tourism jobs by 2040
19 Sep 2019
Sultanate has plans to increase tourism’s contribution to GDP as well
Expedia to become exclusive distributor of Marriott’s wholesale, promotional room rates
18 Sep 2019
Redistributors will no longer have access to Marriott rates and inventory directly from the hospitality group
Sheraton Bahrain hotel to be closed until 2021
17 Sep 2019
Property will undergo “complete renovation” that reportedly costs around $40million

Business

Saudi travel firm launches academy to support major expansion plan
21 Sep 2019
Almosafer seeks to train new generation of Saudi travel advisors as it plans to roll
Bahrain's Gulf Air, Etihad extend codeshare deal in the US
21 Sep 2019
Four more US airports - Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles, New York JFK and Washington -
UK issues updated tourist guidelines on what not to bring to the UAE
20 Sep 2019
Items holidaymakers should look out for include skincare products and E-cigarette refills that contain CBD
India’s Oyo opens more than 100 hotels in the US
19 Sep 2019
Hospitality company made an entry into the market in June

People

Comment: The P Word…
19 Sep 2019
Emma Banks urges hotel groups to share good practice and innovation, with regards to sustainability,
Executive chef appointed at Meliã Desert Palm Dubai
18 Sep 2019
Gaston Silva Herrera holds more than 15 years’ experience in the hospitality industry
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr appoints director for sales & marketing
18 Sep 2019
Mohamed Wakeb brings 22 years’ experience to the role
Five Minutes With: Phoenicia Hotel Beirut general manager
18 Sep 2019
Manrique Rodriguez talks about the resurgence of the Lebanese tourism market at new developments at

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Operations

W Dubai launches fitness passes
19 Sep 2019
Wednesdays will feature fitness classes and signature F&B offerings
Yas Island celebrates Saudi National Day
19 Sep 2019
Saudi Arabian nationals will get discounts on entries to Abu Dhabi’s theme parks
Rosewood Abu Dhabi launches daytime pool party: Fiesta
18 Sep 2019
The party will feature discounts on entry tickets and F&B

Suppliers

Groupe GM partners with parisian model Ines de la Fressange
17 Sep 2019
The packaging of the amenity line was designed by the Parisian model
Elemis launches Pro-Collagen Aqua mask
16 Sep 2019
The product is formulated with seaweed to provide hydration for up to 24 hours
Supplier Q&A: Purecog
16 Sep 2019
We catch up with managing director Paul Gandy who expalins that not all single-use plastic

Power 50 2019

ALEX KYRIAKIDIS
President And Managing Director, Middle East & Africa
MARK WILLIS
Chief Executive Officer
PASCAL GAUVIN
Managing Director, India, Middle East And Africa
KAMEL AJAMI
Vice President, Operations, KSA & Levant
TIM CORDON
Area Senior Vice President, Middle East and Africa

Reports

Human Capital Report 2017

Human Capital Report 2017

The second annual Hotelier Middle East Human Capital Report is designed to explore the issues, challenges and opportunities facing hospitality professionals responsible for the hotel industry’s most important asset – its people. The report combines the results of Hotelier Middle East's HR Leaders Survey with exclusive interviews with the region's senior human resources directors.

Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016

Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016

The Hotelier Middle East Housekeeping Report 2016 provides essential business insight into this critical hotel function, revealing a gradual move towards the use of automated management and a commitment to sustainability, concerns over recruitment, retention and staff outsourcing, and the potential to deliver much more, if only the industry's "image problem" can be reversed.

Awards and conferences

Hotelbeds expands MarketHub events formula globally for 2020
11 Sep 2019
The MarketHub events from 2020 be held annually in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific
Great GM Debate 2019
10 Sep 2019
Hotelier Middle East will host its tenth annual Great GM Debate on September 24, 2019
Caterer Middle East Awards 2019 nominations now open
21 Jan 2019
16 categories available, including Barista of the Year new for 2019
Kuldeep Singh cooks up a win at Hotelier Awards in Dubai
25 Oct 2018
The executive chef from Jumeirah Mina A'Salam took home Executive Chef of the Year

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