What’s hot in F&B in 2018

What’s hot in F&B in 2018

FOOD AND BEVERAGE TRENDS Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema consulting services, predicts what will be hot in F&B in 2018 First let’s take a look at this year’s fads. We witnessed an upsurge in protein dishes against carbs, an increased focus on quality ingredients and the boom of kale. We...

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Eye on Horeca Jordan 2017

Eye on Horeca Jordan 2017

Eye on HORECA Jordan As Jordan gets ready to welcome the fourth edition of its largest hospitality and foodservice exhibition, we take a look at why it’s a must-attend event for industry professionals Hosting more than 150 exhibitors in over 2,700 square meters of exhibition space, HORECA Jordan returns to...

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Growing shisha trend

Growing shisha trend

Up in Smoke Shisha, also referred to as a waterpipe, is said to have first been used in ancient Persia and India. Though the invention dates back many centuries, it is only in the past decade that the shisha has begun gaining widespread popularity elsewhere, notably in the UK, France,...

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Escobar witnesses massive growth in just two years

Escobar witnesses massive growth in just two years

  Escobar building a legacy beyond the name Within just two years of operations, Escobar has grown to become a multi-outlet bar-restaurant that has stretched well beyond Lebanon’s borders   17 years young In the year 2000, MEC (Managing and Engineering F&B Concepts) saw the light of day, inspired by...

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Saudi Arabia in focus

Saudi Arabia in focus

  KSA more than meets the eye With several UNESCO-listed sites to its name and a huge project pipeline, there’s more to the Kingdom than Mecca, as Tarek Hammoud, offshore team manager and consultant at Hodema consulting services explains   Think holiday spots and Saudi Arabia is unlikely to spring...

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Veteran hotelier Amine Moukarzel dreams big

Veteran hotelier Amine Moukarzel dreams big

  Let’s Do, Dare and Dream… Together In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview with HN, veteran hotelier Amine Moukarzel talks exciting expansion plans, areas of focus and the key differentiators related to services across the regional hospitality industry How is the regional industry currently faring compared to other markets? The...

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Regional master of hospitality: Mohamed Najia

Regional master of hospitality: Mohamed Najia

Mohamed Najia The Regional Master Of Hospitality An industry leader in Kuwait and in the MENA region, with over three decades of experience, Mohamed Najia has a repertoire that includes a variety of successes recognized on a regional and global scale As a hospitality and food industry veteran, how do...

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What’s happening in hygiene?

What’s happening in hygiene?

Cleanliness is Next to Godliness To learn more about what is being done to tackle the issues related to hygiene within the hospitality sector, HN talked to companies that are helping to keep the world as healthy a place as possible CLEAN AS A WHISTLE Boecker® Public Health is the...

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BUSINESS EYE ON SHANGHAI

5 questions to Boecker® Public Health CEO Michel Bayoud As the leading public health service provider in the Middle East, Boecker has long been a pioneer in the pest control industry, both across the region and further afield. In July, the firm participated in the International Conference on Urban Pests...

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Tourism in the land of the Pharaohs

Tourism in the land of the Pharaohs

Tourism in the Land of the Pharaohs   Egypt’s tourism industry has historically accounted for about 13 percent of the economy and corresponding levels of employment. While the country’s political instability and social upheaval have severely affected its hospitality industry, the country can still capitalize on the sector’s traditional role...

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