First phase of Meraas’ Al Seef opens along Dubai Creek

First phase of Meraas’ Al Seef opens along Dubai Creek

Meraas announced that the first phase of Al Seef is now open to the public along Dubai Creek. The 1.8 km-long destination was designed to bring to life the traditional Emirati culture. The shopping, dining, entertainment and tourism destination covers a total built up area of 232,000 square meters and...

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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts revamps iconic Swiss dishes

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts revamps iconic Swiss dishes

The creative juices have been flowing in the kitchens at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts where the hospitality firm’s director of food & beverage Europe has achieved a gastronomic feat – the reinvention of traditional Swiss dishes. Thomas Hollenstein has married tradition with the culinary innovation for which Mövenpick is famous,...

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Tech becomes a key ingredient for today’s F&B industry

Tech becomes a key ingredient for today’s F&B industry

With 77 per cent smartphone penetration across the GCC, the emergence of a new digital customer has put pressure on the food and beverage sector to stay relevant and for outlets to keep a competitive edge. “Technology is changing the way restaurants interact with their customers, with apps impacting operators’...

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Lebanese Venture Group expands into Egypt

Lebanese Venture Group expands into Egypt

CEOs Ayman Soliman & Talal Madi at signature ceremony Venture Group, the Lebanese hospitality development and management firm, behind The Backyard Hazmieh and The Village Dbayeh among various under development clusters, is expanding its footprint beyond its home country, tapping the Egyptian market. Venture Group Egypt, whose managing partner is...

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JB’S Gastropub opens at Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach

JB’S Gastropub opens at Amwaj Rotana Jumeirah Beach

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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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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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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 a...

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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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Maroun Chedid opens cooking academy

Maroun Chedid opens cooking academy

Maroun Chedid opens cooking academy Top Chef Middle East judge, chef Maroun Chedid opens his cooking academy and the Ritage pop-up restaurant before the grand opening of the actual Ritage by Maroun Chedid in mid 2018. Maroun Chedid Cooking Academy The Maroun Chedid Cooking Academy opened its doors in November,...

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