All wrapped up

All wrapped up

Individual single-serving F&B products were very probably first introduced primarily to accommodate the commercial airline industry’s space constraints on aircrafts. The concept was then adopted by hotels over time, leading to global brands using them to serve consumers in povertystricken markets. As people began to spend more time outside of their homes, global and local brands have created their own concepts to cater to an ever-growing audience. HN unpacks this important industry to find out more.

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A spirited affair: spotlight on whisky

A spirited affair: spotlight on whisky

Malts and blends were at a fever pitch at this year’s Whisky Live Beirut as spirit aficionados assessed the current market and launched a few future stars. Experts and brand ambassadors attending the show gave us a heads up on what’s here and what’s to come.

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Clean as a whistle

Clean as a whistle

Any owner, operator or employee at a hotel or restaurant will tell you that the associated elements to ensure an optimally hygiene-friendly hospitality environment, are staggering. These generally depend on two main factors – machines and the best practices system(s) instituted by the operators.

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Rate Parity or Disparity

Rate Parity or Disparity

Hotels’ pricing is complex and disparities in rates are extremely common. With the rise of newage channels, hotels are also having problems maintaining a clean, clear vision over their pricing strategy. Spirals in the inventory and rates distribution have made it even more important for hotels to take control of their distribution channels. Serge Chamelian, managing partner of h-hotelier, gives a no-nonsense explanation of the different distribution channels available to hotels.

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Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings

The hospitality industry is a busy place to be during the festive season. Products are sourced from near and far as hotels and restaurants up their game in F&B offerings. Find out what the latest trends are in the market to set yourself apart this season.

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Glamping Luxury Gets in Tents

Glamping Luxury Gets in Tents

As consumers seek out more unique experiences, hoteliers are stepping away from the traditional bricks and mortar business and diversifying their offerings.

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Monin Cup KSA nears electing a winner

Monin Cup KSA nears electing a winner

Founded in 1912 by Georges Monin in Bourges, France, Monin has become a global leader renowned for manufacturing high-end gourmet-flavored syrups with more than 150 flavors sold in more than 140 countries. To further promote its products and reward talented baristas, bartenders and mixologists, the brand created the Monin Cup, a...

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“Find your Fika”, Nespresso’s new Nordic coffee offering

“Find your Fika”, Nespresso’s new Nordic coffee offering

This holiday season, celebrate with your nearest and dearest by sharing special, indulgent moments together with Nespresso’s specially-crafted iconic end of year range based on Nordic moments. Incorporating the growing Scandinavian-inspired cultural trends of Hygge and Fika, Nespresso is encouraging its customers to put the busy festive season on pause,...

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MKN appoints Elias Rached as Regional Vice President Middle East and Africa

MKN appoints Elias Rached as Regional Vice President Middle East and Africa

Over the past 10 years, Rached and his team have successfully developed this market for MKN.

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