Aleph Hospitality signs franchise agreement with Marriott for a property in Kenya

Aleph Hospitality signs franchise agreement with Marriott for a property in Kenya

Aleph Hospitality, which has earmarked a pipeline of 35 hotels in the Middle East and Africa by 2025,manages hotels directly for owners.

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Franchise Opportunity Report 2019

Franchise Opportunity Report 2019

The year 2018 was one of the most challenging to date for franchising, but fortunately, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Read the latest report from Hospitality News Middle East.

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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit debuts in Abu Dhabi

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit debuts in Abu Dhabi

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has been in operation for 77 years.

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Franchise Tips from the Advisors

Franchise Tips from the Advisors

With franchising becoming a crucial business model for the F&B industry, the need to hear what franchise advisors and consultants have to say about the sector in the region has never mattered more. Against this backdrop, HN sought the views of Imad Charaf Eddine, chairman of Francorp Middle East & Levant , a franchise development firm, on several key industry issues

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Sixth Katsuya opens in the Middle East at Dubai Mall

Sixth Katsuya opens in the Middle East at Dubai Mall

Four more Katsuya restaurants are set to open over the next few years in the&nbspregion.

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Multi-unit franchisee Ali Alghanim & Sons opens second Melt Shop in Kuwait, as part of seven-unit deal

Multi-unit franchisee Ali Alghanim & Sons opens second Melt Shop in Kuwait, as part of seven-unit deal

“Opening our second restaurant in Kuwait in less than six months further signifies our aggressive international expansion efforts,” said Spencer Rubin, founder & CEO of Melt Shop.

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Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers to debut in the Middle East

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers to debut in the Middle East

This year, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers plans to open more than 40 restaurants nationwide.

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Four new F&B outlets to make their debut in Kuwait

Four new F&B outlets to make their debut in Kuwait

Retail franchise operator M.H. Alshaya Co. is preparing to introduce 11 new brands to Kuwait when The Avenues Phase IV opens later this month.

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US CaliBurger expands in the region

US CaliBurger expands in the region

Cali Group announced that its restaurant operating subsidiary, CaliBurger, will expand in 2018 throughout the Middle East, among other destinations.   “Every new CaliBurger restaurant is being designed with an eye toward implementation of the technologies being developed by Cali Group’s affiliated companies,” said Jonathan Wong, chief operating officer of CaliBurger. “Our goal in...

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