Yigit Sezgin is Accorhotels’ new chief commercial officer tor Middle East & Africa

Yigit Sezgin is Accorhotels’ new chief commercial officer tor Middle East & Africa

Sezgin will oversee all commercial disciplines for the region, including dedicated sales support, digital marketing, brand marketing, communications, loyalty, partnerships, business intelligence and revenue management.

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The ninth edition of SIAL Middle East a month away

The ninth edition of SIAL Middle East a month away

The event is expected to draw 1,000 exhibitors, over 30 country pavilions and 20,000 industry experts from more than 50 countries.

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Hilton announces Motto by Hilton, a new affordable brand in its portfolio

Hilton announces Motto by Hilton, a new affordable brand in its portfolio

This brand will be made up of a curated portfolio of hotels in the most desirable urban destinations throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

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Callebaut launches RB1, the first ruby chocolate for chocolatiers in the UAE

Callebaut launches RB1, the first ruby chocolate for chocolatiers in the UAE

RB1 offers chocolatiers and chefs a new platform through which to express their artisanship and artistry.

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts to expand its presence in the MENA region

Preferred Hotels & Resorts to expand its presence in the MENA region

Morocco, Egypt and Saudi Arabia are burgeoning markets that the chain looks forward to grow within.

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Five new Meliá Hotels are coming to the Middle East

Five new Meliá Hotels are coming to the Middle East

They are part of a pipeline of 50 properties planned by the chain globally.

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Crowdfunding hotels: An alternative real estate investment model

Crowdfunding hotels: An alternative real estate investment model

In April of this year, Smart Crowd became the first regulated financial digital investment platform in MENA and remains the only one to date. Here’s how its investment model allows people to build a diversified real estate portfolio, with just a small capital pool

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Mark Willis is Accor’s new Middle East and Africa CEO, Olivier Granet on a new journey with the chain

Mark Willis is Accor’s new Middle East and Africa CEO, Olivier Granet on a new journey with the chain

Will oversee a portfolio of 400 hotels in operation and pipeline and to drive continued growth and performance.

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AccorHotels and Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts finalize merger

AccorHotels and Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts finalize merger

With the close of this acquisition, AccorHotels has become the largest operator by room number in the Middle East and Africa.

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