Alaa Kobeissi, winner of the chocolate category of the World Pastry Cup Kuwait and Middle East, will be watching the final of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie at Sirha, Lyon, on September 24-25.
AHIC provided the launchpad for a number of hospitality startups and was the venue for several new hotel signings and industry announcements.
In 2021, Millennium will open four new hotels adding +1,000 rooms to its inventory in the UAE, KSA and Iraq.
Accor is collaborating with Al Hamra, the leading real estate development company in Ras Al Khaimah, to debut Sofitel in the emirate.
Em Sherif, which has 12 branches in the Middle East, has been included in many top lists, including the world’s 50 best restaurants.
Under a franchise model, the new Bloomsbury’s store, at Al Ghurair Centre, represents the first bakery and artisan café venture for Airinz.