Designing the perfect bar lounge

Designing the perfect bar lounge

With so many design elements to consider, especially in a post-Covid-19 era, Rabih Geha, founder of Rabih Geha Architects, discusses the intricacies of creating the perfect commercial lounge bar.

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The importance of planning in a vuca world

The importance of planning in a vuca world

While the concept of a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world arose in the late eighties, it has never been more relevant than it is today, as Mark Dickinson, founder of DONE!  Hospitality Training Solutions, points out.

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Dream Doha, first in the region with KARL LAGERFELD amenities

Dream Doha, first in the region with KARL LAGERFELD amenities

Dream Hotels guests will be the first to experience the KARL LAGERFELD Argumes et Vetiver line of amenities.

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Downtown Dubai’s Pullman Hotel undergoes a total makeover

Downtown Dubai’s Pullman Hotel undergoes a total makeover

When completed, the 350-key Downtown Dubai Pullman Hotel will be the first business hotel in the city to embrace the Memphis-style concept.

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Radisson Individuals debuts in Egypt with Marina Resort Port Ghalib

Radisson Individuals debuts in Egypt with Marina Resort Port Ghalib

Marina Resort Port Ghalib, a member of Radisson Individuals, is set along the Red Seas’s coastline, next to Port Ghalib’s promenade.

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Kempinski Hotels appoints new CEO for the EMEA region

Kempinski Hotels appoints new CEO for the EMEA region

Timur Sentuerk has been appointed CEO for EMEA at Kempinski Hotels, and has been named a member of the management board.

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Two new leaders join CBRE’s Middle East hotels and tourism team

Two new leaders join CBRE’s Middle East hotels and tourism team

Ali Manzoor has joined CBRE as head of hotels and tourism – Middle East and Ben Parkins as associate director.

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Haitham Mattar, IHG’s transformational leader

Haitham Mattar, IHG’s transformational leader

Years of experience in building high-performing teams has led Haitham Mattar to his current position of managing director for India, Middle East and Africa at IHG, as well as his role on the Development Tourism Board of the UAE. We spoke to the transformational hospitality, travel and tourism leader to learn more about his management style and his future plans for the brand.

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