On the go with Dani Demerjian CGM of InterContinental Abu Dhabi and InterContinental Residences
Dani Demerjian, cluster general manager of InterContinental Abu Dhabi and InterContinental Residences Abu Dhabi, discusses the hospitality landscape and his plans for the InterContinental Abu Dhabi properties.
Georges Farhat appointed CGM for Avani Palm View Dubai and La Suite Dubai
Georges Farhat is the new cluster general manager of Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites and La Suite Dubai Hotel & Apartments.
IHG’s Hotel Indigo set to open in Saudi Arabia in 2025
IHG® Hotels & Resorts, announced the signing of a management agreement with Mohammed Bin Salman Nonprofit City for a new Hotel Indigo located in Riyadh along Wadi Hanifa. Set to open in 2025, the new hotel is part of IHG’s robust growth plans across various new developments.
The path to zero waste
While environmental issues continue to concern the business world, many companies are yet to adopt practices that support sustainability. Daniel Solomon, founder of HeroGo, provides some much-needed food for thought on how hospitality and F&B firms can become more eco-literate and reach zero waste.
La dolce vita: Italy’s food scene
With Italy’s culinary traditions spanning thousands of years, it’s no wonder that the Italians are so attached to their cuisine. Dario Laurenzi, CEO and founder of Laurenzi Consulting, describes the country’s F&B landscape.
The fundamentals of success in hospitality with Evgeny Kuzin
Evgeny Kuzin moved to Dubai when he was 21 years with a dream of building an empire from the ground up. Passionate about hospitality, he made the UAE his second home and focused on bringing well-known luxury concepts to Dubai, and with that experience, he went on to focus on creating home-grown concepts. Today, he is chairman of Fundamental Hospitality.
Paul Stevens named new COO, Middle East, Turkey and Africa of Accor
Managing a fast-growing regional portfolio of strategic significance for Accor, Paul Stevens has been appointed chief operating officer of the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. He will overlook the brand’s premium, midscale and economy division.