The First Group expanded its presence in the GCC with the launch of a new dedicated hotel management division, which will provide third-party management services to owners and investors seeking to maximize the commercial potential of their hotel and hospitality assets. With a proven track record of launching and operating some of the UAE’s most successful upscale hotels and homegrown F&B brands, The First Group will leverage its expertise to offer best-in-class services and solutions to maximize the revenue-generating potential of clients’ assets.
In this exclusive interview, Khalid Al Malki, brand manager of Tres Marias KSA, shares his wealth of knowledge about the brewing culture and deep understanding of the coffee market.
At the helm of Ishraq Hospitality, Richard Haddad is focused on driving the company’s growth with its vast hotel portfolio and regional expansion as well as tackling the sustainability predicament. We sat with the CEO to learn more about his plans for the company.
Sustainability is becoming an important consideration within the Middle East’s luxury travel sector, especially in the UAE, where 61 percent of residents are willing to pay a premium for more responsible, eco-friendly and sustainable tourism experiences.