ATM 2024 to explore how entrepreneurship is empowering innovation in the ME

ATM 2024 to explore how entrepreneurship is empowering innovation in the ME

The Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has unveiled its next theme: “Empowering Innovation: Transforming Travel Through Entrepreneurship.” The 31st edition of the show will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from May 6-9, 2024.

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Salon du Chocolat et de la Patisserie returns to KSA

Salon du Chocolat et de la Patisserie returns to KSA

Salon du Chocolat et de la Pâtisserie is debuting at Riyadh’s International Convention and Exhibition Center from November 27-29, 2023. Following on from a successful first edition in Jeddah earlier in the year, we map out the main highlights of the show.

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Chef Youssef Akiki places Lebanon on the culinary map with chef Tissot

Chef Youssef Akiki places Lebanon on the culinary map with chef Tissot

Chef Youssef Akiki is not just a culinary master but also a true ambassador for Lebanon. He has earned a global reputation for his innovative and authentic approach to Lebanese cuisine.  He is the owner and manager of the F&B consultancy firm Kitchen Backstage Company and the visionary behind brût, a unique farm-to-table concept that offers an immersive experience in Levantine cuisine. Additionally, Akiki has launched Butler’s Table offering Mediterranean cuisine with vibrant, fresh ingredients. As a board member of the Lebanese Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafes, Night-Clubs & Pastries, and through his consultancy work with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Lebanon, as well as thrilling collaborations such as the one with celebrity chef Davy Tissot at brût in Hrajel-Lebanon this September 16, Akiki is committed to putting Lebanon on the international culinary map.

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Future Hospitality Summit gears up for themed “Focus on Investment” summit

Future Hospitality Summit gears up for themed “Focus on Investment” summit

The Future Hospitality Summit and 19th edition of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) is gearing up to check into Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island for three days of discussion, debate and dealmaking at the region’s leading tourism and hospitality summit, taking place from September 25-27.

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HORECA LEBANON brings a buzz back to Beirut

HORECA LEBANON brings a buzz back to Beirut

The latest edition of HORECA Lebanon, held from April 25-28, 2023, ended on a high note. More than 12,000 visitors, 160 exhibitors and 100 international culinary experts gathered together at Beirut’s Seaside Arena for four days of networking.

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Saudi HORECA Riyadh gears up for 12th edition

Saudi HORECA Riyadh gears up for 12th edition

Saudi HORECA Riyadh is set to celebrate its 12th edition at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center from November 27–29. We reveal what makes it the Kingdom’s most valuable hospitality and foodservice exhibition, and why professionals should visit the show.

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HORECA Jordan on the horizon

HORECA Jordan on the horizon

HORECA Jordan’s ninth edition is set to take place from October 22-24, 2023. Here’s what to expect from the popular hospitality and foodservice trade show.

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FHS announces its first set of confirmed speakers   

FHS announces its first set of confirmed speakers   

The Future Hospitality Summit has confirmed the first speakers for the region’s flagship hospitality investment platform taking place from September 25-27 at Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island.

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Unwrapping the myths of sustainable packaging

Unwrapping the myths of sustainable packaging

Sustainable packaging has become a priority for many companies, especially those operating in the hospitality and foodservice industries. As such, the topic was discussed during HORECA Talks at HORECA Lebanon with a panel of experts.

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What does 2023 hold for Lebanon’s tourism industry?

What does 2023 hold for Lebanon’s tourism industry?

A special talk, co-organized by Hospitality News Middle East and Hodema Consulting Services, was held on April 25 at HORECA Lebanon to reveal what 2023 holds for the country’s tourism industry. The session brought together leading industry figures to discuss the current situation and market projections for the upcoming summer tourist season. The panelists included: H.E. Walid Nassar, Lebanon’s Minister of Tourism; Marwan Haber, head of sales and marketing at Middle East Airlines Airliban; Pierre Achkar, president of both the Federation for Tourism Industries and the Lebanese Hotel Association; Jean Beyrouthy, president of Syndicate of Balnear Tourist Establishments in Lebanon; and Tony Ramy, President of Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafés, Night Clubs and Pastries in Lebanon. Nada Alameddine, managing partner of Hodema Consulting Services, moderated the talk.

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