Baofriend, a new Asian cuisine hot spot in the UAE

Baofriend, a new Asian cuisine hot spot in the UAE

UAE-based F&B firm Restaurant Secrets Inc. has announced the opening of its latest restaurant serving bao and Asian-fusion cuisine, Baofriend in Dubai Digital Park.

Read more
Fairmont The Palm has announced the appointment of Dominic Arel as general manager

Fairmont The Palm has announced the appointment of Dominic Arel as general manager

Having spent 26 years at Accor Group, Arel is a seasoned luxury hospitality professional who has a solid background in operations, sales and revenue management. He is passionate about providing his guests and colleagues with unique and memorable experiences. In his role, Arel will bring his unique expertise, strategic market insight and strong leadership skills to the Fairmont The Palm executive team, guiding them through a busy Q4 2022.

Read more
In the kitchen with Hamzeh Abu El-Foul

In the kitchen with Hamzeh Abu El-Foul

Driven by a deep sense of attachment to his field, Hamzeh Abu El-Foul, executive chef of Fairmont Amman Hotel, Jordan, chats with Hospitality News ME while he prepares his signature tuna carpaccio.

Read more
Saurav Puri returns to The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai as director of operations

Saurav Puri returns to The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai as director of operations

With more than 15 years of experience in luxury hotel operations, Saurav Puri has a solid understanding of the property.

Read more
Sahel: The Mykonos Of North Africa?

Sahel: The Mykonos Of North Africa?

It’s official: Egypt’s North Coast, also known as Sahel, is the go-to summer spot. Here, Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, gives us the lowdown on this unlikely destination and why it’s attracting a certain caliber of tourist.

Read more
Marriott International grows its luxury portfolio in KSA

Marriott International grows its luxury portfolio in KSA

Marriott International expands its presence with seven openings slated to debut in the KSA under Marriott’s brands: The Ritz-Carlton Reserve, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, EDITION  and The Luxury Collection.

Read more
British chef Jason Atherton is slated to open three new restaurants at Dubai’s Grosvenor House

British chef Jason Atherton is slated to open three new restaurants at Dubai’s Grosvenor House

After leaving Marina Social, renowned chef Jason Atherton has confirmed a trio of concepts at the Luxury Collection Hotel Grosvenor House. Plans include: City Social Dubai, a 140-cover restaurant serving modern cuisine; Seven Tides, a cocktail venue with a Japanese undertone; and a fine-dining concept on the 43rd, 44th, and 45th floor of the hotel.

Read more
Mighty Meat

Mighty Meat

We sat down with six meat-specialist chefs to get our teeth into the latest trends, what customers are ordering, marble scoring and the grass-fed versus grain-fed debate.

Read more
ENVI Lodges partners with Afyaa Group

ENVI Lodges partners with Afyaa Group

In line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, three ecolodges are slated to open in Al Ahsa, KSA, between 2024 and 2026.

Read more
Johnnie Walker reveals fifth Ghost and Rare with exclusive NFT drop

Johnnie Walker reveals fifth Ghost and Rare with exclusive NFT drop

Johnnie Walker, the world’s premier Scotch whisky, has released its limited-edition Johnnie Walker Blue Label Ghost and Rare Port Dundas Master Set.

Read more