A life dedicated to hospitality: remembering Jochem-Jan Sleiffer
As we reflect on the late hotelier’s legacy, following his passing in April, we pay tribute to his remarkable career.
A legacy in the making with Hussni Ajlani, owner and founder of Salmontini
Hussni Ajlani was left spellbound by Lebanon when he visited the country in 1999 and decided to invest his time in the Lebanese hospitality industry. Here, the owner and founder of Salmontini takes us on a trip down memory lane and tells us what drives his passion.
Wrapping up the FHS 2023, Saudi Arabia with Jonathan Worsley
Passionate about bringing the hospitality industry together and being a change catalyst through showcasing innovation and thought leadership, Jonathan Worsley, chairman and CEO of The Bench, thrives on connecting professionals, driving progress and shaping the future of the industry with his trade shows.
Marc Reissinger appointed general manager of InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh
InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh Resort & Spa announces the appointment of Marc Reissinger as its general manager.
This mouth-watering sweet treat, made of top quality ingredients, is the perfect accompaniment for morning coffee or afternoon tea. Alternatively, simply indulge yourself when an irresistible urge for something special and chocolatey strikes.
Behind GRIF KSA with Jennifer Pettinger-Haines, The Bench’s managing director of the Middle East
We sat with Jennifer Pettinger-Haines, The Bench’s managing director of the Middle East to get the lowdown GRIF.
A stellar edition of HORECA Kuwait
HORECA Kuwait, the annual hospitality and foodservice event, ended on March 8, 2023, with great feedback from guests and exhibitors.
Sipping wine with Raimond Tomson director of Barents Wine Collectors
Named A.S.I. Best Sommelier of the World in 2023, Raimond Tomson wine director of Barents Wine Collectors, is a force to be reckoned with in the wine world. In this exclusive interview, he reveals what it takes to be the best in the game and his upcoming plans.
Accor to open three projects with Rua Al Madinah Holding in Madinah, Saudi Arabia
Accor is set to open three properties in the upcoming project by Rua Al Madinah Holding Company in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The project includes a 142-key Fairmont hotel and 120 Fairmont-branded residences, in addition to a 466-key Swissôtel and a 328-key Novotel.
Chateau Kefraya’s winemaker Fabrice Guiberteau wins an award
Chateau Kefraya’s winemaker Fabrice Guiberteau was recently awarded the prestigious title of Knight of the French National Order of Agricultural Merit. The award was presented to him by Philippe Faure-Brac, who was named the best sommelier in the world in 1992.