HN speaks to Didier Jardin, GM of the Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

HN speaks to Didier Jardin, GM of the Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

“The hotel sector in Kuwait blends the traditions of Kuwaiti hospitality with contemporary style. While the sector continues to support a high proportion of business travelers coming from the Gulf and internationally, leisure tourism is on the rise; in fact, leisure travel spending is expected to increase by four percent...

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Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini to debut in Bahrain

Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini to debut in Bahrain

The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa signed a partnership agreement with Michelin star Chef Giancarlo Perbellini who will take control of the hotel’s renowned Italian restaurant La Pergola, which will be rebranded to ‘La Pergola by Perbellini’ as reported News of Bahrain.   This outlet will mark the debut...

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After shutting down Zahira, Chef Greg Malouf might open a restaurant in Beirut

After shutting down Zahira, Chef Greg Malouf might open a restaurant in Beirut

  “After a wonderful year at Zahira, creating original menus, special Lebanese and Australian wine dinners and a glorious Ramadan feasting month of dishes I have decided to move on with the blessing of the H Hotel… to exchange my apron for a more hands off roll in demanding kitchens...

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Free nominations are now open for Hospitality Chef Excellence Awards-2018

Free nominations are now open for Hospitality Chef Excellence Awards-2018

After three consecutive Award ceremonies in Middle East and Africa, Hozpitality group announced the ‘Chef Excellence Awards’ on May 2, 2018. The award is in association with Emirates Culinary Guild and ICCA. The event will take place at the Five Palm Jumeirah. Nominations for all Chefs working in MEA region are open, and to...

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New Cluster GM for Millennium Al Aqeeq and Millennium Taiba Hotels

New Cluster GM for Millennium Al Aqeeq and Millennium Taiba Hotels

Millennium Al Aqeeq and Millennium Taiba Hotels, part of Millennium Hotels & Resorts have announced the appointment of Jamal Abdulla as the new cluster general manager of the two properties in Madinah, Saudi Arabia.   The hospitality veteran, with over 20 years of experience in KSA will be responsible for...

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JA Resorts & Hotels announces new management at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort

JA Resorts & Hotels announces new management at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort

JA Resorts & Hotels, Dubai-based international hospitality group, has announced William Harley-Fleming will expand his remit as the Cluster General Manager for JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort and JA Manafaru. As part of his new role, Harley-Fleming will oversee all operational responsibilities and the day-to-day management of both resorts. Furthermore,...

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BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN

BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN

  BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN In an exclusive interview with HN, Elie Ramia, managing director of MindSet Solutions emphasized the fact that bad customer experiences lead to decreased revenue instead of business growth necessitating a deeper understanding of how to make full use of the available tools to turn...

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CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME

CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME

  CHANGING TASTES ONE SCOOP AT A TIME It is believed that the world’s very first ice cream store opened somewhere in Europe at the end of the 17th century. Yet despite the fact that more than 300 years later little has changed, Le Flocon, Lebanon’s first artisanal ice cream...

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