With more consumers focusing on their health, favoring “clean” eating over processed options, F&B operators are having to adapt their product lines. Abdul Kader Saadi, managing director of Glee Hospitality, discusses how demand for non-processed foods just keeps on rising.
The impact of 2020 on the hotel and hospitality industry will endure for years to come and in many ways will redefine future travel experiences. Amr El Nady, head of hotels and hospitality MEA, executive VP, Global Hotel Desk at JLL, explores hotel investment opportunities in the region.
Like the rest of the world, Qatar took unprecedented measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, imposing strict quarantines and closing all but essential businesses. Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, examines how the country’s tourism sector is bouncing back after an extremely complicated year.
Differentiating yourself from the crowd is a task that demands the full attention of any hotelier, and the responsibility has become an even greater one in the post-Covid-19 era. Patrick Landman, CEO and founder of Xotels, an international boutique and independent management company, looks at how to attract attention for all the right reasons.
While Covid-19 hit the hospitality industry hard, hotel markets in the Arab world produced intriguing results. Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East and Africa executive for STR, takes a closer look at the figures to determine the real impact of the coronavirus on the Middle East’s hospitality sector.
Five years after the implementation of comprehensive economic reform, Egypt’s macroeconomic indicators are starting to show sustained improvement. Maximilian Quack, senior manager for the Middle East and Africa at HVS, delves deep into Egypt’s tourism market.