Although we are on the path to recovery, the hospitality industry barely resembles its pre- Covid-19 state. Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East and Africa executive for STR, examines today’s hotel sector and emphasizes the need for change.
As the world enters post-pandemic mode, Christian Salloum, managing director of BrandPortunity F&B consulting, explores the trends that are set to shape hospitality and the companies shaking up the competition for online bookings.
Egypt’s hospitality sector is on track to grow at a CAGR of 6.2 percent for the next five years, making it a sound proposition for investors. Chadi Chidiac, managing partner of Protocol Hospitality Management and Consultancy, explains how investors should approach this lucrative market.
Manchising is a unique business model that’s well suited to hotel owners who are looking for more flexibility or an independent hotelier seeking the support of a well-known brand. Christian Salloum, founder and managing director of BrandPortunity, guides us through this brand management concept and outlines the pros and cons for investors.
Is a new kind of franchising emerging? Daniel During, principal and managing director of Thomas Klein International, believes there is, and provides some interesting case studies to prove it.
Creating a standout restaurant concept is not just a question of taste. Chadi Chidiac, managing partner of Protocol Hospitality Management and Consultancy, discusses the design fundamentals to consider before taking the plunge.
The economic crisis in Lebanon has forced many Lebanese restaurateurs to chase new opportunities for their brands abroad, away from soaring inflation rates and political instability. Nagi Morkos, founding and managing partner at Hodema consulting services, tells us more about the Lebanese concepts that have made their way to the French capital.