The key to driving direct bookings

The key to driving direct bookings

Although the events of the last 18 months have transformed the hospitality industry, one thing that hasn’t changed is the enthusiasm of hotel operators to convert more direct bookings. Ashleigh Donald, co-founder and marketing and communications consultant at Halo Business Consulting Ltd, discusses how Google has changed the rules of the game with its Hotel Ads.

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Ruby all the way

Ruby all the way

For the perfect desserts on the go, Ryan Stevenson, head chef at Callebaut Chocolate Academy, shows us how to make ruby ganache snacking bars and ruby bonbons.

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Collaboration between Campus de Groisy and Maroun Chedid Cooking Academy

Collaboration between Campus de Groisy and Maroun Chedid Cooking Academy

The partnership between Maroun Chedid Cooking Academy and Campus de Groisy will provide exceptional experiences in catering cuisine.

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Nestlé appoints Yasser Abdul Malak as chairman and CEO for MENA

Nestlé appoints Yasser Abdul Malak as chairman and CEO for MENA

He succeeds Remy Ejel, who joined the global Nestlé Executive Board in Vevey, Switzerland, as executive vice president and CEO of Zone Asia.

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LucidPay to launch Tezos-based stablecoin for hospitality industry

LucidPay to launch Tezos-based stablecoin for hospitality industry

LucidPay’s blockchain solution is currently being used by hotels located in UAE and KSA, such as Atlantis, Sofitel on the Palm,

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Mindful Yuni Hotel Collection debuts in the region with Mövenpick Hotels

Mindful Yuni Hotel Collection debuts in the region with Mövenpick Hotels

Guests experiencing the Yuni Hotel Collection will be immersed in a powerful blend of bergamot, grapefruit, orange and cedar.

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F&B investment outlook & key trends

F&B investment outlook & key trends

The food and beverage sector has benefited from increased levels of investment over the past decade. Maya Bekhazi Noun, founder and managing director of The Food Studio, looks ahead and shares details of the investor trends shaping the F&B industry.

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Talking restaurant hygiene

Talking restaurant hygiene

Hygiene matters more than ever in the restaurant industry, as Naim Maadad, chief executive and founder of Gates Hospitality, explains.

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Bidfood becomes exclusive foodservice distributor For JING™ Tea in the UAE

Bidfood becomes exclusive foodservice distributor For JING™ Tea in the UAE

JING™ Tea is the first tea brand in Bidfood UAE and Bidfood KSA’s portfolios, with plans to extend its regional partnership in Oman.

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First Scottish-Lebanese whisky awarded at the World Whiskies Awards

First Scottish-Lebanese whisky awarded at the World Whiskies Awards

Born in Scotland and raised in Lebanon, Glenbey received the Bronze Award in the category of “non-age Scotch whisky.”

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