In an interview for Hospitality News ME, Hodema consulting services caught up with Firas Mando, chairman of Almond & Beyond Iraq, to find out more about his pastry concept and how it is leaving a mark on the Iraqi pastry scene.
Research conducted in KSA by Deliverect and Qoot has revealed 45 percent of restaurants manage two to three brands from the same location, while 78 percent intend to manage more brands from existing outlets in the near future.
Dubai ranked number one in FDI capital, projects and job creation in the tourism sector in 2021, according to The Financial Times.
Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, the latest flagship five-star resort on the spectacular Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, promises modern luxury and lush surrounds. We spoke with Fabien Chesnais, the resort’s general manager, about creating world-class guest experiences and how bringing the first Mövenpick property to Ras Al Khaimah, as well as the first Mövenpick Resort to the UAE, is likely to impact the market.
Having launched dozens of successful brands across three continents, Joey Ghazal, founder and managing partner of The MAINE Group, knows how to run leading restaurants. Here, the “gastropreneur” talks about his rise to the top and reveals his group’s exciting expansion plans.