83 new hotels to launch in the UAE in 2018

83 new hotels to launch in the UAE in 2018

As the region’s largest and longest-standing hospitality event draws to a close for 2017, forecasters have revealed that 2018 is expected be hugely eventful for the UAE’s hospitality industry – with no less than 83 new hotels set to open. The latest Middle East and Africa Hotel Construction report by...

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Lebanese poultry producer Wilco to launch USD 11 million slaughterhouse

Lebanese poultry producer Wilco to launch USD 11 million slaughterhouse

Wilco PM, a poultry and meat agricultural company will be establishing a new slaughterhouse in Chekka, North Lebanon, with a production capacity reaching 6,000 chickens per hour. The factory will also produce various categories of poultry products, including frozen and processed chicken products. Investment in the project is USD 11...

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Lebanese Venture Group expands into Egypt

Lebanese Venture Group expands into Egypt

CEOs Ayman Soliman & Talal Madi at signature ceremony Venture Group, the Lebanese hospitality development and management firm, behind The Backyard Hazmieh and The Village Dbayeh among various under development clusters, is expanding its footprint beyond its home country, tapping the Egyptian market.   Venture Group Egypt, whose managing partner...

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Tech becomes a key ingredient for today’s F&B industry

Tech becomes a key ingredient for today’s F&B industry

With 77 per cent smartphone penetration across the GCC, the emergence of a new digital customer has put pressure on the food and beverage sector to stay relevant and for outlets to keep a competitive edge.   “Technology is changing the way restaurants interact with their customers, with apps impacting...

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