An independent approach to hospitality recruitment

An independent approach to hospitality recruitment

Engage the next generation of hoteliers with exposure to business intelligence, exciting career growth, a transparent vision and shared goals, says Bani Haddad, founder and managing director of Aleph Hospitality.

Read more
Lebanon’s 1st ‘Visitor Experience’ program results revealed

Lebanon’s 1st ‘Visitor Experience’ program results revealed

Lebanese Tourism Minister Avedis Guidanian held a press conference today to highlight the country’s latest facts and figures related to this year’s tourism season, as well as the results of the ‘Visitor Experience’ (VX Kiosk) kiosk program recently-introduced at Rafic Hariri International Airport. During the event, Minister Guidanian remarked that despite the...

Read more
4 things that are wrong with hospitality

4 things that are wrong with hospitality

The hospitality business represents one of the most active and flourishing sectors in the world. It is one of the fastest growing industries and contains frequent guest–host interactions, specifically in the case of organizations that provide service to a diverse group of people. However, this can make it a challenging line of work. Ongoing technological advancements have helped to improve efficiency in customer service, but they also increase the expectations of clients and generate difficulties across the sector. A better understanding of these challenges would give hospitality managers a clear edge over the competition. Hoda Naim, founder and managing director of Vacancy tells us more

Read more
5 ways to establish a successful F&B business

5 ways to establish a successful F&B business

The regional F&B industry is evolving at a fast pace amid fierce competition and rising customer demand for innovation. Given the current climate, building a successful business is becoming more of an art than a science. Manal Syriani, managing director, WAY Consultants, explains

Read more
Are you adequately  insured? Check the ‘The Fine Print’

Are you adequately insured? Check the ‘The Fine Print’

As the name implies ‘The Fine Print’ is where Ghassan Marrouche, a seasoned expert in the insurance sector looks at the parts that people don’t usually look at. Few are the people who read the fine print in their agreements, and especially when it comes to insurance policies. Here’s what you should keep in mind

Read more
7 cost-cutting solutions

7 cost-cutting solutions

Revenue is down, the market is challenged and we have to make something happen quickly. What should we do? Mark Dickinson of DONE! Hospitality Training Solutions says cut costs, but carefully

Read more
Agreement between DCT Abu Dhabi and Miral to generate USD 23 million economic impact

Agreement between DCT Abu Dhabi and Miral to generate USD 23 million economic impact

Significant funds from – Ghadan 21 – were allocated to the tourism sector, with DCT Abu Dhabi launching a USD 163 million ‘mega events fund’.

Read more
Over eight million tourists in Dubai in the first half of the year

Over eight million tourists in Dubai in the first half of the year

India alone draw almost 1 million visitors to Dubai, particularly noteworthy given the severe air traffic and seat capacity challenges due to geopolitical volatilities.

Read more
The Emirati culture inspires a capsule collection by The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts

The Emirati culture inspires a capsule collection by The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts

This marks the second fashion collection Sanchez de Betak creates in collaboration with The Luxury Collection, with whom she previously traveled to Japan.

Read more
Dubai’s maturing hospitality industry

Dubai’s maturing hospitality industry

Eying new source markets and the city’s shift towards the mid-market segment from Richard Stolz, Associate Director – Global Strategy Group of KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Read more