Over 18,000 new hotel rooms to be added to the UAE’s inventory this year

Over 18,000 new hotel rooms to be added to the UAE’s inventory this year

The UAE benefited from a domestic-demand led recovery, in addition to a peak in international tourist arrivals late 2020.

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16,000 hotel rooms in Riyadh as per JLL

16,000 hotel rooms in Riyadh as per JLL

It is expected that the construction activity will speed up while improving infrastructure, and increasing the number of hotel rooms in line with Vision 2030.

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JLL’s eye on Cairo’s hotel supply

JLL’s eye on Cairo’s hotel supply

When it comes to Cairo’s hotel supply, it remained stable at 23,000 keys with no additional completions in the first quarter of 2020. 

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KSA and UAE’s F&B market to surpass USD 80B this year

KSA and UAE’s F&B market to surpass USD 80B this year

Rising health awareness, product differentiation, and convenience of online food platforms are key factors to drive the F&B market in the KSA and UAE

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How messaging platforms got more elemental than ever

How messaging platforms got more elemental than ever

During the month of March 2020 alone, messaging increased by more than 50 percent in many of the countries hardest hit by the global health crisis, according to the latest data from Facebook.

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GCC residents to travel internationally post COVID-19

GCC residents to travel internationally post COVID-19

The survey was conducted among residents and citizens of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia in order to understand their sentiment towards travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How will food e-commerce grow in the coming years?

How will food e-commerce grow in the coming years?

Millennials with the highest spending power are looking for convenient and personalized ways to consume, and consume more.

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World smart hospitality market to reach over $12B by 2025

World smart hospitality market to reach over $12B by 2025

The market is driven by the rising internet penetration and inclination towards IoT which are encouraging the hospitality segment to offer smart solutions.

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How Coronavirus is disrupting the soft drinks and packaged food industries

How Coronavirus is disrupting the soft drinks and packaged food industries

It is still unknown how severe the crisis will be on foodservice chains, but soft drinks industry is losing massive amounts of revenue.

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An eye on the growing poultry market in the MENA

An eye on the growing poultry market in the MENA

On the occasion of Poultry Day which takes place on March 19, HN spoke with Betty Bedrossian Rizk, regional marketing manager at Arab Marketing and Finance (AMFI), which represents US poultry suppliers, to highlight the industry’s insights and upcoming trends.

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