The Latest in Non-Alcoholic Drinks

The Latest in Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Six industry players share their thoughts on the latest trends in alcoholic-free beverages. Here’s what they had to say.

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The State Of Specialty Coffee In The UAE

The State Of Specialty Coffee In The UAE

Natalya Latypova, director of projects and F&B consultant at GLEE Hospitality Solutions, explores the growing trend of specialty coffee in the UAE.

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Lebanon’s Pastry Pioneers

Lebanon’s Pastry Pioneers

There’s nothing quite like the sweet taste of success. HN talks to five Lebanese pastry shop owners to discover more about their brands and their recipe for staying ahead.

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It’s All In The Bean

It’s All In The Bean

Safa Salehi, authorized SCA trainer, explores the process of coffee production and explains why quality matters.

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Contributors’ 2021 Expectations

Contributors’ 2021 Expectations

Without a shadow of a doubt, 2020 forced countless companies around the world to rethink their strategies and adapt to new norms. With this in mind, we asked a selection of our contributors what lessons they learned last year and how they foresee the business landscape in 2021.

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UAE Hospitality Reviewed, Restructured, Re-emerging

UAE Hospitality Reviewed, Restructured, Re-emerging

In 2020, the tourism sector grappled with what has been described as a “black swan event” — the Covid-19 pandemic. Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East and Africa executive for STR, explores the way in which the UAE has responded to the threat and supported the hospitality industry.

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KSA Country Report: High Hopes Upended By Pandemic

KSA Country Report: High Hopes Upended By Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to bring the economies of the world to their knees, Saudi Arabia is trying to find ways to stay afloat. Nada Alameddine, partner at Hodema consulting services, discusses the role of tourism in the kingdom’s future and its Vision 2030 targets.

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The Chocolate Craze

The Chocolate Craze

Semi-sweet, extra-dark, organic and vegan are just a few varieties that have become more popular in recent years. HN gets the lowdown on the latest trends in the world of chocolate from suppliers and chocolatiers across the region.

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The Case For Boutique Hotels In The Middle East

The Case For Boutique Hotels In The Middle East

Boutique hotels are typically small, intimate establishments with stylish designs, décor and a strong identity. Featuring 10 to 100 rooms, their unique character and individualized service points are what distinguish them from traditional hotels. James Wrenn, associate director of Colliers International, explores the growing trend of boutique properties, particularly in the Middle East.

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Breaking Free From Your Old Diet

Breaking Free From Your Old Diet

Reputable fashion or lifestyle magazines often have articles on how to adopt healthier eating habits, and “free-from” diets routinely appear to be the answer. So what are they exactly and why is this trend skyrocketing? We get the lowdown from Nada Alameddine, partner at Hodema consulting services.

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