Eye For Design: Middle Eastern Restaurants

Eye For Design: Middle Eastern Restaurants

Covid-19 has played havoc with restaurant design. Interior architect and concept developer Suzy Habre suggests ways of working around the challenges the pandemic presents.

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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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Playing It Safe:  Hotels & Covid-19 Hospitality

Playing It Safe: Hotels & Covid-19 Hospitality

Covid-19 has created challenges that the hospitality industry has never encountered before. Chirine Salha, consultant, discusses the response of hotels.

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UNWTO to accelerate region’s tourism with Google

UNWTO to accelerate region’s tourism with Google

The program is designed to boost innovation, digital transformation and planning in the tourism sector

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Tim Cordon: Those who understand the new definition of ‘normal’, will be able to benefit from new opportunities.

Tim Cordon: Those who understand the new definition of ‘normal’, will be able to benefit from new opportunities.

He explained that many countries in the Middle East have already started to see a recovery in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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How will IATA’s Travel Pass impact travel?

How will IATA’s Travel Pass impact travel?

HN interviewed Katherine Kaczynska, manager corporate communications at IATA to know more about this new solution, and to find out how it will impact the travel industry.

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Were long-stay hotels luckier during the pandemic?

Were long-stay hotels luckier during the pandemic?

HN tries to highlight the experience of long stay hotels in the region and how did they mitigate the impact of the crisis.

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The right equation: Calculating your break even point

The right equation: Calculating your break even point

By conducting a thorough analysis of utility costs, the hotel can find areas where costs can be reduced by employing more energy-efficient automation technologies.

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174M Travel & Tourism jobs could be lost due to COVID-19

According to WTTC’s 2020 Economic Impact Report, Travel & Tourism was responsible for one in 10 jobs (330 million in total), making a 10.3 percent contribution to global GDP and generating one in four of all new jobs.

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How to recruit post COVID-19?

How to recruit post COVID-19?

Recruiting locals will be an emerging trend, since the crisis forced several talents to review their career priorities and sense of security.

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