HVS’ Hala Matar Choufany: Adapting to change is key

HVS’ Hala Matar Choufany: Adapting to change is key

Creating a unique destination that focuses more on an experience rather than the guestroom décor will gain more popularity.

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MERA: Together we are stronger

MERA: Together we are stronger

There is no doubt that 2020 is going to be a break-even year – where the battle will be focused on survival rather than make profits.

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How is COVID-19 impacting the ME’s restaurant industry?

How is COVID-19 impacting the ME’s restaurant industry?

According to the Eat App data, in March 2020, restaurants across the region saw an overall 60 percent decrease in customers in the weeks leading up to all restaurants shutting down.

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Middle East Franchise Market Overview

Middle East Franchise Market Overview

Restaurants, like any other business, aim to adopt a model that enables them to make a profit and viably expand their interests in untapped markets and benefit from their profit potential. One model that has become increasingly popular as a way of achieving these goals is franchising. Abdul Kader Saadi, managing director and owner of Glee Hospitality Solutions, breaks down the regional market

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The Middle East leads international tourism arrivals in 2019

The Middle East leads international tourism arrivals in 2019

Major sporting events, including the Tokyo Olympics, and cultural events such as Expo 2020 Dubai are expected to have a positive impact on the sector.

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Millennium Hotels and Resorts ranked first  for Middle East hotel brand supply and pipeline

Millennium Hotels and Resorts ranked first for Middle East hotel brand supply and pipeline

Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA opened 11 properties under a diverse range of brands in 2019, introducing new modern and tech-enabled concepts.

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Bridging the gap with Wyndham’s Panos Loupasis

Bridging the gap with Wyndham’s Panos Loupasis

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts continues to expand across the Middle East with a pipeline of 23 additional properties and over 4,600 planned between now and 2023. Panos Loupasis, Vice President Development – Middle East & Africa for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, discusses the company’s ambitious growth strategy and execution.

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Middle East and Africa hotel performance update

Middle East and Africa hotel performance update

Hotels in the Middle East reported mixed July 2019 performance results, while hotels in Africa posted increases across the three key performance metrics, according to data from STR.

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Constructing the Middle East

Constructing the Middle East

Find out more about nine construction companies based in the Middle East that are shaping the hospitality landscape.

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Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach, Dubai debuts in the Middle East

Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach, Dubai debuts in the Middle East

Marriott International today announced the official debut of Delta Hotels by Marriott into Middle East and Africa with Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach, Dubai.

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