In today’s dynamic culinary landscape, a host of rising talents are igniting a new wave of creativity in the kitchen.
As the Ukraine war is dragging on into another year, so are the economic troubles of Egypt, highly dependent on imports of wheat and all types of non-food commodities. The Egyptian treasury market was also badly hit, as investors withdrew billions of dollars. The Central Bank could not prevent inflation from reaching an annual surge of 33.9 percent in March, with the Egyptian pound plunging to unprecedented levels. Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema Consulting Services, explains the country’s current state and forecasts its future.
Egypt’s hospitality market has seen robust growth across the sector driven by the rapid tourism recovery post-pandemic, primarily bolstered by government and private sector economic initiatives, including, but not limited to, the establishment of new reforms and the development of new hospitality products/demand generators. These initiatives, along with strong domestic demand, supported a healthy market recovery. HVS forecasts that the opening of The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) later this year will further induce demand to benefit the hospitality industry across the country. We learn more with Ahmad Yousry Elbeheiry MRICS, associate director of HVS Middle East & Africa.
According to Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, Nikkei cuisine is dominating the international food scene. Here, he explains its rising popularity, especially in the MENA region.
Located at the center of Hurghada’s touristic promenade, at the heart of the city, Serry is a beachfront property with a stunning private sandy beach. The hotel offers human connection, sustainability and heritage through eco-friendly architecture, beautiful, natural surroundings and lush, verdant landscaping.
The sensory coffee experience delivered by Café Younes, a Lebanese family-run business, has without doubt contributed to its success in Egypt and UAE. Here, Amin Younes, the mastermind behind the renowned brand, shares some exciting news about the firm’s regional footprint and why Café Younes is the name on everyone’s lips.
Marriott’s Tahseen Hospitality Training Program has been created for Egypt in 2018 to further enhance tourism education in the country.
A guardian of Armenian culinary heritage, Mayrig restaurant has been serving authentic Armenian cuisine in the heart of Beirut’s Gemmayze neighborhood for the best part of 19 years. Led by founder Aline Kamakian, the brand just launched its first branch in Egypt.