A compelling encounter with the maverick of hospitality Naim Maadad
With over 32 years of experience in the hospitality world across Australia, Asia and the Middle East in various senior management roles, Naim Maadad has launched and operated some of the world’s best hotels, resorts, spas and F&B venues. Here, he discusses the hospitality scene and why sustainability matters more than ever.
Cloud kitchens: busting the myth
Cloud kitchens – also known as “ghost kitchens” – used to be shrouded in secrecy. Naim Maadad, chief executive and founder of Gates Hospitality, unveils the reasons why this particular business model has enjoyed success and is continuing to dominate the F&B landscape.
What’s trending in coffee across the middle east?
The Middle East is considered to be the cradle of coffee consumption. Naim Maadad, chief executive and founder of Gates Hospitality, takes us on a coffee-infused journey to discover the latest trends in this favorite beverage that are defining the region.
How the new working week will impact hospitality in the UAE
HN sat with Naim Maadad, CEO and founder of Gates Hospitality, to discover the impact this is likely to have on the hospitality industry.
Talking restaurant hygiene
Hygiene matters more than ever in the restaurant industry, as Naim Maadad, chief executive and founder of Gates Hospitality, explains.
UAE partners with Welcome to the World
Welcome to the UAE, part of Welcome to the World, would go a long way in connecting the world in times to come.
Tableware and glassware: fit for Instagram
With the rise of social media, hotels are paying greater attention to their table settings to provide guests with the finest Instagram moments. HN spoke to five hospitality experts to find out how they select their tableware and glassware.
How corporate culture will evolve post pandemic
During such challenging times, the most impractical route to take would be the rigid and static approach.
F&B growth in the region
These days, the Middle East is serving up innovative flavors to consumers from all over the world. Naim Maadad, chief executive and founder of Gates Hospitality, discusses the region’s dynamic F&B sector and why the number of award-winning restaurants keeps on rising.