How can the tourism industry reduce its carbon emissions?

How can the tourism industry reduce its carbon emissions?

Dr. Harold Goodwin, professor emeritus at Manchester Metropolitan University and World Travel Market’s responsible tourism advisor, shares his views on why global warming is a real concern and what the hospitality industry must do to dent the curve.

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Pastry preferences of nine chefs about staple products and brands

Pastry preferences of nine chefs about staple products and brands

With pastry satisfying the sweet cravings of millions of consumers around the world, we spoke to ninechefs about which products are staples in their kitchens and the brands they rely on for their sweet creations.

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Trade professionals’ take on bottled cocktails

Trade professionals’ take on bottled cocktails

The world of cocktails is not what it used to be, with pre-mixed products taking the lead. Here’s what the trade professionals have to say about the rising trend for bottled varieties.

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How to foster innovation and operational excellence

How to foster innovation and operational excellence

It takes much more than a healthy balance sheet for a business to thrive. Michael Donald, co-founder of Halo Business Consulting, discusses how to optimize resources and efficiencies, encourage and implement organizational change, and create a culture that accelerates innovation.

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The changing role of hotels

The changing role of hotels

Although we are on the path to recovery, the hospitality industry barely resembles its pre- Covid-19 state. Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East and Africa executive for STR, examines today’s hotel sector and emphasizes the need for change.

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Alternative lodging options in the middle east

Alternative lodging options in the middle east

In the hospitality industry today, customers have a considerable number of alternatives compared to the options that were available only few years ago. But does that mean traditional hotels will see a decline in demand? Jad Shamseddin, COO of Aleph Hospitality, sheds light on some types of accommodation that are experiencing growth in the region.

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An extremely enticing entremet efendi

An extremely enticing entremet efendi

Nutty, fruity and perfectly chocolatey, this recipe by Chef Marc Pauquet of The CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ hits all the high notes.

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Who’s looking for a room in 2022?

Who’s looking for a room in 2022?

As the world enters post-pandemic mode, Christian Salloum, managing director of BrandPortunity F&B consulting, explores the trends that are set to shape hospitality and the companies shaking up the competition for online bookings.

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Alternative lodging: from refined to rustic

Alternative lodging: from refined to rustic

Encouraging a new wave of small hotels and local entrepreneurial ventures while valuing heritage and the environment is something Daniel During, principal and managing director of Thomas Klein International, feels strongly about. Here, he describes what the Middle East’s hospitality sector should be focusing on if it is to compete with other markets.

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