AHIC 2021: 16 mega announcements during the show’s 17th edition

AHIC 2021: 16 mega announcements during the show’s 17th edition

AHIC provided the launchpad for a number of hospitality startups and was the venue for several new hotel signings and industry announcements.

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Discover a new glamping innovative experience: ENVI Lodges

Discover a new glamping innovative experience: ENVI Lodges

ENVI Lodges is co-founded by Chris Nader and Noelle Homsy, both avid travelers and experts in the hospitality industry.

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Aleph Hospitality appoints Jad Shamseddin as its COO for the Middle East

Aleph Hospitality appoints Jad Shamseddin as its COO for the Middle East

Jad Shamseddin will be responsible for developing Aleph Hospitality’s operations, leading the implementation of operational strategies.

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Introducing Eighty6, a newly released B2B application set to revolutionize the food procurement industry in the GCC

Introducing Eighty6, a newly released B2B application set to revolutionize the food procurement industry in the GCC

Eighty6, an industry-leading online procurement tool, has been launched in the UAE with plans to expand to Saudi Arabia in the next three months.

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Rethinking your approach to budgeting

Rethinking your approach to budgeting

The Covid-19 pandemic broke out when most hotels had just begun implementing their 2020 budget, and very quickly things spiraled out of control. Consultant Chirine Salha tackles the topic of budgeting in uncertain times and provides tips on financial planning in a crisis.

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Steering your career: Continuous learning

Steering your career: Continuous learning

It is often said that personal and professional growth come from learning new skills. Abdul Kader Saadi, managing director of Glee Hospitality, discusses continuing education and its impact on employee retention.

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Return of the vending machine

Return of the vending machine

Coronavirus is revolutionizing the retail environment, changing consumer behavior and expectations. Consultant Chirine Salha investigates how vending machines are making a comeback in a new world of contactless interactions.

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Looking up: tourism recovery in the UAE

Looking up: tourism recovery in the UAE

Tourism appears to be picking up in the Middle East, a region that showed positive signs of revival in H2 2020. Nicolas Nasra, manager of Colliers International, tells us more about how the UAE is leading the recovery.

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All eyes on 2021

All eyes on 2021

With many pinning their hopes on tourism recovery in 2021, we ask Abdul Kader Saadi, managing director at Glee Hospitality, what he believes lies ahead for the hospitality industry.

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6 hospitality trends to watch in 2021

6 hospitality trends to watch in 2021

It is important to acknowledge that the experiences and customs we once knew may look different – either temporarily or permanently due to the pandemic.

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