View from the top with industry powerhouse Panchali Mahendra

View from the top with industry powerhouse Panchali Mahendra

FHS Dubai guest speaker Panchali Mahendra, an industry powerhouse and Michelin star-restaurateur, took time out to sit with HN and talk about trends, her journey to the top and how she was able to transform Atelier House into a profitable firm.

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Park Rotana Abu Dhabi appoints Eleni Tsolakou as its first female GM

Park Rotana Abu Dhabi appoints Eleni Tsolakou as its first female GM

The management team at Park Rotana and Park Arjaan by Rotana Abu Dhabi has welcomed its first female general manager, Eleni Tsolakou.

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Brushing up on responsible consumerism with Hilari Voorthuis of Accor

Brushing up on responsible consumerism with Hilari Voorthuis of Accor

Responsible for bringing restaurants and bars to the forefront of Accor’s hotels, Hilari Voorthuis, F&B manager of Accor India, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, explains responsible consumerism in all its forms.

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Rotana appoints Carole Gemayel as its new corporate director of environment, health and safety

Rotana appoints Carole Gemayel as its new corporate director of environment, health and safety

Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region, with over 100 properties across the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe and Turkey, has appointed Carole Gemayel as corporate director of environment, health and safety.

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Natasha Sideris at the helm of Tashas Group’s bold expansion in the Middle East

Natasha Sideris at the helm of Tashas Group’s bold expansion in the Middle East

Natasha Sideris, founder and CEO of Tasha’s Group, talks about her company’s bold expansion across the Middle East and how to succeed in business.

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Breaking the glass ceiling with Laura Eggleton

Breaking the glass ceiling with Laura Eggleton

Laura Eggleton, general manager of Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown, discovered her true passion at the age of 13 and hasn’t looked back since. Here, we learn more about her rise to the top.

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Saluting the hospitality industry’s women trailblazers

Saluting the hospitality industry’s women trailblazers

Women are shaking up hospitality like never before, bringing talent, ideas and a can-do attitude to the sector in unprecedented times. Here, thirty professionals who are today disrupting the industry across the region in a big way, share their success stories and offer words of wisdom to those just starting out.

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Workplace Equality: The Achievements And The To Do List

Workplace Equality: The Achievements And The To Do List

Whether at the Global Women’s Forum Dubai or the Women in Construction Summit, women across all industries are moving center stage and creating their own platforms to educate and share their experiences in their respective fields. Simone Remba, Consultant at Thomas Klein International, tells us about the challenges women working in hospitality still face and the steps being taken to address them.

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Striving Toward Women’s Equal Opportunities In Hospitality

Striving Toward Women’s Equal Opportunities In Hospitality

Hospitality organizations have been at the heart of numerous studies focused on gender issues, as women, whether guests, employees or leaders, confront and deal with dilemmas related to this hot topic. Chirine Salha, senior consultant at Ulysses Consulting, discusses what needs to be done to level the playing field

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