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AHIC 2018: Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi welcomes hospitality industry to Ras al Khaimah

AHIC 2018: Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi welcomes hospitality industry to Ras al Khaimah

Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council member and ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has officially opened the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2018. The event, taking place at the Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah until April 19th, welcomed over 800 leading hospitality figures from across the Middle East to the northern most of the United Arab Emirates.

WTTC praises resilience among Caribbean hospitality sector

WTTC praises resilience among Caribbean hospitality sector

In response to the impact of the 2017 hurricane season on the Caribbean’s tourism sector, the World Travel & Tourism Council has launched a report on resilience and recovery assessing the immediate and long-term effect across the region.

Clarke appointed head chef at No.15 Great Pulteney

Clarke appointed head chef at No.15 Great Pulteney

No.15 Great Pulteney has announced the appointment of Oliver Clarke as head chef. The 30-year-old brings his enthusiasm for great-tasting, simple food done well and locally-sourced ingredients to No.15 Great Pulteney, fresh from his most recent role as sous chef at the Abbey Hotel, Bath.

UK government to close false holiday sickness claims loophole

UK government to close false holiday sickness claims loophole

The UK government has said it will introduce new rules to fix the legal costs that can be claimed in package holiday sickness claims. The move is designed to close a loophole which the travel industry believes has helped fuel a rising number of claims.

Etihad boosts Morocco connections

Etihad boosts Morocco connections

Etihad Airways is boosting its popular services to Morocco to meet increased demand to and from its two gateways in the north African kingdom.