Eddy Tiftik, vice general manager, project development, Wanda Hotels & Resorts speaks to Breaking Travel News in Dubai about his company’s ambitions for hospitality in the Middle East.
Andrew Humphries, chief operating officer, Katara Hospitality, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the range of projects the Qatari company has in the pipeline.
Olivier Harnisch, chief executive, Emaar Hospitality Group, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai. With a number of new properties opening across a range of brands, it is an exciting time for the company.
Jaidev Menezes, corporate director of business development, Emaar Hospitality Group, speaks to Breaking Travel News in Dubai about what the company has planned for 2017.
Mark Willis, area vice president, Middle East & Turkey, Rezidor Hotel Group, speaks to Breaking Travel News in Dubai about his company’s plans for the region.
Jennifer Pettinger-Haines, managing director Middle East, Bench Events, speaks to Breaking Travel News as Arabian Hotel Investment Conference welcomes nearly 700 hospitality leaders from around the world to Dubai.
The economy and mid-market hotel segment was identified as presenting a significant opportunity for hotel owners and operators alike at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference. Expert speakers also identified a gap in the market for more experiential accommodation and entertainment attractions, especially in Dubai, as the market continues to diversify its hospitality offering.
Catalysts of change, including the shift in global economic powers, demographics and ageing populations, and the impact of digitisation, were some of the hot topics discussed live on stage during the opening sessions of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2017.
HE Mohamed Yehia Rashed, Minister Tourism, Arab Republic of Egypt speaks to Breaking Travel News at AHIC 2016.
Ahmed Ramdan, Chief Executive, Roya International speaks to Breaking Travel News at AHIC 2016.
Gerald Lawless, Chief Executive, World Travel & Tourism Council speaks to Breaking Travel News at AHIC 2016.