According to research into the GCC hotels projects market conducted by MEED Projects, co-organiser of AHIC alongside Bench, there are US $27 billion worth of hotel investments in the pipeline.
The leading hospitality investment conference in the Middle East, AHIC, has confirmed the first 50 speakers for the event. The show is being held live and in-person from September 20-22 in Dubai.
The Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference will return live and in-person later this year. The event will take place from September 20-22 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.
Bench has confirmed the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, seen as a vital bellwether of the regional hospitality sector, will return to Dubai, as an in-person event, in September.
Bench Events has wrapped up a successful showcase in Dubai, overcoming the adverse circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic to welcome the hospitality industry to the emirate. Here we take a look back at headlines from the gathering
Following a brief shutdown in March, the golf hospitality sector has quickly rebounded, taking advantage of its reputation for safety to welcome record demand over the summer months.
Accor is anchoring the upcoming Jewel of the Creek masterplan in Dubai with a new Rixos resort. The property will be focused on leisure, entertainment and sports, as well as food and beverage.
Women in Hotels - a global not-for-profit organisation – has made its debut in the Middle East during AHIC on the Road. The organisation was founded by Lissa Engle, managing director of Berkeley Capital Group.
Leaders from the Saudi Arabia hospitality market have told delegates at AHIC on the Road that the country remains open to private investors seeking opportunities.
With the doors to Dubai Expo 2020 set to open a year tomorrow, organisers of the show have argued it presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for hoteliers.