AHIC 2021: Worsley recognised for contribution to tourism
As the show returns to Dubai, AHIC founder Jonathan Worsley has been honoured by the UNWTO for his contribution to tourism in the Middle East.
AHIC 2021: DoubleTree by Hilton to debut in Cameroon
Hilton has announced the signing of an agreement with Société Nouvelle des Cocotiers to launch its upscale DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Cameroon.
AHIC 2021: Accor to take Novotel into Saudi Arabia
Accor is growing its portfolio in Saudi Arabia, partnering with Taiba Investments to open the first Novotel branded property in the city of Madinah.
Federico González, chief executive, Radisson Hotel Group
Breaking Travel News chats with Federico González, chief executive of Radisson Hotel Group, during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai. He tells us that, though the past two years have been a challenge, opportunities have been there for hoteliers willing to take the plunge.
Haitham Mattar, managing director, India, Middle East & Africa, IHG Hotels & Resorts
Following a recent expansion in the luxury sector, Haitham Mattar, managing director in India, Middle East & Africa for IHG Hotels & Resorts, tells Breaking Travel News about the evolution of the hospitality sector in the region.
Sandeep Walia, chief operating officer, Middle East, Marriott International
As the hospitality community reconvenes for the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai, Sandeep Walia, chief operating officer in the Middle East for Marriott International, tells Breaking Travel News how the sector is bouncing back after a challenging 18 months.
Mark Willis, chief executive for Accor India, Middle East, Africa & Turkey
With a number of standout properties coming to market across the region, Mark Willis, chief executive for Accor India, Middle East, Africa & Turkey, tells us how the company has navigated the Covid-19 pandemic. With Expo 2020 just around the corner, he also explains how the event will galvanise a hospitality recovery in Dubai.
John Pagano, chief executive, Red Sea Development Company
As the Red Sea Development Company prepares to unveil its first hotel partners, chief executive John Pagano brings Breaking Travel News up to date with the project during AHIC 2021 in Dubai.
Michael Levie, founder, Kube Ventures
Launched at AHIC this year, Kube Ventures aims to drive transformation by incubating and accelerating hospitality start-ups. Here Breaking Travel News chats with founder, Michael Levie, to discover more.
AHIC 2021: Days Hotel by Wyndham Dubai Deira takes brand into UAE
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is further expanding its international footprint with the opening of the newly built 131-room Days Hotel by Wyndham Dubai Deira.
Dimitris Manikis, president, EMEA, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
With a host of new properties opening across the Middle East and the market rebounding quicker than anticipated, Dimitris Manikis, president, EMEA, for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, here tells Breaking Travel News about his plans for the year ahead.
Paul Bridger, chief operating officer, Rove Hotels
With the only property on the Expo 2020 site, Rove Hotels is well placed to succeed as the event gets underway in the Middle East. Here Paul Bridger, chief operating officer with the company, brings Breaking Travel News up to speed.