#Hospitality

Why rebuilding trust with travellers is key to reviving the hospitality sector

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, hospitality operators have a strong opportunity to deliver an unmatched experience to customers

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Al Habtoor hotels offer 24×7 kosher in-room dining in Dubai

Guests will be able to order from an OU Certified Kosher Room Service Menu throughout the day

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Revealed: Winners of the Business Traveller Middle East 2020 Awards

This year’s programme recognised industry-leading airports, hotels, airlines and other travel services across 35 categories

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Nakheel to launch Palm West Beach waterfront destination in Dubai this week

The walkable waterfront destination comprises 1.6km of promenade and includes eight 5-star hotels

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New 15,000sqft dining destination to open at ICD Brookfield Place in Dubai’s DIFC

The new destination, called The Guild, will feature eight different home-grown brands and slated to open next year

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Accor expands its presence in the UAE, Saudi with new projects

The hospitality group is set to manage a new project in Dubai’s Jewel of the Creek development and open Saudi’s first Swissôtel Living property

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Covid-19 impact: Events companies in Dubai lose up to Dhs5.5bn worth of business

Dubai has gradually resumed live events, but precautionary measures remain in place

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Dubai says all entertainment activities must end by 1am

Hotels will also have to suspend the provision of food and beverage services after 3am

Abu Dhabi to launch debut Conrad Hotel in October

According to the agreement, Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers will welcome guests following its re-branding

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Abu Dhabi scraps need for individual alcohol licence

Residents and tourists will be permitted to buy and possess alcohol from licenced retail shops

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Restaurant shut in Dubai’s Blue Waters for flouting Covid-19 regulations

Authorities are carrying out daily inspections to ensure adherence to Covid-19 precautionary measures

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Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm to offer international guests free in-resort Covid-19 tests

Guests need to book a minimum stay of five nights in order to avail of the free testing service

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LuLu Financial Holdings’ MD Adeeb Ahamed on the Covid crisis, remittances and plans ahead

UAE-based LuLu Exchange contributes to nearly 1.7 per cent of the global remittance inflows, reveals Ahamed

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Dry night coming up in Dubai this week

The dry night will be observed across Dubai to mark the Hijri New Year

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Dubai restaurant La Serre to expand to Riyadh, New York and London

It will open its first interantional outpost in Riyadh in Q1 2021

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Dubai Tourism extends deadline for hotels to comply with sustainability measures

Hotel establishments have been offered a 12-month extension to ensure they implement the new measures

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Free Covid-19 tests for all hospitality staff in Ras Al Khaimah

Hospitality staff testing will be carried out across the 45 hotels in the emirate

New ‘DUBAI ASSURED’ stamp to confirm health protocols at hotels, restaurants and tourist establishments

The stamp is issued free of charge and is valid for 15 days

Dubai bars and pubs ordered to stop serving alcohol until further notice

Licensed restaurants in Dubai can continue to serve alcohol

Abu Dhabi launches Covid-19 self-assessment safety certification for hotels, tourist destinations

The certification will cover malls, theme parks, restaurants and public spaces too

Gulf Business Talks: How can the GCC’s hospitality sector emerge from the Covid-19 crisis?

In this exclusive webinar, hear from experts on what lies ahead for the regional hospitality sector

Abu Dhabi restaurants, cafés must cap occupancy at 40%; restrict entry for customers below 12 and above 60

In case a food handler contracts the virus, the establishment must be closed

Dubai permits swimming pools to reopen, water sports to resume

A strict set of guidelines has been issued for operators and visitors

All residents returning to Dubai to be quarantined for 14 days

They will be tested for Covid-19 at the airport itself and will have the option to quarantine at home or a hotel

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UN recognises Dubai tech startup for efforts to spur tourism industry

Hotel Data Cloud also disseminates information regarding hotels’ ongoing precautionary measures to protect against the Covid-19 virus

Five minutes with…Eugenie Dronneau, founder and CEO, FoodKarma

The platform, which launched in March, aims to minimise food wastage

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Dubai Tourism outlines steps for post-pandemic recovery plan

The virtual meeting was attended by representatives from the city’s aviation and hospitality sectors

Abu Dhabi issues guidelines for hotels to reopen

Restaurants and lounges will have to cap visitors numbers at 30 per cent of the total capacity

Dubai restaurants now allowed to serve alcohol

Restaurants will have to follow strict measure when serving customers

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Abu Dhabi issues new guidelines for businesses reopening

Officials said low risk individuals are eligible to be in the workplace, but urged remote working wherever possible