Hotel News Middle East | Hospitality Industry News, UAE
With five properties soon to be open, hospitality group Central Hotels aims to expand its presence in the United Arab Emirates focusing on Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Al Ain and in the GCC targeting Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain.
Actived: Monday Dec 9, 2019
Meals on deals - the collective buying phenomenon
Loyalty programmes, discount coupons, buy three get one free offers to an existing consumer database (or someone else’s database), and the ever popular affiliate programmes (spend on your credit card and get 20% off) are such examples. These strategies have proven their ability to bring in the business time and again.
Four ways to move last-minute inventory - Sales
Every hotel owner or revenue manager has been there more times than we’d like to admit… it’s Wednesday and your hotel bookings for the upcoming weekend are looking sparse. The pressure is on to increase occupancy immediately. But what many hoteliers forget is that an increase in occupancy is
Ringing in the profit for hotels - Back Of House
Hotel details can be displayed including a map showing your location and information on your F&B locations and if you really want to push the boat out, you can provide mobile vouchers and coupons that customers can show to your staff to get a discount off their meal to encourage them to come in and visit. So what are the limitations in this region?
Roundtable: Managing Expectations - Suppliers - Hotelier
Hotelier: We have been seeing a lot more of the phrase ‘experiential tourism’ right now. What are your thoughts on this? Sandra: The addition of all of the extra parks is a great thing for Dubai and we should all be leveraging off it, and we should all be packaging with them. The heritage system
Strictly casual - Food & Beverage - Hotelier Middle East
“So with the increased pressure of creating value-add programmes, our position is challenging, due to slimmer profit margins from the off-set. “And as the pressure increases on minimising the cost base, it’s becoming increasingly challenging to hire and then retain qualified staff too,” Bergman admits.