Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

14-16 April 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

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How to design and invest in the new “All Day Dining”

How to design and invest in the new “All Day Dining”

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Leadership talk: Power of Tea Culture

Leadership talk: Power of Tea Culture

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Innovating for tomorrow, identifying the truly white space

Innovating for tomorrow, identifying the truly white space

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Hospitality going digital

Hospitality going digital

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How is the Coca-Cola Company innovating, disrupting and playing the long-game?

How is the Coca-Cola Company innovating, disrupting and playing the long-game?

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The Kitchen of the Future

The Kitchen of the Future

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Dubai 2020 – What is in store for the hotel industry based on previous mega events?

Dubai 2020 – What is in store for the hotel industry based on previous mega events?

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Creating more than hotel rooms - Looking at blended real estate solutions for living

Creating more than hotel rooms - Looking at blended real estate solutions for living

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Wellness, eco, agri and adventure tourism for the avocado generation

Wellness, eco, agri and adventure tourism for the avocado generation

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Designing data-driven human experiences

Designing data-driven human experiences

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SPACE - Construction with the planet's future and your bottom line at the forefront

SPACE - Construction with the planet's future and your bottom line at the forefront

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The Development Den Discussion: Speeding up the development process

The Development Den Discussion: Speeding up the development process

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Alternatives to the big boys – Meeting the changing needs of consumers and owners

Alternatives to the big boys – Meeting the changing needs of consumers and owners

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Walking the catwalk with fashion entrepreneurs-where can fashion brands look for growth?

Walking the catwalk with fashion entrepreneurs-where can fashion brands look for growth?

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A deep dive into Saudi Arabia

A deep dive into Saudi Arabia

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Franchising – is it the future in the GCC? What does it take to do it well?

Franchising – is it the future in the GCC? What does it take to do it well?

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Midmarket resorts and non-traditional midmarket investment opportunities 2 views

Midmarket resorts and non-traditional midmarket investment opportunities 2 views

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Outward investment and travel from China

Outward investment and travel from China

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AHIC Leadership Talk The trust crisis

AHIC Leadership Talk The trust crisis

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Key Findings on the Food for Thought State of UAE Hospitality Report

Key Findings on the Food for Thought State of UAE Hospitality Report

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AHIC Hard Talk ​How is India’s OYO disrupting the hotel business model using technolog

AHIC Hard Talk ​How is India’s OYO disrupting the hotel business model using technolog

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AHIC Leadership Talk - Sustainable investment tourism development for the future

AHIC Leadership Talk - Sustainable investment tourism development for the future

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Investor perspective on alternative structures and sources for funding for hotel capital

Investor perspective on alternative structures and sources for funding for hotel capital

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Creating a world class resort destination

Creating a world class resort destination

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The Five Minute Pitch – Innovation

The Five Minute Pitch – Innovation

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Creating Impact Award

Creating Impact Award

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Three minute pitch: New concept brands pitch to owners

Three minute pitch: New concept brands pitch to owners

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Valuations in the Middle East

Valuations in the Middle East

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Synchronised for success?

Synchronised for success?

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Future of F&B business models in hotels:

Future of F&B business models in hotels:

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AHIC 2019 | The Edge of Wildness - Adventure tourism luxury concepts panel discussion

AHIC 2019 | The Edge of Wildness - Adventure tourism luxury concepts panel discussion

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Countdown to the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2019 (AHIC)

Countdown to the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2019 (AHIC)

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MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL EXPECTS TO ADD NEARLY 20 PROPERTIES UNDER ITS MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA PORTFOLIO IN 2019

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL EXPECTS TO ADD NEARLY 20 PROPERTIES UNDER ITS MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA PORTFOLIO IN 2019

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Accor reveals dynamic roadmap for accelerating MEA growth at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference


Accor reveals dynamic roadmap for accelerating MEA growth at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

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IHG and SRG Holding announce double hotel partnership

IHG and SRG Holding announce double hotel partnership

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AHIC 2019 kicks off with ‘Day of Disruption’ in Ras Al Khaimah

AHIC 2019 kicks off with ‘Day of Disruption’ in Ras Al Khaimah

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IHG signs two Holiday Inn hotels in Saudi Arabia

IHG signs two Holiday Inn hotels in Saudi Arabia

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Winners of the AHIC 2019 Creating Impact Awards announced

Winners of the AHIC 2019 Creating Impact Awards announced

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AHIC 2019 kicks off with ‘Day of Disruption’ in Ras Al Khaimah

AHIC 2019 kicks off with ‘Day of Disruption’ in Ras Al Khaimah

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Hilton Continues its Dynamic Expansion in Saudi Arabia With The Addition Of 2,000 Rooms

Hilton Continues its Dynamic Expansion in Saudi Arabia With The Addition Of 2,000 Rooms

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Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA signs agreement to operate Millennium Place Barsha Heights

Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA signs agreement to operate Millennium Place Barsha Heights

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TIME Hotels to open Central Reservations Office in Egypt to target further MENA expansion

TIME Hotels to open Central Reservations Office in Egypt to target further MENA expansion

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ACTION HOTELS TAKES TRIPLE HONOURS FOR BAHRAIN IN MEED PROJECTS AWARDS

ACTION HOTELS TAKES TRIPLE HONOURS FOR BAHRAIN IN MEED PROJECTS AWARDS

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Marjan to showcase property and hospitality investment opportunities in Ras Al Khaimah at AHIC 2019

Marjan to showcase property and hospitality investment opportunities in Ras Al Khaimah at AHIC 2019

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Ibis Styles Manama wins triple honours for UAE’s Action Hotels

Ibis Styles Manama wins triple honours for UAE’s Action Hotels

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STR: Accor, Marriott the largest hotel companies in the Middle East

STR: Accor, Marriott the largest hotel companies in the Middle East

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RAK AMI Hotel awards construction contract for Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island to Al Ali Construction & Development LLC

RAK AMI Hotel awards construction contract for Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island to Al Ali Construction & Development LLC

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HVS Dubai releases its first issue of the Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) for select markets in the Middle East (ME) at AHIC


HVS Dubai releases its first issue of the Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) for select markets in the Middle East (ME) at AHIC

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Dur Hospitality, Synchronised for Success at AHIC 2019

Reinforces its strategy for long-term growth

Dur Hospitality, Synchronised for Success at AHIC 2019

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The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference Announces The Grand RAK Project

The Grand RAK Project is the region’s first competition for hotel operators to win a fully-funded beachfront project in Ras Al Khaimah 

The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference Announces The Grand RAK Project

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Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA partners with Jersey Properties to launch Studio M Al Barsha

Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA partners with Jersey Properties to launch Studio M Al Barsha

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Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA signs agreement to operate Millennium Place Barsha Heights

Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA signs agreement to operate Millennium Place Barsha Heights

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Hilton Expects To Open 100 Hotels Across Middle East and North Africa In The Next Five Years

Hilton Expects To Open 100 Hotels Across Middle East and North Africa In The Next Five Years

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GenZ in the GCC choose the Kerten Hospitality brands Unique, trendy mixed-use projects cater to tech-savvy entrepreneurs, create sustainable lifestyle

GenZ in the GCC choose the Kerten Hospitality brands Unique, trendy mixed-use projects cater to tech-savvy entrepreneurs, create sustainable lifestyle

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Manzil Downtown’s General Manager Sharihan Al Mashary wins first AHIC Arabian Young Leader Award 2019

Manzil Downtown’s General Manager Sharihan Al Mashary wins first AHIC Arabian Young Leader Award 2019

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Bench Impact Ep7: The world's first vegan ice cream

Bench Impact Ep7: The world's first vegan ice cream

Dr. Khosro Ezaz-Nikpay, Director, Zendegii

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Bench Impact Ep6 - Growth pipeline of Earth Hotels and how they are changing the business model

Bench Impact Ep6 - Growth pipeline of Earth Hotels and how they are changing the business model

Raki Phillips, Chief Citizen, Earth Hotels

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Bench Impact Ep5 - Can we maximise the utility of unused hotel rooms?

Bench Impact Ep5 - Can we maximise the utility of unused hotel rooms?

Preben Vestdam, Founder and CEO, HotelSwaps

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Bench Impact Ep4 - The current state of the UAE market and price dumping

Bench Impact Ep4 - The current state of the UAE market and price dumping

Aly Sharif​f, Chief Operating Officer, Citymax Hotels by Landmark Group​

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Bench Impact Ep3 - How a smarter adoption of technology can future proof the hospitality business

Bench Impact Ep3 - How a smarter adoption of technology can future proof the hospitality business

Maria de la Fuente Corrales, Travel Industry Analyst, Google

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Bench Impact Ep2 - Why trust? Why now?

Bench Impact Ep2 - Why trust? Why now?

Executive Coach and Founder of The Trusted Executive Foundation, John Blakey speaks on the Trust Crisis. “Why trust why now?”.

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Bench Impact Ep1 - How Blockchain is going to be a game changer for Hotel Industry?

Bench Impact Ep1 - How Blockchain is going to be a game changer for Hotel Industry?

Rana Mukherji, Founder & CEO at Hotelier Coin discusses how blockchain is going to be a game changer for the hotel industry.

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In conversation with Jay Rosen, Head of Investment & Finance, The Red Sea Development Company

In conversation with Jay Rosen, Head of Investment & Finance, The Red Sea Development Company

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A Q&A with by John Pagano, CEO of Red Sea Development Company

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A Q&A with by John Pagano, CEO of Red Sea Development Company

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Synchronised for Success: Emaar Hospitality Group

Synchronised for Success: Emaar Hospitality Group

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900 hotel investment experts gathering in Ras Al Khaimah under the theme ‘Synchronised for Success’

900 hotel investment experts gathering in Ras Al Khaimah under the theme ‘Synchronised for Success’

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AHIC Podcast - The recent successes of Melia Hotels in the MENA region

AHIC Podcast - The recent successes of Melia Hotels in the MENA region

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Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) Announces Young Hospitality Leader of the Future

The prestigious SHIC Young Leader Award recognises Saudi Arabia’s exceptional young talent and embraces the workforce of tomorrow

Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) Announces Young Hospitality Leader of the Future

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US$30 billion worth of hotels to be built in MENA by 2023

Second annual AHIC Hotel Investment Forecast identifies UAE, Egypt and Saudi Arabia as the markets to watch in 2019

US$30 billion worth of hotels to be built in MENA by 2023

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The Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference returns with stellar line-up as hotel deals worth $3.9bn are set to be awarded by 2023

MEED Projects forecasts strong growth in hospitality investments as tourism is established as a key pillar of the Kingdom’s 2030 Vision

The Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference returns with stellar line-up as hotel deals worth $3.9bn are set to be awarded by 2023

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Watch the highlights from AHIC 2018

AHIC 2018 highlights

Watch the highlights from AHIC 2018

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The Cristal Group announces the signing of Al Mahra Resort by Cristal in Ras Al Khaimah

The Cristal Group announces the signing of Al Mahra Resort by Cristal in Ras Al Khaimah

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Middle East outbound capital matures on hunt for value

Middle East outbound capital matures on hunt for value

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March 2018: Cost Cutting Drives Profit Growth at Hotels in the Middle East & Africa

March 2018: Cost Cutting Drives Profit Growth at Hotels in the Middle East & Africa

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A Focus on Affordable Stay and Experiences in Dubai

A Focus on Affordable Stay and Experiences in Dubai

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Dubai unveils its newest old hotel: the QE2 | cnn.com

Dubai unveils its newest old hotel: the QE2 | cnn.com

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Hoteliers champion Ras al Khaimah as next Emirati star

Hoteliers champion Ras al Khaimah as next Emirati star

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Visas, F&B, services propel Saudi hotel expansion

Visas, F&B, services propel Saudi hotel expansion

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Destination Development

AHIC 2018 Panel Session

Destination Development

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Agreements of the 21st Century

AHIC 2018 Panel

Agreements of the 21st Century

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Disrupting the Marketing Model - What the Hotel World Can Learn from Luxury Retail

Thuy Tranthi Rieder, Chief Marketing Officer, Rosewood Hotel Group

Disrupting the Marketing Model - What the Hotel World Can Learn from Luxury Retail

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Most Companies Will Wake Up Too Late to Disruption

Frits van Paasschen

President & Former CEO, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Coors BrewingCompany & Author of The Disruptor’s Feast 

Most Companies Will Wake Up Too Late to Disruption

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Challengers of the Status Quo

AHIC 2018 Panel Session

Challengers of the Status Quo

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The World in Flux - Increasing Risk = Increasing Opportunity

Basim Al-Ahmadi
Co-Founder, Global Risk Insights & Consultant, SET Advisory 

The World in Flux - Increasing Risk = Increasing Opportunity

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F1 Tips to Stay in Racing Shape

Mark Arnall
Personal Trainer and Sports Therapist to F1 driver Kimi Räikkönen 

F1 Tips to Stay in Racing Shape

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Industry Opportunity: Sourcing New Finance = Crowdfunding?

Siddiq Farid, Chief Executive Officer, SmartCrowd
Jake Wright, Investments, SmartCrowd

Industry Opportunity: Sourcing New Finance = Crowdfunding?

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Addressing the World – 3 Words at a Time

Richard Lewis
Partnerships Director - Travel & Tourism, what3words

Addressing the World – 3 Words at a Time

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AHIC 2018 Closing Keynote: Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
World’s Greatest Living Explore

AHIC 2018 Closing Keynote: Sir Ranulph Fiennes

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Industry Opportunity - Emiratisation

AHIC 2018 Panel Session

Industry Opportunity - Emiratisation

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Industry Insight – Trendlines Survey Results

Gaurav Sinha
CEO & Founder, Insignia

Industry Insight – Trendlines Survey Results

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Leaders in the Hot Seat

AHIC 2018 Panel Session

Leaders in the Hot Seat

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Tapping into the Millennial Mindset, Why Investors Need to Broaden Their Thinking

AHIC 2018 Panel

Tapping into the Millennial Mindset, Why Investors Need to Broaden Their Thinking

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Focus on Value Engineering

AHIC 2018 Panel Session

Focus on Value Engineering

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Collaborative Asset Management

AHIC 2018 Panel Session

Collaborative Asset Management

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Global Perspective: One Way, One Belt

Amine Moukarzel, President – MENA Region, Louvre Hotels Group
Pierre-Frédéric Roulot, CEO , Louvre Hotels Group and CEO , Jing Jang Europe

Global Perspective: One Way, One Belt

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CDO in the Hot Seat - Elie Younes

Elie Younes
Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group

CDO in the Hot Seat - Elie Younes

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CEO in the Hot Seat - ​Dr Badr Al Badr

Dr Badr Al Badr
Chief Executive Officer, Dur Hospitality

CEO in the Hot Seat - ​Dr Badr Al Badr

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Macroeconomic Overview: Unpicking the Big Picture - Part 1

Nenad Pacek
Founder and President, GSA Global Success Advisors & MEA Business Group

Macroeconomic Overview: Unpicking the Big Picture - Part 1

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AHIC 2018 Welcome Remarks - Haitham Mattar

Haitham Mattar
Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

AHIC 2018 Welcome Remarks - Haitham Mattar

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OTA and Rate Parity; the Unconventional Truth

AHIC 2018 Panel Session

OTA and Rate Parity; the Unconventional Truth

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