In this episode of HNtv Insiders, Emma Banks, VP F&B Strategy & Development EMEA at Hilton talks with Naim Maadad, chief executive and founder at Gates Hospitality, about the past 18 months in business and the revival of the F&B industry post-pandemic.
In this episode of HNtv Insiders, Inge Huijbrechts, Global Senior VP Sustainability, Security and Corporate Communications for Radisson Hotel Group, and Wolfgang M. Neumann, Chairman of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance discuss how the hospitality industry is responding to changing sustainability dynamics as a preview and scene setter for their session on this topic at the 17th edition of the Arabian & African Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), taking place at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai live in person from 20-22 September 2021.
Accor's belief in the industry’s recovery has enabled it to make strides in its plans, despite the hard-hitting impact of the pandemic. It’s a sentiment shared by its CEO, Sébastien Bazin, and echoed by its leadership, as you can hear from Mark Willis in the video. Mark also shares with us what his key learnings have been for the past 14 months.
F&B has always influenced hotel operations and revenue. Hear what Emma Banks learned with Hilton during the past year as she led the brand's F&B strategy and development team in the EMEA region.
How will the world look post-COVID? Martin Berlin says there won't be a post-COVID world, only a "with-COVID" one where COVID stands for future pandemics. Hear/read his thoughts on a "with-COVID" world for this hospitality industry.
In this week’s episode, we replay Victor Lugger's GRIF 2019 session where he shares the origin story of Big Mamma and how he and his partner almost stayed in the crab business. He also shared the philosophy driving this restaurant group to achieve such financial success as well future plans for their company.
P.S The intro will make you feel a bit nostalgic about the fun and energy of in-person events.
Mert Askin, President of Food & Beverage at the Azadea Group shared with us what he and his team learnt during the pandemic, what needs to improve as we build back better, and what he is looking forward to at AHIC.
In this week's episode of AHIC Rewind, we replay a session moderated by Nick van Marken in conversation with Filip Boyen & Jerry Inzerillo on the topic of reputation and its ROI for owners.
This week on AHIC Rewind, we replay one of our favourite sessions where industry legend Chef Raymond Blanc OBE spoke about some issues which have increasingly accelerated over 18 months around sustainability. The talk is packed with insights shared by the Chef, and for anyone involved in F&B or restaurants you should definitely check it out!
As we start to build back better and rise together, this conversation will provide some food for thought on what needs to happen in the short and long term to protect Africa's wildlife and the communities which rely on it for their livelihood.
The first instalment of our weekly AHIC Rewind segment where we replay sessions recorded live at AHIC, SHIC, GRIF and AHIF. This week's feature replays the conversation H.E Mohamed Alabbar, Founder and Managing Director of Emaar had with Stephen Sackur, host of the BBC’s HARDtalk at AHIC 2018