Tuesday 5 July 2022

The Hotel Show Dubai launches new feature

DUBAI, May 17, 2022

The Hotel Show Dubai is gearing up for its 22nd edition with 200+ exhibitors showcasing 1,000s of products, 50+ speakers, live and interactive features and six conferences including a new addition to the events line up - The Hospitality, Lifestyle, Wellness & Spa Forum. 
With expert panels in areas from housekeeping to F&B, hospitality leadership to engineering, the world-renowned hospitality event, The Hotel Show Dubai, returns from May 24 to 26. It will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
The Middle East remains one of the most attractive hospitality markets in the world, with a constant stream of investment and a growing number of projects being announced. As the longest running and most influential face-to-face trade event in the region for hospitality, The Hotel Show Dubai allows visitors to source thousands of products from exhibitors both globally and regionally, as well as learn the latest trends from across the sector. 
Suppliers from commercial kitchen, Horeca, facilities management, hotel services and hospitality technology will provide buyers the opportunity to source the latest in innovations, services and products. 
Across the event, there will be a diverse range of conferences, seminars and features offering visitors education, in-depth analysis and inter-industry debates, helping to drive the industry forward. 
One of the newest additions to the event’s line-up is The Hospitality, Lifestyle, Wellness & Spa Forum. With the wellness sector worth more than $4,200 billion globally, $639 billion of which is related to wellness tourism, wellness, spa and guest experience are now seen more than ever as a revenue model by hospitality owners and operators, meaning it is a key market for the industry moving forward. 
The Hospitality, Lifestyle, Wellness & Spa Forum will bring together key stakeholders, experts and practitioners for a series of highly focused and candid live discussions to shape the future of the wellness and lifestyle industry. Expert minds will provide a market overview of wellness in the hospitality industry and discuss the leading tech from across the sector. 
A staple conference of the show is The Hospitality Leadership Forum, which will launch a series of panel discussions exploring the innovations from across the sector and address the key strategic opportunities and challenges that are shaping the regional sector at this time of accelerated expansion. Key themes include hospitality and the Metaverse, sustainable and ethical hospitality and a discussion around Dubai’s clean energy strategy within the sector. 
The UAE Professional Housekeepers Group Meeting will host leading experts and practitioners for interactive, in-depth discussions and tutorials on all aspects of the profession, while The F&B Stakeholders Summit, a key part of the two-decades-old show, will bring the best industry experts and practitioners together for a series of live talks and discussions, around the future of F&B.
With technology a key part of the industry’s future, The Hotel Show Dubai is once again joining forces with the international Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals association (HFTP) to bring together technology professionals driving innovation within the sector.
The HITEC Dubai conference, the Middle East’s premier hospitality technology conference, will once again showcase the latest in hospitality technology information and services. The HITEC Dubai conference, will explore the future of hospitality technology and tech innovations within the sector. 
Offering opportunities for networking and education, The Hospitality Engineers Middle East Annual Conference is bringing together leading technical and management staff from across the region for the annual gathering. All of these conferences are available to badge-holders.
Over the last 20 years, The Hotel Show Dubai has cemented its place as the largest, longest standing and most prestigious hospitality trade event in the Middle East and Africa, and the ultimate meeting place for hospitality suppliers and buyers in the region. Key speakers from across these conferences include Khalid Anib, CEO of Abu Dhabi National Hotels; Olivier Harnish, the Senior Strategy Advisor of Ministry of Tourism of Saudi Arabia; Naim Maadad, the Chief Executive of Gates Hospitality and Board Member of the Dubai Restaurants Group; and Tariq Valani, the Senior Vice President IT of India, Middle East, Africa & Turkey at Accor. 
“Such opportunities for networking, sourcing and learning ensure that The Hotel Show Dubai remains as relevant as ever in an ever-evolving industry,” said Elaine O’Connell Vice President - Design & Hospitality – dmg Events. “There is so much packed into the three days that we know every participant can get great value from the show which we have spent a great deal of time and effort curating for a post-pandemic era.” 
In addition to the conferences, throughout The Hotel Show Dubai there will be exciting live culinary experiences, highlighting the unsung heroes of the hospitality industry such as the Housekeepers League of Champions and The Chef's Table.
Nine culinary teams will battle it out in this year’s Chef’s Table. Some of the regions’ leading hotels will go head-to-head over 3 days to produce a stunning 5 course meal in the hope of winning the coveted title of ‘Hotel Culinary Team of the Year’. Organised and managed by The Emirates Culinary Guild and in partnership with Dubai’s premier fresh food market, the Waterfront Market, managed by leading developer Ithra Dubai, the event is in its 5th year and will once again produce some amazing dishes for our VIP guests to enjoy. - TradeArabia News Service


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