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Nytec presented a special case study at HITEC Dubai on the world’s largest deployed IoT-based guest experience platform created for Carnival Cruise Line. Speaking at the conference, Vincent Ball, the Vice President for Product Innovation at Nytec, stated, “We turned the cruise ship into a virtual ‘smart city’ at sea. It is the largest most extensive IOT deployment in the world and we are proud to be part of it.  At the heart of this experience, is the Ocean Medallion. A wearable that is waterproof,...

Emaar Hospitality Group presented a special case study at HITEC Dubai today highlighting its latest innovations in digitalization that will set a new benchmark for the hospitality sector. What will the hotel of the future be like in Dubai? Speaking at the HITEC conference, Olivier Harnisch, CEO of Emaar Hospitality Group, said, “Emaar Hospitality Group has paved the way for creating an innovative hospitality landscape in Dubai, offering a range of experiences, from luxury to contemporary midscale. We aim to be...

HITEC Dubai 2018, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology exhibition and conference, endorsed by Dubai Tourism and co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba, brought together industry experts to present ground-breaking regional and international case studies, thought provoking panel discussions and game-changing technology demonstrations. The two-day expo is being held at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai from 5-6 December with an aim to facilitate knowledge sharing, networking and deal flow amongst hoteliers and hospitality technology providers. Kicking off the proceedings today at the HITEC Dubai’s...

A coffee table is the focal point of any living room. Add some flair to your décor with a statement piece from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor. You will find at the 2XL stores almost any shape or size in a range of materials to anchor your design scheme. Mix rustic with refined or choose a traditional design for a relaxed, more lived-in look. Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing at 2XL, said, “A coffee table can instantly lift a living room....

HITEC Dubai 2018, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology exhibition and conference, was officially inaugurated today by Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM). Co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba, this year’s expo, which is taking place at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai from 5-6 December, is showcasing a wide range of innovative solutions from the world’s leading hospitality technology providers. Travel technology has grown rapidly over the last decade leading to drastic transformation and disruption in all aspects...

Dubai – Devinder K. Sharma, Regional Director of Technical Services, Swiss-Belhotel International, participated in a panel of experts on BIPV at the Big 5 Global Solar Leaders’ Summit. The topic discussion was ‘Innovation in Solar Building Skins and Energy Efficiency towards Sustainable Cities’. Renewable energy is a global phenomenon and the adoption of solar PV systems in the Middle East is starting to accelerate which will soon lead to a more diversified national energy supply portfolio. Devinder said, “We are seeing massive investments in renewable energy...

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has announced the opening of one of Japan’s most acclaimed restaurants ‘Fujiya’. The outlet will provide an authentic Japanese izakaya-style dining experience from Japan. Available on the menu are a range of iconic traditional and modern dishes from the country ranging from Japanese tapas to Wagyu shabu shabu (hotpot) buffet, Yakitori (Japanese style chicken skewers) and much more. The dishes are complemented by an array of beverages including rare sake, yuzu and shiso. Akio Hayakawa, Director of Fujiya Restaurant...

For the first time, a robot will initiate the proceedings at HITEC Dubai 2018, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology exhibition and conference taking place at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai on 5th and 6th December 2018. Taking centre-stage at the show will be a Promobot, an intelligent humanoid robot. Frank Wolfe CAE, CEO of HFTP, said, “Hospitality robots are clearly at a tipping point. They’re now cost-effective to build, are attaining cultural acceptance, and use sophisticated technology to safely live and work among us. We are...

Join the 47th UAE National Day celebrations at the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai. The award-winning chefs at the Loumi restaurant will take diners on a fascinating culinary journey with a lavish ‘National Day Lunch’ buffet on Sunday, 2nd December 2018 from 12pm to 4pm featuring an indulgent selection of authentic Emirati flavours. On offer will be an array of appetizing culinary choices combined with live cooking stations and wide selection of desserts. The occasion is dually joyous this year as it falls...

Sky Palace, the Babylon Warwick Hotel’s signature restaurant serving authentic Lebanese cuisine has unveiled a new menu to celebrate the festive season. Situated on the 14th and 15th floors of the hotel, the Sky Palace is the highest restaurant in Baghdad. Diners get to enjoy not only its delicious food but also spectacular panoramic views of the Tigris River and the beautiful surrounding areas from the patio terrace or through the floor to ceiling windows of the main restaurant. Heralding the arrival of...