Hilton’s Carlos Khneisser on their 120 hotel pipeline, loyalty apps and a behind the scenes look at the new Waldorf Astoria, Dubai
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Hilton’s Carlos Khneisser on their 120 hotel pipeline, loyalty apps and a behind the scenes look at the new Waldorf Astoria, Dubai

It’s all systems go at Hilton, with a new luxury property coming to DIFC, the world famous Waldorf Astoria.  With no shortage of luxury products, Bench Events MD, Jennifer Pettinger-Haines chat’s with Carlos Khneisser (VP, Development MENA) about their views on the region.  From a massive pipeline of 120 properties, to the performance of Hilton’s...

New Investment Opportunities – Catalyst of Change Web Series Part 4
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New Investment Opportunities – Catalyst of Change Web Series Part 4

Growing potential in the upscale and mid-market segment, new approaches to the owner-operator model being explore, and investment from the East are some of the catalysts set to create a positive change for hotel investment in the Middle East. This week’s episode takes a look at where you should look for opportunities and how you...

Digitalisation in hospitality and tourism – Catalysts of Change Web Series Part 2
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Digitalisation in hospitality and tourism – Catalysts of Change Web Series Part 2

The growing impact of digitalisation has created a need for digital innovation and understanding within the hospitality and tourism industry. To start this conversation in the lead up to AHIC, this week’s episode will discuss the areas of operation being influenced by digitalisation and what operators and owners should be thinking about moving forward. Part...

Hospitality Outlook in the ME – Catalysts of Change Web Series Part 1
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Hospitality Outlook in the ME – Catalysts of Change Web Series Part 1

Introducing the Catalysts of Change Web Series by AHIC. The web series are a set of discussions on trends, opportunities and challenges in the hospitality industry made live every Wednesday at 8am GST in the weeks leading up to AHIC in April. Part 1: Hospitality Outlook in the Middle East Lessons from 2016 and 2017...