Date archive forJuly, 2016
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By Staff Writer On Friday, July 22nd, 2016
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Breaking barriers with Indian celebrity chef Vikas Khanna

Indian celebrity chef Vikas Khanna talks to Crystal Chesters about breaking down barriers with food  More...

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By Staff Writer On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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From Vesna, with love

Open just over six months, Vesna is tapping into a gap in the Dubai market for high-end Slavic cuisine, as Crystal Chesters discovers  More...

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By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 10th, 2016
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Interview: Mango Tree Worldwide CEO, Trevor Mackenzie

As Mango Tree Worldwide closes its only Middle Eastern outlet at the prime location of Dubai’s Souk Al Bahar, managing director Trevor Mackenzie asserts that the Thai brand will return to the region before the More...

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By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 10th, 2016
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Marriott/Starwood acquisition gains KSA, Mexico approval

Marriott International, Inc has revealed that it has received authorisation from competition authorities in Saudi Arabia and Mexico to proceed with its acquisition of Starwood Hotels and Resorts in a merger transaction. With More...

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By Staff Writer On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Izu Ani’s next adventure

As Izu Ani departs Emaar Hospitality’s La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie, he reveals his next exciting venture and some key learnings that will stand him in good stead along the way. Crystal Chesters reports. More...