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GMs, advisors and analysts come together for a virtual hospitality forum on May 20

The Hotel Show’s ‘Hospitality Leadership Forum’ will be going online on Wednesday May 20, 2020 at 14:00 GST (GMT+4) to help share relevant, actionable insights from the region’s leading GMs, advisors and analysts as we progress through and emerge from this challenging period. The panel includes David Allan – Cluster General Manager, Radisson Hotel Group UAE, Mark Lee – General Manager, Media One Hotel, Rupprecht Queitsch, CEO, Senior Partner, INHOCO Group; and Philip Wooller, Area Director, Middle East & Africa, STR. The hospitality and tourism industry is operating at the forefront of the current environment, and certainty and reassurance about what the immediate future looks like is difficult to find. Innovation, knowledge-sharing and camaraderie have never been more important. These four respected and influential members of the community will be discussing their experiences, best practices and visions for how they – and the wider industry – can successfully adjust to meet and emerge from this period even stronger.They’ll also be taking questions, and look forward to welcoming you to the conversation. Hospitality Leadership Forum is going online every month to keep the industry connected in the lead up to the main event this year.

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Radisson Hotel Group opens its seventh hotel in Dubai

Radisson Blu Group announced the opening of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View. The hotel has 206 stylish rooms with spectacular views. Continuing the Group’s expansion in key global cities, the new design-focused hotel is the group’s seventh hotel in Dubai. A hotel steeped in soul and design is located within the largest and most impressive waterfront development in the world, boasting spectacular views over the Marina and Downtown Dubai District. The 206 stylish rooms with bright vistas also offer remarkable comfort, unique amenities and showcase picturesque views of the Dubai Canal and Downtown Dubai. Guests can also enjoy free access to the hotel’s fitness center, pool, spa, and kids club. Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East and Africa, at Radisson Hotel Group said, “We are very proud and excited to open our sixth Radisson Blu hotel in Dubai, one of the world’s most attractive travel destinations and key regional commercial hubs. We are delighted to open another flagship Radisson Blu hotel in this city and contribute to its growth.” David Allan, Cluster General Manager of Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View and Radisson Resort Ras Al Khaimah, Marjan Island commented, “We are thrilled to be launching this hotel in an outstanding location in Dubai, with a unique offering and such a talented and passionate team. We have been very creative in our recruitment. Personality was just as important to us as work experience when selecting our incredible team as we wanted guests to feel the difference at Dubai’s new, distinctive, design-led hotel and experience delightful service.”

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