Caterer Middle East magazine has picked out the hottest F&B outlet launches from around the region — all of which show how the right market research, branding and ethos can generate a successful new business even in a tough economic climate. Here’s the round up of the ten most interesting, buzz-generating,commercially confident launches of this year. The list was compiled using recommendations offered by industry professionals and ITP editorial staff, while the final ranking was selected based on votes cast by the ITP editorial team. (Text: hoteliermiddleeast.com/ Images: ITP Images)
A decade after the world’s most expensive real estate project was announced, King Abdullah Economic City has completed many of its key components. Chief executive Fahd Al Rasheed explains why tourism, education and entrepreneurship are now his biggest focus.