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)
Five years after re-spinning Image Nation’s focus towards its Abu Dhabi base, CEO Michael Garin explains why the media firm’s success will ultimately be measured not by the number of blockbusters it produces but by its ability to craft an industry that no longer needs it.