Dubai continues to lead the way for hospitality development in the Middle East as its most active city for hotel and restaurant construction, synonymous with world-leading design, service standards, and innovation.

The Hotel Show Dubai has been moving with the trends in the region’s hospitality industry for almost two decades and its 19th edition, taking place from 16-18th September 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre – is set to push the boundaries even further.

Like the world-first features that launched at the event in 2017, its 2018 line-up is set to reach new heights, just like the world’s tallest hotel which recently opened in its native Dubai…

The Middle East Housekeepers League of Champions 2018

Fairmont Dubai win at The Middle East Houskeepers League of Champions 2017

The first event of its kind in the world launched at The Hotel Show last year, and is returning to Dubai after widespread acclaim that’s led to editions in the likes of South Africa.  Housekeeping staff are arguably the most vital component of any successful hotel. At The Middle East Housekeepers League of Champions, it is their time to shine. At The Hotel Show Dubai 2018 the event will once again pit teams from the UAE’s biggest hotels head-to-head as they race to remedy ransacked rooms against the clock. Fairmont Dubai was crowned champion last year, let’s see who will be taking the title this September…

The Middle East Hospitality Leadership Forum 2018

Issam Kazim, CEO, DCTCM at The Hotel Show's The Middle East Hospitality Leadership Forum 2017

Will also return to the event with a brand-new line up of expert speakers. The key industry forum will feature well over 50 senior hoteliers, restaurateurs, developers and other key market players engaged in live and unscripted debate on the key strategic opportunities and challenges shaping the regional sector at this time of accelerated expansion and change.

Middle East Hospitality Awards 2018

Gary Rhodes OBE - speech at MEHA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Middle East Hospitality Awards will once again take place at one of the top hotels in Dubai, the venue to be announced at The Hotel Show Dubai 2018 launch party (details coming soon!). The evening celebrates outstanding achievements, innovations and excellence across the region’s top hotels, resorts and restaurants over the past 12 months and is set to be attended once again by hundreds of senior industry professionals.

INNOVATION ALERT: Watch this space…
Brand-new features are yet to be announced for 2018 – set to bring innovative takes on the key functions of any hotel and/or restaurant that the industry will not want to miss…

Relive the highlights from The Hotel Show Dubai 2017 
The new show highlights video showcases all of the best of the 18th edition of the region’s leading hospitality event – take a look… 

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Written by talkabouthospitalitycom

Senior PR Manager, dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa hospitality portfolio. Find out more about our core events: /

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