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Marriott Hotels: Africa New Frontier for Growth?

Is Africa the next frontier for growth for the Marriott brands? A current Top Hotel News article suggests that the global hotel leader is taking a strong new look at the African continent, with a goal of having 200 hotels and 37,000 rooms by 2022, with an investment of $8.5 Billion US. To learn more, […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Aramark Acquires Two Companies to Leverage Buy-Side and Services to Their Customers

  The consolidation within the hospitality supply chain sector continued as today, Philadelphia-based Aramark Corp., announced two acquisitions – Avendra LLC, a purchasing group based in Bethesda, Maryland and AmeriPride Services Inc., a uniform company based in Minnetonka, Minnesota. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, this represents a deviation from Aramark’s history of relatively small […]

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Arc Cardinal Releases Commemorative Glass for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Tabletop leader Arc Cardinal are not only known for their innovative drinkware, tableware, and flatware, but for their philanthropic spirit. Since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Arc Cardinal has launched a donation initiative and a commemorative Chef & Sommelier SEQUENCE Hope Glass. Arc Cardinal will be donating a portion of the profits from the […]

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Coffee Cuppa’: The Perfect Cup for Latte Art

Latte art is all the rage at most renowned coffee shops nowadays: Instagram is full of coffee hashtags, baristas showing off their skills, and customers gushing over their beautiful beverages.. but why? There are several factors that tie in to the popularity of latte art and how it’s beneficial for a coffee shop, just as […]

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TWT 10.14.17: The Politics of Glassware, 360 Degrees of #HX2017, & More!

We’re back with another episode of This Week in Tabletop! Covering all the latest news in Hospitality and Tabletop! Make sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up to date on all the happenings in the world of hospitality tabletop.

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HX360° Innovation Zones to Premiere at HX: The Hotel Experience

There’s added excitement to this year’s HX: The Hotel Experience as they plan to launch three new HX360° Innovation Zones for the November 12-13, 2017 show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The zones, each built out on the show floor, offer new products, services, concepts and trend direction in three key […]

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The Politics of Free Glassware

According to News-Press.com, a bill passed in Florida could result in major changes across the country, affecting companies large and small. Given the current state of affairs between large breweries and craft ones about the new “Craft Beer Label”, it’s interesting to see both large and small breweries on the same side of an issue. In Florida, […]

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TWT 10.6.17: Luigi Bormioli’s new Birrateque glasses, Mozaiko branches out into hospitality, & more!

We’re back with another episode of This Week in Tabletop! Covering all the latest news in Hospitality and Tabletop! Make sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up to date on all the happenings in the world of hospitality tabletop.

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Arc Cardinal Works to Fight Childhood Cancer

A faction of Arc International, French company Arc Cardinal is of the largest tableware companies in the world. They are known not only for their innovative designs and global reach, but also for their efforts to give back and help fight cancer. Every day, an average of 43 children are diagnosed with cancer. September is […]

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A Toast to Retro Style Glassware Trends: What it Means for Mixology

When it comes to the alcohol industry, mixologists are catering to a generation that is the perfect “mix” of modern thinking and nostalgia. Millennials desire a personal connection with the products they interact with: they want to drink beer and spirits crafted at local breweries and distilleries. They want cocktail ingredients, such as bitters & […]

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