Content by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA

Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA

Sarah is contributing editor covering Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) for Duetto. An experienced B2B travel industry journalist, Sarah spent 14 years working in the Middle East, most notably as senior editor – hospitality for ITP Publishing Group in Dubai, where she headed up the editorial teams on Hotelier Middle East, Caterer Middle East and Arabian Travel News. Sarah is now based back in the UK.

Keeping The UK Competitive On Tourism

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

The UK’s tourism industry is one in a state of flux at the moment. Key political decisions, such as Brexit, the mooting of a potential “bed tax” on hotels in London, and the highest rates of VAT on hotel rooms in Europe all threaten to shake the status quo of the U.K.’s hotel market.

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AHIC: Midscale Hotel Market Presents Most Opportunity

by Sarah McCay Tams, Contributing Editor, EMEA |

This year’s Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, which took place at the end of April in Dubai, highlighted a number of opportunities for the hotel sector in the Middle East, with the midscale market seen to be giving the luxury segment a run for its money in the region.

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