It hopes to support and promote entrepreneurs to boost the recovery of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.
Dubai-based leading hotel management company, Aleph Hospitality, has announced it will be launching its hotel Innovation Lab in order to help boost the sectors of travel, tourism and hospitality as the industry seeks to recover from pandemic disruptions.
Aleph hopes to support innovative startups transforming the sector through an entrepreneurial team of senior industry professionals.
“At Aleph Hospitality we operate with an entrepreneurial spirit in everything we do, and we pride ourselves on our culture of innovation,” said Bani Haddid, the Founder and Managing Director of Aleph Hospitality.
“Through the Innovation Lab we want to support and promote entrepreneurs that are changing the face of our industry and offer them a springboard to launch and grow their business by providing office space, business support and advisory, product testing facilities and investment opportunities,” he continued.
The company hopes to onboard the first batch of participating startups in the company’s Dubai headquarters by the end of September 2021.
UAE based start-ups and international entrepreneurs willing to relocate to Dubai, whose operations, solutions or products focus on artificial intelligence (AI), hotel guest and employee guest experience, sustainability and renewable energy, food and beverage and/or community services are encouraged to apply.
Successful startups and individuals will receive coaching and mentoring by its talented team of experienced hospitality professionals, access to Aleph Hospitality’s vast network of hospitality, travel and tourism connections, and potential investment opportunities either through Aleph Hospitality or third-party investment, seed funding and venture capital.
Candidates can register on https://www.alephhospitality.com/lab-application before the submission deadline of 2 September, 2021.