The company is on the lookout for dynamic and innovative startups that are transforming the travel, tourism and hospitality sector, and that seek support on their journey from a dynamic, experienced, and 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. As a team we have been looking at ways to help drive innovation in travel, tourism and hospitality, in a time our industry needs it the most”, said Bani Haddad, managing director, 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.”
Aleph Hospitality is looking to onboard the first start-ups in its Innovation Lab in the company’s headquarters in Dubai by the end of this September. UAE based start-ups - and international entrepreneurs willing to relocate to Dubai - with innovative products, solutions and/or technologies in the fields of Artificial intelligence (AI), hotel guest & employee guest experience, sustainability & renewable energy, food and beverage and/or community service(s) are encouraged to apply for the Innovation Lab.
The selected winners will benefit from office space and business support at Aleph Hospitality’s new headquarters in Dubai, proof of concept opportunities across the company’s portfolio of managed hotels in the Middle East and Africa, 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.