UAE’s The Digital Hotelier secures $200,000 in investment from Hope Ventures for product development


Bahrain’s Hope Ventures and the Silicon Valley-based early-stage investor “Plug and Play have co-invested $200,000 in the UAE-based traveltech, The Digital Hotelier (TDH).

Founded in 2022 by Ali Fouad and Qutaiba Alali, TDH provides hotel software in multiple languages to streamline the reservation process. As a pioneering TravelTech startup, The Digital Hotelier (TDH) revolutionises hotel experiences for both guests and operators with its state-of-the-art SaaS platform, which supports multiple languages and is specifically designed to enhance the user experience and drive additional revenue for hotels, hotel apartments, and holiday homes. 

Commenting on their fundraising through Beban, Qutaiba Alali, Founder and CEO of The Digital Hotelier, shared: “We are excited to announce the strategic investment from Hope Ventures and Plug and Play. This backing not only demonstrates confidence in our vision but also provides valuable resources for our accelerated growth. The support from esteemed investors like Hope Ventures and Plug and Play is instrumental in advancing our product development, expanding our reach, and positioning us for success.”

He added: “This collaboration goes beyond financial backing; it represents a significant partnership that will play a pivotal role in shaping our company’s trajectory. By aligning with prestigious investors, we are not only strengthening our market position but also unlocking a spectrum of exciting opportunities. We are grateful for the trust and confidence that Hope Ventures and Plug and Play have placed in our team, and we look forward to achieving remarkable milestones together.”

Fajer Saleh Al Pachachi, General Manager at Hope Ventures, said: “We are thrilled to announce Hope’s investment in The Digital Hotelier. Our ethos is to co-invest in promising entrepreneurs with strategic investors who can drive the growth of our portfolio companies, and this investment alongside Plug and Play is a great example. Plug and Play boasts a great track record, having propelled more than 30 unicorns and over 150 companies valued at over EUR 100 million. By combining our resources and expertise, I am confident that The Digital Hotelier will have access to the capital, expertise, and networks required to accelerate the success of their startup in the rapidly evolving travel industry.”