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Jun 27

Lebanon rubbishes its tourism industry

About 20 years ago, I attended a trade seminar in Beirut hosted by a German tourism expert. Back then, Lebanon was poised to unveil itself as the pre-eminent destination for Arab tourists, but Beirut was also making an effort to woo the western traveller.

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Jun 22

Ambassador of Egypt: keen to facilitate entry of Lebanese tourists to Sharm El Sheikh, various tourist destinations in Egypt

Egypt's Ambassador Nazih Al-Najari said in a statement on Wednesday that he 'contacted today the ministers of tourism of the two countries, Avedis Gudanian and Yahya Rashid, to work on boosting tourism between the two countries during the current tourist season.'
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Jun 20

Turkish Ambassador, tourism delegation meet Hariri

A Turkish Tourism and Commercial Delegation currently on a visit to Lebanon met on Monday with Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, in the company of Turkish Ambassador to Lebanon Cagatay Erciyes. The following is the Turkish diplomat's word in the wake of his meeting with Hariri:
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Jun 19

Hilton Hotels in Beirut appoints Malek Fakhro as Cluster Director of Business Development

Hilton Hotels in Beirut appoints Malek Fakhro as Cluster Director of Business Development

Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand and Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace announced the appointment of Malek Fakhro as the Cluster Director of Business Development with effect from March 1st, 2017. In his new role, Fakhro will develop and lead the commercial strategy of the group in Lebanon, overseeing the sales and marketing activities in view of maximizing its performance. Welcoming this appointment, Mr. Naif Zureikat, Cluster General Manager of Hilton Hotels in Beirut said, “We are extremely excited to have Malek join our team. He has......

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Jun 15

Groupe ADP Launches Global Innovation Contest to Imagine the Airport Experience of the Future

Groupe ADP Launches Global Innovation Contest to Imagine the Airport Experience of the Future

(ME NewsWire)-- Groupe ADP is launching the global challenge 'Play Your Airport'. This open innovation initiative will allow students, businesses, travellers and the group's employees to reinvent the airport experience with one common"...

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Jun 14

Guidanian meets Cypriot Minister of Industry and Tourism

Minister of Tourism, Avedis Guidanian, on Tuesday met with Cypriot Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism, Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, with whom he discussed the economic bilateral ties between the two countries.


'We discussed with Minister Guidanian the means to"...

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Jun 11

Kate Winslet Launches the Exclusive Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet Timepiece to Be Auctioned Online

Kate Winslet Launches the Exclusive Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet Timepiece to Be Auctioned Online

(ME NewsWire)-- In its boutique located at Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris, the Swiss watchmaker Longines, with the participation of its Ambassador of Elegance Kate Winslet, presented the Flagship Heritage by Kate Winslet watch. Three models"...

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Jun 08

Aqaba and Beirut key touristic cities in MENA region: Colliers International

A forecast report conducted by Colliers International for the hotels of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for the three-month period from May to July 2017 has showed that Beirut and Aqaba are the key touristic cities in the region for that period.

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Jun 07

Kidianian launching Beirut International Awards Festivals (BIAF): Lebanon capable of outshining at all times

Tourism Minister, Owadis Kidanian, on Tuesday said that the launch of several festivals in Lebanon indicates that the country is recovering and moving in the right direction, notably in the field of tourism.


Minister Kidanian's words came during the launching of"...

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Jun 05

The First Group’s New Dedicated Food & Beverage Division to Bring Innovative Dining Concepts to Dubai

The First Group’s New Dedicated Food & Beverage Division to Bring Innovative Dining Concepts to Dubai

The First Group has launched a dedicated F&B business that will introduce new and established restaurant brands to Dubai, some of which will be global firsts. In a move that marks significant expansion for the Dubai-based property development firm, the new division will fill the gap in the market for affordable lifestyle-driven dining concepts, as demand in the midscale and upscale hospitality sectors starts to boom. Heading up the new venture is one of the region’s leading F&B experts, Duncan Fraser-Smith, who was recently......

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