Samih Sawiris invests in Dutch online booking platform

Samih Sawiris invests in Dutch online booking platform

The award-winning online booking platform Dutch startup, Bidroom.com, secured substantial investment from Egyptian businessman Samih Sawiris, founder of the Orascom Development Group, a conglomerate of companies operating in many different areas, like tourism and hospitality, but with a primary business focus on developing, constructing and managing whole tourist destinations.  ...

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Tourists spending seven percent up in Lebanon this summer

Tourists spending seven percent up in Lebanon this summer

According to Global Blue’s ‘Insights into tourist spending Q3’ report, the tourist spending increased by seven percent in Q3 2017 compared to Q3 2016.   “Summer 2011 was the peak, and comparing this summer’s results to that of 2011, we are still below by – 18.27 percent,” Joe Yacoub, Lebanon...

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