Over half a million tourists visited Lebanon in Q2 2019, 12 percent more than 2018

Over half a million tourists visited Lebanon in Q2 2019, 12 percent more than 2018

Summer season is turnkey when it comes to boosting the number of arrivals to the country, and stakeholders are positive.

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Jordan, Egypt, and Dubai among Four Seasons Private Jet 2021 itineraries

Jordan, Egypt, and Dubai among Four Seasons Private Jet 2021 itineraries

Featuring two newly crafted itineraries, the Four Seasons Private Jet will touch down for the first time in Angkor Wat, Mexico City, Easter Island and Athens, among an enviable list of locales.

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Breaking through 5 things HR management must do in 2019

Breaking through 5 things HR management must do in 2019

There are many pillars of capital in a business, but the primary four in any successful business are Finance, Intellectual Property, Physical Assets and Human Capital. These can be equated to a table with four legs and similarly, if you remove any of them, the table will fall down. Businesses typically tend to focus on the first three, although Human Capital – the people who operate the business – is arguably the most important. Without it, there can be no company. Mark Dickinson of DONE! Hospitality Training Solutions tells us more

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Halal food market to reach USD 3 trillion in 2024

Halal food market to reach USD 3 trillion in 2024

Benefits associated with the consumption of halal food are driving this market forth. These are increasing the consumption and acceptance of halal food among non-Islamic communities.

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Third edition of ‘Futurism Programme’ launched in Dubai

Third edition of ‘Futurism Programme’ launched in Dubai

Eligible projects must have an innovative tech solution in the travel and tourism space, and an MVP or pilot that’s ready to scale.

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Global market of dark chocolates growing faster than milk chocolates

Global market of dark chocolates growing faster than milk chocolates

Owing to various health benefits and increased awareness among people regarding dark cocoa chocolates is expected to propel the demand for dark chocolates.

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20 percent growth in the global truffle market until 2023

20 percent growth in the global truffle market until 2023

Black truffle was the largest segment within the overall market in 2018 and would remain so until 2023. White truffles market will also grow.

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MENA hotel rate jump insufficient

MENA hotel rate jump insufficient

According to one of Hotstats‘ latest reports, the almost double-digit uptick in average room rates, year-over-year profit per room at Middle Eastern and North African hotels dropped in May by GOPPAR 2.4% even though average room rates rose 9.7% to $183.70, a high for the year. The rise in ARR...

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Global demand for soy and milk proteins is on a growing curve

Global demand for soy and milk proteins is on a growing curve

The inflating disposable incomes are behind this demand. This is coupled by the increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases and consumers health awareness.

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Hiring attitude

Hiring attitude

It’s a fact that over the last 10 years, 20 percent of all new jobs created around the world have been based in hospitality and tourism, which prompts the question, how can you successfully hire the right person for the role? Manal Syriani, managing director of Way Consultants, tells us how

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