UAE’s hospitality projects value crosses USD 72 billion in Sept 2017

UAE’s hospitality projects value crosses USD 72 billion in Sept 2017

The total value of 543 active hospitality projects in the UAE reached US$71.6 billion at the beginning of September 2017, according to BNC Network, the largest and most comprehensive project research and intelligence provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The hospitality sector constitutes six percent of all active...

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Positive tourism insights in Lebanon

Positive tourism insights in Lebanon

“We have reached a new phase in tourism in Lebanon, and if we maintained the same pace, we will reach two million visitors, just 10 percent less than the best performing years we’ve witnessed,” said the Lebanese Minister of Tourism, Avedis Guidaanian during a visit to the Presidential Palace today....

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UNWTO: Middle East tops international tourism in H1 2017

UNWTO: Middle East tops international tourism in H1 2017

Visitor numbers reported by destinations around the world reflect strong demand for international travel in the first half of 2017, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Worldwide, international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) increased by 6% compared to the same six-month period last year, well above the sustained and...

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Tourism in the land of the Pharaohs

Tourism in the land of the Pharaohs

Tourism in the Land of the Pharaohs   Egypt’s tourism industry has historically accounted for about 13 percent of the economy and corresponding levels of employment. While the country’s political instability and social upheaval have severely affected its hospitality industry, the country can still capitalize on the sector’s traditional role...

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BUSINESS EYE ON SHANGHAI

5 questions to Boecker® Public Health CEO Michel Bayoud As the leading public health service provider in the Middle East, Boecker has long been a pioneer in the pest control industry, both across the region and further afield. In July, the firm participated in the International Conference on Urban Pests...

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What’s hot in F&B in 2018

What’s hot in F&B in 2018

FOOD AND BEVERAGE TRENDS Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema consulting services, predicts what will be hot in F&B in 2018 First let’s take a look at this year’s fads. We witnessed an upsurge in protein dishes against carbs, an increased focus on quality ingredients and the boom of kale. We...

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