Ramy said that even though the tourism industry generated USD 80 billion within ten years, the government did not lead any initiative towards supporting it.
As one of the world’s leading hotel companies, we remain committed to Lebanon and continue to operate IHG branded hotels in the country, including InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut.
The resort will include apartment options for short and long-stay guests, membership packages and benefits, a grand pool and children’s pool.
The quality and taste of our signature ‘Kashta’ has been standardized with Libnor to become the reference. That is yet another achievement.
As with all Lebanese operators, we are not immune to the disruption and instability today’s economy has created in different sectors and businesses.
We expect it will be a long fight against the invisible enemy. We will have to cope with it, by taking heavy and severe precautions.
Out of 9,500 restaurant outlets in the market, 10 percent will resume their operations next week with just 30 percent of their capacity.
The hotel’s general manager Joseph Coubat told the AFP: “It is because of the economic situation which is becoming unbearable.
“We have built a solid franchise system and we are in negotiations with various key markets that have shown very high interest in the brand,” said Abou Saab