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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Lebanon’s tourists arrivals grew by four percent y-o-y in Q1 2019

Lebanon’s tourists arrivals grew by four percent y-o-y in Q1 2019

According to the latest data by Global Blue, globe shopper spending increased by 12 percent in Q1. Saudi tourists represent 15 percent of the total tourist spending, with an increase of 45 percent versus prior year.

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Five percent growth in Lebanon tourism during Q1 2018

Five percent growth in Lebanon tourism during Q1 2018

The arrivals are led by tourists from Europe who grew 20 percent year on year.

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The second edition of ‘Visit Lebanon’ reassures the country’s leading position in terms of tourism attractiveness

The second edition of ‘Visit Lebanon’ reassures the country’s leading position in terms of tourism attractiveness

Guidanian revealed that conference reservations for 2019 are very high so far, which makes Lebanon an important center for MICE tourism.

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1.9 million tourists visited Lebanon in 2017

1.9 million tourists visited Lebanon in 2017

Figures released by the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism (MoT) show that 1.9 million tourists visited Lebanon in 2017, a ten percent increase compared to 2016. These figures exclude Lebanese, Syrian, and Palestinian nationalities.   July attracted the highest number of visitors, almost 248,000 tourists, growing by six percent y-o-y. April...

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2017 had the best tourists shopping figures since 2010 in Lebanon

2017 had the best tourists shopping figures since 2010 in Lebanon

Tourists’ spending in Lebanon increased by 5.47 percent in 2017 comparing to 2016, according to Global Blue’s ‘Globe shopper spending insights in Lebanon 2017’. The growth was led by Saudi tourists who constitute 14 percent of the total tourists’ expenditures. They are followed by Emiratis (12 percent), and Kuwaitis (six...

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Lebanon to end 2017 with over 1.9 million tourists

Lebanon to end 2017 with over 1.9 million tourists

“We are expecting to end 2017 with over 1.9 million tourists, excluding expatriates, Syrians, and Palestinians,” said Minister of Tourism in Lebanon, Avedis Guidanian, revealing that this is the second best achieved tourism result the country has witnessed since the fifties.   Lebanon had scored over two million tourists in...

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