New GM for Riviera Hotel Beirut

New GM for Riviera Hotel Beirut

Bou Sleiman joined Riviera Hotel in 2010 and was the executive assistant manager for five years. He was instrumental in running the operations of the resort alongside the general manager and oversaw the performance of all operational departments, including rooms division, food & beverage, sales & marketing and engineering. He...

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Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts appoints Hanna Azzi as GM of Dubai Resort

Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts appoints Hanna Azzi as GM of Dubai Resort

Global luxury lifestyle and hospitality brand, Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts, announced the appointment of Hanna Azzi as GM of Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai. Azzi has been working with the Nikki Beach brand since June 2015 and has played a key role in the opening of Nikki Beach...

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Hospitality Titan Nouhad Dammous Honored by Vresso

Hospitality Titan Nouhad Dammous Honored by Vresso

Le Bristol Hotel Beirut was the venue for a ceremony that holds a special meaning for the attending professionals who in their own right, are masters of their craft. The event was hosted by Vresso, one of Lebanon’s oldest companies offering the hospitality industry a total solutions’ package for food...

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Kerzner International names Michael P. Wale as chief executive officer

Kerzner International names Michael P. Wale as chief executive officer

Kerzner International Holdings, which owns the Atlantis Resort and Residences and One&Only Resorts brands worldwide, announced the appointment of Michael P. Wale as its new chief executive officer. The company manages a portfolio of globally renowned, entertainment destination resorts, ultra-luxury hotels and residences and innovative entertainment experiences. Wale joins Kerzner...

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Paramount Hotels & Resorts appoints Alessandro Redaelli as VP of operations

Paramount Hotels & Resorts appoints Alessandro Redaelli as VP of operations

  Paramount Hotels & Resorts announced the appointment of Alessandro Redaelli as the global vice president of operations and will be responsible for implementing strategies to increase value creation in the organization. In his new role, he will be contributing in executing the company’s operational growth strategy with a global...

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Kamal Mouzawak further expands his ‘Beit’ guesthouses chain

Kamal Mouzawak further expands his ‘Beit’ guesthouses chain

  Beit El Tawlet, Kamal Mouzawak’s latest addition to the ‘Beit’ guesthouses chain, has opened its doors to the public. It is the fourth guesthouse to join the network which already includes Beit Douma, Beit El Qamar, and Beit Ammiq. The new destination is located just above Tawlet Beirut in...

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Nouhad Dammous is honored by Le Cordon Bleu for his lifetime contributions to hospitality

Nouhad Dammous is honored by Le Cordon Bleu for his lifetime contributions to hospitality

Le Cordon Bleu, the leading Global Network of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institutes, celebrated the continuous cooperation with Université Saint Esprit Du Kaslik (USEK) and the official opening of its Culinary Arts Institute. The celebration is hosted by André Cointreau, president of Le Cordon Bleu International. The new institute...

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HN speaks to Didier Jardin, GM of the Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

HN speaks to Didier Jardin, GM of the Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya

“The hotel sector in Kuwait blends the traditions of Kuwaiti hospitality with contemporary style. While the sector continues to support a high proportion of business travelers coming from the Gulf and internationally, leisure tourism is on the rise; in fact, leisure travel spending is expected to increase by four percent...

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BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN

BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN

  BETTER PERFORMANCE AT EVERY TURN In an exclusive interview with HN, Elie Ramia, managing director of MindSet Solutions emphasized the fact that bad customer experiences lead to decreased revenue instead of business growth necessitating a deeper understanding of how to make full use of the available tools to turn...

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Lebanese Soha Atallah new VP of the World Packaging Organization

Lebanese Soha Atallah new VP of the World Packaging Organization

Soha Attallah, general manager of the Lebanese packaging center Liban Pak affiliated to the Lebanese Industrialists Association, was appointed vice president of the World Packaging Organization. This is the first time that this position is held by an Arab national. The World Packaging Organization is an international, non-governmental, non-profit international...

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