Investment in the travel and tourism sector reached USD 44 billion in 2017, with forecasts suggesting it will almost double in the next 10 years. Hospitality News ME spoke to two industry consultants to learn more about what’s driving investment in the region and where investors are putting their money
Why did companies suddenly start taking an interest in our personal data and updating their terms and conditions? What’s really going on with data protection right now and how does this affect hotel operations? Serge Chamelian, managing partner of h-hotelier, answers these and many other questions
The Beirut Restaurants Festival is returning to the capital for its third edition celebrating the city’s vibrant food scene, on September 28 – 30, 2018. The event is set to host more than 50 of the best restaurants, cafés, pastry shops and bars at Mar Mikhael’s iconic Trainstation.
As Lebanon’s hospitality sector moves to recapture the golden period of 2009 – 2011, Tony Ramy, restaurateur and president of the Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafés, Night-Clubs & Pastries, tracks the changes he’s witnessed in the industry over the years and shares where he sees potential for startups and growth
A home-grown brand, Zejd offers customers visiting its flagship store, House of Zejd, extra virgin olive oils, as well as exquisitely flavored oils, produced from a wide range of fruity olives, cultivated in the groves of the Akkar region of northern Lebanon.
Salon Du Chocolat Beirut is returning for its fifth edition, showcasing the latest in chocolate, pastry and confectionery. Bringing together professional chocolate tasters, chocolatiers and enthusiasts, Salon du Chocolat showcases the products of more than 60 exhibitors and comprises several events.
Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13 percent between 2018 and 2021. HN was given the opportunity to interview Haitham Al Ghassani, assistant director general of promotion and awareness at the Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Tourism