TRSDC and KAUST’s agreement follows extensive collaboration between the two on flora and fauna assessments and marine spatial planning.
“Do small things in a great way” is Kosta Kourotsidis’s mantra. The seasoned hotelier, who has spent the past 25 years working in hotels across Germany, Ireland and the Middle East, gives us the lowdown on what he has planned for Fairmont Hotels and Resorts’s Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah as cluster GM.
Having joined Grand Hyatt Berlin in 2000, then fulfilling various roles for the brand across the globe, Ben Wozny has had a long history with Hyatt Hotels. In his latest appointment as GM of Grand Hyatt Amman, he reflects on his journey with the group and his plans for the future.
A nightlife enthusiast at heart, Marc Chehade entered the Lebanese F&B scene at a young age. After setting up his company MEC, the entrepreneur launched a series of renowned concepts, including Escobar, Lockstock, Stairway and Kaffeine. We learn more about his path to success.
The Covid-19 pandemic broke out when most hotels had just begun implementing their 2020 budget, and very quickly things spiraled out of control. Consultant Chirine Salha tackles the topic of budgeting in uncertain times and provides tips on financial planning in a crisis.
A truly novel concept, Sandwich W Noss has been delighting foodies with its revolutionary sandwiches since 2015. We asked Rony Abou Saab, the company’s founder, about bringing something new to the food scene and future plans for the brand.
Born in Lebanon, Rabih Fakhreddine graduated with a degree in business marketing from the American University of Beirut. Early in his career, he gained experience in the FMCG industry, including a prestigious position at British American Tobacco (BAT) as a manager of the Levant region. A visionary at heart, Fakhreddine stepped out of the corporate world to follow his passion for the food and entertainment industry. In 2015, he opened Seven Sisters, a luxurious oasis of music and cuisine within the heart of Beirut, and formed 7 Management soon after. The success of Seven Sisters acted as a catalyst for the development of the ten food, beverage and entertainment concepts that followed.