Saudi Arabia’s burgeoning hospitality scene ranks first among Arab nations for inbound visitors in 2022

Saudi Arabia’s burgeoning hospitality scene ranks first among Arab nations for inbound visitors in 2022

Saudi Arabia registered more international arrivals than any other Arab nation during the first nine months of 2022, as government officials aim to attract 100 million annual visitors by the end of this decade.

Read more
Four Seasons Hotel Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr slated to open this year

Four Seasons Hotel Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr slated to open this year

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is set to open Four Seasons Hotel Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr in 2023.

Read more
John Halliday becomes the new director of operations at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah

John Halliday becomes the new director of operations at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah

Veteran John Halliday, who has more than 28 years of experience in the hospitality sector, has been appointed director of operations at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach.

Read more
Four Seasons Resort and Residences opens its doors at The Pearl-Qatar

Four Seasons Resort and Residences opens its doors at The Pearl-Qatar

A unique lifestyle experience awaits guests of the newly opened Four Seasons Resort and Residences at The Pearl-Qatar, as it begins accepting reservations in anticipation of its opening in June 2023.

Read more
Ahmed Galal Ismail appointed CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Holding

Ahmed Galal Ismail appointed CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Holding

Ahmed Galal Ismail is the new CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Holding. He assumes the position from Alain Bejjani, who served in the role for eight years. 

Read more
A new chapter with Rami Sayess president of hotel operations for Asia Pacific at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

A new chapter with Rami Sayess president of hotel operations for Asia Pacific at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

As president of hotel operations for Asia Pacific at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Rami Sayess believes that success is all about leadership and the ability to translate vision into reality by encouraging others to reach their full potential. Here, the veteran hotelier and die-hard optimist reveals news of his promotion and what lies ahead.

Read more
Inauguration of the official headquarters of the INVV

Inauguration of the official headquarters of the INVV

The National Institute of Vine and Wine inaugurated its official headquarters in Hazmieh, Beirut, in the presence of Eng. Louis Lahoud, director general of the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture; Dany Gedeon, director general of the Lebanese Ministry of Industry; Zafer Chaoui , chairman of the board of directors of the National Institute for Vine and Wine; Mounir Al-Bassat, president of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists; Salim Al-Zayni , president of the Syndicate of Food Industry Owners; George Nasrawi, dean of Lebanese Food Industries, as well as affluent members of the Lebanese community, board members and ambassadors.

Read more
Hyatt Regency Izmir IstinyePark debuts in Turkey

Hyatt Regency Izmir IstinyePark debuts in Turkey

Hyatt Regency Izmir IstinyePark, opens its doors in Balçova, marking the sixth Hyatt-branded property in Turkey, and the second Hyatt Regency hotel in the country.

Read more
An authentic Lebanese success story with Georges Nasraoui

An authentic Lebanese success story with Georges Nasraoui

George Nasraoui is a man of many talents. Not only was he able to establish his firm during the Lebanese civil war, but he also managed to expand it on international scale. Here, the founder and CEO of food manufacturing company Sonaco Al-Rabih and VP of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists takes us on a trip down memory lane and discusses what the future holds for his company.

Read more
Two new appointments: Duncan O’Rourke CEO of Accor MEAT and Asia-Pacific & Mark Willis CEO of Fairmont

Two new appointments: Duncan O’Rourke CEO of Accor MEAT and Asia-Pacific & Mark Willis CEO of Fairmont

Duncan O’Rourke has been appointed CEO of Accor Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Asia-Pacific. He succeeds Mark Willis, who is Fairmont’s new CEO.

Read more