When branding becomes a key business success factor

When branding becomes a key business success factor

HN spoke with Leen Halwani, creative director and branding consultant at Dimpill Design Boutique to further highlight this instrumental part in the success journey of nowadays’ restaurants.  

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16,000 hotel rooms in Riyadh as per JLL

16,000 hotel rooms in Riyadh as per JLL

It is expected that the construction activity will speed up while improving infrastructure, and increasing the number of hotel rooms in line with Vision 2030.

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Venture Group Continues to Grow Despite Enormous Challenges

Venture Group Continues to Grow Despite Enormous Challenges

Passion for growth has led Venture Group, specialists in the fields of leisure, tourism and real estate, to create and develop new projects locally and internationally. Rabih Saba, the group’s managing partner, talks about the future.

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Kamal Mouzawak’s Survival Mode

Kamal Mouzawak’s Survival Mode

Lebanese entrepreneur Kamal Mouzawak is a man of many talents; he is a restaurateur, a hotelier and a humanitarian at heart. With his B&B, farmers’ market, community kitchen and numerous social initiatives, he showcases not only the richness of the Lebanese cuisine but also the strength of its community as well. After the Beirut port blast, Mouzawak was quick to jump into action.

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Hospitality Mastermind Jean-Claude Ghosn’s Untimely Passing  

Hospitality Mastermind Jean-Claude Ghosn’s Untimely Passing  

Jean-Claude Ghosn, the man behind Ghia Holding — a brand which counts Abd el Wahab, DUO, Ahwak, Fabrk, and El Denye Hek among its F&B concepts — has sadly passed away.  

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Tony Ramy’s Mission to Save Lebanon’s Restaurant Sector

Tony Ramy’s Mission to Save Lebanon’s Restaurant Sector

Tony Ramy, president of the Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafés, Night-Clubs and Pastries in Lebanon, carries the weight of the restaurant industry on his shoulders as he tries to entangle the web of problems that it finds itself caught in. In this exclusive interview, Ramy discusses the unprecedented challenges and the possibility of recovery.

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WorldChefs Online General Meeting

WorldChefs Online General Meeting

World Association of Chefs’ Societies, the global network of chefs associations, held its first online meeting. The meeting was chaired by the association’s president, Thomas Gugler, and was attended by 150 online panelists from over 120 countries.

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In the spotlight: Mayada Badr, CEO of KSA’s Culinary Arts Authority

In the spotlight: Mayada Badr, CEO of KSA’s Culinary Arts Authority

Even though she lives by the moment, her new life motto is ‘Enjoy simple pleasures that could be so rewarding, as simple as enjoying a meal with a piece of bread.

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What will the future of luxury hospitality offering look like

What will the future of luxury hospitality offering look like

Many wonder whether luxury properties will have to adopt stricter operation measures to sustain and kick off back their activities.

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HN Meets David Todd, head of operations, Middle East and Africa, at IHG

HN Meets David Todd, head of operations, Middle East and Africa, at IHG

While IHG has a clear strategy, well-loved brands and a robust business model, we are not immune to a crisis of this magnitude.  During this challenging time, we have stayed focused on being there for our guests.

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