Will Accor and IHG merge to form the world’s biggest hotel chain?

Will Accor and IHG merge to form the world’s biggest hotel chain?

A marriage between the two firms would propel them far ahead of U.S. rival Marriott by number of hotel rooms, with over 1.6 million between the two.

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The world stands in solidarity with Lebanon

The world stands in solidarity with Lebanon

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros in a virtual conference hosted by France. The emergency aid will be delivered “directly” to the people. 

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How Four Seasons Hotels George V is supporting the global restaurant industry

How Four Seasons Hotels George V is supporting the global restaurant industry

The largest global event of its kind aims to raise funds that will provide direct and tangible financial relief for restaurants worldwide.

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Exclusive: COVID-19 effects on the region’s foodservice industry

Exclusive: COVID-19 effects on the region’s foodservice industry

HN spoke to Aaron Allen, CEO and chief strategist of Aaron Allen & Associates to know more about how the region’s F&B scene would look.

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InterContinental Le Vendôme Beirut sold, to cease operating as an InterContinental branded hotel

InterContinental Le Vendôme Beirut sold, to cease operating as an InterContinental branded hotel

As one of the world’s leading hotel companies, we remain committed to Lebanon and continue to operate IHG branded hotels in the country, including InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut.

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USD 100M fund from Diageo to help pubs and bars recover after lockdown

USD 100M fund from Diageo to help pubs and bars recover after lockdown

From 24 June 2020, bar owners will be able to register their interest for the ‘Raising the Bar’ program via www.diageobaracademy.com globally.

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Umrah Sahla Travel and Tourism acquires OTA MyHotels.SA

Umrah Sahla Travel and Tourism acquires OTA MyHotels.SA

MyHotels.SA is a full service, global travel agency, with multi-tiered packages: Flight reservations, airport transfers, and accommodations.

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The region to kick-start sustainable investment in the hospitality sector

The region to kick-start sustainable investment in the hospitality sector

ATM Virtual concluded on Wednesday 3rd June 2020, a total of 18,959 registrations from 152 countries were recorded, including 490 media

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Eye on the F&B’s investment landscape post COVID-19

Eye on the F&B’s investment landscape post COVID-19

If the pandemic is controlled at the beginning of 2021, investment flow will resume towards the new business models.

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Qatari investor acquires The Ritz London

Qatari investor acquires The Ritz London

The hotel will remain closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and will reopen its doors as soon as it is safe.

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