Hospitality News Talks explores the work of Lebanon’s municipalities and the Lebanon Mountain Trail Association to boost tourism

Hospitality News Talks explores the work of Lebanon’s municipalities and the Lebanon Mountain Trail Association to boost tourism

Powered by Hospitality News Middle East and funded by the USAID Lebanon Enterprise development (LED) project, Hospitality News Talks held its sixth virtual roundtable on March 18— “What Lebanon’s municipalities are doing to boost tourism.” During the online session, one of 12 such talks, heads of municipalities and rural tourism specialists discussed what projects are being undertaken to encourage visitors to their regions.

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Full Report: Lebanon’s caterers and event planners discuss the new normal in Hospitality News Talks’ fourth virtual roundtable

Full Report: Lebanon’s caterers and event planners discuss the new normal in Hospitality News Talks’ fourth virtual roundtable

Powered by Hospitality News Middle East and funded by the USAID Lebanon Enterprise development (LED) project, Hospitality News Talks held its fourth virtual roundtable on March 4 — “The catering and events industries in Lebanon: adapting to a new normal.” The online session, one of 12 such talks moderated by Hodema Consulting Services, invited a panel of industry professionals, including chefs, caterers and event planners, to discuss the challenges the sector has faced as a result of Covid-19, economic paralysis and other factors.

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Full Report – Lebanon’s hospitality education in the spotlight in Hospitality News Talks’ third virtual session

Full Report – Lebanon’s hospitality education in the spotlight in Hospitality News Talks’ third virtual session

Powered by Hospitality News Middle East and funded by the USAID Lebanon Enterprise development (LED) project, Hospitality News Talks held its third virtual roundtable on February 25 — “Hospitality education in Lebanon in 2021 and beyond.” The online session, one of 12 such talks moderated by Hodema Consulting Services, invited a panel of academics to discuss the latest developments in hospitality education and how their respective institutions have been responding to the pressures of Covid-19 as well as challenges specific to Lebanon: currency devaluation, political uncertainty, etc.

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Full Report – Hospitality News Talks discusses the state of Lebanon’s hospitality industry and what’s on the horizon

Full Report – Hospitality News Talks discusses the state of Lebanon’s hospitality industry and what’s on the horizon

Powered by Hospitality News Middle East and funded by the USAID Lebanon Enterprise development (LED) project, Hospitality News Talks held its second virtual roundtable on February 18 — “What 2021 holds for Lebanon’s hospitality industry.” During the online session, one of 12 such talks moderated by Hodema Consulting Services, a panel of experts discussed the state of the industry, the latest developments and how to ameliorate the impact of COVID-19 and other challenges the sector has recently come up against. The speakers also proposed ways to boost recovery in 2021 and attract foreign tourists.

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Full Report – Hospitality News Talks hosts its first webinar to support Lebanon’s hospitality industry

Full Report – Hospitality News Talks hosts its first webinar to support Lebanon’s hospitality industry

Powered by Hospitality News Middle East and funded by the USAID Lebanon Enterprise development (LED) project, Hospitality News Talks held its first virtual roundtable on February 4 — “How Covid-19 is changing the shape of the restaurant industry: challenges and opportunities in 2021”. The online session, one of 12 such talks moderated by Hodema Consulting Services, called upon the expertise of prominent restaurateurs and industry professionals in Lebanon to share their experiences and propose ways to move forward.

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Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort appoints Savino Leone as General Manager

Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort appoints Savino Leone as General Manager

Leone has more than three years’ experience in leading luxury Jumeirah Group hotels, having originally been appointed in 2017 as the General Manager of Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait.

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WE Forum: 9 lessons hospitals can teach hotels about the new reality of tourism

WE Forum: 9 lessons hospitals can teach hotels about the new reality of tourism

Hotels and hospitals are both trying to re-establish trust with the public after the initial closures intended to flatten the surge of COVID-19 cases.

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Rotana expands Nadim El Zyr’s role

Rotana expands Nadim El Zyr’s role

Rotana Hotel Management Corporation has announced that Nadim El Zyr has been appointed as the Cluster GM for Hala Arjaan, his sixth property in Abu Dhabi and ninth in the UAE. The dual Lebanese-Canadian national is a graduate of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and the son of Rotana’s visionary Co-founder, Selim El...

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Second Park Inn by Radisson opens in Makkah

Second Park Inn by Radisson opens in Makkah

The hotel consists of 355 rooms and diverse F&B options. Those looking to relax and recharge can enjoy the spa and fitness center. Business guests have access to two modern and spacious meeting rooms that can host up to 100 people.

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Lebanon’s Chateau Rweiss voted best wedding venue

At an international annual event held in Dubai, Lebanon’s Chateau Rweiss won the DWP Ace Award for the region’s best ‘Wedding Property of the Year’. Perched on top of a hill in Chnaniir, Keserwan, the venue beat 14 of the region’s top hotel venues spread across the Middle East. Surrounded by the Chnaniir nature...

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