UAE Hospitality Reviewed, Restructured, Re-emerging

UAE Hospitality Reviewed, Restructured, Re-emerging

In 2020, the tourism sector grappled with what has been described as a “black swan event” — the Covid-19 pandemic. Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East and Africa executive for STR, explores the way in which the UAE has responded to the threat and supported the hospitality industry.

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Georges Ojeil joins Four Seasons Hotel Beirut as its new GM

Georges Ojeil joins Four Seasons Hotel Beirut as its new GM

Ojeil brings over 20 years of experience in hospitality business and hotel management to his new role as General Manager at Four Seasons Hotel Beirut.

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Save Beirut, raised over USD 318,000  to rebuild Beirut

Save Beirut, raised over USD 318,000 to rebuild Beirut

Coordinated by 7 Management, Save Beirut provided an innovative and accessible way to drive donations for a worthy and important cause.

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Local chefs join forces as they ‘Cook for Beirut’

Local chefs join forces as they ‘Cook for Beirut’

Collaborating for a series of charity dinners, chef Rita Soueidan, Bethan Kehdy, Ruby Chaer, Mohammad Orfali, and Greg Malouf are set to bring together their creative forces as they cook up a four-course dinner.

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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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Why It Pays To Know Hotel Data Analytics

Why It Pays To Know Hotel Data Analytics

Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East & Africa executive for STR, examines the importance of accurate data analysis in the hospitality industry.

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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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Sunset Hospitality Group opens first Azure Beach Resort in Beirut

Sunset Hospitality Group opens first Azure Beach Resort in Beirut

The resort will include apartment options for short and long-stay guests, membership packages and benefits, a grand pool and children’s pool.

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SPINE Beirut wins two awards at the 2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

SPINE Beirut wins two awards at the 2019 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

SPINE Beirut is designed by renowned Gregory Gatserelia, and is the first rooftop bar design concept focused on the sky.

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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

Kostas Nikolaidis, Middle East and Africa executive for STR, takes a first glimpse at businesson- the-books for London and Dubai as at the third week of October 2019.

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