HotStats and HAMA MEA in a strategic collaboration partnership

HotStats and HAMA MEA in a strategic collaboration partnership

The relationship will allow HotStats to leverage the expertise of HAMA MEA for various objectives, including content pieces, and yearly performance reviews.

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How to Merge Positions Without Affecting the Workflow

How to Merge Positions Without Affecting the Workflow

New trends in business are moving towards job combinations with the aim of managing labor costs and increasing efficiency. Manal Syriani, franchise manager of The Lebanese Bakery, explores the variables to consider when it comes to changing job functions.

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How to make your business attractive to investors

How to make your business attractive to investors

Starting a new business venture is always a challenge that involves risks. However, higher levels of market uncertainty globally due to limited financial resources and lower discretionary income available to consumers have combined to raise the risk factors. As a result, many capitalists are looking to invest in franchised businesses to limit their financial exposure. Manal Syriani, franchise manager of The Lebanese Bakery, shares key franchising solutions that could make all the difference

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Less is more in the bottled water business

Less is more in the bottled water business

In 2016, bottled water dethroned soft drinks as the leader in beverage sales. As the container market experiences a wave of innovative packaging solutions, changing consumer consumption patterns and ultra premium water brands are soaring in popularity,ushering in a new age for what has become the world’s biggest-selling beverage

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350 hospitality leaders gather at Saudi’s SHIC 2020

350 hospitality leaders gather at Saudi’s SHIC 2020

The event will host more than 90 high-profile speakers from companies paving the way in Saudi Arabia’s hospitality investment industry.

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CoStar Group to acquire STR for USD 450 million

CoStar Group to acquire STR for USD 450 million

STR aggregates data from over 65,000 hotels worldwide, representing nearly nine million guest rooms in over 180 countries.

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16 under 30: Full Lineup

16 under 30: Full Lineup

After months of deliberation, Hospitality News Middle East has handpicked a list of 16 taste-makers who, at the tender age of 30 or below, are redefining our palates and diets. They’re sure to impress you, inspire you and, perhaps, instigate a little bit of jealousy

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Beyond Oil

Beyond Oil

How Middle Eastern markets are developing their infrastructures to diversify hotel business by Robin Rossmann, Managing Director for STR.

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Reasons to do business in Lebanon

Reasons to do business in Lebanon

Lebanon was the 72nd largest market for U.S. exports in 2016, according to U.S. Department of Commerce statistics.  The Lebanese Customs Authority reported that Lebanon’s total imports in 2016 reached USD 18.705 billion, of which USD 1.184 billion came from the United States. In 2016, the United States ranked as...

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