Without a shadow of a doubt, 2020 forced countless companies around the world to rethink their strategies and adapt to new norms. With this in mind, we asked a selection of our contributors what lessons they learned last year and how they foresee the business landscape in 2021.
Recognized as one of the world’s leaders in tourism, Greece certainly isn’t resting on its laurels and continues to raise the bar higher still for its competitors. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, breaks down this impressive market.
In just 11 years, Airbnb has rocketed to the top to take its place as a leading international provider of accommodation, with more rooms booked every night than the largest global hotel chains. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, looks at the consequences of this global phenomenon
Tourism has shown itself to be resilient over the last decade, shrugging off the impact of the financial and economic crisis of 2008. This strong performance points to positive returns for investors and broader opportunities for myriad economies. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, looks at why Portugal is holding its own in a competitive market.
‘A Vibrant Society’, ‘An Ambitious Nation’, ‘A Thriving Economy’, these are the game-changing, transformative and innovative goals mapped out in the Saudi Vision 2030 plan. A Kingdom that was previously known for being an enclosed nation is today going big. Once the Saudi government realized the need to revive the nation and diversify its economy away from oil, the hard work to bring about a transformation began in earnest. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, highlights the opportunities that this reinvention is producing
Despite the decrease in the number of tourists, largely due to uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the fall of the Russian ruble and challenges related to the German market, the Cypriot government is determined to remain focused on strengthening the sector. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, considers the next steps
Lebanon’s great potential, touristic advantages and unique assets make it a one-of-a kind destination in the region. But when can we expect the next all-important step in tourism develpment? Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, issues an urgent wake-up call
With a median age of just 22 years, the Middle East is one of the world’s most youthful regions. Millennials, or Generation Y, account for one quarter of the region’s population and are expected to make up 75 percent of the workforce by 2025. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, shines a spotlight on this demographic of digitally savvy young adults born between 1980 and 2000, who hold such huge potential if targeted correctly