Driving a more sustainable future for travel with  Duncan Fraser Smith, founder of The Cutting Edge Agency

Driving a more sustainable future for travel with Duncan Fraser Smith, founder of The Cutting Edge Agency

With technology a crucial part of our everyday lives, Duncan Fraser Smith, founder of The Cutting Edge Agency, addresses its potential as a key contributor to a sustainable future for the tourism industry.

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Lebanon’s position in the tourism race by Ralph Nader CEO Amber Consulting

Lebanon’s position in the tourism race by Ralph Nader CEO Amber Consulting

Of the many pearls of wisdom known to mankind, one particular lesson is mastered by the Lebanese people: in the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity (Sun Tzu). Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, shares his thoughts on how Lebanon is maintaining a buoyant tourism sector.

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Green advice with Luminescenza

Green advice with Luminescenza

Luminescenza’s design team works daily to find energy-efficient, cost-effective design solutions to share with business owners. The firm recommends energy-saving strategies to help customers become certified in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Program (LEED).

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Kuwait: the slow road to recovery

Kuwait: the slow road to recovery

With all eyes on summer 2022, Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, gives us the lowdown on Kuwait’s tourism status and the measures being taken to encourage travelers to return to the Gulf state.

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Destination flavor with Certified Angus Beef

Destination flavor with Certified Angus Beef

The JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai is a destination for guests seeking first-class service and elegant dining experiences. From awe-inspiring sunset views to the sumptuous dishes served, every moment is elevated and sure to impress.

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Six experts in the field talk about tech solutions available for hospitality and F&B enterprises

Six experts in the field talk about tech solutions available for hospitality and F&B enterprises

With digital transformation an inevitability for businesses all over the world, we talk technology with six experts in the field and find out what tech solutions are available for hospitality and F&B enterprises.

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KSA and UAE talent in tourism and hospitality

KSA and UAE talent in tourism and hospitality

With the continuous rollout of tourism infrastructure in the UAE and KSA, the task of finding hospitality stars remains a challenge for employers. Richard Stolz, principal at Roland Berger Middle East’s transportation, tourism and logistics practice in Dubai, talks talent in the region.

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Beyond the beach with JM Architects

Beyond the beach with JM Architects

With the Middle East boasting thousands of miles of coastline, Jeffrey Meawad, founder of JM Architects, identifies some of the main factors to consider in beachfront restaurant design.

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Perfect pastry with six professionals from the world of pastry

Perfect pastry with six professionals from the world of pastry

We asked six professionals from the world of pastry to reveal their favorite products, brands and equipment, and share their tips. Here’s what they said.We asked six professionals from the world of pastry to reveal their favorite products, brands and equipment, and share their tips. Here’s what they said.

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Hospitality powerhouse Amine Moukarzel

Hospitality powerhouse Amine Moukarzel

“Success is a continuous journey and not a specific destination” is how Amine Moukarzel, president and partner of Louvre Hotels Group and Golden Tulip Hotels MENA, views the world. We spoke with the veteran hotelier to hear his thoughts on the industry’s evolution and his group’s upcoming projects.

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