The latest edition of HORECA Lebanon, held from April 25-28, 2023, ended on a high note. More than 12,000 visitors, 160 exhibitors and 100 international culinary experts gathered together at Beirut’s Seaside Arena for four days of networking.
Saudi HORECA Riyadh is set to celebrate its 12th edition at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center from November 27–29. We reveal what makes it the Kingdom’s most valuable hospitality and foodservice exhibition, and why professionals should visit the show.
In a dynamic and ever-changing world, the hospitality industry has embraced technological advancements to enhance its services. Among the pioneers leading this transformation is Bidfood Middle East, the region’s leading food and technology distributor. Through its groundbreaking e-distribution platform, myBidfood, Bidfood Middle East is revolutionizing the way B2B transactions occur in the Middle East’s food and beverage domain. We take a look at how myBidfood’s first-of-its-kind features are impacting the hospitality industry and reshaping the landscape of e-commerce in the region.
Sustainable packaging has become a priority for many companies, especially those operating in the hospitality and foodservice industries. As such, the topic was discussed during HORECA Talks at HORECA Lebanon with a panel of experts.
A special talk, co-organized by Hospitality News Middle East and Hodema Consulting Services, was held on April 25 at HORECA Lebanon to reveal what 2023 holds for the country’s tourism industry. The session brought together leading industry figures to discuss the current situation and market projections for the upcoming summer tourist season. The panelists included: H.E. Walid Nassar, Lebanon’s Minister of Tourism; Marwan Haber, head of sales and marketing at Middle East Airlines Airliban; Pierre Achkar, president of both the Federation for Tourism Industries and the Lebanese Hotel Association; Jean Beyrouthy, president of Syndicate of Balnear Tourist Establishments in Lebanon; and Tony Ramy, President of Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants, Cafés, Night Clubs and Pastries in Lebanon. Nada Alameddine, managing partner of Hodema Consulting Services, moderated the talk.
Despite the challenges faced by Lebanon’s hotel sector on the back of multiple crises, the outlook is promising for summer 2023 according to a panel discussion held at HORECA Talks during HORECA Lebanon. The session gathered together top hoteliers to examine the state of the market and explore ways to attract more visitors.
A panel discussion titled “The Service Experience: Insights from Industry Experts,” hosted by Rita Ghantous, the publications deputy manager of Hospitality News ME, was held during HORECA Lebanon.