Glenbey: Lebanon’s first premium Scotch whisky

Glenbey: Lebanon’s first premium Scotch whisky

In a bold move to provide the Lebanese market with an affordable, high-quality Scotch whisky, Ets. Antoine Massoud and Les Domaines de Tourelles recently launched Glenbey. Boasting a journey “from the glens of Scotland to the shores of Lebanon,” the product has received praise from the trade as well as consumers. We spoke to Anthony Massoud, CEO of Ets. Antoine Massoud, to learn more about how Glenbey was developed.

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Hala Massaad to become the new GM of of Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana in Amman

Hala Massaad to become the new GM of of Boulevard Arjaan by Rotana in Amman

As a hospitality expert who’s highly recognized in the industry, Hala Massaad has been with the Raouché Arjaan by Rotana since 2008.

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Oped: How the devaluation of the Lebanese pound is positively impacting tourism in Lebanon

Oped: How the devaluation of the Lebanese pound is positively impacting tourism in Lebanon

Years after Beirut was considered one of the most expensive capitals in the world, tourism revenue increased to over USD 8.7 billion in 2019.

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Tourists to pay in foreign currencies at Lebanese hotels

Tourists to pay in foreign currencies at Lebanese hotels

Tourists have always booked their rooms at Lebanese hotels using international credit cards, and the new rule should not be an issue to them.

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Lebanon: How to preserve employment and develop economic growth in productive industries

Lebanon: How to preserve employment and develop economic growth in productive industries

To help improve Lebanon’s economy, a series of roundtables, took place, with an aim to launch a comprehensive report and action plan.

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Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut appoints new restaurant manager at Madinati

Mövenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut appoints new restaurant manager at Madinati

Freiha has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has held senior management positions with various international companies.

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Esco-bar debuts in Qatar

Esco-bar debuts in Qatar

Chehade told HN that the brand was franchised to Doha, and that the franchise development plan was signed between him and Foodies Hospitality’s GM Elie Gebrael.

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Sandwich w Noss will open in the UAE with BlackSpoon

Sandwich w Noss will open in the UAE with BlackSpoon

The development plan will have the first Sandwich w Noss flagship store to open in Dubai during the third quarter of 2021.

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Five minutes with Joe Barza

Five minutes with Joe Barza

Renowned chef, television personality and culinary consultant Joe Barza is credited with introducing Lebanese cuisine to diners around the world. We spoke to him about his recent award and his upcoming projects.

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How “Home in a Bite” is promoting Lebanese food concepts in the UAE and beyond

How “Home in a Bite” is promoting Lebanese food concepts in the UAE and beyond

HN speaks to Christine Assouad, founder and CEO of The Catalyst of Growth, to learn more about her “Home in a Bite project” and how it’s bringing a piece of Lebanon to the UAE and the Gulf.

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