While most countries are back to pre-pandemic growth after two years of economic turmoil, the United Arab Emirates is reaping the rewards of its early vaccination efforts and measures to support hard-hit sectors. Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, paints a promising picture of the Emirates’ growth path and the exciting new development in its hospitality offering.
Egypt appears to be getting back on its feet after years of economic turmoil and social unrest, intensified by the pandemic. Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, shares her insights on tourism recovery and what the regional power of North Africa is likely to witness in terms of foreign arrivals in 2022 and beyond.
Despite its troubled past, Iraq is showing promising signs of tourism development that extend beyond religious travel. Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, leads us through the oil-rich country and pinpoints cities that are experiencing growth in their hospitality offering.
Most Middle Eastern countries are finally experiencing some form of normalcy after months on standby due to the pandemic. Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, gives us an in-depth account of what’s happening in the region, which shows positive signs of regrowth.
Like the rest of the world, Qatar took unprecedented measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus, imposing strict quarantines and closing all but essential businesses. Nada Alameddine, managing partner at Hodema consulting services, examines how the country’s tourism sector is bouncing back after an extremely complicated year.
In the midst of a global pandemic, countless restaurants, cafes and bars have been forced to constantly open and close their doors as they adhere to lockdown restrictions. As a result, pop-up concepts have proven successful for many. Nada Alameddine, managing partner of Hodema consulting services, gives us the lowdown.
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.