How Portugal’s restaurant scene is fighting back

How Portugal’s restaurant scene is fighting back

Almost two years after the start of the pandemic, Portugal has managed to retain its status as an attractive culinary destination. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, deep dives into the country’s restaurant scene and explains how it has successfully weathered the storm.

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Where hospitality is heading

Where hospitality is heading

While 2021 has been a turbulent year for tourism, the signs are promising for 2022. We asked 11 experts from the world of hospitality to share their industry forecasts and the trends we should be keeping an eye on.

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Shooting Michelin stars in the MENA region

Shooting Michelin stars in the MENA region

Most restaurateurs will tell you that their ultimate dream is to be awarded a Michelin star. However, certain countries have been more successful in achieving star status than others. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, looks at why the MENA is trailing behind in the Michelin world and profiles two Lebanese chefs who have beaten the odds.

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All eyes on Egypt

All eyes on Egypt

Investment in Egypt has skyrocketed in recent years. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, explains why this boom is far from temporary and how the country is attracting foreign brands.

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The golden market of glamping

The golden market of glamping

While multiple lockdowns have forced many of us to rethink our travel plans, new forms of tourism have emerged. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, explores the world of glamping, a trend that’s here to stay.

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Contributors’ 2021 Expectations

Contributors’ 2021 Expectations

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.

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Traveling In Your Country

Traveling In Your Country

As we enter fall, most airports are still deserted. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, discusses the continuing rise in domestic travel.

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Tourism: Never the Same Again

Tourism: Never the Same Again

There is no question that the tourism industry is facing some of its toughest days as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, breaks down the facts.

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Top Of The Class: Greece’s Lesson In Mastering Tourism

Top Of The Class: Greece’s Lesson In Mastering Tourism

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.

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Airbnb: ‘I am Pacman’

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

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