Tag: Beirut

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... Read More

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

editor editor- April 4, 2019

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season, set to premiere on April 14, 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given ... Read More

ET302 given clearance to return to Addis Ababa before crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

According to the Ethiopian Airlines CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, who is considered a titan of the aviation industry, the captain on ET 302 after ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian ... Read More

Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!

editor editor- February 8, 2019

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season in April 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take ... Read More

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership

editor editor- January 14, 2019

A Rome-based event agency and DMC specializing in first-class events is offering a novelty to the global meetings industry: football. Read More

TUI Thomson Cruises sets course for conflict zones

editor editor- April 10, 2012

Sedate ports of call such as Gibraltar and Valletta are being displaced on Europe's navigation charts by a trio of ... Read More

Green Globe certifies Movenpick Hotel and Resort in Beirut

editor editor- November 29, 2011

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced today that following a long-term commitment to sustainable corporate initiatives with regard to ... Read More

Radisson Blu Martinez in Beirut to be completely renovated in 2011

editor editor- September 24, 2010

BEIRUT - The five star Radisson Blu Martinez Hotel in Beirut which is located within the city's business and shopping ... Read More

Beirut hotels are opening at the right time

editor editor- August 21, 2010

(eTN) - At a time when many other Middle Eastern hotel markets still are struggling, Beirut is blossoming as it ... Read More

Abboud: Airport incident “not to be blown out of proportion”

editor editor- July 14, 2010

Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud said Tuesday that the discovery of a body stuck to the tire of a jet bound ... Read More

Despite looming tension Beirut still popular with Saudi tourists

editor editor- July 13, 2010

JEDDAH - With tensions brewing between Israel and Lebanon and the possibility of an Israeli attack on the south of ... Read More

MSC Cruises announces four Beirut port calls per season

editor editor- April 30, 2010

BEIRUT - MSC Cruises announced four Beirut Port calls for its future cruise itineraries bringing new economic revenues for the ... Read More

Hariri death anniversary gathered thousands in Beirut

editor editor- February 15, 2010

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Beirut Sunday marking the fifth anniversary of the assassination of former Prime Minister ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines: Flight recorders to be retrieved soon

editor editor- January 29, 2010

Flight recorders from the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed into the sea off Beirut with 90 people on board ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes in Beirut

editor editor- January 25, 2010

An Ethiopian Airlines plane probably crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after taking off from Beirut early this morning, state-run Lebanese ... Read More

Quenching the thirst for war

editor editor- November 18, 2008

Traveling through central Afghanistan three years ago, Geoff Hann found himself caught between warlords. Read More

AWTTE registers 30% first-time exhibitors with France, Poland, Sri Lanka and UAE as new national pavilions

editor editor- September 20, 2008

BEIRUT (September 20, 2008) – Over 30% of Arab World Travel & Tourism Exchange (AWTTE) exhibitors are participating for the ... Read More

AWTTE is back with great expectations for 2008!

editor editor- August 22, 2008

BEIRUT (August 21, 2008) – The Arab World Travel and Tourism Exchange (AWTTE 2008) is expected to flourish this year ... Read More

Lebanon in a race to be a world ‘wonder’

editor editor- June 9, 2008

Despite being in complete disarray, reeling from a recent war between Hezbollah and Israeli forces that left people once again ... Read More