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BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon’s ailing economy is expected to receive a badly needed “positive shock” if newly appointed Prime Minister-designate Tamam Salam brings about a balanced Cabinet that abo
BEIRUT, Lebanon - In 2013 Lebanon can expect 50 days of discounts on airline tickets, hotels and at shopping centers as part of a campaign to revive the country’s tourism sector after months of stag
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud warned Tuesday that the ranks of the Tourism Police are severely understaffed, and he may not have enough officers to enforce the new smoking ban that go
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's tourism minister said the crucial summer tourism season would not be badly damaged by growing domestic unrest and turmoil in neighbouring Syria, and forecast revenues this
BEIRUT, Lebanon - The number of tourists fell 7.9% in the first quarter of 2012 compared to last year, according to figures issued by the Central Administration of Statistics over the weekend.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon’s tourism minister said Friday he expected the number of tourists to the country at the end of 2012 to exceed 3 million.
Ethiopian Airlines officials have bluntly rejected the findings of a Lebanese investigation into an air crash off Lebanon in January 2010.
Incidents such as the exchange of gunfire that took place across the Israeli-Lebanese border earlier this week must be avoided, the United Nations envoy for Lebanon has stressed, warning that they can
Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said Monday that Lebanese officials informed him that Beirut authorities were making every effort to find seven Estonian tourists kidnapped in the Bekaa valley las
Lebanese security sources say that masked gunmen today kidnapped seven Estonian tourists who were cycling in Lebanon's Bekaa valley.
Lebanon’s paralysis over forming a government has prevented progress in implementing some of its key obligations in the United Nations resolution that ended the fighting between Israel and Hizbollah
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Tourism Ministers from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey convened to launch a quadripartite mechanism for tourism, an initiative that they said embodied the first steps toward establ
BEIRUT: Despite mounting political tensions over the outcome of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) investigating the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, the outgoing and incoming
Lebanon will delay an initial public offering of shares in national carrier Middle East Airlines that was due by the end of this year because of unfavorable market conditions, Central Bank Governor Ri
On a hilltop where Hezbollah once launched its attacks on Israeli troops, families now picnic next to an abandoned Merkava tank.
Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud said Tuesday that the discovery of a body stuck to the tire of a jet bound for Riyadh should "not be blown out of proportion."
JEDDAH - With tensions brewing between Israel and Lebanon and the possibility of an Israeli attack on the south of the country similar to what took place in 2006, there are reports that the country’
Israeli claims that Hezbollah has obtained Scud missiles have revved up fears another war may break out soon.
Tens of thousands of people gathered in Beirut Sunday marking the fifth anniversary of the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, whose death touched off Lebanon's Cedar Revolution or Ke