Tag: Lebanon

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries
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Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to Lebanon. ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure
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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
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm 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

Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East
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Lebanon crowned the most beautiful wedding destination in the Middle East

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

At an international event held in Dubai, Lebanon was crowned the most beautiful in the Middle East, as Chateau Rweiss ... Read More

Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans
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Warwick Hotels and Resorts has big expansion plans

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019

Warwick Hotels & Resorts (WHR), a global hospitality company present in 25 countries around the world, announced its expansion plans ... Read More

Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East
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Avis Budget Group wins multiple awards in the Middle East

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Avis Budget Group has been awarded multiple accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards, for its car rental brands Avis ... Read More

1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?
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1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition recognizes the contribution of startups in the development of a more competitive and ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report
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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
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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

All about Whiskey
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All about Whiskey

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- February 9, 2019

The world of whiskey extends well beyond smelling, sipping and tasting. To learn about the brown liquid in your glass ... Read More

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership
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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

Over 30 countries attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai
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Over 30 countries attending Global Investment in Aviation Summit in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 8, 2019

The Global Investment in Aviation Summit, an initiative of the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, will be held on 27-29 ... Read More

Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship
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Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018

There are 100+ cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – worldwide sites of healing, guidance, and divine inspiration. ... Read More

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore
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Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is ... Read More

Lebanon’s tourism hopes new PM will save summer season
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Lebanon’s tourism hopes new PM will save summer season

editor editor- April 8, 2013

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon’s ailing economy is expected to receive a badly needed “positive shock” if newly appointed Prime Minister-designate ... Read More

Syrian civil war killing Lebanese tourism
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Syrian civil war killing Lebanese tourism

editor editor- January 3, 2013

As civil war rages in neighbouring Syria and with tourism from the Gulf non-existent, hardened Lebanese merchants are surviving on ... Read More

Lebanon launches campaign to revive tourism sector
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Lebanon launches campaign to revive tourism sector

editor editor- December 20, 2012

BEIRUT, Lebanon - In 2013 Lebanon can expect 50 days of discounts on airline tickets, hotels and at shopping centers ... Read More

Lebanon’s tourism industry facing crisis
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Lebanon’s tourism industry facing crisis

editor editor- October 4, 2012

Lebanon’s hospitality sector has begun to dismiss employees following a sharp decline in business, a leading hotelier said. Read More

Minister: Tourism Police understaffed, not able to enforce new smoking ban
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Minister: Tourism Police understaffed, not able to enforce new smoking ban

editor editor- August 29, 2012

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud warned Tuesday that the ranks of the Tourism Police are severely understaffed, and ... Read More

Minister: Domestic unrest, turmoil in Syria do not affect tourism in Lebanon
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Minister: Domestic unrest, turmoil in Syria do not affect tourism in Lebanon

editor editor- June 7, 2012

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's tourism minister said the crucial summer tourism season would not be badly damaged by growing domestic ... Read More

Lebanon: Tourist numbers down, tourist spending up
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Lebanon: Tourist numbers down, tourist spending up

editor editor- April 23, 2012

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The number of tourists fell 7.9% in the first quarter of 2012 compared to last year, according ... Read More

Minister: Number of tourists to Lebanon to exceed 3 million
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Minister: Number of tourists to Lebanon to exceed 3 million

editor editor- April 21, 2012

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon’s tourism minister said Friday he expected the number of tourists to the country at the end ... Read More

Lebanon tourism focusing on new trends
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Lebanon tourism focusing on new trends

editor editor- April 14, 2012

(eTN) - The Lebanon Ministry of Tourism is focusing on a new trend of tourism - sustainable tourism - in ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines vehemently denies Lebanese crash report
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Ethiopian Airlines vehemently denies Lebanese crash report

editor editor- January 18, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines officials have bluntly rejected the findings of a Lebanese investigation into an air crash off Lebanon in January ... Read More

UN: Minor incidents between Israel, Lebanon could spark war
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UN: Minor incidents between Israel, Lebanon could spark war

editor editor- August 4, 2011

Incidents such as the exchange of gunfire that took place across the Israeli-Lebanese border earlier this week must be avoided, ... Read More

Seven Estonian cyclists abducted in Lebanon freed
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Seven Estonian cyclists abducted in Lebanon freed

editor editor- July 15, 2011

Seven Estonian cyclists abducted in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley in March were released today, the United Nations envoy for the country ... Read More

Estonian FM: Beirut authorities keen on finding abducted tourists
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Estonian FM: Beirut authorities keen on finding abducted tourists

editor editor- March 29, 2011

Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet said Monday that Lebanese officials informed him that Beirut authorities were making every effort to ... Read More

Masked gunmen abduct seven Estonian tourists in Lebanon
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Masked gunmen abduct seven Estonian tourists in Lebanon

editor editor- March 24, 2011

Lebanese security sources say that masked gunmen today kidnapped seven Estonian tourists who were cycling in Lebanon's Bekaa valley. Read More

UN calls on Lebanon and Israel  to consolidate stability
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UN calls on Lebanon and Israel to consolidate stability

editor editor- March 10, 2011

Lebanon’s paralysis over forming a government has prevented progress in implementing some of its key obligations in the United Nations ... Read More

Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon to cooperate on tourism
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Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon to cooperate on tourism

editor editor- January 17, 2011

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Tourism Ministers from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey convened to launch a quadripartite mechanism for tourism, an ... Read More

Lebanese government falls after Hezbollah quits
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Lebanese government falls after Hezbollah quits

editor editor- January 13, 2011

Beirut, Lebanon - Members of the powerful Hezbollah movement and its allies brought down Lebanon's unity government Wednesday after resigning ... Read More

Despite political tensions Lebanese tourist numbers up 24.5 percent
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Despite political tensions Lebanese tourist numbers up 24.5 percent

editor editor- December 23, 2010

BEIRUT: Despite mounting political tensions over the outcome of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) investigating the assassination of former ... Read More

Lebanon bouncing back
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Lebanon bouncing back

editor editor- November 19, 2010

(eTN) - Going skiing in Lebanon?? Why not? It might sound strange, but Lebanon really does have it all, including ... Read More

Aviation news: Lebanon to delay Middle East Airlines IPO
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Aviation news: Lebanon to delay Middle East Airlines IPO

editor editor- September 8, 2010

Lebanon will delay an initial public offering of shares in national carrier Middle East Airlines that was due by the ... Read More

Polish tourists kidnapped, freed in Lebanon
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Polish tourists kidnapped, freed in Lebanon

editor editor- September 2, 2010

Two Polish tourists were briefly kidnapped in Lebanon's Beqaa valley on Tuesday but were freed after security forces opened fire ... Read More

Lebanese tourism minister: There will be no war
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Lebanese tourism minister: There will be no war

editor editor- August 5, 2010

Beirut - Lebanese Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud said Wednesday there was no danger of a regional war flaring, and called ... Read More

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