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April 16, 2018

“A long way from home” Commemorating Australian forces in Lebanon

AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY LAUNCHES BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHS “A LONG WAY FROM HOME” COMMEMORATING AUSTRALIAN FORCES IN LEBANON 1941-42 On 12 April 2018, Australian Ambassador Glenn Miles launched a book of photographs “A Long Way From Home: Australian Forces in Lebanon 1941-42”. During the Second World War, Australian troops served in Lebanon alongside British, Commonwealth and Free French forces.   “Today, seventy seven years on, the Australian Embassy is delighted to publish this collection of historical photographs, which capture […]
April 16, 2018

Al-Jarwan meets Representatives of Nepal to promote Tolerance and Peace

Al-Jarwan meets the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nepal to promote Tolerance and Peace HE Mr. Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nepal, received, earlier this morning, HE Mr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Jarwan, President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, in the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, in the presence of Mr. Saeed Hamdan Al Nakbi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Nepal. Mr. Mahara welcomed Al-Jarwan and […]
April 16, 2018

LAURENT A. VOIVENEL SPEAKS ON BUSINESS BEYOND 2020

LAURENT A. VOIVENEL SPEAKS ON BUSINESS BEYOND 2020 AT 10TH ANNUAL GM CONFERENCE BY HOZPITALITY GROUP                                                                       DUBAI – Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, participated today in a panel discussion on Business Beyond 2020 at the 10th Annual GM Conference by Hozpitality Group. Addressing the gathering, Laurent stressed, “Dubai is […]
April 10, 2018

On 22 April 2018 find your Reason with The 10 Km Race

SARADAR BANK Women’s Race, a Beirut Marathon Association event, returns in 2018 to Beirut on the 22nd of April, under the message “​DRAW YOUR PATH”; A call to action for all women in Lebanon to keep moving forward, and to rise to the challenges of every day no matter how big or small.​  The Beirut Marathon Women’s race was launched in 2013 with the goal to empower women through the simple sport of running. Women from […]
April 10, 2018

SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONAL AMONG TOP 10 MOST ACTIVE BRANDS IN KSA

SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONAL AMONG TOP 10 MOST ACTIVE BRANDS IN KSA   Saudi Arabia – An exclusive report by TOPHOTELPROJECTS for The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2018 has identified Swiss-Belhotel International among the top ten most active brands in the Kingdom. The group currently has five projects featuring over 1200 rooms under development in KSA. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International,said, “KSA is a very significant market for us with […]
April 5, 2018

Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah .. A placed Called Home

Rabih Zein(General Manager): Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah A placed Called Home   1- How much did you contribute to make Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah a unique hotel on local and regional levels? What about its location, services , Decorations,  Friendly staff and Food spreads? On the local level the hotel has been  build in 1982 and it was one of the first hotels in the UAE. So the hotel is part of the local life as the Emiratis […]
March 28, 2018

EU Commissioner addresses students and academics on key role of higher education

EU Commissioner Hahn addresses students and academics on key role of higher education and links to employability, growth and job creation in the Middle East Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn delivered a keynote speech during the regional ‘Bridging the Gap: Higher Education and Beyond’ conference organised by SPARK, in partnership with the EU Madad Trust Fund and the American University of Beirut (AUB). The conference focused on how to further improve […]
March 28, 2018

Designs Group Highlights New Trends in Hotel Design at INDEX Exhibition in Dubai

  Designs Group Highlights New Trends in Hotel Design at INDEX Exhibition in Dubai   Working with a wide range of hotels across the Middle East, Saudi-based Designs Group, holds over three decades of outstanding experience in the hospitality sector. Speaking about the new trends in hotel design at the INDEX exhibition in Dubai, Eng. Mohammad Al-Nadi, CEO of Designs Group, said, “Hotel experience is an integral aspect of travel. The new generation of hotels are shifting […]
March 26, 2018

Visa nomme Marcello Baricordi au poste de Directeur Général pour le MENA

Visa nomme Marcello Baricordi au poste de Directeur Général pour le Moyen-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord Visa (NYSE: V) a annoncé la nomination de Marcello Baricordi au poste de Directeur Général pour la région Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord (MENA). Baricordi, expert dans le secteur des paiements chez Visa, remplace Ihab Ayoub qui a décidé de quitter Visa pour des raisons personnelles. Baricordi reportera à Andrew Torre, Président Régional chez Visa pour la région de l’Europe Centrale et Orientale, […]