Posts Tagged ‘Tourism’

Taxi drivers and restaurants that charge tourists above the odds were in the firing line Friday as Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud vowed to reform Lebanon’s tourism sector. Abboud, who has been in post for almost two months, said he aimed to ensure that “tourists feel at ease the minute they come to the country.” “I […]

Within this labored recovery, tourism forecasts had a history of being rather unreliable in Lebanon and expectations for massive growth in inbound tourism have been hyped repeatedly beyond what proved possible over the years. Expectations of finally breaking the 2 million mark sometimes looked genuine such as in 2006 when 460,000 visitors were counted in […]

Le programme de l’édition 2009 du festival international de Byblos (20 juin – 12 août) a été annoncé hier mardi, et les amateurs de musique ne devraient pas être déçus… Les amoureux de la musique ne peuvent pas manquer le prochain festival de Byblos 2009, qui leur offre un rendez-vous incontournable avec de  vraies légendes […]

First Dubai, and now others seem to be amazed by it. Noor International Holding is planning on building this massive island covering an area of 127.8 squared miles in the touristic coastal area of Lebanon, the Cedar Island lends itself as a luxurious residential, commercial, and touristic project. Its geographical location along the Lebanese coast […]

The New York Times set out to find the top 44 places to visit in 2009. The first on the list was our beloved Beirut (Beyrouth); And if you agree with the New York Times, having visited several places yourself, contribute and recommend Beirut as well. It appears under Luxury, Foods, and Party categories, and […]

This ad campaign by the ministry of tourism, leaves room for expats and tourists to remind us of the light sides of Lebanon. [Transcript] Welcome aboard, the temperature is… how you want it. The target audience is more to an oriental taste. Behind the scenes, Beyrouth’s alleys are full of pubs often induce after-hours, raves granting thousands […]