Articles tagged “lebanon”

Tourism

U.S. Visa Wait Times Slow Tourism Recovery

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at long waits for U.S. visas, Accor's business travel forecast, and Lebanon’s tourism focus.

U.S. Visa Wait Times Slow Tourism Recovery

Tourism

Lebanon Turns to Its Expats to Resurrect Tourism Economy

Lebanon does know that its diaspora is essential to help revive the country's tourism economy, but the government would need to do more than just roll out marketing campaigns to convince more tourists to visit the country.

Lebanon Turns to Its Expats to Resurrect Tourism Economy

Tourism

Saudi Arabia Lifts Its Travel Warning for Lebanon

Saudi Arabia has lifted a travel warning on Lebanon for its citizens. Gulf tourists used to be the biggest spenders in Lebanon, so it's hopeful news for the beautiful but geopolitically unlucky country.

Saudi Arabia Lifts Its Travel Warning for Lebanon

Tourism

Lebanon Tourism Sees a Rebound in Shadow of Regional Turmoil

This is wonderful news for Lebanon, which has been wracked by instability and internal turmoil for years. The country hasn't returned to its glory days of tourism in the 1950s and 1960s but we'll take it.

Lebanon Tourism Sees a Rebound in Shadow of Regional Turmoil

Airlines

Lebanese Officials Admit Beirut Airport Needs Security Upgrades

Beirut officials are eager not to be the next Sinai airport.

Lebanese Officials Admit Beirut Airport Needs Security Upgrades

Tourism

A Trickle of Tourists to Lebanon Provide Hope For A Battered City

Visits by foreign tourists to Lebanon are so rare these days, especially to cities such as Tripoli, that the visitors are almost an attraction in themselves.

A Trickle of Tourists to Lebanon Provide Hope For A Battered City

Tourism

Lebanon Looks Beyond Its Capital for Tourism Growth

Lebanon is smart to tap into its rich heritage for tourism opportunities that require marketing, but little development, in hopes of a quick return.

Lebanon Looks Beyond Its Capital for Tourism Growth

Tourism

Tourists Are Returning to Lebanon Despite Syrian Conflict

Nothing but good news here. We'd love to see these numbers even higher.

Tourists Are Returning to Lebanon Despite Syrian Conflict

Tourism

Lebanon to Win Back Tourism Base After Gulf States Lift Travel Warning

The Gulf States were Lebanon's largest visitor base before violence flared up. A new government and hopefully a rise in visitors will help kickstart Lebanon's economic recovery.

Lebanon to Win Back Tourism Base After Gulf States Lift Travel Warning

Tourism

Lebanon Is Optimistic About Tourism in 2014, Despite Regional Unrest

Lebanon knows enough about civil war that it's been able to steer clear of much of the violence related to Syria, Israel, and Iran (not to mention Hezbollah). We have our fingers crossed that it will remain this way.

Lebanon Is Optimistic About Tourism in 2014, Despite Regional Unrest