Uber Acquires Careem for $3.1 Billion

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March 27, 2019

News

Uber Acquires Careem for $3.1 Billion

Uber and Careem have reached an agreement for Uber to acquire Careem for $3.1 billion, consisting of $1.7 billion in convertible notes and $1.4 billion in cash. The acquisition of Careem is…

March 27, 2019 | Spotted Stories

Forbes Middle East To Unveil Lebanon 100

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August 09, 2018

News

Forbes Middle East To Unveil Lebanon 100

The first ever Lebanon 100 event will celebrate Lebanese business leaders, entrepreneurs and prominent individuals and their contribution to the Lebanon economy. The gala event will be held in the…

August 09, 2018

The New State of the Art Beirut Cedar Lounge is Now Open: The First Pictures

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

October 13, 2017

Airports

The New State of the Art Beirut Cedar Lounge is Now Open: The First Pictures

After months of waiting, a new state of the art lounge now opens at Beirut's International Airport. The New Cedar Lounge, one of the world's biggest, extends over an area of 3000sq.m with a capacity…

October 13, 2017 | News | Beirut

Middle East Social Media Festival 2017: Tips for Better Social Media Photography

Events

March 18, 2017

Events

Middle East Social Media Festival 2017: Tips for Better Social Media Photography

KEEPING UP WITH THE LATEST SOCIAL MEDIA TRENDS FOR BUSINESSES The "Middle East Social Media Festival ® 2017"- Third Edition will be held between the partnership of Right…

March 18, 2017 | News

Hotel Café Royal and Harrods Bring Traditional Middle Eastern Dishes to London

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June 21, 2016

News

Hotel Café Royal and Harrods Bring Traditional Middle Eastern Dishes to London

This summer, Hotel Café Royal will launch an exclusive pop-up in collaboration with London’s department store, Harrods. From the end of Ramadan, Between July 15 to August 15, the…

June 21, 2016

We Won The Middle East Social Media Award of 2016!

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May 28, 2016

News

We Won The Middle East Social Media Award of 2016!

We Won The Middle East Social Media Award of 2016! NoGarlicNoOnions just won "The Middle East Social Media Award of 2016" during Beirut's second annual Middle East Social Media Festival. I…

May 28, 2016 | Popular

Write Your Name and Message on a Nutella Jar

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February 09, 2016

News

Write Your Name and Message on a Nutella Jar

The latest trend is writing your name on your favorite products. Coke started it and now all brands are craving it. You can now get your name on a Nutella jar in seconds. It’s here!…

February 09, 2016 | Spotted Stories

Maybe What the Big Bad Wolf Needed Was a Cookie!

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September 19, 2015

News

Maybe What the Big Bad Wolf Needed Was a Cookie!

Oreo's is launching its new campaign in the Middle East after more than a decade of successfully running the moments campaign globally. Oreo’s ‘Wonderfilled’ campaign hopes to…

September 19, 2015

StepFeed: Five Middle Eastern Craft Beers You Need To Try

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April 21, 2015

News

StepFeed: Five Middle Eastern Craft Beers You Need To Try

Via Stefeed by Jason Lemon Craft beer is all the rage with hipsters across the world. Microbreweries have become the new in-place to drink for all the flannel shirt and skinny jean wearing…

April 21, 2015

BLK. Mineral Water With Black Colour Lands in the Middle East

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

November 21, 2014

Coffee, Wine & Drinks

BLK. Mineral Water With Black Colour Lands in the Middle East

Have you heard of blk.? blk. is a fulvic-enhanced natural mineral water with a striking black colour. The unusual hue is the result of fulvic trace minerals added to pure water – no…

November 21, 2014 | Spotted Stories

Is Middle Eastern 'Freekeh' Stealing the Limelight from Quinoa?

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August 21, 2014

News

Is Middle Eastern 'Freekeh' Stealing the Limelight from Quinoa?

Just when we'd got our mouths around quinoa – pronounced "keen-wah" in case you're not in the know – a new grain is quietly stealing the limelight. Like quinoa it's chock-full of protein,…

August 21, 2014

How to Recreate 36 World Cuisines With 3 Spices

Spotted Stories

June 28, 2014

Spotted Stories

How to Recreate 36 World Cuisines With 3 Spices

Designed by the people at Data Dial and published by Kit Stone, this is an essential guide for any lover of cooking. You don't need to struggle through recipe books to recreate your favorite cuisine…

June 28, 2014

Reaching International Markets: Ever Thought of Selling Your Products Online?

Spotted Stories

June 24, 2014

Spotted Stories

Reaching International Markets: Ever Thought of Selling Your Products Online?

I always hoped for a platform where small businesses can create their own e-commerce website in minutes without spending too much. I always hoped that I would be able to buy food items from a local…

June 24, 2014

Discovering The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Travel | Jordan Middle East

Middle East

June 16, 2014

Travel

Discovering The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

This month, I was invited alongside a group of media to discover Jordan. The trip was scheduled to take place in mid May but was immediately rescheduled to fall at the same time as the Pope's visit…

June 16, 2014 | Jordan

MEA: Your Travel Details at Your Finger Tips with New APP

Airlines

May 27, 2014

Airlines

MEA: Your Travel Details at Your Finger Tips with New APP

It was about time! Finally Middle East Airlines now has a mobile app that you can download in seconds. I'm happy to see how MEA is continuously working on developing itself, following international…

May 27, 2014 | Popular

The Falafel Index: A Way To Assess Purchasing Power In The Middle East

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May 07, 2014

News

The Falafel Index: A Way To Assess Purchasing Power In The Middle East

The Arab Spring brought into focus the economic underpinnings of instability in the Middle East.  In a region where over one in four youth is unemployed, how well people can afford a basic meal is a…

May 07, 2014

Emirates Palace Becomes First Hotel in Middle East to Deploy Gigabit Wi-Fi

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March 04, 2014

News

Emirates Palace Becomes First Hotel in Middle East to Deploy Gigabit Wi-Fi

Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, one of the world’s most prestigious hotels, is the first hotel in the Middle East to deploy a 802.11ac wireless network allowing guests to use gigabit wireless across…

March 04, 2014

Going it Alone: 7 Tips for Successful Solo Travel

Travel

December 10, 2013

Travel

Going it Alone: 7 Tips for Successful Solo Travel

By Nikki Bayley, for CNN "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world." So wrote the great travel writer Freya Stark in her 1932 book "Baghdad…

December 10, 2013

PISCO: Now Available in Lebanon and the Middle East

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December 03, 2013

News

PISCO: Now Available in Lebanon and the Middle East

In March of 2013, the two sisters Yasmina and Elissa, traveled to Peru for one month, in order to volunteer and teach English to orphans. As they roamed the streets of the country and took in the…

December 03, 2013

Landing in Beirut: I Love Lebanon

Airlines | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

October 29, 2013

Airlines

Landing in Beirut: I Love Lebanon

This is my second time in a cockpit and I can only say one thing… Wow. If you ever get the chance to sit in with the captain, especially while landing in Beirut, please take…

October 29, 2013 | Travel | Lebanon

Dubai Mall Welcomes Top Parisian Tearoom Boutique: Angelina

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October 21, 2013

News

Dubai Mall Welcomes Top Parisian Tearoom Boutique: Angelina

Angelina, the most famous tearoom boutique from Paris is set to open this November in Dubai Mall’s prestigious Fashion Avenue. The concept which was born in 1903 brings together classic…

October 21, 2013

8 Things Worth Knowing about Eating Sushi

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October 14, 2013

News

8 Things Worth Knowing about Eating Sushi

Sushi is delicious, and at the end of the day there are few ways to really get it wrong, but this graphic from I Love Coffee can help you up your sushi game and enjoy the experience a bit…

October 14, 2013 | Popular

Hanna Mitri: The World's Best Ice Cream

Ice Cream & Gelato

August 16, 2013

Ice Cream & Gelato

Hanna Mitri: The World's Best Ice Cream

I truly doubt that all Lebanese people don't know or have not heard of Hanna Mitri. The one and only Hanna Mitri known for his uniquely fresh ice cream, perfect Maamoul and arrogantly rude character.…

August 16, 2013 | Popular

Celebrating Eclair and Culture with Fauchon

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August 12, 2013

News

Celebrating Eclair and Culture with Fauchon

Building on its success, Eclairs weekend is set to become Eclair Week from 3 to 7 September 2013, for an entire week dedicated to signature FAUCHON pastries. In its Place de la Madeleine store in…

August 12, 2013

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: The First Detailed Comparison

Airlines

July 31, 2013

Airlines

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: The First Detailed Comparison

So, this is how the story all began. I was supposed to come back at 04:30pm onboard Air France, a flight I look forward to since all the planes leaving from Paris to Lebanon are catered by a…

July 31, 2013 | Comparative Review

The Beautiful Lebanon: Paris of the Middle East (An Awesome Video)

News | Lebanon Middle East

Middle East

July 30, 2013

News

The Beautiful Lebanon: Paris of the Middle East (An Awesome Video)

Travel to Lebanon and discover a country of great contrast and diversity both in the places you go to and in the people you meet. All regions of Lebanon are within easy reach of the exciting capital…

July 30, 2013 | Popular | Lebanon

Happy Ramadan from NGNO: Where's the Best Place for Suhur and Iftar?

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July 10, 2013

News

Happy Ramadan from NGNO: Where's the Best Place for Suhur and Iftar?

Happy Ramadan everyone, hope this month brings all of us peace - a peaceful month with fasting and good deeds... During this month, I would like to hear your stories, thoughts and suggestions…

July 10, 2013 | Popular

Le Commerce du Levant, Hors Série 2013: Restos, Bars, Cafés

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July 09, 2013

News

Le Commerce du Levant, Hors Série 2013: Restos, Bars, Cafés

Le Commerce Du Levant du mois de Juillet 2013 comporte un Hors Série «Food & Beverage» qui est distribué gratuitement avec Le Commerce Du Levant de Juin. Ce…

July 09, 2013 | Popular

Emirates: Best Airline in the Middle East 2013

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July 09, 2013

News

Emirates: Best Airline in the Middle East 2013

Emirates is the Best Airline in the Middle East say customers at the 2013 World Airline Awards: The World Airline Awards are a primary benchmarking tool for Passenger Satisfaction levels of…

July 09, 2013

2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards: Lebanon on the Shortlist

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July 02, 2013

News

2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards: Lebanon on the Shortlist

The 2013 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards announces the shortlisted entries, including projects from the world’s leading architects, interior and lighting designers, and hospitality operators…

July 02, 2013

Inside the Cockpit: An Indescribable Experience

Airlines

July 01, 2013

Airlines

Inside the Cockpit: An Indescribable Experience

We all have a secret wishlist that includes the things we hope to experience at least once in our lives. Seeing the inside of a cockpit is one of the things on my list and I finally got the chance to…

July 01, 2013 | Travel

MEA: If Only Customer Service Listens to Passengers' Complaints

Airlines

June 11, 2013

Airlines

MEA: If Only Customer Service Listens to Passengers' Complaints

As usual I'm going to be honest and state facts as they are. Whether good or bad. Many may not agree with me but I think that if MEA listens to a few of the complaints that come their way, and maybe…

June 11, 2013 | Travel

Beirut International Airport and Duty Free: A Detailed Review

Airports

June 03, 2013

Airports

Beirut International Airport and Duty Free: A Detailed Review

You often take the things you know or always see for granted. I have visited many countries and before even leaving or entering a country, I scout the airports, describing them inside out starting…

June 03, 2013 | Travel

VOX Cinemas, Beirut City Center: The First Exclusive Pictures

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April 26, 2013

News

VOX Cinemas, Beirut City Center: The First Exclusive Pictures

VOX Cinemas, the region’s most innovative and now largest cinema operator has arrived in Beirut offering Lebanese movie-goers the most exciting VIP cinema experience to date. Under the Majid…

April 26, 2013 | Popular

The MEA Cedar Business Class to Europe on the A330 Airbus

Airlines

October 08, 2012

Airlines

The MEA Cedar Business Class to Europe on the A330 Airbus

We are proud to have the official Lebanese airlines become a part of the Skyteam alliance. Since my last article, I'll be honest and agree that MEA is improving its services a lot. They are on the…

October 08, 2012 | Travel

The MEA Cedar Lounge, Beirut International Airport

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 16, 2012

Airports

The MEA Cedar Lounge, Beirut International Airport

How many times have we criticized our country. How many times have we said negative things about our companies. How easy it is for us to say that we so far from being up to par to international…

September 16, 2012 | Travel | Beirut

Zagat: London's Top 5 Lebanese Restaurants

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September 02, 2012

Travel

Zagat: London's Top 5 Lebanese Restaurants

By Malika Dalamal We hear that Lebanese food is replacing Indian as Britain's favourite cuisine - and we're hardly surprised. Filled with fresh vegetables, salads, lean meats, plenty of olive oil…

September 02, 2012

French Culinary Titans Expand into the Middle East

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July 03, 2012

News

French Culinary Titans Expand into the Middle East

French culinary titans Alain Ducasse and Guy Savoy are planning on opening their first restaurants in the Middle East - Qatar. There has been a rising interest in tapping into the affluent Middle…

July 03, 2012 | Travel

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