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If every year, tourism insiders wait for the summer season to make up for previous losses, this season seems to have started cautiously.
Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud issued the decision n°168, exempting Lebanese from paying entrance fees to the National Museum,
In the first quarter of 2012, room occupancy rate at Beirut hotels was 66 percent, up from 47 percent in the same last year period, ranked as the 11th highest among 21 markets in the region, Ernst & Young's benchmark survey of Middle East Hotels mentioned.
Although the first month of 2012, sees an increase by almost 27 percent in tourist arrivals, the trend seems to have gone downward.
Lebanon ranked third in a competition, amongst 10 countries in the world, for the best place of vacations for the Holy Easter occasion,
Nabil Itani, chairman of the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL) offered a 10-year incentive package deal to a $208 million hotel project owned by Sabah Barakat, general manager of Al Bashoura Company.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) estimated that the travel & tourism (T&T) industry would contribute directly $4.3 billion to the Lebanese economy in 2012, equivalent to around 10% of GDP.
Tourist industry which is the beacon of hope in the Lebanese economy, seems to bounce back. The first month of 2012, sees an increase by almost 27 percent in tourist arrivals.
STRATEGIES & PLANS
A fundraising event, entitled Think Green, will be held by Zero Waste ACT for all its business members on September, 10,2013, at WHITE, Dora.
The Green Mind Association invited all Green Mind Award Participants, finalists, runner ups and winners to the GREEN MIND DAY on Jan-16-2013 in Beirut, to create a platform where interested Venture Capital and Potential Investors met with participants.
A green initiative launched by Ashrafieh 2020 project aims to transform Ashrafieh into a tranquil and unpolluted area.Green spaces allow residents to walk and ride bicycles.