Social media pages and profile affect hospitality managers hiring and promotion decisions.

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Nowadays social media plays an ever-increasing role in recruitment. Many surveys done by the World Trade Organization (WTO) reported that millennials are the largest force in the hospitality and tourism sector now. This changes the standard selection process. Social media pages like Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter reveal the real personality traits of every user […]

Gino Raidy: From Journalism to Blogging to Activism

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Popular Lebanese blogger Gino Raidy talks civil society, liberal ideals and initiating change, walking us through his journey from blogging and journalism into impactful activism. Between Gino’s Blog and MARCH Gino Raidy started a blog in 2010 as an extra-credit project while studying biology at the American University of Beirut. Little did he know he would one […]

Pierre Rabbat: Light-Hearted Humor Shakes the Status Quo

Photo by: Chady Feghaly Quick-witted and handsome with a winning smile, Pierre Rabbat might have the key qualities that make a charming TV host, but there is so much more than meets the eye. Shaking the status quo TV host and executive producer Pierre Rabbat’s Menna W Jerr was a true game changer. It was […]

Appreciating the Art of Caricature Drawing with Hamed Kabbara

Illustrations by: Hamed Kabbara An architect by training, Hamed Kabbara discovers another joy as a caricaturist. His maternal uncle Ahmad El Dahab was a calligraphist and his paternal uncle Burhan Kabbara is also a calligraphist, known for his passion for Kufic calligraphy. Whether art is inborn or acquired, Hamed Kabbara found himself drawing sketches at […]

The Gateway to Investing in Lebanon

  The Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL) is the national investment promotion agency aiming at promoting Lebanon as a key investment destination. IDAL provides a framework for regulating investment activities in Lebanon and provides investors with a range of incentives and business support services. Since 2005, Nabil Itani has been at the helm of […]