Lebanon continues development in its tourism and travel industry

first_imgAmid continuing regional tension, the Levant or Eastern Mediterranean witnessed continuous development in its tourism and travel industry. Lebanon registered an incremental trend in figures of tourism spending, vat refunds and airport arrivals.Lebanon’s hotel occupancy had a year-on-year increase during the months of January and February 2016, although the average room rate was set to meet the market seasonal demand. Beirut welcomed a unique and live performance of the Disney award-winning movie, Frozen, on the main Biel exhibition centre stage that held thousands of parents who shared the beautiful experience with their children. Mostly Shakespeare was one of many scheduled performances within the Al-Bustan International Festival of Music & the Performing Arts.Several options are available for accommodation, that range from B&B homestays in Beirut and beyond, to luxurious, lavish properties ready to cater to all travellers. Positive experiences are the mottos in Lebanon, where one can travel to meditate, attend social events, practice active sports, and visit natural wonders.Lebanon tourism wants to be an ideal destination for leisure attractions with its varied landscape and mild climate, besides the extreme richness of its cultural and historic patrimony.last_img