Latest in Lebanon
Born in Beirut in 1971, Gregory Buchakjian has spent years researching the heritage homes of the capital. Here, he talks candidly about the terrible aftermath of the Beirut explosion, the challenges being faced and shares his personal thoughts about the tragedy.
Leave the chaos of the city behind, and head to rural Lebanon. We’ve put together a list of events guaranteed to lift your mood.
The explosion at the port of Beirut had a massive impact on commercial property in the capital, especially on restaurants, bars and hotels. But in the face of adversity, Le Gray Beirut — one of the country’s most loved hotels — has made a big statement in the best way in knows how: through art. We speak to Rita Saad, director of marketing and sales, to learn more.
The lives of thousands of Lebanese citizens changed irrevocably on 4 August 2020 as a result of a massive explosion at the port of Beirut. We learn more about the work of Beb w Shebbek, a local NGO whose mission is to restore the doors and windows of damaged homes in the capital.
Anita Papas, clinical psychologist and author of the best-selling books, explores the psychological effect of the Beirut explosion on our collective minds.
The horrific tragedy that took place in Beirut on August 4 is one that has affected us all. If you want to help but don’t know where to start, here are some NGOs, associations and groups that need your support.
Like many other sectors, the local art industry has had to adapt to the various challenges that have changed the way live. Joumana Rizk-Yarak, founder and managing director of MIRROS, talks about what’s happening in Lebanon’s art scene.
On a hill in Ain Aalaq, Mount Lebanon, stands the abandoned Amriyeh Hotel — an icon of a fallen dynasty and a token of Lebanon’s golden era. We take a look inside this incredible landmark and explore its troubled past.
After having transformed Beirut’s war-ravaged Burj El Murr with vibrant curtains in 2018, Lebanese artist Jad El Khoury has added color — and undeniably joy — to one most iconic landmarks on the Lebanese coastline.
- Accommodation PicksLatest in Lebanon
To continue to provide the most outstanding level of service and guest comfort, even during and after the current situation, Kempinski Summerland Hotel & Resort Beirut has launched the Kempinski ‘White Glove’ service.