Special Editions

Special Editions delve into industry to tell corporate stories. These annual guides offer the Forbes Middle East audience an insight into what's happening in the sectors that matter to them through the eyes of experts and key players in the business.

A Life Of Luxury

Cairo’s Road To Recovery

Back On Track

Smooth Sailing

The Numbers Game

A Fine Bargain

Welcome Home

A Click Away

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11 months ago

A Life Of Luxury

Simon Casson has been with Four Seasons for 28 years, working up to his current role as President of Hotel Operations for EMEA. He believes the secret to luxury lies much deeper than a sparkling...
11 months ago

Cairo’s Road To Recovery

For the first time in years, most of the main economic indicators for Egypt appear to be moving in the right direction. Has the economy finally turned the corner? When Subir Lall, the IMF’s mission...
By Dominic Dudley 14 min read
11 months ago

Back On Track

Egypt’s tourism numbers are steadily edging up, leading the hoteliers and officials to become upbeat about a strong revival. Can the economy sustain this momentum and once again transform into a...
By Neha Kaul 16 min read
11 months ago

Smooth Sailing

Suez Canal expansion might not have churned in billion-dollar revenues just yet but it is set to shape Egypt’s long term economic growth as it fights for a share of global trade. When Egypt...
By Mary Sophia 13 min read
11 months ago

The Numbers Game

Reforms introduced over the past year by the government seem to have restored some confidence among investors, with FDI levels forecast to rise in the coming years. Foreign direct investment (FDI)...
By Dominic Dudley 13 min read
11 months ago

A Fine Bargain

Retail conglomerate Majid Al Futtaim’s $1.3 billion investment plan in Egypt was announced when economic growth was still fledgling. But two years from then, the company and its CEO Alain Bejjani’s...
By Mary Sophia 12 min read
11 months ago

Welcome Home

Every year, non-resident Indians (NRIs) living in the GCC pump in significant amounts to India’s property market. As alternative investment hubs emerge, developers are upping their tactics in keeping...
By Hina Navin 14 min read
11 months ago

A Click Away

Online property portals in the Gulf are elbowing traditional newspaper advertising aside as they make inroads in client servicing with help from innovative technologies. Few property searches these...
By James Gavin 14 min read