TEAM of SPONSORS
The project “FIRST ARAB”on all 14 world’s highest 8.000 m. mountains is in no doubt an exceptionally challenging task which likewise, undoubtedly requires an exceptionally well integrated, professional and efficient Team of Sponsors !!
The Team of Sponsors each renowned to be one of the best in their own sector and perfectly working together as one team in this project . The Team iscohesive, productive, and efficient , whose members enjoy doing their work and working together. A successful team is cohesive because team members work cooperatively, sharing common goals as well as the resources to achieve them. The Team is productive, not because team members never disagree, but because they have worked out ways to resolve conflicts when they occur. The Team is efficient because tasks are assigned in a way that takes into account each member’s skills, interests and professionalism.
Efficient communication is the key to achieve “esprit de corps”, the success mantra does not just lie in what is communicated but how it is communicated and that encompasses a set of factors, based on the pillars: Energy, Engagement and Exploration.
I am very proud to present to you the “FIRST ARAB” Team of Sponsors in alphabetical order:
- Barakat Travel & Holidays
Barakat Travel is one of the Leading Travel Agencies in Lebanon offering its customers the ultimate and complete travel solution. Company Overview: Since 1990 Barakat Travel Agency has been offering a wide selection of travel services with a continuous growth rate in the field to cope with the high and fast development and changes in the travel and tourism industry.
Brakat Travel expanded from South Lebanon to be one of the most progressive and leading travel management firm in the region. The main target of the agency is to provide for its customers the ultimate and complete travel solution.
From one office in Ghazieh Barakat Travel today has 4 branches (Beirut Main Office – Saida Ghazieh and Massaileh). This development is a result of a marketing strategy focusing on new market segments and further targets.
The agency various departments offers different services that meet every traveler ‘s requirements like air tickets, train tickets, ferries tickets, cruises bookings, hotels bookings, transfers, meet and assist services, travel insurance, customized packages for all kinds of tourism holidays (family vacations , honeymoons, adventures, religious, cultural, business, incentives, team building and others).
Being a GSA of HotelsPro a B2B Global Hotels Wholesaler, Barakat Travel has established strong contacts and good business relations with over 250 Lebanese travel agencies.
Being a sister company to Barakat Travel, Noura Rent a car offers highly performed services in the industry of car rental.
- Business Journal :
The Business Journal, AlKhaleej Magazine, Alam Almassaref Magazine and the websitewww.thebusinessjournal.orgshare the same advertisements. They also share many copyrights of editorial materials and their different regional orientations and front covers with different titles, appeal to our subscribers and readers in 5 different markets such as Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq (The Levant) – The GCC countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Oman and Yemen – Arab Africa such as Egypt, Sudan, and the Arab North African countries – Europe and the USA. All editions of our group are editorially supervised by our chairman Mr Zulficar Kobeissi, who has a long experience in Business Journalism. Mr Kobeissi started his career in banking before moving to journalism as editor-in-chief of several business publications in different Arab countries and General Manager of different Gulf newspapers among them Al Qabas newspaper in Kuwait for almost 7 years, following several years of studying Journalism and Banking in England. He is the author of 14 books, a member of the Lebanese Press Union, the Association of Economic Journalists, the Union of Lebanese Writers, and the Lebanese Economic Association.
- Half Half Ecole De Ski
Half half has been established 25 years ago. Our mission is to offer good price ski in Lebanon as well as providing updated information about ski resorts, snow conditions and weather forecast to all skiers, snowboarders & snowmobile addicts from all Lebanon and the Middle East. Half Half is located in ARIZ BCHARII (Mount Lebanon,126 km from beirut) ,reachable in 2 hrs drive from Beirut. There are hundreds of famous cedar trees which remain in the dense forests that once covered Mount Lebanon in ancient time… for more info, please click onwww.halfhalf-lb.com
Jgroup is a regional group founded and Headed by Imad Jomaa. It incorporates 38 companies, located throughout the Middle East, United Kingdom and the United States.
Aiming at encompassing diverse business fields, the group’s business scope involves media, publishing, advertising, production, printing, sports, real estate construction and development as well as health and beauty. Representing an ideal beacon for professionalism, dedication and expertise, the group holds an approximate total number of 200 employees. With a vision to cover local, regional and international markets, the group’s mission focuses on expanding its field of expertise to cater to the needs and concerns of clients on all levels, while assuring efficiency and effectiveness vis-à-vis quality and pricing.
- Jaras Scoop Radio
Jaras Scoop FM is a Lebanese radio station based in Baabda, established in 2010, managed and directed by the Lebanese media figure Joe Maalouf.
Jaras Scoop FM family consists of a very active and dynamic editorial and broadcasters team, as well as announcers and presenters, all working with the help of a group of technical specialists relying on digital system in production and broadcast. It is a station of entertainment, social and social – security breaking news and events, with distinction.
In 4 years, it became the most prominent radio in Lebanon.The launch of the radio was a major breakthrough, and the station today is more powerful than ever in the own words of politicians, artists and civil society associations.
In the statistics of 2012, two years after its launch, Jaras Scoop was the first in Beirut and Mount Lebanon, and ranged between second and third in the provinces.
It currently has the largest number of followers on Twitter Social network among local radio stations due to the permanent interaction with social network users and communication with listeners.MHz100.9 – 101.1 – 101.3Broadcasting waves
- Layoya Hotels
Founded in 1996, the Lahoya group was born with the aim to set the standards in furnished apartments, catering to the needs of high class individuals. With the three buildings that Lahoya encompasses, Lahoya Suites, Lahoya Gardens and Lahoya Homes; Lahoya is dedicated to strivingfor perfection, constantly improving and renovating the suites in order to ensure the standard of utmost luxury and exclusivity which our clients are accustomed to. Located in the heart of the prestigious Ain el Mreisseh district of Beirut, the Lahoyas offer a haven of elegance and tranquillity.
Accommodating vacationers, businessmen, couples and families of all kinds, the Lahoyas seek to givetheir guests the feeling of sophistication and serenity, and affords them the luxury of choice and constant care
- Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International LBCI
The Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International, widely known asLBCI, is the first private television station in Lebanon. LBCI was founded in 1992 by acquiring the assets of LBC, an entity founded in 1985 during the Lebanese civil war. LBCI went global in 1996 when it launched its satellite channel LBC Al-Fadha’iya Al-Lubnaniyacovering the Arab World, Europe, America and Australia. Currently, LBCI ranks number one in Lebanon holding the highest viewership rates. LBCI’s shares are 100% owned by prominent Lebanese businessmen.
- Université St. Joseph USJ /Hotel Dieu De France HDF
Founded in 1875 by the Jesuit Fathers, the Saint Joseph University (Université Saint Joseph) is a Lebanese private university. It gathers thirteen faculties (religious sciences, medical sciences, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing sciences, engineering, law and political science, economics, business administration and management, arts and human sciences, sciences, educational sciences and languages), as well as eighteen institutes and specialized schools that are affiliated to the various faculties. The courses are delivered either in Beirut, or in the regional university studies centers of North-Lebanon in Tripoli, South-Lebanon in Saida and the Bekaa in Zahle. The University runs the Hôtel-Dieu de France university hospital; the students, intern and residents, benefit from the clinical teaching of the hospitals affiliated to or accredited by the Faculty of medicine; the University also runs a dental care center, a diagnosis and speech therapy center, a diagnosis and psychomotricity center and a university center for family and community health; it also supports many institutes and associations that are affiliated to it including the Technical pole (Berytech), the Health Technology pole (PIS) and the Research and Development company.
Hôtel-Dieu de France is an educational and training center for students, particularly in the medical, pharmaceutical, nursing and physical therapy fields. It has a specialized and recognized medical expertise, competent nursing staff and an efficient organization in the service of the patients. It employs more than 200 specialised physicians.