Ring In The New Year With SKILEB’s Hot Deals

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner! If you’re still looking for something to do, SKILEB has got some Hot Deals for you to check out. We advise you to check this list and act fast, because these deals expire on December 28th, 2012! Call us at +961.70.103222 or email us at [email protected] to reserve your package.

InterContinental Mzaar
A 5-night stay in a Standard Double Room for $1570, including breakfast and tax.
A 5-night stay in a Deluxe Double Room for $2010, including breakfast and tax.

InterContinental Mzaar

MzaarVille Chalets
3 nights in a Studio Chalet (sleeps 3 people) for $1200, including tax.
3 nights in a One-Bedroom Chalet (sleeps 6) for $1700, including tax.
3 nights in a Three-Bedroom Chalet (sleeps 8) for $2800, including tax.

Mzaarville Chalets

Hotel Eleven
A 5-night stay in a Double Room for $1100, including breakfast and tax.

Hotel Eleven

Chateau D’eau Faraya
A Double Room for 3 nights for $600, including dinner, breakfast, and tax.

Chateau Deau Faraya

Urban Hotel Faqra
A 3-night stay in a Double Room for $900, including breakfast and tax.

Urban Hotel Faqra

Aux Cimes Du Mzaar
A 5-night stay in a Double Room with a mountain view for $1350, including breakfast and tax.

Aux Cimes Du Mzaar

Faraya Village Club
A 5-night stay in a Studio (sleeps 2) for $1000, including New Year’s dinner party.
A 5-night stay in a Two-Bedroom Suite (sleeps 7) for $2550, including New Year’s dinner party.

Faraya Village Club

La Cabane Cedars
2 nights in a Double Room for $650, including New Year’s dinner.

La Cabane Cedars

Flash Mob Rocks Beirut Airport

For the lucky bystanders who were passing through the Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport on March 5, 2011, a fun-filled flash mob erupted before their very eyes.

A flash mob is a public display of dance or performance, usually containing the elements of spontaneity, authenticity, and fun.  The goal is first to dazzle and delight the onlooking crowd in a public place, and then to claim Internet fame through viral video production.  In the Beirut Airport case, the flash mob was produced by Zoé Production Beirut and financed by Beirut Duty Free as part of their ‘Take Back More’ advertising campaign.

The Beirut Airport flash mob was fantastically coordinated and executed.  It contained a fusion of dabke (traditional Arab dance) and contemporary hip-hop style. Not only did the travelers headed to their Beirut hotels enjoy professional-quality entertainment on the spot, they also received a glimpse of traditional Lebanese music and culture. Our favorite bit is at 2:08 when the drummer twirls in with am authentic Middle Eastern bass drum.

Following the established flash mob formula, the performance ended with the dancers dispersing back into the anonymity of the crowd and walking away as if nothing had happened. This adds an extra layer of enchantment and mystification for the audience.  Poof! The magic spell of entertainment was broken, ending as spontaneously as it began. Well done, Zoé Production Beirut and Beirut Duty Free!

To make your own Beirut Airport experience more enjoyable, check out our new Beirut Airport Transfer service.  Book your airport transportation online in advance, pay less, and take the stress and hassle out of getting to your Lebanon hotel.