Emerald City Journal

Sbe Hotel Group Announces Chadi Farhat as Chief Operating Officer of the Middle East and Europe

sbe, the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hospitality venues globally, announced today that Chadi Farhat has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Middle East & Europe – transitioning out of his current role at the company as Chief Commercial Officer. With a hotel in Istanbul, three in London, and one opening in Doha this fall, the Middle East and European markets play a significant role in sbe's portfolio with even more opportunity for growth. In his new position, Chadi will focus on sbe's hotel portfolio expansion, overseeing the operations of current and future hotels as well as strengthening owner relationships. This new executive position plays a critical role within the recently assembled leadership team at sbe.

Elon Musk to Leave Trump's Advisory Council if Trump Drops Paris Accord

Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, is threatening to leave Donald Trump's advisory council if the White House decides to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. Musk is currently advising on three White House economic advisory councils and as been seen as the voice of reason in a very tumultuous presidential administration.