Beirut DF, Ziyad Baroud and Haifa Wehbe win social media awards

By Kevin Rozario |

Beirut Duty Free has won the ‘Most Engaging YouTube video’ category in Lebanon’s first Social Media Awards.


BDF won for its 2011 video Beirut Duty Free Rocks Airport with Dabke Dance which has had over 4m views.


The awards were held at the end of April at the Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel and honoured the country’s online social media community including businesses, bloggers, NGOs, politicians and entertainers.


The winners were selected by a combination of online votes and a judging panel. Other winners included Former Minister Ziyad Baroud for ‘Most Engaging Diplomat/Politician on Twitter’ and Haifa Wehbe for ‘Most Engaging Celebrity on Twitter’.

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