The Keep It Local Maine Podcast

Episode 79: Khaled Habash - Maine Entrepreneur & Business Owner

May 25, 2022

In this episode, had a chance to sit down with Khaled Habash who owns multiple businesses with his wife Jen. We talked about how they became "serial entrepreneurs", what it's like running a seasonal business, advice to aspiring entrepreneurs, how he defines success, and much more!



Khaled and his wife Jen are serial entrepreneurs and the owners of The Blue Lobster, Maine Duck Tours, and Scenic Route Maine Tours. After years of learning the ropes in business in other parts of the country, they brought their experience home back to Maine. As extensive world travels, they enjoy and have firsthand insight about how to host tourists in Vacationland.

For some great Maine apparel and souvenirs, visit their online store at or stop by 177 Commercial Street in Portland. Follow The Blue Lobster on Facebook and Instagram.

Want to get a unique tour around Portland this Summer or Fall? Visit to book your tickets now. Follow Maine Duck Tours on Facebook and Instagram.

To view all the ways you can see the state with The Scenic Route Maine Tours, visit to book and follow them on Facebook.



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