May 20, 2013
The group's delegation will meet with events, meetings and congress organizers at IMEX to promote its six properties namely City Seasons Al Hamra Hotel, City Seasons Hotel Dubai, City Seasons Suites Dubai, City Seasons Hotel Al Ain, City Seasons Hotel Muscat and the Royal Rose Hotel in Abu Dhabi, scheduled to open by September 2013.
A world class provider of international hospitality standards, City Seasons Hotel Group offers a consistent level of comfort to both corporate and leisure travelers. The properties are situated in prime locations, providing superb facilities for family holidays, corporate meetings and events.
Gianni Malerba, General Manager, Royal Rose Hotel said: "We are pleased to announce our presence in IMEX, one of the most important MICE exhibitions worldwide,...
May 19, 2013
Key industry professionals, government officials and academics will gather this week to discuss the existing and emerging skills gaps within the UAE’s tourism and hospitality industry.
The discussion, facilitated by Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), will see participants debate the findings of a Workforce Planning Study that has identified a number of skills gaps within the burgeoning sector that currently account for one in nine jobs .
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May 16, 2013
As part of its efforts to support the further growth of the Saudi tourism sector, a delegation from Elaf Group headed by company President Ziyad bin Mahfouz recently joined other distinguished tourism and hospitality services organizations in Dubai to participate again in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) event.
"The Elaf Group has been able to achieve its goals throughout the years especially in catering to the requirements of those traveling for religious purposes. We have been able to build a strong experience and we are now exchanging expertise with our counterparts in the UAE. We believe in the importance of ATM and other travel and tourism fairs to the industry's growth; such platforms are of great help in ensuring that travel and hospitality companies achieve their goals," said...
May 15, 2013
Fraser Suites Dubai has been named Dubai’s Leading Serviced Apartments by the World Travel Awards 2013 for its Gold-Standard service excellence in the emirate’s extended stay market, as announced at a gala ceremony here recently.
The World Travel Awards is widely recognised as the largest and most prestigious awards in the travel industry’s annual calendar of events as voted by travel and tourism professionals worldwide. Often referred to as the “travel Oscars”, the awards represent the pinnacle of achievement, which recognises Fraser Suites"...Continue Reading >
May 13, 2013
The award was presented at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2013, held at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa in Dubai.
The Hotel has been recognized for its commitment to service-excellence and unparalleled luxury , and has been voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide.
Accepting the award, Abdo Kayali, Group Director of Sales and Marketing, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, commented, "Our class-leading service excellence has been critical in conferring us this honor today. Launched just last year, the Hotel has consistently exceeded the most discerning customers' expectations with our unmatched levels of attention to detail. To be honored at an event celebrating the successes of world-class brands in this highly competitive industry inspires...
May 13, 2013
Corinthia Hotel London, Corinthia Hotels' flagship property, is rated amongst London's finest five star luxury hotels. The luxuriously redesigned Victorian destination is perfectly positioned in the heart of London, overlooking the river Thames and conveniently located only a short walk from many of the city's major attractions. The property was recently voted Best Spa Hotel in Europe by TripAdvisor readers and received Robb Report's Best of the Best award.
Matthew Dixon, General Manager, Corinthia Hotel London, said, "We are thrilled to be associated with Capital Club, Dubai's premier business club. Corinthia Hotel London's pioneering corporate and leisure facilities, and outstanding personal service, are perfectly suited to the Capital Club's discerning members. We look forward to...
May 9, 2013
The Al-Futtaim Group company emerged with honours against many industry leaders including Orient Travel, Abu Dhabi Travel Bureau, Salem Travel Agency, Al Rais Holidays, Omeir Travel Agency and Safar Travel & Tourism.
"Winning this award against stringent criteria reiterates Al-Futtaim Travel's market leading position as we strive to continuously meet our clients' travel aspirations," said William Horsley, General Manager at Al-Futtaim Travel.
He added: "It is great to be part of the UAE's tourism industry which aims to attract over 20 million visitors by 2020. Al-Futtaim Travel is committed to not only offer in-bound ground services for the country's visitors but also provide exemplary outbound travel services to international destinations to all the UAE's residents."
May 9, 2013
The new system will improve clarity and increase the transparency about the type and quality of hotel rooms and accommodation available across the Emirate and the services provided within the establishments
The announcement was made on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market - at which DTCM has been outlining the 'Dubai Tourism Vision for 2020'- and comes a year after the scheme was 'soft-launched' at the same event in 2012.
Following a period of extensive research, benchmarking against key local and international destinations and discussions with the hotel industry, the Hotel Classification Scheme has now been passed into law.
Designed to provide the industry and visitors with clarity and transparency on the type and quality of each hotel establishment within the...
May 9, 2013
Mr. Benito C. Bengzon, Jr., Assistant Secretary, International Tourism Promotions, Department of Tourism Middle East office - Philippines, accepted the award on behalf of the country's Department of Tourism from Mark Walsh, Portfolio Director, Reed Travel Exhibitions, with previous recipients, Japan and Chile, represented respectively by Daisuke Matsunaga, Consul General of Japan, and Carlos Salas, the Chilean Trade Commissioner.
"The Philippines, its government and its people, have shown remarkable fortitude and a stoic determination to get both communities and the local economy back on track following the devastation wreaked by Typhoon Bopha late last year, and their resilience in the face of such a monumental crisis is commendable," said Walsh.
The award was made in recognition...
May 9, 2013
Luxury ice cream brand, Häagen-Dazs, announces today the launch of a new campaign across all of its key markets. The campaign -- its largest campaign ever -- captures the sensual, yet sophisticated essence of Häagen-Dazs. The campaign establishes the “House of Häagen-Dazs” and conveys its philosophy of iconic luxury and superior craftsmanship much in the way a fashion house would do.
The new multi-channel campaign features superstar and Academy-Award nominee Bradley Cooper, and includes integrated advertising across TV, press, outdoor"...Continue Reading >
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