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Cedar Rose has joined Ecologi to fight climate change by investing in viable climate solutions and taking important steps towards climate action with Ecologi’s Climate Positive Workforce. As part of this initiative, every month Ecologi will be planting trees and growing a Cedar Rose Forest in an effort to offset the entire team’s professional and personal carbon emissions. In addition, part of Cedar Rose’s contribution will be used to support and finance various carbon reduction projects around the world. Antoun Massaad, Co-Founder and CEO...

Continuing its expansion, ARY BEE Global has made its debut in the United States of America with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Al Rayyan Travels USA. As part of this strategic alliance, customers of Al Rayyan Travels USA will be able to save up to 80% Gold on their spend at Al Rayyan Travels USA as well as any of the ARY BEE Global business success partners through ARY Sahulat Wallet. Mr. Usuf Soni, CEO of ARY...

Swiss-Belhotel International announced today at the Arabian Travel Market the opening of the world’s first Māua branded hotel – Māua Nusa Penida in Bali, Indonesia. The heritage, environment-friendly brand by Swiss-Belhotel International, that was launched at ATM last year, has been developed to offer an array of unique and inspiring experiences to travellers defined around wellness, peace, and health. With the debut of Māua Nusa Penida, Indonesia is now home to 75 properties under the Swiss-Belhotel International group. Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International,...

With a strong owner and investor interest Swiss-Belhotel International has embarked on an aggressive expansion strategy in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The group announced plans today at the Arabian Travel Market to double its footprint in the region by 2025. Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President – Operations & Development, EMEA & India; Senior Vice President – Group Human Resources & Talent Development, Swiss-Belhotel International, stated, “The owner and investor confidence is building up with the return of travel. At the Swiss-Belhotel International we are...

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President – Operations & Development, EMEA & India; Senior Vice President – Group Human Resources & Talent Development, Swiss-Belhotel International, participated today in a panel discussion at the Middle East Tourism Investment Summit that took place at the Arabian Travel Market Global Stage. The panel was moderated by Gerald Lawless, Director of International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) and World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Ambassador. Others on the panel included Sandeep Walia, Chief Operating Officer, Middle East, Marriott International;...

HONG KONG - Swiss-Belhotel International Limited (“Swiss-Belhotel International”) and Odyssey Asset Management Limited (“Odyssey”) have signed a Joint Venture Agreement for Odyssey to identify attractive hospitality opportunities to allow Swiss-Belhotel International to expand its Asian hospitality portfolio in Japan and other Asian countries over. Swiss-Belhotel International’s stronghold in the Asian markets over the last 34 years allow for the Group to establish itself across Japan and offer services that are appealing to local Japanese and international travellers alike. Mr. Gavin Faull, Chairman and President...

Swiss-Belhotel International rounded off the Arabian Travel Market 2022 with a highly successful show over the last four days. Attending the exhibition, that attracted more than 20,000 industry professionals from around the world, were Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, Mr. Matthew Faull, Executive Director and SVP – E-Commerce, Distribution and IT, and Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel, SVP – Operations & Development, EMEA & India; SVP – Group Human Resources & Talent Development, Swiss-Belhotel International. Mr. Gavin M. Faull, stated, “We...

Ajman Bank has announced the opening of its new branch on Sheikh Zayed Road. The state-of-the-art facility, which has been designed to enhance the customer service with a modern look and feel, was inaugurated by Mr. Mohamed Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, accompanied by the higher management of the bank. Following the opening ceremony of the branch, Mr. Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, said, “At Ajman Bank we are continuously looking for ways to improve the banking experience of our...

The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2), the iconic cruise ship, has unveiled an exciting line-up of special events and activities as a tribute to Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The festivities will run from Wednesday 1st June to Sunday 5th June at the QE2 and will provide an opportunity for people to join in the unprecedented celebrations reverberating around the world. Ferghal Purcell, General Manager of QE2 said, “We are proud to pay homage to...

Cedar Rose was declared the winner of prestigious 2020 Cyprus Export Award for the Financial Services Sector by the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism in co-operation with the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The coveted award was presented by the President of Cyprus, Mr Nicos Anastasiades to Ms Cynthia Gebeily General Manager of Cedar Rose on 16 June 2022 at a special ceremony held at the Events Hall of the Presidential Palace. Mr. Antoun Massaad, Co-Founder and CEO of Cedar Rose, commented, “It is a great honour...