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DUBAI: What will the hotel room look like in the future? Those wanting to know the answer must attend HITEC Dubai 2019, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology show for hotels organised by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba, and endorsed by Dubai Tourism. The mega event will be held on November 12 and 13 at the Festival Arena by Intercontinental at Dubai Festival City. HITEC Dubai’s Advisory Council Chairperson Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “Technology is offering us new and almost unimaginable options...

Celebrating excellence in the hospitality industry across the Middle East, the Arabian Travel Awards is a platform to recognize and reward real achievers. The winners are identified based on a unique system of jury judgment and internet voting to give out absolutely fair and unbiased results. The First Central Hotel Suites, managed by Central Hotels, was announced the winner of the ‘Best Hotel Apartments’ In 2019 trophy at the coveted Arabian Travel Awards held in Dubai. Expressing his delight in winning the award, Hany Samuel, General Manager for First Central Hotel Suites, said, “It is a very proud...

The Millennium Plaza Hotel organised a host of activities to support the global annual breast cancer awareness campaign during October. As part of the drive, the team members wore pink ribbons to highlight the importance of awareness, education and research.         Mr. Fadi Ammache, General Manager of Millennium Plaza Dubai, said, “Our participation in this meaningful campaign was part of our corporate social responsibility initiatives. Awareness of the disease plays a key role in the prevention and fight against breast cancer. Early diagnosis is critical to saving lives. Our aim at the Millennium Plaza Dubai was to spread the word to...

Three properties under the Central Hotels banner won top accolades at the prestigious Arabian Travel Awards. While Royal Central Hotel The Palm was declared the winner of the ‘Best Debut Leisure Hotel’, Canal Central Hotel Business Bay won the ‘Best Debut Business Hotel and First Central Hotel Suites scooped the trophy for ‘Best Hotel Apartments’. Mr. Abdulla AlAbdulla, Chief Operating Officer of Central Hotels, said, “We are honoured to be recognized at the Arabian Travel Awards 2019. These awards are the testament to our commitment to superior service standards and facilities for the exceptional guest...

Alpha Destination Management has announced its participation at the 40th edition of the World Travel Market being held in London from 4 to 6 November 2019. Confirming the group’s presence, Samir Hamadeh, General Manager for Alpha Destination Management, said, “The tourism industry in the Middle East holds high growth potential and as the market leaders in the region we are well placed at Alpha to build on our success. Being a well-established brand among the UK tour operators, WTM is a very significant event for us and this year we have a number of strategic announcements lined up.” The UK continues to be the top European source market for...

DUBAI: HITEC Dubai 2019, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology show for hotels organised by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba, and endorsed by Dubai Tourism, will bring together over 2000+ Hospitality professionals, 100+ exhibitors and 30+ leading thought leaders from across the region. The mega event will be held this year on November 12 and 13 at the Festival Arena by Intercontinental at Dubai Festival City. HITEC will give Middle East buyers – currently worth over USD 75 billion – access to top solution providers exhibiting the latest in hospitality technology at the show, an intensive  education program planned by the expert HITEC Dubai 2019 Advisory Council, as well as a  summit with one-to-one business meetings. The show is expected to grow by...

The Women in Leadership (WIL) Economic Forum by Naseba has announced the winners of WIL Achievement Awards. Top honours in the group category went to Allergan Middle East, awarded the ‘Most Women Friendly Employer of the Year’ and Siemens, the prize for the ‘Most Impactful STEM Employer of the Year. In the individual category Judith Trujillo, Director of Human Resources for General Motors Africa and Middle East, won the ‘Woman Game Changer’ award. The prestigious awards recognise the achievements of organisations and individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing...

Central Hotels has announced the opening of the much-anticipated C Central Resort - The Palm, a spectacular beach-front luxury property featuring 203 beautiful rooms and suites. C Central Resort is superbly located on the East Crescent of the picturesque Palm Jumeirah. From its exceptional location on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, guests can access one of the best private beaches in the city as well as experience unhindered views of the iconic destination.  Mr. Abdulla AlAbdulla, Chief Operating Officer of Central Hotels, said, “We are delighted to announce the opening of the C Central...

Some of the leading regional and international companies shared insights on how they are unlocking female potential in STEM roles at the Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL) by Naseba, taking place in Dubai on October 28 and 29  Is technology widening the gender gap? Why aren’t there more women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)? What’s holding women back? Is it because majority of women believe that technology is a male industry or there is a gender bias in the recruitment process? Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL) by Naseba, the largest female economic empowerment platform...

Ajman Bank has been declared the winner of the ‘Best Home Finance Institution’ at the Islamic Business & Finance Award 2019. The coveted awards recognise the pioneers in the Islamic finance and laud their many achievements that are integral to the industry’s continued growth. Mr. Mohamed Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, said, “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award from Islamic Business & Finance and truly grateful to our valued customers, associates and team members. At Ajman Bank we are at the forefront of developing exciting new products and services to cater to the market requirements. As we grow,...