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The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai recently conducted free medical and dental checkup for its hotel colleagues in collaboration with a polyclinic. Organised by the hotel’s human resources team, the medical examination included check-ups by a general practitioner ranging from vital signs monitoring to height, weight, BMI, diabetes and cholesterol measurement, as well as dental consultation. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “The health and well-being of our colleagues is our greatest priority. We are committed to conduct more...

LEVA Hotel Mazaya Centre has been nominated among the finalists for Best New Deluxe Hotel of the Year category at the Hozpitality Excellence Awards 2019. The awards are presented to recognize the top hotel brands and professionals who have shown skill, creativity, ingenuity and success in the Middle East & North Africa’s growing hospitality industry. The winners will be chosen based on the results of the online voting. Mr. JS Anand, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LEVA Hotels & Resorts, said, “We are very pleased to be nominated for these coveted awards and truly grateful to the organisers...

DUBAI: Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba announced the dates for HITEC Dubai 2019, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology show for hotels, at the first advisory council meeting that took place today at the V Hotel Dubai, Curio Collection by Hilton. Endorsed by Dubai Tourism, HITEC Dubai will be held this year on November 12 and 13 at the Festival Arena by Intercontinental at Dubai Festival City and will bring together over 2000+ hospitality professionals 100+ exhibitors and 30+ leading thought leaders from across the region. Frank I. Wolfe, CAE, CEO for HFTP®,...

To support the UAE Federal Council Elections and facilitate voting, Ajman Bank has announced paid time off for its employees. All eligible Ajman Bank staff will be able to leave work 2 hours early at the end of the day from 1st to 3rd October to cast their votes. Mr. Mohamed Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, stated, “Very often, people opt not to vote despite the significance because they are unable to take time away from work to cast a ballot. But...

Women in Leadership Economic Forum (WIL) by Naseba, the largest female economic empowerment platform in the Middle East will take place in Dubai on October 28 and 29 at the soon to be opened Address Sky View Hotel Dubai. Supported by corporate partners such as Siemens, Allergan, FedEx, Philip Morris, PWC, Emaar and General Motors and co-hosted by Emaar Hospitality, this year’s forum will gather senior executives, men and women who want to shape the economies and societies of tomorrow to ‘Dare to Build a Better Future’, to lead in times of...

Da Vinci’s will be hosting a Carro Matto Carnival, the most popular harvest festival in Florence, on Friday, 27 September 2019 from 7pm to 11:30pm. In keeping with the traditions, it will be a night filled with exceptional Italian food paired with superb grape beverages and band performances. The restaurant will also offer an array of irresistible deals to choose from. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “Every year, we celebrate the ‘Carro Matto’ which symbolizes the new harvest season. It takes place with a...

Continuing its expansion in Dubai, Central Hotels is gearing up to welcome guests at the C Central Resort – The Palm, its fourth luxury hotel in the emirates. Featuring 206 luxe rooms and suites, the spectacular hotel is in the final stages of finishing and is expected to open its doors within the next few weeks. Making the announcement, Mr. Abdulla AlAbdulla, Chief Operating Officer of Central Hotels, said, “We are very proud and excited about the upcoming opening of the stunning C Central Resort that enjoys an unbeatable location in The Palm. Equipped with superb facilities, it will be a new...

Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, made a special presentation today on innovative glass trends in hotels at the Gulf Glass Seminar in Dubai. Speaking at the conference, Laurent said, “For many years, glass was simply seen as a window in architecture with the fundamental purpose of allowing light to enter a space and for occupants to see outside. However, today glass technology has advanced rapidly, and it is being used in some of the world’s most iconic buildings. Structures are getting thinner and glass is getting larger, smarter and trendier. Burj Khalifa utilized a record-breaking 103,000 square...

The much-awaited annual Hotelier Middle East Power 50 list is finally out! Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India for Swiss-Belhotel International, has been ranked for the 6th consecutive year among the top hoteliers in the MENA region. Rising by 7 ranks compared to last year Laurent stood at spot 13. The prestigious Hotelier Power 50 list by Hotelier Middle East recognises and celebrates the region’s 50 most influential hotel professionals for their outstanding performance. Expressing his delight on this superb achievement, Laurent stated, “It is wonderful to be recognised by the region’s most reputed and popular trade publication. It is an exceptional resource for...

JS Anand, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LEVA Hotels & Resorts, highlighted the significance of developing effective pricing and promotional strategies to maximize spent at the Hospitality Leadership Forum at The Hotel Show. Participating in a panel discussion on strategies of promoting hotels recently, he spoke about the significance of digital marketing and search engine optimization in the current times. Responding to the question ‘How can new brands strategize their offers for guests?’, Anand stressed, “The cost of doing business is far more for independent brands such as ours when compared to global brands....