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The Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) is here and so is the mega promotion at Central Hotels available only on the group’s website. All through the festival (26th Dec 2018 to 2nd February 2019), Travellers who book their stay on www.central-hotels.com will be entitled to up to 20 per cent discount on the best available room rates at the Royal Central Hotel The Palm, Canal Central Hotel Business Bay and First Central Hotel Suites. Launching the promotion, Mr. Ammar Kanaan, Group General Manager of Central Hotels, said, “The Dubai Shopping...

Following the successful 2018 edition, Alpha Destination Management has once again been named as the official travel partner for Superyacht Summit scheduled to take place in Dubai on 27thand 28th February 2019. Hosted by Queen Elizabeth 2, the objective behind the conference is to inform, advise and assist the various participants about the best way forward to develop the UAE as a preferred cruising destination during winter. Mr. Abdullah Aridi – Director of MICE, Alpha Destination Management, said, “We are delighted to...

Hiperdist has been appointed by ViewSonic as the authorized distributor for the company’s total visual solutions in the Middle East.  Making the announcement, Santosh Sansare, General Manager of Hiperdist stated, “We are glad to partner with ViewSonic that is a leading global provider of visual solution products and an invaluable addition to our steadily growing portfolio of partners. This exclusive agreement demonstrates ViewSonic’s confidence in us and we look forward to a having long and fruitful collaboration.” Max Hsu, ViewSonic Regional Director – MEA, said, “We are...

Celebrate the season of joy with your loved ones at the Babylon Warwick Hotel and indulge in an array of festive treats with inventive menus and spectacular live entertainment that will truly turn your moments into memories. Mr. Emad Al Obeidi, General Manager of Babylon Warwick Hotel, said, “We look forward to welcoming our guests to experience a beautiful festive pageant filled with laughter and lasting memories all through the holiday season. No expense is being spared to make this year’s celebrations special. Whether...

To mark the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year, Royal Central Hotel The Palm switched on the lights of its gorgeous Christmas tree followed by a spectacular party at the newly opened Lebanese seafood restaurant Ya Bahr. The hotel has created a delightful programme for its guests to experience the magic and spectacle of the festive season. Mohamed Hassan, General Manager of the Royal Central Hotel Palm, said, “Our team has put together an exciting array of events,...

Hong Kong – Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, is celebrating a hugely successful evening at the 9th Indonesia Travel and Tourism Awards (ITTA) 2018-19, during which the hotel group and several of its Indonesian properties were honoured with prestigious awards. These illustrious annual awards are organised by the ITTA Foundation with the aim of recognising excellence in the Indonesian tourism and hospitality sectors. This year’s awards concluded with a glittering gala ceremony in Jakarta on 7th December 2018. At this prestigious event, Swiss-Belhotel...

To celebrate the accomplishments of the candidates a special ceremony was organised by the hotel management Saudi Arabia: Shaza Al Madina, member of Global Hotel Alliance and winner of Saudi Arabia’s Leading Luxury Hotel 2018 Award, has announced the successful completion of the first phase of training for the third batch of Shaza Kifah graduates. During the period the candidates underwent an intensive 3-months training in multiple departments based on their interest, experience, knowledge, education and management skills. This marks the beginning of the...

Dubai has a buzzing new spot – Lilly’s Social House at Canal Central Hotel Business Bay – that officially opened its doors last evening with a grand party. Developed by Dynamic Operator, Lilly’s Social House, is an ode to the rich culture and vibrancy of New Orleans. Zaid Al Hachem, Group Director, Dynamic Operator, said, “Lilly’s Social House is an urban historic New Orleans style community bar where guests can enjoy their meals and drinks while listening to classic soul blues...

Bahrain – Swiss-Belhotel International has signed a management agreement with HRR Properties W.L.L. for Swiss-Belsuites Admiral Juffair in Bahrain. Featuring 174 keys (studios, 1- 2- and 3-bedroom suites and 3 unique penthouses), equipped with outstanding facilities, the hotel is expected to begin operations by mid-2019. Making the announcement, Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “Swiss-Belsuites is a distinctive brand that delivers a compelling guest experience. We are delighted to introduce it in the gulf region with a unique...

The second edition of HITEC Dubai 2018, the Middle East’s largest hospitality technology exhibition and conference, recorded more than double the number of attendees along with debut of many new prominent exhibitors. Endorsed by Dubai Tourism and co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba, the show brought together top industry experts to present ground-breaking regional and international case studies, thought provoking panel discussions and game-changing technology demonstrations. The two-day expo and conference was held at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai from 5-6 December...