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DUBAI – EVOPS Marketing and PR has been appointed as the communications agency for HITEC Dubai endorsed by Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). Co-produced by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba, the two-day trade show will be held on December 5 and 6, 2018 at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai. EVOPS was awarded the HITEC account following a competitive pitch. Key attributes of selection included strong media network, innovative approach and focus on performance. Mr. Michel Noblet, Chairman of EVOPS DMCC said, “We...

The top team from Alpha Destination Management will be attending the World Travel Market in London, led by the company’s CEO Mr. Ghassan Aridi from 5th to 7th November 2018. He will be accompanied by Mr. Samir Hamadeh, General Manager, and Ms. Zeina Al Sayegh, Product Manager - UK Market, for Alpha. Elaborating on the significance of WTM London, Mr. Hamadeh, said, “Western European countries led by the UK and Germany rank among leading markets into our destination. Demand for overseas holidays for the region from these...

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has got a whole lot of spell-binding activities lined up for Halloween. Halloween-themed meals, haunting ambiance and trick or treat activities are some of the ingredients being combined for a chilling Halloween celebration. The team will dress in the scariest costume to make the celebrations more thrilling. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “Halloween is a time for a fun-filled family outing. Our restaurants will wear the terror look this Halloween – not...

Bahrain: Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the soft opening of Swiss-Belresidences Juffair. The hotel welcomed its first guest on 1st October 2018. The stunning property is centrally located in the heart of the dynamic Juffair disrict – a popular hub for dining and shopping venues – and is merely 17 minutes away from Bahrain International Airport. In close proximity are Juffair Mall and the Grand Mosque. Making the announcement, Mr. Gavin M. Faull, Chairman and President of Swiss-Belhotel International, said, “We are delighted to open...

Financial technology (fintech) heavyweights will return to Dubai on 30th October 2018 on board the Queen Elizabeth 2 at Port Rashid for the third annual Fintech Summit, organised by leading regional deal facilitation company Naseba. With the Middle East’s financial landscape rapidly evolving owing to emerging and disruptive technologies and drive towards digitalization, this year’s conference will once again provide a unified platform for banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) decision makers to share the cutting-edge developments and innovations in the industry. Held...

With outstanding meeting facilities for both medium and small gatherings, the First Central Hotel Suites is the perfect address for corporate and social events. The hotel has recently added two new meeting rooms and to complement these has now launched fantastic meeting packages. Wael El Behi, General Manager of First Central Hotel Suites, said, “Events, be it business meetings or social gatherings are all about experiences. A great venue is the first step to a successful event. First Central Hotel Suites offers extremely flexible...

Hiperdist has announced the launch of its fully owned state-of-the-art facilities at Boulevard Plaza Tower – 1 in Emaar Square in Downtown Dubai. The move is aimed at supporting the company’s growth and expansion in high-growth markets across the Middle East & Africa as well as to strengthen its pivotal position in Dubai. To celebrate the occasion, the company organised ‘UNVEIL 2018’ a select launch hosted at the exclusive BVLGARI Luxury Resort Dubai this week for its top clients and vendors...

Getting to the gym can be a challenge for most people but Canal Central Hotel Business Bay has a plan to get its team and guests moving. As part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge the hotel will motivate people to join in the month-long activities. Shady Dawad, General Manager of Canal Central Hotel Business Bay, said, “We are very excited to be part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge, organized under the kind patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,...

Harvard professors welcomed this year 71 first-generation college students from Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and South Asia to the 2nd annual Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program held in Dubai. Crossroads is a collaboration between the Harvard Business School Club of the GCC (HBS) and the  Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute. The other partners include Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), Air Arabia, Dubai Future Accelerator and Expo 2020. The co-sponsors are Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, and the Harvard University Center for African Studies. Speaking to the group...

2XL Furniture & Home Décor was declared the winner of the 1st runner up trophy in Décor Retailer of the Year category at the prestigious Design Middle East Awards held in Dubai last evening. The dazzling awards presentation ceremony took place at the luxurious Habtoor Palace LXR Hotels & Resorts and celebrated the best brands from not just the region but across the globe. The winners were selected by a jury of leading design experts and professionals. Expressing his delight on winning the accolade, Amit Yadav,...