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Naseba summit to bring together fintech and BFSI thought leaders as 82% of financial services companies look to grow fintech partnerships in next 3-5 years Dubai, 25 September 2018: The movers and shapers of the financial technology (fintech) world will return to Dubai on 30th October 2018 for the third annual Fintech Summit, organised by leading regional deal facilitation company Naseba. With the region’s financial landscape rapidly evolving as disruptive technologies and the drive towards digitisation reshape business practices, activities and economies,...

Bahrain – Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the appointment of Teodor Ardeleanu as the Hotel Manager for Swiss-Belresidences Juffair in Bahrain that is gearing up for a soft opening soon. Teodor brings over 18 years of diverse experience in the hospitality industry and has been widely recognized for his leadership skills and business acumen. Teodor began his career in Europe at the JW Marriott Bucharest in 2000 and swiftly rose in position. He moved to the Middle East in 2006 and continued his journey...

Get ready for plenty of poolside fun with your family and friends at the Fridayland Pool Party at Oasis Pool Bar, Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai. Spend minimum AED 25 on beverages and get free entry and pool access from 4pm to 10pm on Friday 28th September 2018. Enjoy the party with live DJ and band performances pumping out some funky beats. Take a dip, relax with a drink or dance the evening away. Tempting food and beverage stalls, water slides for kids, floaters, rain...

While many in the hospitality industry are nervous about the increasing inventory of hotels in Dubai and the impact it continues to have on room rates, Ammar Kanaan, Group General Manager of Central Hotels, remains optimistic. So, despite the challenges of mounting competition, how does Central Hotels plan to boost profitability having just added two new spectacular 5-star hotels to the portfolio namely the Canal Central Business Bay and Royal Central The Palm? Ammar stressed, “It is no doubt a challenging period for...

HITEC Dubai 2018 will feature 30+ speakers, 600+ hospitality stakeholders and 60+ solution and service providers DUBAI: Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Naseba are bringing back HITEC® Dubai this year from December 5-6 at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE. A regional extension to the world's largest hospitality technology conference brand, HITEC Dubai 2018 will feature 30+ speakers, 600+ hospitality stakeholders and 60+ solution and service providers. The show will give Middle East buyers – currently worth over USD 75 billion – access to global top solution providers in hospitality...

Just a few months after revamping and optimizing its website firstcentraldubai.com has seen a whopping 790% increase in direct bookings compared to figures during the same period last year. The hotel saw bookings surge from both regional and international travellers following an investment in its digital optimization and online marketing. Wael El Behi, General Manager of First Central Hotel Suites, said, “We are very happy with the performance of firstcentraldubai.com and are glad that our digital strategy is paying off. I would like to take...

It will soon be celebration time at the Biggles Pub in the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai as the Oktoberfest party kicks off at the outlet. The annual fiesta will run at Biggles from 25th September to 4th October 2018 and will offer revellers the opportunity to enjoy traditional German brews along with a superb selection of specialties. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “We are very excited to host the Oktoberfest. Guests can look forward to a whole lot...

The Millennium Airport Hotel team won the 4th spot in the sought-after Dulsco Cup 2018 Inter Hotel Cricket Tournament held last 16th July 2018. Competing against 18 top hotel cricket teams in Dubai, the players put up a terrific game to grab the title. The matches saw some amazing twists with the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai team scoring well followed by excellent bowling. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, said, “We are very proud of our cricket team that has been...

Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) will be the destination partner for HITEC Dubai 2018 - the world’s largest hospitality Technology Exhibition and Conference brand. 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. The annual business-to-business (B2B) exhibition will give Middle East buyers, currently worth over USD 75 billion, access to the world’s leading technology solution providers and...

Whether it’s to increase morale, improve cohesion, or reward good results, team-building exercises are instrumental in boosting performance. With a scenic location on the East crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the Royal Central Hotel The Palm offers the perfect setting for team-building activities with a difference. Mohamed Hassan Youssef, General Manager of the Royal Central Hotel The Palm, said, “Our stunning beachfront location makes us the ideal outdoor destination for team-building programmes. Here you can treat your group to a...