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Da Vinci's, the famous Italian restaurant at Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai, was declared the winner of the 'Favourite Italian Restaurant Below Dhs400,' for the 9th time at the What's On Dubai Awards 2019 which was held recently at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre. The occasion also marked the celebration of the 40th anniversary of What’s On Dubai which made it one of the most glamorous ceremonies attended by some of the most passionate and leading names in the hospitality industry. In addition, two other popular outlets at the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai have been shortlisted. The British Pub ‘Biggles’ competed in finals under ‘Favourite Pub Grub’ category while the Latino Restaurant ‘Cactus Jacks’ was...

Mr. Ahmad Al Abdulla, Chairman of Ahmed Al Abdulla Group (A.A.A.) and Mr. Abdulla Al Abdulla, Chief Operating Officer of A.A.A. & Central Hotels attended this week the Reaching the Last Mile Forum held at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Supported by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the forum brought together over 250 global experts in a drive to eliminate the world’s most dangerous diseases. Under the theme ‘accelerating the pace’, Reaching the Last Mile Forum is leading the fight against polio and...

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai will lay out a lavish Thanksgiving feast on 28th November 2019 at Loumi Restaurant. Get together with your family and friends to enjoy a sumptuous international buffet from 7pm to 11.30pm. To make your celebrations truly unforgettable the award-winning culinary team at the hotel has put together an irresistible menu of traditional favourites including whole roasted turkey with all the trimmings, carving stations and much more. Indulge in this delicious buffet for just AED 179 with soft beverages, AED 219 with 10 house beverages or AED 279 with...

Hong Kong – Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has revealed plans to make its debut in Thailand, as the company’s impressive expansion plans continue to gather pace. The Hong Kong-based hospitality company, which recently celebrated its 32nd anniversary, currently has a collection of 145 hotels and resorts in 22 countries, either operating or in the pipeline. This includes properties in five of the ten ASEAN member states: Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. The group’s Southeast Asian development will now accelerate with the launch of...

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has bagged the ‘Best Airport Hotel, UAE’ trophy for the 3rd consecutive year at the coveted Arabian Travel Awards. Celebrating excellence in the hospitality industry across the Middle East, the Arabian Travel Awards is a platform to recognise and reward real achievers. The winners are identified based on a unique system of online voting supported by a panel of judges to give out absolutely fair and unbiased results. Mr. Simon Moore, General Manager of Millennium Airport Hotel...

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics topped the agenda at 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. An exciting panel discussion on ‘Business Intelligence through AI and Robotics’ moderated by Amlan Ghose, Managing Director, Prologic brought together leading experts to share industry insights. Participating in the panel were 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...

GX: Guest Experience Spotlight tells the stories of leading hotels around the world pushing the boundaries of technology to reimagine the guest experience. United Arab Emirates, November 7th, 2019: Technology is rapidly changing the hospitality industry, but all technology must ultimately be focused on a simple aim: Enhancing the guest experience. Recent studies indicate that by 2020 customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator 一 and forward-thinking hotels are taking notice. That’s why HFTP and Shiji Group have partnered together to introduce GX: Guest Experience Spotlight at the 2019 HITEC Dubai Opening Ceremony. This campaign will highlight the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking hotels pushing the boundaries...

Carla Slim, Economist MENAP & Turkey, Financial Markets, Standard Chartered Bank, delivered an insightful speech on the banking sector for senior management at Ajman Bank. During her session, Carla spoke about the economic outlook and key opportunities in the GCC region and beyond while highlighting the impact of Dubai Expo 2020.   Mr. Mohamed Amiri, Chief Executive Officer, Ajman Bank, commented, “We are delighted to have Ms Carla Slim as a guest speaker at Ajman Bank. Being a leading Islamic bank with a strong balance sheet, our strategy is to capitalise on long-term trends affecting the financial services...

Whether you are looking to add some natural charm with floral prints or urban glamour with contemporary geometric grids, wallpapers are a great way to introduce a new dimension to your décor. The right design can instantly lift a space while adding personality. The latest range of wallpapers from 2XL Furniture & Home Décor offers spectacular patterns and colours for beautiful backdrops. Amit Yadav, Head of Marketing, 2XL Furniture & Home Décor, said, “Wallpapers often serve as both art and décor and are a great way to add texture and character to any space. There are many ways to incorporate wallpapers into your design scheme. Whether you want to...

Alpha Destination Management announced today at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 expansion of its hotel portfolio into the Indian Ocean with the addition of four new countries. These include Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Mauritius and Maldives. Being the market leader in the in the Arabian Gulf, Alpha is a well-established brand among the UK tour operators. “We are very excited to add these fabulous markets in the Indian Ocean to our portfolio which strengthens and expands our in-destination offering beyond the GCC. All four countries namely Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Mauritius and Maldives are very different and offer travellers something very unique,” commented Samir Hamadeh, General Manager for Alpha Destination Management. Samir...