Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City appoints Head of Sales

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City has appointed Emile Saadeh as Head of Sales for the 246-key property. In his new role Emile, originally from Lebanon will play an important part in achieving targeted goals and drive maximum revenue for the hotel, strengthen the team and to further grow the hotel’s presence in the market. A highly-experienced sales leader, Emile’s sales career spans over 16 years in the hospitality industry with several management and cluster roles including IHG with his last position before joining Radisson Blu Hotel, Media City being Group Director of Sales for City Seasons Hotels. Continue reading Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City appoints Head of Sales

Shores of Serenity: Sun Siyam Iru Fushi – Maldives

By Shereen Shabnam Holidays in this pandemic affected times seem like a dream but Maldives is one country that has ensured we can still have an island holiday safely and has kpt thousands of GCC residents sane. Although my recent visit to Maldives saw me island hopping to new resorts, I fondly remember my visit to Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, a paradise resort known for luxury, romance, water sports, picturesque clear blue sea and tropical bliss when the travel industry was booming. Meeting the team recently from Sun Siyam Resorts brought back a lot of beautiful memories of lounging by … Continue reading Shores of Serenity: Sun Siyam Iru Fushi – Maldives

Memorable Lifestyle Experiences

By Shereen Shabnam The Arabian Travel Market has always been an indispensable part of the travel industry but even more so this year with the challenges faced by everyone in the hospitality field. We met with Mark Kirby, Head of Hospitality at Emaar Hospitality Group who is optimistic about coming out stronger post pandemic and highlights the group’s expansion plans in the UAE and the Middle East region. What is currently in the portfolio of Emaar Hospitality Group LLC that you look after? We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC and we manage the company’s growing roster … Continue reading Memorable Lifestyle Experiences

Exceptional Hospitality

Hoi An at Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai By Shereen Shabnam Set within a tranquil haven in the heart of Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, Hoi An tempts every Asian cuisine enthusiast with the best delectable Vietnamese dishes served in traditional style on bamboo platters and lotus leaves within an intimate and stylish ambience. The extensive menu at Hoi An offers a wide variety of authentic Vietnamese dishes, complemented with an entirely Vietnamese team, both in the kitchen and for the service team. Hence guests can enjoy a mesmerising blend of flavours and traditional hospitality. Recently, four of us went to try some of … Continue reading Exceptional Hospitality