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Ritz gears up for business travellers
August 2003 120

 In light of the upcoming annual meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Marketing Fund taking place in September 2003, Dubai as a whole is gearing up for a major influx of business travellers to the region.

“The long-term gain of hosting the annual meetings will be very beneficial to the area, and will definitely ‘put us on the map’ as a fierce contender in the international MICE market,” explained Peter Mainguy, newly appointed regional director of sales and marketing for Ritz-Carlton in the Middle East.

“People will start to regain confidence in the region, and we expect to attract more city-wide conferences in the future.”

With this in mind, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai has introduced a host of additional benefits and services to attract the more discerning business traveller to the hotel.

According to the hotel, the list of benefits is extensive and includes:

  • Central location in Dubai between Media City, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Sheikh Zayed Road and Abu Dhabi;
  • Award-winning Club level lounge with views of the Arabian Gulf, six food presentations daily and a dedicated concierge;
  • Global guest recognition programme ensuring smooth communication of preferences for onward travel;
  • Corporate room rates at all Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Resorts world-wide;
  • Business Centre services, including translation services;
  • Inter-touch internet dial-up;
  • Meeting facilities offering private and intimate outdoor or indoor settings;
  • Business guests recognition upon arrival by members of the sales team;
  • Convenient airport location with Dubai International Airport both 25 minutes drive from the hotel;
  • Pre-registration and express check-out upon request;
  • A home-away-from-home experience, with award-winning oversized bedrooms all with private sea-facing balconies;
  • Welcome fruit presentation with mineral water;
  • Complimentary use of the Spa and Fitness Centre;
  • Assistance available for special dining requests and corporate entertaining
  • Priority wait list service.

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