The ‘Tee’ thing
Riffa Golf Club (RGC), Bahrain, threw a cocktail reception for its members.
Seen here are Michael Braidwood, general manager, RGC, with Paul Beaumont and Antonios Karaolis
Different ball game
Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort was the official hotel for the ATP ExxonMobile Open 2005. For the victory of world’s number one tennis player, Roger Federer, a celebration was held in the hotel lobby, immediately after the final match. Fans welcomed the Swiss star and along with Gerhard Foltin, general manager of the hotel, Federer cut the cake.
The first week of 2005 was announced a Safety Week in Sheraton Bahrain Hotel & Towers. During the week, internal and external specialists conducted seminars on chemical hazards, food hygiene, beverage safety, fire safety, first aid and contingency planning and more than 300 Sheraton associates attended the seminars. The highlight of the week was the Fire Safety Awards Ceremony in which 20 of the hotel’s employees were praised for their excellence in the trainings. Abdul Jalil, director of engineering of the hotel, gave away the awards.
Ahmed Al Maghraby, Egypt’s tourism minister gives a speech at a lavish gala dinner hosted by him at Le Palais ballroom at InterContinental Heliopolis, Cairo. The dinner was attended by 80 guests from the Ministry of Tourism, Chamber of Tourism Establishment, Egyptian Hotel Association as well as key travel writers and editors-in-chief of various publications.
Möevenpick Hotel Bur Dubai began the new year with a bang as Thomas Tapken, general manager, and honoured guests opened the Swiss Food, Cultural and Art festival bringing yet another successful event to Dubai.
InterContinental Hotels Group shifted into top gear when it recently hosted a top-level meeting with its area directors of sales and marketing from across the Middle East and Africa. In the two-day meeting held at the Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi, 15 of the area directors and senior management from the division came together to discuss future plans and budgetary updates.
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