In Brief


Dusit launches high-speed Net access
The Dusit Dubai has announced the launch of a new broadband Internet  service.

The new service delivers instant broadband connectivity for laptop users, with options for use in guest rooms, meeting rooms and during conferences, as well as in several of the hotel’s public areas. 

Abu Dhabi National Hotels gains up
ABU DHABI: Leading hotel, tourism, transport and catering group Abu Dhabi National Hotels (ADNH) has posted a 19.4 per cent increase in profit to Dh209 million ($60 million) in 2003, from Dh175 million in 2002.
ADNH achieved a revenue of Dh1.049 billion, indicating a growth of 79.62 per cent compared to Dh584 million in 2002. This is largely attributed to the rise in profits and revenue to the growth in the catering operation in the Middle East.

Trip to the Palm on offer
DUBAI: Dusail LLC will offer trips to see the Jumeirah Palm World Island. The island features two aeroplanes which will be sunk for special dive sites. Reclamation of the islands has begun just off Port Rashid. Two-hour cruises will depart the Jumeriah Beach Hotel Marina twice daily.
The company’s private charters also offer swimming, snorkelling, waterskiing, thrill rides, parasailing and more.
Fishing trips are also very popular and Dusail can offer four-hour trips daily. Light snacks and refreshments can be enjoyed during all our cruises.