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Bahwan Travels’ Shankar Bose receiving the Gold Award for generating the largest number of reservations on Sabre for 2005 from Sabre’s Daniel Naoumovitch, CEO of Sabre Middle East and Gulf Air’s Jaffar Juma

Emirates Airline’s Tim Clark and Henry Hasselbarth, as they meet Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit at ITB Berlin

Tennis superstar Martina Hingis at Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort’s brand-new indoor tennis facilities, along with hotel general manager Gerhard Foltin and house artist Upali

Judith Chalmers OBE, flanked by Etihad Airways’ Peter Dunkin in the Pearl Zone of the New Boeing 777 300-ER, which will take off from Gatwick bound for Abu Dhabi

At the Bahrain F1 Grand Prix: Arab singing sensation Ragheb Alameh celebrates his pro-celebrity race podium finish in a Chevrolet Lumina CSV; (top) F1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya helps his son get a better view of Bahrain’s sights

Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit (right), Messe Berlin CEO Raimund Hosch (left), Abu Dhabi National Hotels chairman Khalifa Nasser Al Mansoori (second on left) and National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels managing director Abdulla KM Al Romaithi talking tourism in Abu Dhabi at ITB

Bruno Guilloux, Michael Kaash and Anthony Slewka of the Novotel Dubai WTC, during a party for agents and bookers

Staff of the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai with hotel manager Olivier Heuchenne and Joseph Al Mulla from the owner’s family with the the Dubai Quality Gold Award 2005. The hotel is the first in the UAE to receive the trophy

Staff of the Novotel Abu Dhabi, Karim Zaki, Youssuf Haroon, David Juillet and Chef Alain Denis at their annual party for the hotel’s major corporate clients

Thomas Tapken receives a plaque of appreciation from Nawar F Al Daas, president and CEO of Hearts, for his dedication to charitable causes during his stint as general manager, Moevenpick Hotel Bur Dubai