March 2015, Issue: 3 Volume: 33

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  • Bahrain’s four-star deluxe property, The K Hotel, was presented with the 2014 Gold Circle Award from Asia’s leading hotel booking site, Agoda.com.  General manager Volker Mandlowsky receives the award from Sagar Ajinkya, assistant market manager Agoda International, as director sales and marketing, Hussain Al Samahiji, and Agoda.com market coordinator, Alix de Lalande look on.
  • Rawaj International signed an agreement for an exclusive strategic partnership with Sergat, to offer professional PR and communication services in Europe and Asia. The consolidation of the market-leading strengths of each company enables both parties to leverage their communications services.
  • Cebu Pacific Air recently flew its 100 millionth passenger, Yelen Bontuyan, from Cebu to Manila, marking a major milestone in its 18-year airline history. As CEB’s 100 millionth guest, Bontuyan received $2,255 as well as 100 tickets to any domestic or international destination, during a special inflight announcement that took the place of the airline’s trademark.
  • Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park recently received the Hazard Analysis and Critical Point Certification (HACCP). Seen with the certificate are food and beverage manager Marko Golub, HACCP manager Aswad Sharif, resident manager Robbert Manussen and executive chef Dominique Morin.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Dubai, Green Community has recently launched Layalee Zaman, a new series of Arabic-themed evenings. Guests enjoy authentic Arabic food from yesteryears, watching the sun set across the serene lake.
  • Simon Gregory, Tourism Ireland; Mohamed Jassim Al Rais, deputy managing director of Al Rais Travel; and member of British legislative assembly Arlene Foster attended a Tourism Ireland workshop for Gulf tour operators in Abu Dhabi.
  • The Ajman Palace Hotel received a special award from Ajman Tourism Development Department, in recognition of its dedicated efforts and support to the organisation during 2014. Chairman Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi presented the Best Supporter in Hospitality Industry certificate to Ferghal Purcell, the hotel’s general manager.

  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced a new partnership with Royal Academy of Culinary Arts in the United Kingdom to bring the ‘Adopt A School’ programme to Abu Dhabi. The programme aims to tackle childhood obesity by giving children a hands-on approach to food education.

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