With China the fastest growing source of inbound tourism to the UAE (with double-digit growth forecast into the foreseeable future), the Chinese Visitor Summit is designed to introduce top Chinese travel buyers to local travel providers, hoteliers, attractions and retailers.
Emirates Palace’s cocktail reception will be hosted by the hotel’s General Manager, Bugra Berberoglu from 7.30pm on 31st August, with delegates – including 75 Chinese tour operators and a number of journalists from key travel and lifestyle titles – welcomed with a short speech before being whisked away on a tour of the hotel’s spectacular offering. Around 25 members of the party will also be lucky enough to stay overnight at the hotel, whilst all with be provided with fulsome goodie bags and comprehensive information. One-on-one meetings with key buyers are also being scheduled for the 2 and 3 September.
Situated upon 1.3km of pristine white shores, Emirates Palace is the ultimate indulgent getaway. With unrivalled facilities, 100 hectares of lush landscaped gardens, delicious international cuisine and an impressive 394 magnificent rooms and suites, Emirates Palace has become a global icon for luxury, style and sophistication.
Mr Bugra Berberoglu, Emirates Palace General Manager comments: “China is a crucial market for Emirates Palace and the Chinese Visitor Summit is a great platform to engage with influential audiences who will be able to drive business to the hotel in the short and long term. We are delighted to be able to host a reception for the delegates and look forward to introducing them to all that Emirates Palace has to offer.”
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About Emirates Palace
Built as an iconic landmark showcasing Arabian culture and hospitality at its finest, Emirates Palace, managed by Kempinski, has created an enviable niche in luxury hospitality, welcoming world leaders, celebrities, global business travellers and leisure guests with a truly memorable and unique experience, luxurious contemporary facilities and amenities in comfortable and traditional Arabian surroundings with personalized world class service.
Situated on a 1.3 km stretch of private white pristine beach and on 100 hectares of manicured lawns and lush landscaped gardens, Emirates Palace comprises 394 luxury rooms and suites and a variety of award winning dining options. The resort’s leisure facilities include two intricately landscaped swimming pools one to refresh and relax and one perfectly designed for adventure and family fun, an Anantara spa, tennis courts, and a state of the art fitness centre.
Emirates Palace houses the most luxurious and technologically advanced meeting facilities in the region which include an auditorium with up to 1,100 seats, the ballroom for up to 2400 guests, over 40 meeting rooms, a Media Centre and a Business Centre and outdoor venue capacity for up to 20,000 guests. As a world-class leader in the Meetings, Incentive, Conference and Events market, Emirates Palace plays host to a spectacular cultural calendar including host for the Middle East International Film Festival, the largest Hotel Art Gallery with regular exhibitions, popular and classical music concert programme. With a FIFA standard football pitch and home to Manchester City’s winter training ground, Emirates Palace offers the best in world sports action.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 73 five star hotels in 31 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage.
The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences.
Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location.
Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA): the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels.
Anita Cremer, Director of Sales & Marketing, Emirates Palace Hotel
West Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tel +9712 690 7900, Fax + 9712 690 7922
E-mail: email@example.com; www.emiratespalace.ae