Interviews

Sudhin Siva: 'Dubai emerges as global superyacht capital'

Sudhin Siva: 'Dubai emerges as global superyacht capital'

29 Mar 2024

The growing appetite for yacht experiences correlates with the development of the UAE as a premier yachting destination, reinforced by year-round sunshine, unique coastline and luxury marinas. Aviamost spoke to Sudhin Siva, Vice President of Shamal Holding, discussing the challenges and prospects of the yachting industry.

Dubai emerges as the global superyacht capital. How Shamal Holding, in particular Dubai Harbour contributes to this growth?

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Alexandra Miteran: “The purpose of music is to touch hearts”

Alexandra Miteran: “The purpose of music is to touch hearts”

28 Mar 2024

The 13th edition of the International Music Festival InClassica took place in Dubai from February 1st to 15th, 2024 and demonstrated an extraordinary musical odyssey, uniting musicians from all corners of the world in the heart of Dubai. This annual celebration, organised by SAMIT Event Group, transformed the Dubai Opera into a paradise for classical music lovers, offering over two weeks of unprecedented performances by talented artists. Embracing the festival's ethos of presenting the... Read More

Giovanni Beretta: “Burj Al Arab creates meaningful and transformative experiences"

Giovanni Beretta: “Burj Al Arab creates meaningful and transformative experiences"

28 Sep 2023

Burj Al Arab, Dubai's most iconic hotel and a global icon of Arabian luxury. We met with Regional Vice President and Managing Director, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Giovanni Beretta and spoke about the hotel's unrivalled level of service and unique offerings.

You lead Burj Al Arab Jumeirah alongside your regional VP role in Jumeirah Group since August 2022. What was your first impression about Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the flagship property of the group? And how has it changed after a year of... Read More

 Ayman Gharib: "Raffles The Palm Dubai is designed to offer the highest levels of comfort"

Ayman Gharib: "Raffles The Palm Dubai is designed to offer the highest levels of comfort"

26 Jul 2023

Raffles The Palm Dubai – Accor’s most luxurious property in the emirate – situated on the western crescent of the man-made island, Palm Jumeirah flanked by a 500 m private beach and its own beach club. Inside the property a 3,000 sq m Cinq Mondes Spa with 23 treatment rooms, two spa suites and what is being called Dubai’s largest indoor swimming pool. At Raffles The Palm guests can indulge in an array of cuisines comprising of Japanese, Mediterranean and an international buffet. A... Read More

CEO Interview: Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates welcomes travelers for leisure and business trips

CEO Interview: Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates welcomes travelers for leisure and business trips

14 Jul 2022

Priding itself on offering guests innovative experiences, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates owned by Majid Al Futtaim is the perfect destination for leisure and business guests in the bustling city of Dubai. With its ideal location in the heart of the city, both a short distance away from the city center and with a connection to the award-winning Mall of the Emirates, the hotel offers convenience with world-class shopping, dining and entertainment a stone’s throw away. It boasts some of... Read More

CEO Interview: Hilton’s flagship brand makes highly anticipated debut in the Maldives

CEO Interview: Hilton’s flagship brand makes highly anticipated debut in the Maldives

12 Jul 2022

Leading global hospitality company Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa, marking the expansion of Hilton’s award-winning flagship brand into the Maldives. The all-villa resort features an array of thoughtful amenities which are new to the archipelago, setting a new benchmark in hospitality that will captivate the next generation of travelers. Hilton Maldives Amingiri is the fourth resort under the company’s portfolio of brands in the country,... Read More

Saudi, a kingdom that inspires

Saudi, a kingdom that inspires

06 Oct 2021

Saudi Arabia has long occupied an important role at the center of the Islamic and Arab worlds. Located at the heart of three continents, the Kingdom has served as an important ancient trade route and a vital link connecting East and West. It also has a unique heritage landscape that has developed over the centuries, including 5 UNESCO World Heritage sites.

International Communication Manager at Saudi Tourism Authority Abdullah Bin Dakhil speaking to Aviamost about the country’s Vision... Read More

Nick King: Nature is what sets Red Sea Project apart

Nick King: Nature is what sets Red Sea Project apart

04 Oct 2021

The Red Sea Project is taking shape as a rare and unique destination, built around a largely undiscovered, unspoiled environment. It comprises an archipelago of more than 90 untouched islands, sweeping desert dunes, mountain canyons and dormant volcanoes. This incredible, natural terrain provided us with the perfect backdrop for one of the most technologically advanced and eco-friendly tourism destinations in the world, enabling us to set new standards on two innovative approaches: barefoot... Read More

H.E. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry: Ajman is ready for business

H.E. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry: Ajman is ready for business

10 Dec 2020

Director General of Ajman Tourism Development Department H.E. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry shared his insight on the Russian and CIS tourism markets and the current situation in Emirate Ajman.

What are your expectations for the Russian tourism market with the resuming of the international flights between Russia, CIS and the UAE?

The relationship between the Russian and CIS tourism market and the Emirate of Ajman has been cultured and developed over the years and there is a great... Read More

Raki Phillips: return of the Russian and CIS tourists is a key driver to tourism recovery

Raki Phillips: return of the Russian and CIS tourists is a key driver to tourism recovery

10 Dec 2020

Chief Executive Officer at Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) Raki Phillips speaking to Aviamost about the Russian tourism market and the current situation in the Emirate.

What are your expectations for the Russian tourism market with the resuming of the international flights between Russia, CIS and the UAE?

The return of the Russian and CIS markets is a key driver to recovery, given their position as one of the largest source markets to the destination in... Read More

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