Interviews

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

Issam Kazim: Dubai welcomes international travelers

Issam Kazim: Dubai welcomes international travelers

25 Nov 2020

Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) Issam Kazim sahred his insight on the Russian tourism market and the current situation in the Emirate.

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

Dubai is ready to welcome tourists from all our source markets including Russia in line with the staggered and tentative restart of travel across the world... Read More

Interview with Nijat Aliyev, the Owner’s Representative at Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

Interview with Nijat Aliyev, the Owner’s Representative at Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

30 May 2019

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa is a luxury five star beach resort on the East Crescent of the world’s famous island Palm Jumeirah located in a tropical retreat yet so near to Dubai’s many exciting attractions and landmarks. Aviamost speaks to Mr. Nijat Aliyev about the evolution of the brand, the market trends and his role as owner's representative at Sofitel The Palm Dubai.

Congratulations on the 5th Anniversary of Sofitel The Palm Dubai. Please tell us a little bit about... Read More

Interview with Koji Naka, Managing Director of Casio Middle East

Interview with Koji Naka, Managing Director of Casio Middle East

10 Mar 2019

CASIO is taking the local launch of BGD-560-1 to new heights by working hand-in-hand with Nuna Atelier Creative Director Noura Al Alawi. Both are collaborating for the exciting official reveal of the watch in the UAE at the Concept store – City Walk Dubai.

The tribal pattern is printed on the model’s classic and comfortable slim band. An excellent watch to mix and match with different styles of women’s wear, this digital timepiece with its popular square face shows CASIO x Nuna... Read More

Interview with PNC Menon, Founder & Chairman of Sobha Realty

Interview with PNC Menon, Founder & Chairman of Sobha Realty

20 Nov 2018

Sobha Realty, the recently rebranded property developer, said it is right on track to achieve a target of doubling annual sales to Dh2.5 billion in three years on the back of an upturn in investor confidence subsequent to a series of pro-investor reforms unveiled by the government. 

PNC Menon, founder and chairman of the multinational real estate and construction giant, made a foray into Dubai property market in 2005 after making his mark in Oman, launched two iconic projects in the... Read More

Interview with shoe designer Katrine Hanna

Interview with shoe designer Katrine Hanna

15 Nov 2018

Katrine Hanna, the young shoe designer who established her luxurious eponymous label in Dubai since 2017, has introduced her shoe collection inspired by the unknown world of Australian flora.

With her design ethos to transform women into an allegory of fantastical nature, Katrine Hanna expresses her inspirations through the use of unique material combinations and silhouettes. Starting with the Australian bush, Katrine’s first collection translated elements of its botanical makeup... Read More

Mozart's beloved opera, The Magic Flute at Dubai Opera

Mozart's beloved opera, The Magic Flute at Dubai Opera

21 Sep 2018

Mozart's beloved opera, The Magic Flute, came to Dubai Opera mid of September in a dazzling production, offering audiences spectacular music set around a comic fairy tale.

We joined Tamino, Papageno, and Pamina in this fairy-tale adventure and let Mozart’s enchanting masterpiece transported us to a world of fantasy and the realm of the Queen of the Night. Composed feverishly a few weeks before his death, this lyrical testament by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is the universal opera par... Read More

Interview with Timothy M. Kelly, Senior Vice-President, Atlantis The Palm

Interview with Timothy M. Kelly, Senior Vice-President, Atlantis The Palm

20 Sep 2018

Atlantis, The Palm’s Senior Vice President, Operations and General Manager Timothy M. Kelly talked to Aviamost about the brand's new properties such as The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences on the Palm which is coming soon in 2019 and much anticipated Atlantis Sanya opening on China's Hainan Island in February this year.

Atlantis, The Palm remains one of the most popular resorts in Dubai and UAE, welcoming guests from across the world. How do you stand out in a competitive ever-... Read More

New projects for Emaar Hospitality Group

New projects for Emaar Hospitality Group

28 May 2018

Emaar Hospitality Group Chief Executive Officer Olivier Harnisch talks to us about the group's new brands and growth plans for these properties.

Olivier Harnisch said: “The predictions on the hospitality landscape underline the need for the stakeholders to look at existing systems and processes, and prepare for a highly evolved industry that leverages the newest tools in digitisation. With enhanced guest experience as the bottom line, we have already rolled out our digital... Read More

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