Concorde Fujairah Hotel hosts Maktoum Championships
Held every year under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi
Dubai, UAE (August 6, 2012) – Concorde Fujairah, a luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, recently hosted the Maktoum Championships, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah.
Inspired by the vision and strategy of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohamed Al Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE Federation, the Ruler of the Emirate of Fujairah, this year’s edition of Maktoum Championship has attracted more than 3,000 participants competing in different games such as billiards, play station, chess, table tennis and taekwondo.
Mohamed Fekry, General Manager, Concorde Fujairah Hotel, said: “We are very pleased to host this event for the people of Fujairah. This will promote the sports culture within the emirates. I am sure this will create a new sport spirit for future tournaments.”
The Maktoum Championships was inaugurated in 2008 and consists of sporting events designed to encourage a large number of athletes to participate and compete. The tournament aims to encourage growth of the community through sports, produce a future generation of capable athletes, to discover new talents and to elevate sports in UAE.
The championships are patronized by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad Al Sharqi and reflect his passion and enthusiasm towards sports.
About Concorde Hotel Fujairah:
Concorde Hotel Fujairah is situated in the heart of Fujairah, this boutique hotel offers luxury accommodation with free parking and a rooftop swimming pool. Fujairah International Airport is a 5-minute drive away. Fitted with elegant furnishings, each room and suite is fitted with satellite TV and bathroom amenities. The spa and wellness centre has a variety of beauty treatments. Guests can make use of the fully-equipped fitness centre. The Hotel also offers a superb choice of fine dining restaurants and room service facilities. It’s all day dining Restaurant, Belle View unfurls a scrumptious range of buffet breakfasts, lunches and sit down dinners. While its Samakino Seafood Restaurant is the place to go to for seafood enthusiasts offering freshly prepared fish delights by highly skilled chefs. One can also enjoy al fresco meals at the aromatic Garden of spices. The Bistro cafe meanwhile serves mouthwatering pastries and pies from its cake counter. Its Splash Pool Bar is the perfect spot to soak up the sun even while sipping on your favourite drink. By providing a high level of comfort and service, an outstanding and varied cuisine as well as high standards of hygiene, safety and environmental friendliness, Concorde Hotel Fujairah has acquired an excellent reputation.