Emirates Grand Hotel holds friendly football match
Event aims to create awareness amongst DMCs in Dubai
Dubai, UAE (September 19, 2011) – Emirates Grand Hotel, the 50-storey tall tower conveniently located in the heart of Dubai’s business and commercial district, has recently organised a friendly football match for hotel tour operators and travel agents.
Eight teams competed at the tournament dubbed as “Thanks Dubai!” held at the property’s rooftop tennis court. The team from 1001 Event Company emerged as the champion of the tournament. The winning team received a trophy, cap and t-shirts plus the opportunity to defend the title next year.
Mr. Nasser Shams, Director of Sales & Marketing, Emirates Grand Hotel, said: “We would like to congratulate the winners of our first football tournament organised for the DMCs in Dubai. It was an event full of camaraderie and sportsmanship. We are very happy that it was a successful tournament and we plan to hold it every year. I’m sure the success of the event will gather more participation from other DMCs next year.”
The friendly football match was Emirates Grand Hotel’s way of thanking the tour agents and operators who are earnestly and incessantly promoting Dubai as a safe and favourable destination in the region.
About Emirates Grand Hotel:
Beckoning from the sidewalk of Sheikh Zayed Road stands the majestic Emirates Grand Hotel - brightly lit and surrounded by the twinkling stars of Dubai’s skyline. The property which has been designed to cater to frequent business and leisure travelers stands tall as an icon of warm Arabian hospitality well equipped with the most modern comforts and chic interiors. The property is generously proportioned and features all the modern amenities. The elegant property has 93 deluxe rooms; 66 one bed-room suites; 127 premier one-bed room suites; and 123 two-bedroom suites with a tennis court, wellness center, swimming pool & Jacuzzi, meeting rooms and a business centre. The all-day dining Panorama Restaurant on 43rd floor gives guests innumerable gastronomic choices and the Pool Lounge offers them a relaxing and soothing experience. The Spa is home to a splendid range of treatments and consists of 13 luxurious treatment rooms, imbued with contemporary splendour and serenity to complement the authentic spa experience! Emirates Grand Hotel is positioned as extremely affordable; offering outstanding value for money to the business, corporate and leisure markets setting a new hospitality and offering comfort and style rooms. Ideally situated, Emirates Grand Hotel is a short drive to Dubai Mall , offers quick access to the DIFC and Exhibition Centre, operates runs to Jumeirah Beach in just fifteen minutes and is only five minutes away from the City Centre, and walking to the DIFC metro station all the benefits of Dubai’s top retail and entertainment destinations.