Emirates Grand Hotel welcomes Filipino veteran actress
Ms. Boots Anson-Roa attends 1st Philippine Film Festival in the UAE
Dubai, UAE (December 6, 2011) – Emirates Grand Hotel, the 50-storey tall tower conveniently located in the heart of Dubai’s business and commercial district, hosted the stay of well-respected Filipino veteran actress Boots Anson Roa who attended the recently concluded first Philippine Film Festival in the UAE (PFF-UAE).
Frank Owens, Group General Manager & Area Director Business Development, Emirates Grand Hotel said: “We are greatly honoured to welcome one of Philippine cinema’s most talented stars to our property. Ms. Anson-Roa is a well-respected celebrity and well-loved by the Filipino audience. They were very glad to see her and she was very nice to accommodate all their requests for autographs and pictorials. I’m sure she enjoyed her stay!”
Ms. Anson-Roa starred in the family-oriented film Botelya, one of the four award-winning films shown at the film festival. Other films screened for free were Rosario, Ded na si Lolo (Grandpa is Dead) and the classic film Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon”. The veteran actress who is also the director of MOWELFUND discussed about the significance of films to the Filipino culture and the current state of the film industry. She was joined by another veteran film director and thespian Soxie Topacio.
Emirates Grand Hotel has been a preferred residence of regional and international celebrities visiting Dubai because of its convenient location which provides access to the city’s major attractions such as Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building; Dubai Mall, the world’s biggest shopping mall and the Dubai Fountain. The 409-room hotel which is specially designed to cater for both business and leisure travellers is known for its Arabian hospitality, chic interiors including the exquisitely finished rooms that are equipped with all the comforts of your own home.
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 Emirates Grand 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.