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69553 19 Feb 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre Explore Opportunities in the GCC

Strengthen hotel's relations throughout the GCC

Dubai, UAE – The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre’s, General Manager Tariq Derbas and Director of Sales and Marketing Sofiane El Allam, strengthen their hotel relations throughout the GCC.

Having recently welcomed a new management team to the The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre, Mr. Derbas and Mr. Allam, travelled throughout the GCC which included, Kuwait, Jeddah and Riyadh to discuss the new changes and visions the hotel has circum as well as strengthen partnerships throughout the region.

With the GCC market being extremely important for the hotel Mr. Derbas explored potential opportunities with the partnering hotels in the GCC, including combined accommodation packages between The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC and The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain.

Tarek Derbas, General Manager, of The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre said: “We thoroughly enjoyed our time travelling the GCC and meeting all the other General Managers of partnering Ritz-Carltons. The trip was extremely beneficial for both Sofiane and I as it gave us an opportunity to truly build relationships and we are very much looking forward to what 2019 has on offer.”



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