2011 October 24 08:00
Jumeirah Cheers Rory McIlroy in China
Dubai, 24 October 2011: As principal sponsor of golfer Rory McIlroy, Jumeirah Group is turning out in force to support its global brand ambassador in China as he embarks on a series of golf tournaments in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
Speaking from Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai, Chief Executive Officer Guy Crawford said: “The golfing world has been very excited by what Rory has achieved so far this year. We wish him well in the upcoming tournaments in China; and we look forward to cheering him on as the golfing season reaches its climax at the Dubai World Championship on 8-11 December 2011. He has continued to impress and inspire golf enthusiasts around the world and we are immensely proud to be his principal sponsor.”
Jumeirah Group signed up Rory McIlroy as a global brand ambassador in 2007 as soon as he turned professional. Since then Rory has won the Dubai Desert Classic in 2009, the Quail Hollow Championship in 2010 and the US Open in 2011.
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Note to Editors:
Photo of Rory McIlroy and Executive Chairman Jumeirah Group Gerald Lawless.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany, Jumeirah Essex House in New York; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai and Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.
For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Director of Corporate Communications
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com