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Jumeirah at Etihad Towers boosts share of luxury conferences, weddings and events market

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers boosts share of luxury conferences, weddings and events market

Abu Dhabi, 23 March 2014: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers will showcase its diverse and growing meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE) portfolio at this year’s edition of the Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (GIBTM), which takes place on 25 March 2014 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).

A total of 708 events were held at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers during 2013, a 63% increase on the previous year. Despite the recent increase in new MICE venues opening in Abu Dhabi, the property’s market share in 2013 continued to increase, consolidating its market-leading role within the emirate. A popular luxury wedding venue, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers saw a total of 26 weddings held at its Conference Centre - an increase of 18% compared to the previous year.

Doris Greif, General Manager, said: “We credit our success on having built a strong, personable and reliable luxury brand in Abu Dhabi and among our corporate and government clients, as well as our dedication to the customisation of our services to meet the needs of our guests.”

Noted for its gourmet excellence and expertise in staging corporate, private and conference events, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers has been the recipient of a number of accolades including: “Best Business Hotel in Abu Dhabi” at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2013, “World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel” at the World Travel Awards 2013, “Middle East’s Leading Hotel” at the World Travel Awards 2013 and being voted the Expedia® Insiders’ Select™ 2013 Winner.

In the last twelve months Jumeirah at Etihad Towers has hosted a number of high profile conferences including: the Global Vaccine Summit attended by His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Bill Gates, and the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon; the 13th Annual World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit; numerous medical related symposiums and conferences and luxury product launches.   

In addition to becoming Abu Dhabi’s leading luxury wedding venue, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers offers creative private party event packages in unique locations including the terrace deck above Scott’s seafood restaurant and the Observation Deck at 300, which offers impressive 360 degree panoramic sea and city views, perched 300 meters above the UAE’s capital.

For further information, enquiries and bookings: 
Tel: +971 2 811 5555 
Fax: +971 2 811 5588      
E-mail: JADgroups@jumeirah.com      
Website: www.jumeirah.com

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Notes to Editors: 

About Jumeirah at Etihad Towers:  

The business, social and gourmet hub of Abu Dhabi, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers offers a relaxed and bespoke urban lifestyle experience based on personalised care, craftsmanship, and a passion for unique culinary experiences. Located on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, the 5-star luxury city hotel spans 66 floors and includes 382 guest rooms and suites of refined elegance offering the latest technology and stunning Corniche and coastal views. The hotel features a Club Executive Lounge, 199 serviced residences, ten restaurants and bars including the signature restaurants Li Beirut and Quest, Talise Spa, Six P Gym, and one ofthe largest and most sophisticated hotel conferencing centres in the capital. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers was developed under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan’s Projects Department.

About Jumeirah Group:  

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme.

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