Riyadh, 29 April 2013: Jumeirah Group, the global Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, held another successful road show hosting top travel trade, tour operators and travel agencies in both Riyadh and Jeddah on 27 and 28 April 2013.
Saudi Arabia contributes significantly to the revenue growth Jumeirah’s business in the GCC region, which is up 41.2% on last year. Revenue in the first quarter of 2013 from the Saudi market for hotels in Jumeirah’s Middle East, Africa and South Asia region grew by 18.9%, while Saudi business into Jumeirah’s properties in Europe experienced an increase of 127%.
Signifying the importance of guests from Saudi staying in their properties, Jumeirah Group highlighted its 20 luxury hotels, resorts and residences across 11 destinations worldwide and provided participants with a forum to discuss new opportunities within Saudi Arabia’s travel industry.
“The road show is a milestone event that allows us to strengthen our relationships with our trusted regional travel partners while sharing and celebrating mutual successes over the past year,” said Christian Pertl, Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, MEASA, Jumeirah Group. “As Jumeirah continues to expand regionally and globally, we look forward to welcoming families to all of our luxury hotels and residences worldwide.”
Representatives from Jumeirah Group properties in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Istanbul, London, Rome, Frankfurt, the Maldives and Baku showcased the Jumeirah brand promise – STAY DIFFERENT™ – as well as highlighting promotions for the upcoming summer holidays.The road show will next travel on to Kuwait city and Doha to highlight Jumeirah Group’s full range of luxurious and innovative offerings for business and leisure guests. For more information on summer promotions, please visit Jumeirah.com.
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- For more information on summer promotions, please visit Jumeirah.com
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 Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; 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 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 External Communications
PO Box 73137, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Visit us at: www.jumeirah.com