Dubai, 25 November, 2013 – Jumeirah Emirates Towers has teamed up with The Global Gift Gala 2013 as the official hotel partner and will welcome celebrities including Eva Longoria, Ricky Martin and American singer-songwriter Maxwell.
The Global Gift Gala, part of the Global Gift Foundation, is an international fundraising initiative that brings together organisations, resources and celebrities, to help transform lives. Funds support foundations dedicated to improving the lives of women and children’s illnesses, education and human rights issues around the world. Actress, activist and philanthropist, Eva Longoria will attend the first edition of The Global Gift Gala, on 14 December at supperclub, Dubai, with Grammy Award Winner Ricky Martin, American singer-songwriter Maxwell. Eva Longoria will honour Ricky Martin with the ‘Global Gift Humanitarian’ Award for his philanthropic and humanitarian work.
Grant Ruddiman, General Manager of Jumeirah Emirates Towers, said: “We’re thrilled to participate in such a wonderful charitable event. As a prominent luxury hotel and business in Dubai, we are proud to be the official hotel partner at the first edition of the Global Gift Gala Event. We look forward to its success and growth in future years.”
In addition, the Global Gift Foundation and Noor Dubai Foundation, have joined forces to provide medical support to vulnerable groups in Dubai. The aim is to create a world free from preventable forms of blindness. The Global Gift Foundation is also collaborating with the ‘The Eva Longoria Foundation’ and ‘Sunrise K Foundation’ to raise awareness of women and children in need.
Angela Cid, Managing Director of Kaskada Management, the company handling the Global Gift Gala event in Dubai, said: “We’re proud that Jumeirah Emirates Towers is the official hotel partner. Hollywood star, Eva Longoria will host the first edition of this philanthropic event, along with other celebrities who will all be accommodated by this luxurious hotel. The team at Jumeirah Emirates Towers is extremely friendly and accommodating – they make you feel like royalty.”
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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.
About Jumeirah Emirates Towers:
An architectural masterpiece, Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers luxurious experiences in the heart of UAE’s most dynamic city. Soaring high above the central business and commercial district, Jumeirah Emirates Towers is a dramatic backdrop to Dubai's skyline and a visible statement of the region's growing corporate success. Comprising of two equilateral triangles, this landmark structure is home to an Office Tower, Hotel Tower and shopping Boulevard. The hotel encompasses 400 spacious rooms and suites, 15 world-class restaurants and bars, Talise Fitness, Talise Spa as well as elite shopping and lifestyle attractions at the Boulevard, a unique and prestigious retail destination. Additionally, the award-winning hotel has multiple venues for inspiring events including the grand Godolphin Ballroom seating 500 and 16 Congress and meeting rooms, making it the ideal destination for travellers from all walks of life.
About the Global Gift Foundation:
Global Gift Foundation is a platform dedicated to philanthropic events worldwide. Its aim is to engage responsible organizations, resources, celebrities, people of influence and synchronistic brands to have a transformative global impact on the lives of women and children. The Foundation’s past and current initiatives, hosted across the globe including The Par Coeur Gala, Rally for Kids with Cancer, Playing for Good, and The Noble Gift Gala, have all been combined into one event now known as The Global Gift Gala. This platform was launched in 2005 by Maria Bravo and Alina Peralta, who in addition, named Eva Longoria as Honorary Chair of The Global Gift Galas & Global Gift Initiatives. These three ladies are changing the meaning of philanthropy, and their altruistic dedication to making a positive global impact shows that everyone can be a part of something special. The organization has three main branches; the Global Gift Galas, Global Gift Initiatives and Global Gift Foundation and to date has, through all their initiatives, donated €16.000.000 to help charities and other foundations all over the world.
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