Middle East & Africa Awards Ceremony 2007

30 May 2007 - Abu Dhabi

Middle East & Africa

Over 1,000 industry leaders convened at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi to celebrate their achievements at this star-studded event. A total of 65 awards were presented to winners throughout the evening's gala ceremony and media coverage of the regional awards was at an all time high, with over 25 international publications attending the event.

It is a great honour to be nominated by industry peers for the internationally acclaimed World Travel Awards.
Farhan Faraidooni, CEO of Sama Dubai

The star-studded event saw travel industry professionals enjoy music, comedy and entertainment throughout the evening. The event was hosted by Akhtar Khan and the original "pop princess," Deborah Gibson. Haifa Wehbe captivated the audience with her headline performance. Chris Noth, best known for his role as Mr. Big in "Sex and the City".

Well organized evening with fantastic winners. Emirates Palace is proud to have hosted it and that it won 9 awards. It will definitely raise the Bar of Middle East Africa Hospitality Services.
Noel Massoud, General Manager, Emirates Palace

Global heads of industry rubbed shoulders with VIPs spanning the Middle East and Africa, including Sheikh Faisal Bin Khalid Al Qasimi, H.E. Ahmad Al Hmairi and H.E. Mubarak Al Muhairi of UAE, Governor of South Sinai Egypt H.E. Mr. Mohamed Hany Metwally Iman and Hon. Wayne Garland Minister of Tourism Turks & Caicos Islands.

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