Dubai, UAE: Ultimately week’s Saudi Arabia Resort Funding Convention(SHIC) being held on the new Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic Quarter in KSA, the winner of the SHIC Younger Chief Award was introduced – recognising the distinctive younger native expertise working throughout the Kingdom’s hospitality sector.
Yasmin Al Sanea, Human Assets Supervisor on the Intercontinental Al Jubail, was not solely introduced because the successful recipient of the award, however she additionally achieved extensive recognition from the SHIC Board and broader trade, for her achievements so early in her profession.
“I really feel blessed and honoured to have been chosen as this 12 months’s Younger Chief award recipient and thank God for that. The hospitality and tourism sector is so fast-paced and dynamic particularly for native nationals, and as a younger skilled, it is an unimaginable achievement to be acknowledged by among the trade’s greatest leaders,” Yasmin stated.
In addition to receiving a full entry cross to SHIC, Yasmin was additionally awarded with a two-day management course on the prestigious Emirates Academy of Hospitality Administration in Dubai, with flights and lodging included in her prize.
Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Occasions and Co-Founding father of SHIC, stated: “It’s comforting to satisfy so many younger trade professionals who’re showcasing their ardour and dedication to management. That is what SHIC and AHIC are all about – rising the trade and growing world-class hospitality leaders.”
Commenting after the awards, Dr Badr Al Badr, Chief Govt Officer at DUR Hospitality, expressed his pleasure to help younger and rising skills throughout the Saudi hospitality sector. He pressured on the significance of contributions introduced in by recent skills in direction of growing revolutionary approaches and initiatives that can assist drive the sector ahead, obtain world excellence, and place Saudi Arabia as a frontrunner in hospitality.
Moreover, Al Badr congratulated Yasmin Al Sanea, stating that this vital recognition highlights the most important function performed by ladies in growing all sectors within the Kingdom, and urged for extra ladies empowerment inside all of the fields that can contribute in reaching a sturdy and different Saudi financial system.
The judging panel included the area’s hospitality leaders, together with Dr Badr Al Badr, Chief Govt Officer at DUR Hospitality, Shuja Zaidi, Principal at Equinox Hospitality, and Gasem Al Maimani, CEO at Taiba Holding Firm.
About AHIC 2018
AHIC, now in its 14th 12 months, is the annual gathering for the Center East”s hospitality funding neighborhood organised by world resort funding occasion organiser Bench Occasions in partnership with MEED Occasions. AHIC creates a data and networking platform for world and regional buyers of all backgrounds, providing important insights to investing in resorts, showcasing regional and worldwide hospitality funding alternatives and facilitating direct connections with hospitality trade stakeholders. AHIC 2018 can be held in a purpose-built AHIC Village on the seashore of the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, from 17 April to 19 April 2018 in partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Improvement Authority (RAKTDA). Held below the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, AHIC 2018 can be co-hosted by its founding patron, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group, whose continued help of the trade and AHIC has been important to the area”s tourism progress.
AHIC 2018 Sponsors
AHIC 2018 is hosted by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Improvement Authority. Sponsors embody: Al Marjan Island, Hilton and The Rezidor Resort Group as Platinum Sponsors; AccorHotels, Bahrain Financial Improvement Board (EDB), Dur Hospitality, Emaar Hospitality Group, InterContinental Resorts Group (IHG), IWG (Insignia Worldwide Group), Marriott Worldwide; The Moroccan Company for Tourism Improvement – SMIT and Wyndham Resort Group as Emerald Sponsors; and Motion Resorts, Colliers Worldwide, Louvre Resorts Group, Melia Resorts Worldwide, STR, Time Resorts and Roya Worldwide as Gold Sponsors.
About Bench Occasions
International occasion organiser Bench Occasions has a protracted monitor file of delivering a number of premium resort funding conferences and boards throughout Europe, the Center East, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Market main annual conferences embody the Arabian Resort Funding Convention (AHIC) in Dubai, now in its 14th 12 months, the Africa Resort Funding Discussion board (AHIF) the brand new Asia Resort and Tourism Funding Convention (AHTIC), The Summit in London and the Latin American Resort & Tourism Funding Conferences (SAHIC). Bench Occasions” in depth portfolio additionally consists of the International Restaurant Funding Discussion board (GRIF) in Dubai and AviaDev, designed to advertise the longer term air connectivity in Africa. Bench Occasions” mission is enabling prosperity by facilitating progress, networking, and thought management within the hospitality trade worldwide.
About MEED
MEED is a exceptional senior administration media model, that encompasses subscription to the MEED Enterprise Evaluation publication and web site,, in addition to organising the MEED High quality Awards for Tasks, AHIC and Innovation Reside! MEED additionally works with purchasers on bespoke content material, occasions, broadcast and digital choices. MEED additionally has two high-value content material companies, MEED Tasks and MEED Perception. MEED Tasks is the Center East’s premium undertaking monitoring database and MEED Perception presents tailor-made analysis and in-depth evaluation. Established in 1957, MEED, has been integral to delivering enterprise info and information, intelligence and evaluation on the Center East economies and actions ever since.
About Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Improvement Authority (RAKTDA)
The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Improvement Authority (RAKTDA) was established in Could 2011 below the federal government of Ras Al Khaimah. In an effort to obtain goal progress of 1 million guests by the top of 2018, the authority goals to develop the emirate”s tourism infrastructure and set up Ras Al Khaimah as a world-class vacation spot for leisure and enterprise journey, creating sustainable funding alternatives and enhancing the standard of life for its residents. In an effort to obtain its targets, the RAKTDA has a authorities mandate to license, regulate and monitor the emirate”s tourism and hospitality trade.