Saudi group to build new hotel projects in Dubai
Elaf Group of Companies, the pioneers in travel & tourism and the hospitality industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has announced an aggressive multi-million dollar expansion program. The Group, ranked among the top 100 companies in KSA, will build and invest in new hotel projects and travel & tourism branches, starting in Dubai, then further across the Middle East.
The Group also plans to open a regional office in Dubai by 2005.
Commenting on the group's future plans, Moutaz F. Kayal, Chairman of Elaf Group of Companies said, “The travel & tourism industry in the Middle East is growing at a scorching pace. The Elaf Group is poised to profit from
this trend to emerge as a leading hospitality and tourism company in the region. Hence we are making sound investments in quality infrastructure & services. We pride ourselves in offering quality service in luxurious settings to each of our guests and efficient ground support through our travel & tourism and transportation divisions”, he continued.
As part of its promotional program, the group awarded key accounts in events conducted in Turkey, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, England, Dubai (during Arabian Travel Market 2004), and recently, in Abu Dhabi.
Elaf Group has several interests in the hospitality and tourism sector through its core activities which include owning and managing ten hotels in the five & four star category, travel & tourism services incorporating outbound and inbound tours, GSA (General Sales Agents for airlines), Cargo, Hajj and Umrah service packages, interior décor and supply of FF&E (furniture, furnishing and equipment), and Information Technology services. Elaf Hotels Company and Elaf Travel & Tourism Company are the first in the Middle East to be awarded ISO 9001 certification in their respective fields. (menareport.com)
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