Al Habtoor Group Chairman Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Holds Talks With Slovakian Ambassador to UAE
Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group held talks with HE Dusan Horniak, the Slovakian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates at the Al Habtoor Group head office. His Excellency Horniak is based in Abu Dhabi.
Accompanying the ambassador was Omar Hamui, Public Relations Officer, Embassy of Slovak Republic. Also present from the Al Habtoor Group was Sultan Al Habtoor, President, Al Habtoor Motors; Sanjeev Agarwala, Chief Operating Officer - Hospitality & Investments at Al Habtoor Group and Sunderesh Iyer, Chief Operating Officer - Al Habtoor Investment.
They discussed the political and economic climate in Slovakia, and HE Horniak briefed the Al Habtoor Group Chairman on increased tourism in the Eastern European country and told him about tourism related investments.
The Ambassador said tourism is on the rise in the country, which offers tourists a diverse offering. Slovakia, part of the European Union, is renowned for its beautiful natural landscapes, mountains and medieval castles.
Khalaf Al Habtoor, who currently owns two hotels in Eastern Europe said, “Over the past few years I have increased my international assets in Europe. We now have two hotels in Budapest, The Ritz-Carlton Budapest and the InterContinental Budapest; one in Austria, The Hotel Imperial Vienna and one in London, the Hilton London Wembley. I am always on the lookout for further opportunities if the climate is right.”
Al Habtoor Group
The Al Habtoor Group has grown with the United Arab Emirates. What started out as a small engineering firm in 1970, is today one of the region’s most respected conglomerates with interests in the hospitality, automotive, real estate, education and publishing sectors. The Al Habtoor Group has earned itself a solid reputation both locally and internationally due to the vision of its Chairman, Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor.