Sol Kerzner to present HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem with Leadership Award
Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai World lauded by the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference for his services to tourism
According to AHIC co-organiser, Jonathan Worsley, Bin Sulayem won the award following online nominations made by AHIC’s 50-strong, key industry leader, advisory board.
As an AHIC Leadership Award winner Bin Suyalem joins HRH Prince Al Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, CEO of Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding Company (2005); HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai (2006); Maurice Flanagan, Vice Chairman and Group President of Emirates, UAE’s international airline (2007) and His Excellency, Mohamed Ali Alabbar, Chairman of Emaar (2008).
“This award for leadership in the investment sector recognises Bin Sulayem’s dedication to the growth of the investment sector in the region and for his efforts in helping to put Arabia on the map, especially through his steadfast role at Dubai World,” said Worsley.
Worsley observed that the 2009 conference theme, The Challenge of Maintaining Growth, reflects the critical role that Bin Sulayem has played in developing Dubai World into a truly global brand and business.
He confirmed that for the fifth year running, AHIC is held under the patronage of HH Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
“We are thrilled to have His Highness Shaikh Ahmed confirm his support and attendance again this year. This is a true sign that AHIC has cemented its place as the significant event on the region’s hotel investment calendar,” Worsley said.The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference will run from May 2-4, 2009 at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah Convention Centre and is jointly organised by The Bench and MEED. The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference is organised by Bench Events and MEED Events. Details can be found on .
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