Farnek appoints Knight to head up new hospitality division

فارنك تعين البريطاني والتر نايت مديراً لقسم الضيافة الجديد للشركة

Renowned Dubai hotelier Walter Knight to launch new hospitality vertical at leading UAE Facility Management company     Leading UAE-based smart and green facilities management (FM) company Farnek has appointed British national Walter Knight as director of its new hospitality division. Knight will be responsible for structuring and developing a new fully functioning hospitality division, which will provide a comprehensive range of outsourced or third party services. Quite apart from concierge services, housekeeping, property operations, maintenance, energy consultancy (POMEC) and security, Farnek will manage central reservations and front office services. Talking…

Rizek Works Hand in Hand with UAE Healthcare Authorities,

رزق تعمل يداً بيد مع سلطات الرعاية الصحية في الإمارات

 Provides More Than 100,000 PCR Tests Rizek, one of the fastest-growing Abu Dhabi-based start-ups, and the first ‘super app’ for on-demand home services in the country, has helped facilitate more than 100,000 COVID-19 tests to date and over the past few months alone. This announcement is a mark of the company’s milestone of becoming the first in the Middle East to add at-home PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test services to its offerings. The company has partnered with top-tier hospitals certified by Dubai Health Authority and Abu Dhabi’s Department of Health…

HomeGenie launches water-based titanium nano-technology

powered sanitisation service to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus in the UAE More than 250 service professionals vetted by HomeGenie are ready to offer sanitisation services with revolutionary disinfectants that make surfaces completely safe from viruses including coronavirus. Customers can book the services through a toll-free number, website or mobile application. HomeGenie Services, a Dubai-based technology company, is upgrading its sanitisation services by adding groundbreaking water-based titanium nano-technology disinfectant from CleanShieldX to offer its customers surface protection from 99.99 percent virus and bacteria for at least 30 days. Coronavirus…

Exclusive Hospitality and Unforgettable Experiences in the Maldives: Ithaafushi – The Private Island Launches for the Most Discerning Travelers

والدورف أستوريا تعد الضيوف بخوض رحلات استثنائية وعيش لحظات لا تُنسى

Award-winning Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi unveils largest Maldivian private island Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi today unveiled the exclusive Ithaafushi – The Private Island, the largest Maldivian private island spanning 32,000 square meters in the heart of the Indian Ocean. Anchored in the timely yet timeless ethos of the iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts brand, part of Hilton’s Luxury Brands, Ithaafushi – The Private Island is the ultimate escape offering unparalleled levels of privacy and personalized service that create unforgettable experiences for guests seeking only the most prestigious and coveted…

Fifth edition of Xposure brings the world’s best visual storytelling to Sharjah on February 10th

Fifth edition of Xposure brings the world’s best visual storytelling

The four-day International Photography Festival will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah February 10 promises to be a red-letter day for the world of photography as Sharjah gears to stage the fifth edition of Xposure, the globally renowned International Photography Festival. The hugely popular event promises an exciting week for experts as well as amateurs and enthusiasts, as it brings together the best photographers from across the region and around the world, presenting their vision of the events and people who have impacted the world. Hosted by the Sharjah Government…

Indoor air quality paramount especially with spectre of new COVID-19 strain, says Hitches & Glitches

Indoor air quality paramount especially with spectre of

Leading UAE home maintenance company reiterates the need for comprehensive cleaning and disinfection of A/C units and ventilation systems  Dubai-based smart and green maintenance specialist Hitches & Glitches (H&G), part of the Farnek Group, has repeated the need to adhere to all COVID-19 precautionary measures and ensure indoor air quality in the home and office to combat the spread of COVID-19. With the announcement in December that the UAE had detected a limited number of cases of the new strain of COVID-19, Hitches & Glitches Director, Kelvin Vargheese has reiterated…

Exceptional achievements in 2020 despite coronavirus challenges

الصور كلها 1000

In support of the UAE’s sustainable economic development, Dubai Customs has been able to meet the challenges of the global economic recession arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. The year 2020 saw new pioneering achievements for Dubai Customs in terms development of Customs work processes and innovation of new solutions and initiatives to ensure the smooth flow of trade and mitigate the impacts of the global pandemic. This follows the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler…

Farnek wins hospitality contracts in Dubai worth AED 7.56 million  

Farnek wins hospitality contracts in Dubai worth AED 7.56 million  

Leading UAE-based smart and green facilities management (FM) company Farnek secured six hospitality contracts recently, varying in length from one to three years, valued at AED 7.56 million. Farnek was awarded four hotel/apartment contracts, namely the five-star Fairmont Dubai hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road, the three-star 230 room Revier Hotel, situated in Business Bay, the four-star, S Hotel in Al Barsha and the deluxe Sonder – JBR Suites, on the Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence. In addition, Farnek also secured two restaurant contracts, The Mood Rooftop Lounge in The Meydan Hotel,…

UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 at 12 Feet (3.65 Meters) Distance in 5 Minutes

UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 at 12 Feet (3.65 Meters) Distance in 5 Minutes

VALENCIA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – UltraViolet Devices, Inc. (UVDI) announced its UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer achieved greater than 99.99%, or 4log10, inactivation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) in 5 minutes at a distance of 12 feet (3.65 meters). Testing on the coronavirus strain that causes the COVID-19 disease was conducted by Innovative Bioanalysis, a CAP, CLIA, and BEI-recognized BSL-3 certified laboratory (CA, USA). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has indicated that the COVID-19 disease can be spread by both surface and airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2.1 The testing…

Turkish Airlines resumes flights from United Arab Emirates

وفق أعلى معايير السلامة والأمان

Turkish Airlines, Turkey’s national flag carrier, has resumed flights from the United Arab Emirates. As the airline that flies to more countries than any other airline in the world, flag carrier recommenced its operations from Dubai, scheduling seven flights per week with wide body aircrafts. Operations from Abu Dhabi will be resumed starting from 2 January with four weekly flights as well. Turkish Airlines will connect passengers via Istanbul Airport to more than 200 international flights, while providing its passengers peace of mind and safe travel experience with new precautions…