ABA International Travel and Tourism hosts successful ABA Travel Fair 2024


Ali Bin Ali International Travel and Tourism successfully organized its ABA Travel Fair on May 23 and 25, 2024, a first-of-its-kind event tailored exclusively for ABA employees. The fair, under the theme, “Travel Big, Save Bigger,” garnered significant interest, with over 1,300 participants registering to attend. Held at the ground floor of the ABA Tower in Qatar, the event attracted key partners in the travel and tourism industry, including esteemed names such as Oman Air, Gulf Air, Malaysia Airlines, and more.

The ABA Travel Fair 2024 showcased ABA’s travel products, hotels, cruises, and holiday packages available exclusively at the fair. The event served as a platform to boost awareness about the company and drive sales, highlighting the importance of such travel fairs in organizations. Additionally, it provided an opportunity for partners to showcase their portfolios and expertise in the tour industry.

Mr. Nadeem Ulde, General Manager of ABA International Travel and Tourism, expressed his enthusiasm about the event and the collaboration with key travel partners, stating, “The ABA Travel Fair 2024 was a resounding success, thanks to the support of our partners and the active participation of our employees. We look forward to further strengthening our partnerships and expanding our reach in the travel industry.”

The fair also featured an exhilarating raffle draw competition for ABA employees, with enticing prizes sponsored by various partners. The winners, announced at the conclusion of the two-day event, were:
1. Mohamed Afnaz (International Agencies): 4 night stay in Baku + return tickets for two
2. Kudzaishe Caroline Shamhu (ABA Finance Shared Services): 3 night stay in Maldives for two
3. Rezaul Karim Bhuiyan (ABA Partners): 2 night stay in Kandy and Colombo + return tickets for two
4. Abdul Rasheed Varool Meethal (ABA Partners): 2 night stay in Goa in a 4-star hotel + return tickets for two
5. Shehna Faisal (ABA Partners): 2 night stay in Jaipur in a 5-star hotel + return tickets for two
6. Eduardo Bragas Jr (Prime Consumer Products): A business class return ticket to any destination in Turkey
7. Fadwa Saddok (ABA Hospitality WLL): An elegant Doha cruise for two
8. Philip K Cherian (Head Office Finance): An elegant Doha cruise for two
9. Mubin Uddin (ABA IT Dept.): Pool & beach access for two at Hilton Salwa Resort
10. Mobarak Shekh (Prime Consumer Products): Water park access for two at Hilton Salwa Resort
11. Mohammad Jashim Uddin (ABA Hospitality – Finance): Meryal Park Access for two at Rixos Hotel Doha
12. Ponjayahetti Arrachige Asanka Dulash Perera (ABA Luxury): Half-day desert safari for six

Following the positive reception of the ABA Travel Fair 2024, ABA International Travel and Tourism is gearing up for an even bigger event at the end of 2024, inviting stakeholders and enthusiasts from Qatar and beyond. This upcoming event will not only showcase ABA’s business and products but also promote Qatar and the Gulf region as premier travel destinations.

Click the link to check out the highlight video to the event: https://youtu.be/CJwwffDQHMw

974 Delights shines at the 33rd Doha International Book Fair


974 Delights, a renowned gourmet restaurant specializing in fine chocolatier, patisserie, and delicacy tea infusion, showcased its culinary expertise at the prestigious 33rd Doha International Book Fair (DIBF) held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center from May 9 to 18, 2024.

As one of the designated operators at the fair, 974 Delights wowed attendees with its novel menu and elaborate preparations crafted by its elite chefs and servers with international gastronomy skills. The ten-day fair, themed “Knowledge Builds Civilizations,” organized by the Ministry of Culture, saw the participation of 515 publishing houses from 42 countries, featuring new literary works and highlighting the works of Qatari writers and authors.

Located at gate 5, just in front of the main stage of the fair, 974 Delights provided a relaxed setting for guests to savour French-inspired delicacies, including signature sandwiches like the chicken club sandwich and fajita wrap, premium coffee blends, refined tea flavors, and a variety of savouries and confectionary assortments.

Mr. Bassel Salim Ammar, Group General Manager for Ali Bin Ali Hospitality, commended the professionalism exhibited by the personnel of 974 Delights, stating, “We thank the organizers of the 33rd Doha International Book Fair for allowing us to make a mark in the event and highlight how businesses can be diligently run. 974 Delights is one gallant shop in Doha that has shown only the best for the event.”

Attendees praised the enchanting array of offerings at 974 Delights, with remarks highlighting the exceptional customer care and delightful treats served at the teashop. The shop’s selection of items were a hit among guests, creating a perfect ambiance for readers to immerse themselves in a learning atmosphere.

Ali Bin Ali Holding Accommodation earns recognition from Ministry of Labor, selected to host Health & Hygiene awareness event

Ali Bin Ali Holding proudly announced its Al Kheesa female accommodation was recognized by the Ministry of Labour (MOL) for exceeding living standards and practices.

This recognition reflects the high standards set by both management and employees, which have met the ministry’s expectations.

As a testament to this achievement, Ali Bin Ali Holding was chosen to host a special event at Dohatna Logistics Park, dedicated to promoting health and personal hygiene awareness.

The event, held on May 16 2024, brought together a distinguished group of attendees. Representing the Ministry of Labor were senior managers and executive training personnel, eager to share their knowledge with the residents of Al Kheesa.

ABA Holding was well-represented by Mrs. Evelyne de Croutte (General Manager, ABA Real Estate), Mr. Mohammad Labban (HR Manager), Henry George (Accommodation Manager), and Mahmoud Khairt (Sr. Human Resource Business Partner).  Most importantly, the event included the participation of approximately 60 residents from the Holding, showcasing the vibrant community spirit that thrives within the Al Kheesa accommodation.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Ministry of Labour for exceeding living standards and practices,” said Mrs. Evelyne de Croutte, General Manager, ABA Real Estate. “This selection reflects the dedication of our entire team, from management to residents, in maintaining a high standard of living that prioritizes both health and well-being.”

Ms. Clarissa Cadornigara, the Accommodation Coordinator, played an instrumental role in coordinating residents, divisions, and all necessary arrangements for the event.

The event wasn’t just educational, it created a positive and communal atmosphere. People from different cultures came together to share their unique perspective.

This event serves as a valuable reminder of the importance of collaboration between employers, employees, and the Ministry of Labor in creating a safe and healthy environment for all.

ABA Holding remains committed to upholding these values and fostering a thriving community within its accommodations.

Ali Bin Ali Watches and Jewelry commemorates its 15th anniversary in Saudi Arabia

Ali Bin Ali Watches and Jewelry, a member of Platinum Sands Company, marked its 15th anniversary on May 15, 2024 by hosting a celebratory event at its upscale showroom in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The occasion, which was attended by Ali Bin Ali Luxury Ambassador and renowned Turkish superstar, Mr. Burak Özçivit, symbolized a noteworthy achievement, showcasing the evolution and accomplishments of the brand over the years.

Other invitees who graced the event included the General Manager of Platinum Sands Company, Mr. Talal Shembesh; representatives from the Turkey Embassy in Riyadh; esteemed VIP clients, members of the media, influential personalities, and Ali Bin Ali personnel.

During the event, distinguished guests had the opportunity to explore the boutique’s gallery and admire the timeless elegance and sophisticated taste reflected in each brand showcased. From the dazzling array of ornaments to the intricate craftsmanship of the timepieces, every detail was thoughtfully curated to offer a truly luxurious experience that paid homage to the essence of Ali Bin Ali Watches and Jewelry. The ambiance was further elevated by enchanting live violin music that set the tone for the evening.

In his address at the celebration, Mr. Shembesh, the GM of Platinum Sands, attributed the milestones of the company to the solid foundation set by its founders that has shaped the conduct of its people who have worked hard to ensure it growth. He commented, “15 years ago, we envisioned a dynamic entity that meticulously attended to the exquisite preferences of its clientele. Today, we have surpassed that by looking even further into contributing to Saudi Arabia’s vision 2030 of a dynamic, ambitious and robust nation. This anniversary is a true testament to the dedication and excellence of Ali Bin Ali Watches and Jewelry. Here’s to celebrating the enduring success of the boutique that inspired us all.”

The Turkish celebrity, Mr. Özçivit expressed his delight stating that, “I am very pleased to represent Ali Bin Ali Luxury in celebrating its auspicious occasion at the prestigious Riyadh. Saudi Arabia presents a unique clientele that appreciates the glamorous collections of Ali Bin Ali Luxury. There is no better place to commemorate the history and growth of Ali Bin Ali Watches and Jewelry than in this beautiful country.”

The elite occasion truly exuded an unparalleled sense of elegance and sophistication. The anniversary celebration played a pivotal role in strengthening the bond between Ali Bin Ali Watches and Jewelry, the community, and its partners who have steadfastly supported the company and its brands throughout the years.

Turkish Actor Burak Özçivit lights up ABA Luxury’s 5th Anniversary in Kuwait

Ali Bin Ali Luxury showroom in Kuwait commemorated its 5th anniversary with a grand celebration graced by the presence of renowned Turkish renowned actor Burak Özçivit on May 6, 2024.

Burak Özçivit received a warm welcome from Ali Bin Ali Country Manager, Amer Haddad, and the distinguished management team of Ali Bin Ali Kuwait.

The event was a huge success, attracting a multitude of VIP guests, celebrities, and social media influencers who were granted exclusive opportunity to meet the acclaimed actor.

In anticipation of the momentous occasion, a special photoshoot was organized for Burak Özçivit, where he modeled the exquisite Shamballa Jewels and the cutting-edge HYT timepieces. The photoshoot embodied the essence of luxury and refinement, perfectly complementing the event’s sophisticated atmosphere.

Attendees of the event were treated to a luxurious evening of brand immersion. From the heritage and craftsmanship that define a particular fashion house to the innovative technology behind a cutting-edge watchmaker, guests gained a deeper appreciation for the products on display.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate the 5th anniversary of our Ali Bin Ali Showroom in Kuwait! This milestone reflects our commitment to providing exceptional fashion experiences to our valued customers in the region. We’re grateful for their continued support and excited to continue offering them the latest trends and top brands for years to come.” noted Mr. Amer Haddad.

Ali Bin Ali Luxury remains committed to bringing the world’s most luxurious products to the region.