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12 Feb 2015

The Wedding Fair at The Ajman Palace Hotel was inaugurated today by H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Tourism Development Department, and H. E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Qassimi, Chairman and CE of MANAFA LLC. They were joined by Mr. Faisal Al Nuaimi Director General of Ajman Tourism Development Department, Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel, CEO of HMH - Hospitality Management Holdings and Mr. Ferghal Purcell, General Manager of The Ajman Palace Hotel.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel, said, "We are proud to host the first and the biggest hotel wedding exhibition in the Northern Emirates at The Ajman Palace Hotel. The two-day fairbrings together over 80 leading regional and international brands and designers specialized in catering to high-end weddings.At The Ajman Palace Hotel we have got the largest convention and wedding facilities in the Northern Emirates and The Wedding Fair will be an annual event in our calendar. It will serve as a showcase for visitors to see the finest mix of wedding must-haves. Events such as these help raise awareness about the destination and are instrumental in driving demand from both existing and emerging markets”.

In celebration of the inaugural Wedding Fair, H. E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Qassimi with Mr. Laurent A. Voivenel presented a special trophy to H.E. Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi.

The exhibitors participating at The Wedding Fair range from finance to fashion, beauty, jewellery, wedding & event planners, linen, porcelain, silverware, food, flowers, airlines, tourism boards, printing and photography.Among the top exhibitors are luxury brands such as Wiener Silber Manufactur from Vienna displaying unique silverwork masterpieces, EgeExquisit from Germany showcasing the world's finest table and bed linens and KPM, a trend-setter in producing timeless porcelain since 1763.

Mr. Ferghal Purcell, General Manager of The Ajman Palace Hotel, said: “Wedding celebrations require perfection. The Ajman Palace Hotel is a destination unto itself. The hotel is fully-equipped to cater to any requirements. If you are planning your big day, we have got the most prestigious and romantic address in the Northern Emirates. Pride of the hotel is the magnificent 'Al Saalah' Ballroom, complemented by a grand foyer for pre-event gatherings as well as two terraces to enjoy the great outdoors. It is the ideal venue for any occasion, be it engagement parties, wedding ceremonies, receptions or anniversaries. Fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology including large screen projectors, the 'Al Saalah' Ballroom is divisible into three and can be configured to reflect the tone of your unique personality and wedding theme. With a pillar-free area of 1200m2, and height of 5.2 m, the stunning venue has got a capacity to accommodate up to 1000 people. The Wedding Fair has been extremely well received and we expect more than 1000 visitors during the two days”.

The highlight of ‘The Wedding Fair’ was a spectacular bridal show featuring the latest collections from 20 leading fashion designers from the UAE as well as India’s foremost couture designer Ritu Kumar. The show was opened by world-famous Emirati Fashion Designer Mona Al Mansouri - the 2014 United Nations Goodwill Ambassador.

About The Ajman Palace Hotel

The Ajman Palace Hotel, managed by HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings, is a picturesque sanctuary conveniently located 22 km from Dubai International Airport and 11 km from Sharjah International Airport.  Set on a private beach, this alluring hideaway is a heritage resort with a modern spirit. Bringing an unprecedented level of luxury, with captivating views of the Arabian Gulf, the resort is a destination unto itself. Balancing world-class facilities with the legendary Arabian hospitality, it offers 254 rooms, suites and serviced residences, a remarkable range of restaurants and lounges, fabulous meeting and event venues including the largest ballroom in the Northern Emirates ideal for weddings and conventions, as well as an array of leisure and recreation options at Encore Lifestyle Club featuring Encore Spa and state-of-the-art fitness facility. A magical experience awaits you here.

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