The Ali Bin Ali Finance department community dedicated a full day out of their busy and stressful calendar to get together with their families and colleagues to celebrate their companionship on 11 march, at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Qatar from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m.
More than 500 guests including employees and their families attended the event where a full range of fun activities were organized. The organizers in the finance department had done an excellent job to ensure that all participants were superbly entertained by providing activities for all ages at each corner. Fun and entertainment ranged from dance related contests to an array of sports including volleyball, kabaddi, as well as larger participatory games like Tug-Of-war drew in players of all ages. Special activities for the ladies had also been organized, including games of cricket and treasure hunts. In addition, an illusionist used his masterful skills to keep the children and all adults entertained. Thrilling raffle draws added to the excitement of the day. It was surely a memorable day for the community!
The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) held its annual Congress at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Qatar between February 7 and 11, 2016. Ali Bin Ali Group was one of the main sponsors of the AIPS Congress and proud to have supported Qatar’s ongoing development in the sports sector.
The Congress aptly coincided with Qatar’s National Sports Day, enabling the international delegates to participate in the sports day activities. After successfully hosting the AIPS Congress back in 2006, Qatar, the fast-rising sports capital, was once again chosen to host this internationally-acclaimed Sports Congress. The Congress was the perfect platform for Qatar to showcase its upcoming infrastructure projects and highlight the progress of the National Vision 2030.
The Ali Bin Ali Group’s Luxury Division registered a strong showing at the 12th edition of the prestigious Doha Watches & Jewellery Exhibition. The event took place from February 24th, 2015 to February 28th, 2015 at the Qatar National Convention Center in Doha.
The Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition 2015 attracted over 500 of the most exclusive international and regional brands and The Ali Bin Ali Group was proud to be among the exhibitors, displaying the high end portfolio of brands the Group represents. The exhibition was inaugurated by the Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al Thani, Issa Bin Mohammed Al Mohannadi, the Chairman of Qatar Tourism Authority in the presence of CEO of Qatar Development Bank (QDB) Abdulaziz bin Nasser al-Khalifa.
The Ali Bin Ali Group was delighted to be among exclusive exhibitors: renowned jewellers and watchmakers and launch some of the most awaited selections, adding to and expanding the luxury division’s collection. Among the new brands launched were AS29, Prestine and HYT.
The Ali Bin Ali Group has now built a steady reputation for unveiling the latest international and high end products among their jewellery & watches range. At this year’s event there were demonstration of the latest trends and timepieces in the world. The 25000sqm space retained by the Ali Bin Ali Group exceeded the space occupied last year, confirming the growth of the company’s luxury division and their capability. The Group reported that the footfall at this year’s event exceeded over 40000 local and international visitors.
The Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition 2015 showcased creative brilliance, master craftsmanship, ultimate luxury, the latest trends in the industry today. The display of the finest gemstones and unique watches made the 12th edition a celebrated event amongst connoisseurs and consumers alike.
Ali Bin Ali Travel Division’s Chief Accountant Mr. Azhar Baksh won Gold at the IATA conference, marking yet another proud moment for Ali Bin Ali Holding.
The conference held in Athens from June 25 to 27, included detailed sessions on Payment & FinTech in the aviation market, which ended with an extempore session that required participants to speak out on a topic worded ‘Finance for a better tomorrow in the Aviation Sector’.
Some 30-35 candidates from around the world participated. After the initial round, seven finalists were chosen by a multi-sectorial, multi-ethnic & multi-dimensional jury.
Finally, it was declared that the representative from Qatar, Mr. Baksh, had finished first. He was recognized with the Gold honor, and was followed by participants from Russia and China, who won Silver and Bronze, respectively.
Besides receiving the top honor, another key aspect of Mr. Baksh’s participation was that he was the lone representative who did not belong to an airline but a travel agency. This was a challenge for him as he was expected to have comparatively less insight’ into the aviation industry, from an airline’s point of view.
Elated at his achievement, Mr. Baksh said: “I thank the General Manager of Ali Bin Ali Travel & Cargo and CFO of Ali Bin Ali Holding for having given me this opportunity to learn about the aviation sector and enable me to represent my second home, Qatar. I express my deep happiness that I could contribute in keeping the ABA flag flying high at a forum with representatives from several nationalities sitting across, including those from the Middle East.”