REUNION 2013: general information

REUNION 2013, general information:

As you already should know by now, the event will take place in Dubai, UAE.
*       Date and Location: 24th – 27th October 2013, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
*       Proposed Program:

  1. Thursday 24th October: Arrival
  2. Friday, 25th October: Educational Program.  Suggested Faculty from Abu Dhabi University or a prominent UAE business leader.
  3. Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th: Tourism

Here is the list of participants and the probability that they will attend:


Ahmad Badr



Pedro Aguiar



Fernando Affonso



Anne Caroline



Kevin Koch



Mark Yip



Andrea Bisig



David Gatende



Makoto Naiki



Arnaud Gaillard



Richard Godfrey



Hayam AlAwadhi



Alex Yap



Ed Rimmer



Janis Redford


Please note that it is important that you confirm your attendance to Tasos Hatzakis or Ahmad Badr (Chair for this reunion)  if you are on the list above.

If you are not on the list and you think that you might be able to make this reunion, let me know ASAP.

Hotel accommodation recommendations:

Option 1)                  Hilton Dubai Creek

Arrival Date:                       October 24, 2013

Departure Date:               October 27, 2013

No. of room:                      40 single (They can only offer 30 rooms)

Rooms Rate:                      AED 900.00 (Deluxe Room) / night = EURO 187 = USD 245


Above offer rates are subject to 10% service charge and 10% municipality fee, non-commissionable.

Buffet breakfast is included and is served at Glasshouse Restaurant.

Option 2)      Radisson Blu (Media City)

AED 400 Dhs including breakfast / night = EURO 83 = USD 108

Option 3)      Sofitel Dubai

Single Room Rate: AED 1200 per room / night = EURO 250 = USD 327

Double Room Rate: AED 1300 per room / night = EURO 270 = USD 354

(Superior Sea View Room rate in Single/Double occupancy for total of 20 rooms per night – inclusive of buffet breakfast in the AOC French Brasserie restaurant)


The above mentioned room rates are:

In U.A.E Dirham (AED)  – We made the conversion for you, but there is a bid ask spread & commissions involved…

Per room per night

Inclusive of 10 % Municipality Fees & 10% Service Charges

Inclusive of complimentary usage of WIFI Internet connection in the rooms and meeting space

Inclusive of Buffet Breakfast, served in AOC French Brasserie restaurant

Check-in and Check-out time:-

Check-in time: 1500hrs

Check-out time: 1200hrs

Early Check-in between 0800hrs and 1500hrs is subject to availability

Early check-in before 0800hrs needs to be booked from the previous night at full one night charge. Late check-out time is subject to availability.

Late check-out until 18:00hrs is subject to 50% charge of the room rate plus taxes

Late check-out after 18:00hrs is subject to 100% charge of the room rate plus taxes

Guideline Buffet Rates: AOC French Brasserie:

Dinner – International buffet at AOC French Brasserie – 200 AED net per person inclusive and water and coffee – Soft Drinks are AED 16 each and Juices are AED 28.



All rooms have balconies and sea view

Access to the public beach exactly in front of the hotel

Walking distance to all shops and outlets of famous “The Walk”- Jumeirah Beach Residence

Airport Transfers:

1 way: AED 250 per car

2 ways: AED 460 per car

BMW 7 series cars for transfers.

Other stuff:

Missing Alumni – I am still missing the new email address of Paul Neagle.  If anyone has his new contact info please let me know.

If you have any upcoming updates to your title, position, responsibilities and email address inform me accordingly and update the LBS alumni site!


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