Sheikh Ahmed opens DIBS

03/03/2009 - Dubai Lifestyle News
Sheikh Ahmed opens DIBS

The 2009 Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) has been opened by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation and chief executive and chairman of the Emirates group.

At a ceremony earlier today (March 3rd), Sheikh Ahmed and other dignitaries took a tour of all zones of the DIBS show, which this year include luxury supplies, equipment and marina areas, in addition to the dedicated super-yacht display area.

"With exhibitors using the Dubai Boat Show for worldwide launches and regional premiers, it has been a great start and we expect major sales and news to be announced throughout the five-day event," said Helal Saeed Almarri, chief executive officer of the Dubai World Trade Centre, organiser of DIBS 2009.

Prominent among the exhibitors this year will be Trading Enterprises - Honda, which will be proudly showcasing its first ever seaworthy electric boat, ushering in a new era of sustainability for the luxury yachting market.ADNFCR-2019-ID-19055098-ADNFCR