Sheikh Ahmed handed 'Outstanding Achievement Award'

03/05/2011 - Dubai Investment News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Sheikh Ahmed handed 'Outstanding Achievement Award'

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has been presented with the 'Outstanding Achievement Award'.In addition to this, Gerald Lawless, executive chairman of Jumeirah Group, received the 'Leadership Award'.Sheikh Ahmed, chairman of Dubai Airports, was chosen by the AHIC Advisory Board, as the winner of their newly-created 'Outstanding Achievement Award'.Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench Events which co-organises AHIC, remarked: "The choice of Sheikh Ahmed for the 'Outstanding Achievement Award' and Gerald Lawless for the 'Leadership Award' is a reflection of their invaluable contribution to the region's hotel industry and the role they have played in helping the recovery from the economic downturn."As Patron of AHIC, the continuous support of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum has helped it become the leading business platform for the region's hotel investment market."In the last few decades, Dubai has emerged as a global city and a business hub.While Dubai's economy was built on the oil industry, the emirate's model of business drives its economy.As a result, its main revenues are now from tourism, real estate, and financial services.