Peter Burwash International Selected to Direct the Tennis Program for Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi
The Woodlands (Houston), Texas - Peter Burwash International (PBI), the world’s largest international tennis management firm, announced it has signed an agreement to direct the tennis operation for the Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi (www.emiratespalace.com) beginning October 1, 2007. The agreement reflects PBI’s continued expansion in the Middle East, which also includes programs at deluxe hotels and resorts in Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.
Commenting on the tennis agreement, PBI President Peter Burwash said, “We are honored to partner with this most luxurious property in an area of the world that is undergoing such exciting growth. Our goal will be to provide guests with an experience at the tennis courts that will match the superlative facilities of this incredible retreat.”
Located on a stretch of Abu Dhabi’s most beautiful sandy beach, Emirates Palace has four lighted cushioned hardcourts, two stunning pool landscapes, two fitness centers and a spa to accommodate all recreation needs.
Opened in March 2005 at a reported cost of $3 billion, Emirates Palace, with 302 rooms and 92 suites, has quickly redefined the hospitality industry’s concept of elegance and luxury.
Some of the world’s eminent leaders who already have set foot on the Emirates Palace include UAE President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; all the GCC heads of state; Jordan’s charismatic King Abdullah and Queen Rania and former U.S. president Bill Clinton, among others.
Entertainment and sports celebrities who were also guests at the Emirates Palace include top Hollywood actors Robert de Niro, Lawrence Fishburne and Will Smith; the king of pop Michael Jackson, FIFA World Cup Champions Brazil, and
golf superstars Colin Montgomerie and Vijay Singh to name a few.
Emirates Palace is operated by Kempinski Hotels(www.kempinski.com) as part of their prestigious portfolio, which comprises distinctively individual properties in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South America and Asia.
Peter Burwash International is the world’s largest tennis program / management firm with 93 professionals staffing 52 tennis resorts, hotel and clubs around the world. To learn about PBI tennis destinations, employment opportunities, speaking engagements by Peter Burwash and other company services, please visit www.pbitennis.com.
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