LuLu celebrates Filipino cuisine with Pinoy Fiesta 2017

The festival was inaugurated by Von Ryan S. Ferrera, vice consul at the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia, at Lulu’s outlet in Murabba, Riyadh.
Updated 18 October 2017
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LuLu celebrates Filipino cuisine with Pinoy Fiesta 2017

LuLu Hypermarket Group launched the Pinoy Fiesta 2017 on Monday. The Filipino festival will run until Sunday.
It was inaugurated by Von Ryan S. Ferrera, vice consul at the Philippine Embassy in Saudi Arabia, at Lulu’s outlet in Murabba, Riyadh.
According to a press statement, the festival aims at celebrating Filipino culinary heritage, food and health hygiene, best-quality agriculture produce and food products.
Exclusive promotion campaigns and price-buster offers have been planned for a variety of imported brands, such as Mama Sita’s, Del Monte, Ligo, CDO, Selecta, Lucky Me and UFC Century. A wide range of agricultural produce from the Philippines is on offer, including langsat, curly parsley, white onion, garlic, Philippine mango, bean sprout, morning glory leaves, baby paksoi, saba, guyabano, calamansi, jicama, mangosteen (wild), dragon fruit, pomelo, durian, papaya, kamote (white and violet), tanglad, ube, kamias, rambutan, pineapple, banana, Senorita banana, Hass avocado and sweet corn.
Filipino favorites such as milk fish and dried fish are also available during the festival.
“Authentic flavours from the Philippines will be created by our chef who will be preparing a wide variety of Filipino dishes such as kare-kare, adobo, pinakbet, bulalo, sinigang, caldreta and sweets like pitchi pitchi, puto pao, buko pie, cassava cakes, sapin-sapin, and ginataang mais, all of which will be presented in a traditional way. All kind of Filipino products will be available at attractive prices in LuLu,” the statement said.


Saudi Arabian Airlines displays new products

Updated 24 April 2018
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Saudi Arabian Airlines displays new products

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the Kingdom’s national carrier, is participating in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), taking place in Dubai this week. This year marks the 25th edition of the show. Saudia has participated consistently throughout the years.
The airline has rolled out many new products and onboard amenities this year, including a new Business Class Porsche Design Men’s kit and Furla Ladies kit, as well as new children’s characters and kits.
Saudia is debuting a new exhibition stand design (9 x 30.5 meters) along with many interactive features and products on display. These include all the latest seats on static display — First Suite (first class), Business Class, and the Guest Class (economy) seats.
Also on display is a “smart model” experience, which provides a 3D interactive tour through the new Jeddah King Abdul Aziz International Airport.
Saudia is currently in the midst of a rapid transformation, fleet and network expansion program.
The airline has achieved double-digit growth in international passenger traffic, flying to 89 destinations across four continents. Saudia is receiving on average, one new aircraft every 12 days. Currently at 147, by the end of 2020 the fleet is set to reach 200 aircraft.
“Saudia looks forward to welcoming its travel retail partners, media and hospitality guests at ATM. The airline’s stand is located at ME 4310,” the airline said in a press release.
Currently in its 73rd year of operations, the airline is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO).
Saudia carried 30 million passengers in 2016, and was named the 2017 World’s Most Improved Airline by Skytrax, an independent global aviation industry monitor.
The airline has 11 codeshare partners including: Garuda Indonesia, China Southern Airlines, Air France, Royal Air Maroc, Alitalia, Korean Airlines, KLM, Middle East Airlines, Aeroflot, Air Europa and Oman Air.