Saudia Cargo transports 175 tons of WWE equipment

The air freight carrier provided all its logistical capabilities to bring the WWE wrestling ring equipment of the show.
Updated 09 June 2019
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Saudia Cargo transports 175 tons of WWE equipment

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company (Saudia Cargo) transported 175 tons of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) equipment to Jeddah from Maastricht in the Netherlands, for the WWE event that took place at King Abdullah Sports City on Friday.
Saudia Cargo was supporting this global sporting event for the third time. The air freight carrier provided all its logistical capabilities to bring the WWE wrestling ring equipment of the show that were forwarded by Sound Moves via Saudia Cargo freighters — Boeing 747-8 and Boeing 777 — carrying total tonnages of 175 tons and delivered on May 22. The company also provided special ground handling for the heavy loads at King Abdul Aziz International Airport’s cargo station.
Chief Executive of Saudia Cargo Omar Hariri underlined the national role played by Saudia Cargo in supporting national and global events, expressing the company’s pride in collaborating for the success of the sporting event.
The WWE Super Showdown was hosted in partnership with the Saudi General Sports Authority. The event featured WWE superstars Roman Reigns, Undertaker, Kofi Kingston, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Goldberg, AJ Styles and Brock Lesnar. The show was streamed live on WWE Network.
Saudia Cargo, the national Saudi air freight carrier, offers its services to 225 international destinations and 26 routes within the Kingdom. It is a member of SkyTeam Cargo, the world’s leading cargo alliance established in 2000.
Being strategically located in the Kingdom, the company is uniquely positioned to provide a bridge between the east and west via its hubs, giving it increased flexibility to use its capacity efficiently and move the cargo with minimal ground handling time.


Rove At The Park opens in Dubai Parks and Resorts

Updated 17 June 2019
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Rove At The Park opens in Dubai Parks and Resorts

Rove Hotels, a contemporary midscale hotel brand, has opened its sixth hotel in Dubai — Rove At The Park — in Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region. As the opening offer, guests can stay at Rove At The Park for 199 dirhams ($54) per night inclusive of two tickets to Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Rove At The Park has 579 rooms and interconnecting family rooms. Guests at Dubai Parks and Resorts can access more than 100 fun rides and attractions spread across Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, Legoland Dubai and Legoland Water Park. This is in addition to free access to themed zones, street ambiance and numerous shops and restaurants at Riverland Dubai.
On the opening of the new hotel, Paul Bridger, corporate director of operations, Rove Hotels, said: “Guests love Rove Hotels for their convenient locations, funky interiors, chilled ambience and great service, which have made the brand one of the most popular in the city. We are excited to open Rove At The Park, our sixth and largest property in Dubai. The hotel offers a launchpad to discover Dubai Parks and Resorts and the rest of the city.”
Ahmed Al-Rayyes, chief retail and hospitality officer, DXB Entertainments, the company that owns Dubai Parks and Resorts, said:
“Dubai Parks and Resorts is a dynamic leisure destination with attractions that appeal to families, couples, and theme park enthusiasts from around the globe. With the opening of Rove At The Park, guests will have easy access to a vibrant new hotel that is perfect for residents looking for a quick weekend getaway. Opening a second hotel is part of Dubai Parks and Resorts’ strategy to have more than 1,300 keys at the destination by the second half of 2020. We look forward to welcoming even more tourists who will now be able to enjoy rides and attractions at the park, with the option of a conveniently located hotel in the vicinity.”
Rove At The Park is just over half an hour drive from the Dubai International Airport and the Al-Maktoum International Airport. Additionally, the hotel is just minutes away from the future Expo 2020 location, making it convenient for visitors traveling to the exhibition.
The design of Rove At The Park is inspired by the local area and uses art to tell stories and offer Instagrammable moments throughout the hotel. All 579 rooms house a 48-inch interactive TV screen with a smart media hub and free Wi-Fi. The rooms have designer mattresses, pull-out beds for extra guests, a mini-fridge, a large safe, and a modern bathroom with power rain showers.