MSI’s 30 years in telecommunications & technology

A long list of dignitaries and distinguished guests attended MSI’s event, including MSI Founder Dr. Mohammad Ibrahim, Chairman Sheikh Farhan Naif Al-Faisal, MSI Group CEO Wissam Farhat, and the company’s board of directors.
Updated 09 October 2019

MSI’s 30 years in telecommunications & technology

Mobile Systems International (MSI) celebrated its 30th birthday at the Corinthia Hotel in London.

A long list of dignitaries and distinguished guests attended MSI’s event, including MSI Founder Dr. Mohammad Ibrahim, Chairman Sheikh Farhan Naif Al-Faisal, MSI Group CEO Wissam Farhat, and the company’s board of directors. The founding members, Mario Palencia, Moez Daya and Andy Warden attended the ceremony as well, in addition to MSI executives, customers and partners, and past and present employees.

MSI was established in London in 1989 to offer telecommunications and technology consultancy services to mobile network operators, and government and military entities.

In his opening remarks, chairman Sheikh Al-Faisal highlighted the achievements of MSI throughout its 30-year journey.

CEO Farhat underlined the current challenges in the telecommunications industry and on how to overcome these challenges in line with market demands and the technological evolution, taking into consideration the transformation plan of the past three years.

He said the company’s strength has always been its fast adaptability to market changes coupled with extensive service offerings across many industries such as telecom, regulatory, defense, banking and cybersecurity.

The guest of honor Dr. Ibrahim congratulated MSI on its 30th anniversary and wished the company continued success.


Almosafer unveils ‘Winter at Tantora’ packages

Updated 23 October 2019

Almosafer unveils ‘Winter at Tantora’ packages

With preparations in full swing for the second edition of Winter at Tantora, Almosafer, the flagship brand of Seera Group’s consumer travel business unit, has announced a host of event packages especially designed for fans preparing to attend the second season between Dec. 19 and March 7, 2020.

Winter At Tantora is coming back to the historic site of AlUla, the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia, and will feature a rich calendar of weekly cultural events, equine and events, celebrity performances by some of the world’s greatest musicians. This year, the global event will be supported by Seera Group, a provider of travel and tourism services, which has been appointed as the key destination management company (DMC) to offer travel bookings, hotel stays, car rentals and added-value experiences for guests from around the world.

Almosafer, an omni-channel travel brand in Saudi Arabia, will market “Winter at Tantora” extensively across social media and other communication channels and offer visitors an extensive range of package options including accommodation, flights, transportation and ancillary services for both weekend visits or one-day options. Visitors are also offered one-on-one personal consultation with travel advisers across Almosafer’s retail network in the Kingdom.

Travelers will get to choose between three different package category options — Gold, Platinum and Diamond — which include return flights, hotel accommodation, as well as airport transfers and a visit to AlUla heritage sites. The event packages also differ depending on the length of stay. Festival goers can either opt for a one-day weekend package or extended stay, depending on the number of concerts and activities they would like to experience at Winter at Tantora.

To enhance their itinerary, travelers can complement their standard packages with additional activity bundles that offer a variety of bucket-list activities such as: Sunset and sunrise hot air balloon rides, vintage aircraft flights, as well as several unique gastronomy experiences. 

Winter at Tantora will bring 12 weekends of wonder to the AlUla oasis, inspired by its spectacular scenery. Home to archaeological treasures, natural beauty and magnificent monuments that span millennia, AlUla is set on the ancient incense route between Southern Arabia and Egypt. It became a hub of commercial and cultural exchange because a lush oasis valley ran through it, creating an ideal environment for civilizations to flourish.

Providing hotel booking options for over 1.5 million properties around the globe, flight bookings on over 450 airlines and complete holiday packages, Almosafer boasts various convenienat booking solutions for any type of travel needs.