“Sweet is the music of Arabia”
(Walter de la Mare, Arabia, circa 1911 – 1912)
Thinking of Arabia, the mystique and magic of still enchant the senses.
- Nestled between sparkling, blue gulf waters and majestic desert scape, Arabia offers year-round sunshine and five-star luxury along with the adventure of a truly unique experience.
- Just thirty years ago the southern coast of the lower Gulf was a barren, under-populated land but the discovery of rich oil reserves has resulted in the emergence of a dynamic, multicultural modern society boasting contemporary 21st-century infrastructure.
Ovation Arabia DMC offers a meeting destination both vibrant and unique, combining year-round sunshine and the highest standard of comfort and convenience. Ovation Arabia is your ideal partner to deliver memorable and creative programmes.
Ovation Arabia DMC is your ideal partner to deliver unique and creative programmes throughout Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Oman.Internationally accessible, Arabia offers the perfect mix for your memorable programme. From starry nights under the desert sky to free-wheeling down mountainous sand dunes, from conferencing in ultra-luxury of palaces to group entertainment in bustling souks and traditional showboats, Arabia is the cosmopolitan destination of choice.
Alexander John | Regional Director – Business Development (India, Middle East & Africa)
Since 2006, Alex has been a part of the regional office and is responsible for Business Development in the Middle East, India and Africa. He and his team help in creating and implementing strategy and driving innovation in the company. Alex was the past President of the SITE Chapter in formation for the UAE and is a frequent contributor to number of industry related publications and uses every opportunity to educate people about the meetings industry.
Polly Mendoza | Senior Manager
As the Senior Manager for Ovation Arabia, Polly Mendoza is responsible for defining, promoting and creating unique experiences from its destinations in Arabia. She has been with Ovation since 2011 and works closely with destination strategic partners and swings between the Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices.
Kris Rao | Project Manager
With over 10 years of comprehensive experience in the events industry from planning, creatives and execution of projects across the region. Kris always aims to push the envelope on producing an event assignment with the skills set and knowledge acquired over the years. She started her career as a PCO and moved on to the DMC industry where her pride on showcasing the destination became her passion, having been raised and living in the UAE all her life.
Godfrey Rebello | Project Manager
A seasoned DMC professional with over 12 years experience in planning & organizing events and conferences, with excellent organization skills and the ability to carry out a number of tasks at the same time.
Prem Vadassery | Regional Director Operations
As Director of Operations, Prem incorporates almost twenty years of industry experience in handling Middle Eastern destination management, royal and corporate events into MCI's Meetings and Events, PCO and Ovation Arabia. Prem has handled key clientele's large events, be it corporate events or medical congresses, across the UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain, with the largest of these events catering to 12000 people. Responsible for establishing divisional strategic plans, he leads the operational team from event inception to final wrap-up, maximizing resource efficiency and client satisfaction.
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