Culture, Leisure

Mousses Etoiles to reveal the latest luxury designs of commercial-use outdoor furniture at the LEISURE SHOW DUBAI

Rejula ARUN - 13-sept.-2018 12:54:21

- The renowned French outdoor furniture brand for hotels and resorts will display the latest collections and innovative designs from September 16-18, 2018 - DWTC United Arab Emirates; 13 September 2018 - Mousses Etoiles, a leading French manufacturer of luxurious outdoor furniture, will be exhibiting their latest range at The Leisure Show Dubai, from the 16th to the 18th September in Hall 7 stand number 7E308 DWTC. Mousses Etoiles which has already begun providing UAE’s most prestigious hotels, will be looking forward to meeting and interacting with more hospitality professionals visiting the show.  Since 1992, Mousses Etoiles, a privately-owned family business, has been designing and manufacturing high quality outdoor furniture for five-star hotels, restaurants, beach clubs and luxurious villas. Although the company started with humble beginnings, it is now one of the fastest growing manufactures in the industry and is supplying to renowned clientele globally. In the recent years, due to the growing number of international demand, Mousses Etoiles has been expanding, whilst maintaining its warm family-business charm. The company has created a strong brand recognition based on its quality, comfort and aesthetic appeal and is being recognized by the major hotel groups and luxury commercial designers. A strong success factor for Mousses Etoiles, attributing to the increase of global interest, is the ‘Made in France’ label. The company proudly manufactures its products in France and continually improves them, making them more durable, stronger and better adapted to consumers’ needs.  Mousses Etoiles listens closely to their clients’ requests and creates made-to-measure sunbeds, umbrellas and a various range of outdoor furniture products that are unique and exclusive. The designers and manufactures are committed to never offering the same products to different clients, which is a key strategy enjoyed by hotel groups that face strong competition.    “Mousses Etoiles’ hero product - which will be displayed at show - is the famous sun protector umbrella which is sturdily made and can withstand 100km/h winds. Hotel clients that are prone to windy seasons, attest to the Mousses Etoiles umbrella’s durability and quality which they have been using over 10 years. Other key premium products manufactured by Mousses Etoiles include sunbeds, mattresses, cushions and pillows” commented M. Laurent Lepoutre, Executive. Prestigious hotels such Le Majestic Hotel Barrière in Cannes; Le Sereno in St Barthelemy; Sun Group Hotels in Vietnam; Monte Carlo SBM in Monaco and Relais et Chateaux des Feuilles in Seychelles are clients who have entrusted all their outdoor furniture needs to Mousses Etoiles. The company is now ready to share their expertise with hospitality groups in the region. Mobile number of contact at stand: 00336 6 60 36 98 14

At Sofitel The Palm, Studio Harcourt Paris is inviting you to its Ephemeral Studio

Yousra LAHBABI - 31-janv.-2016 09:55:24

United Arab Emirates; January 2016 - Sofitel the Palm welcomes you for a very unique and exclusive experience with Studio Harcourt, the most famous photographic studio in Paris. Iconic Home of the refined Parisian high society, Studio Harcourt was founded in 1934 by Cosette Harcourt. Since that time, it is known for immortalizing international personalities from the arts, sports, economics or politics but also anonymous seeking for elegance. Mrs Catherine Renard, CEO of the famous studio said: “Our first stay in Dubai was in 2011. At that time, we had opportunity to picture Nayla al Khaja, UAE filmmaker who won the "Emirates Women of the Year Award" in 2005" . She added: “A few years later, after receiving many Emiratis in our studio in Paris, the Alliance Française asked us to have an exhibition in the Dubai Film Festival context. Catherine Deneuve’s new portrait was revealed on that occasion. Today our portraits decorate the Sofitel The Palm library and we are pleased to invite you to live the Studio Harcourt experience and get your portrait signed  by "Harcourt Paris".” A Studio Harcourt portrait is a unique artwork. Its light, signature and seal guarantee its inherited know-how from the greatest movie directors. Kevin Spacey, Bhavna Pani, Halle Berry, Keanu Reeves, Susan Sarandon, John Malkovich, Omar Sharif, Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Cate Blanchett, Amitabh Bachchran , are all part of the Studio Harcourt legend. Become a star through a two-hour ritual: •          A Studio Harcourt manager welcomes you to discover the history of the House. •          Then, Studio Harcourt will offer you a special makeup session by a professional make-up artist. •          Guided in your attitudes and expressions, you pose as you would do with a painter. Light is sculpted around you, according to the Studio know-how. •          One or two days following the session, you are invited to come back to Sofitel The Palm, to discover your pictures and choose THE picture you want as your Studio Harcourt portrait. The picture is send to the laboratory to be retouched according to Studio Harcourt quality standards. The portrait, signed “Harcourt Paris”, is printed on art paper (size 24x30 cm) and sent about a month after the selection. We are offering the following portraits: Individual Portrait Couple Portrait Family Portrait (4-6) Book your photo shooting now! Contact : Yousra LAHBABI Mobile : +971-56-470-2382

The French company, Babilou Group, announces the opening of Babilou Downtown Dubai, its First Signature Nursery in the Middle East

Yousra LAHBABI - 08-déc.-2015 11:37:32

United Arab Emirates; December 2015 – The prestigious French company, Babilou Group, opened its first Signature Nursery in Downtown Dubai, in November 2015 and announced the opening of its second branch in Umm Suqeim in the coming few weeks . His Excellency the Ambassador of France to the UAE, Mr. Michel Miraillet and the General Consul of France in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, Mr. Majdi Abed inaugurated Babilou Downtown on November 25 th 2015, showing their support to the growth of the European Early Education Leader. This Nursery represents a milestone in Babilou’s international development since the group decided, in 2014, to expand its operations outside Europe, where it is already managing a network of 850 Nurseries and Early Learning Centers. Babilou Downtown is located at the ground floor of the Emaar building 8 Boulevard Walk. The Nursery welcomes children every day from 8 am to 6 pm throughout the year without interruption. Babilou’s Early Education Experts teach English, French and Arabic in a cozy, safe and carefully designed environment. Babilou Downtown, like every other Babilou Signature Nursery, aims to be a welcoming second home for children and their families. The Nursery team is composed by qualified professionals who have the skills and competencies to care for children and help them develop in the best conditions possible while respecting their individuality. The usage of wifi, microwaves and electronic devices is strictly forbidden to ensure maximum safety. The main mission of the reputable French Early Education Expert is to provide families with reliable, high quality and accessible early childhood facilities to help parents achieve a better work-life balance and gain peace of mind and empower women in their professional life.                               Babilou handles internally the design of its Signature Nurseries with a multi-disciplinary team of early childhood professionals and specialized architects and designers. Everything is carefully studied to promote children’s alertness and socialization whilst respecting the environment. They create a personalized universe that is up to children’s standards: all furniture, toys and equipment are age appropriate and promote comfort and security . The Nurseries include spacious classrooms, comfortable sleeping rooms, feeding and breastfeeding rooms, libraries and play areas to create a harmonious and stimulating living space. Designers also ensure the child’s physical security by meticulously adhering to high standards of hygiene and security maintained at all times.   Ultimately, hospitality is Babilou’s core business: build a strong human relationship between the Nursery team and a family, between an educator and a child. The Nursery teams aim to support children in building their own identity, self-discovery and awakening, while respecting their own pace and their uniqueness.   Ibtissem Rezaig, proud mother of Farah, 12 months, is a loyal parent who moved with Babilou from Paris to Dubai. She says: “ My daughter Farah was in a Babilou Nursery in Paris, so we were delighted to know that Babilou was present in Dubai. My experience with Babilou was very positive and Farah loved it! The staff were lovely and there was a real educational program and awakening. Moreover, Babilou Dubai offers the Montessori Method, it delights me even more. For me, Babilou is the guarantee to have peace of mind and know my child is safe and fulfilled!” Babilou has 5 core values which inspire them daily, internally with the teams, partners, towards families and most importantly the children are: ·          Kindness : being attentive to one another, respect each other, treat others fairly, and being supportive of children, parents, teams, and partners. ·          Commitment : working while being aware that families are entrusting Babilou, with what is the most important person in their lives and that Babilou decisions have a major impact on the children and their welfare. ·          Diversity : recognizing the variety of cultures and the individual uniqueness of personalities and all that they bring. ·          Quality : Working every day to improve the care for our children and their families, the well-being of Babilou teams and the satisfaction of Babilou clients. ·          Team spirit : believing in each one’s talent, in the collective intelligence and responsibility. Considering that working together is strength and that everyone can contribute. Being supportive and knowing how to overcome challenges and celebrate achievements in order to grow together.   Like in Europe, Babilou also provides consultancy services: the Nursery group works with companies who wish to create a Nursery or Early Learning Center for their employees inside or outside their premises. Babilou invites any parent to come and visit Babilou Downtown or Babilou Umm Suqeim – Call 800 BABILOU (2224568) For more details: or Babilou Middle East on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. About BABILOU: Babilou, founded by brothers Rodolphe and Edouard Carle, originated in France in 2003 as a provider of corporate early learning centers. In 2004, it provided the first private early learning center for a local authority (near Paris), and the first French corporate early learning center in partnership with L’Oréal. By 2010, Babilou had expanded to become the first early learning centers network in France with over 200 locations. In 2014, the Group became the first French company in its sector to go international, opening in Belgium and Germany and launching in Dubai in 2015. Now the European leader in the private childcare industry, Babilou Group manages a network of 850 nurseries, employs over 4,000 people and supports more than 600 corporate clients. Today, Babilou Nurseries welcome more than 16,000 children on a daily basis. Contacts: Sophia Lahlou Mobile : +971 50 902 5812 Press  contact: Miryem Oukas Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15

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