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American Express World Luxury Expo returns to Riyadh

World Luxury Expo is returning to the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Riyadh from 28-30 January 2014. The highly anticipated three day event is titled sponsored by American Express and held in association with The Saudi Investment Bank.

HRH Princess Nouf Bint Faisal Bin Turki Al Saud, as Chairperson of Nayyara Exhibitions, will again host the American Express World Luxury Expo in association with The Saudi Investment Bank. The exhibition will showcase selected luxury brands and services, from a broad selection of luxury categories, appealing to a highly discerning and select group of VIP guests.

Nizar Abou Hassan, Director Premium Products Management, American Express Saudi Arabia Limited, said “Our promise to deliver service excellence and world class experiences are showcased in our renewed commitment to supporting the World Luxury Expo in 2014. The dedicated Cardmember’s access lane along with the American Express Salon Prive’ offering new and exclusive experiences to our Cardmembers and guests. We look forward to welcoming our local and international luxury brand partners who will be exhibiting a selection of their most prestigious and exclusive products in one spectacular venue.”

Comments Jihad Slim, Chief Executive Officer at Nayyara Exhibitions, “Nayyara is proud to partner with World Luxury Group to bring The American Express World Luxury Expo to Riyadh for the second year. This is an event which will continue to grow every year for many years to come, with plans for Riyadh to become one of the world’s most important luxury exhibition centres.”

Adel Al Mahboob, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh, says “We look forward to again hosting the event, which we believe is becoming an annual signature event for Riyadh. The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh enjoys a pre-eminent address in the capital; originally envisioned as a royal guest palace for visiting dignitaries and heads of state. The hotels’ stately architecture mirrors the extraordinary lifestyle that this event represents.”

World Luxury Expo features carefully selected exhibitors from luxury categories including fine art, high-end jewellery, fashion, hand-crafted time pieces, designer furniture and exquisite table settings, fine dining, luxury executive cars and sports cars, private aviation and luxury travel. All participating exhibitors are recognised within their respective fields, showcasing superior quality and craftsmanship.

Comments Samer R. Al-Rayan, Group Head of Sales, Marketing and Public Relations, at The Saudi Investment Bank, “The Saudi Investment Bank is again proud to be associated with AMEX World Luxury Expo. Our sponsorship yet again demonstrates our commitment to delivering world class banking services and products designed to cater to the affluent lifestyle of the our valued platinum and premium clientele and invited guests who attend the event.”

Toni E. Yazbeck, Marketing Director at Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors (MYNM), the exclusive and official importer of BMW, MINI & Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Saudi Arabia, comments “We are pleased to be a part of World Luxury Expo, an event which enhances our association with luxury and reinforces our status as the world’s leading choice for MYNM BMW Group at a palatial and iconic venue in Saudi Arabia. It is befitting that MYNM BMW Group, which represents the luxury automotive, is taking part.”

Comments Adele Liu of Adele Consulting, the exclusive Representative of Citrus Art and Adele Luxury Art Craft, “We will be presenting ancient relics and artifacts at World Luxury Expo, sourced from the Far East, created using the Cloisonné technique. Cloisonné is an ancient technique for decorating metalwork objects, used in recent centuries using vitreous enamel, and in older periods with inlays of cut gemstones, glass, and other materials. The resulting objects are considered highly desirable and sought after. Adele will also present a customized selection for Middle East clients of delicate Chinese silk, fine teas and a tailor-made collection of collectors’ pieces that are inspired by the ancient silk-road, carrying stunning treasures from the Far East, seen yet again passing through the Middle Eastern world.”

A selection of other luxury goods and services which invited guests can look forward to viewing at World Luxury Expo include Ajmal Perfumes, Nayyara Weddings, Hamilton Grand luxury golf residences at the internationally famous St. Andrews golf course, Golden Caviar, antiques and collectors pieces by Asag Art, UBS, luxury accessories by BB Luxury, Kingdom Key Real Estate, organic premium skincare range by Alternatifs, a collection of supercars, and much more…

Those looking to attend AMEX World Luxury Expo in association with SAIB can request an invitation and pre-register online at

Following the exposé in Riyadh, World Luxury Expo will continue to Jeddah in March and then Bahrain, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Doha in 2014, creating an on-going annual signature series of events in the GCC region.

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