RODA Hotels & Resorts
Roda Hotels is a hospitality management company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Roda was created with the vision to offer personalized Arabian hospitality, readapted into a contemporary setting. Roda’s portfolio currently includes two five star hotels Roda Al Murooj Hotel Downtown and Roda Al Bustan Hotel Dubai Airport as well as a collection of unique serviced residences across the city of Dubai. RODA Amwaj Suites is located at the Jumeirah Beach Residences, one of Dubai’s most desirable sea-side destinations. Roda Boutique Villas and Roda Beach Resort are located in the chic and central Jumeirah district and Roda Metha Suites located a few minutes away from Dubai’s historic trading areas. Roda Hotels & Resorts is earmarked to manage some of the most iconic mixed-use hospitality destinations currently under development in Dubai, such as the Jewel of the Creek, Jewel of Jumeirah Beach and Roda Garhoud complex, all due to open before the Dubai Expo 2020.
Kingston participated and selected as one of the sponsors of Roda Al Bustan 20th Anniversary Celebration which was held on 18th of December 2017 .
Dubai World Cup
Horseracing began in Dubai in October 1981 at a local camel track that hosted a Thoroughbred meeting organized by the office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Approximately 10 years later, in early 1992, the Dubai Racing Club was established and soon was followed by the official opening at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse, which featured exemplary jockeys Lester Piggott and Willie Carson, among others. On March 26 of that year, it hosted the inaugural Dubai International Jockeys’ Challenge (DIJC) with senior riders representing the USA, Europe, Australia, Japan and UAE.
The Dubai World Cup is a Thoroughbred horse race held annually … world’s richest horse race, holding a record held by the Pegasus World Cup in 2017 and 2018. Kingston has been selected as one of the sponsors of the Dubai World Cup 2018 – Elite Race.
Industry Middle East
Industry-ME is a digital source of media news, views and features devised to give its broadly business-based readership a flavour for all that is current in Middle Eastern industry and beyond. With over three decades of experience working with the world’s biggest corporate names, Industry-ME goal is to share successful business insight with readers of large and small companies alike.
Kingston has been selected as main sponsor to the special editorial coverage which allocated for The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant of Industry-ME issue 132, which is located in the Al Dhafra of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi on the Arabian Gulf, approximately 53 km west-southwest of the city of Ruwais. The Plant’s four APR1400 design nuclear reactors will supply up to 25% of the UAE’s electricity needs once fully operational.
The Blue Tower is a 72 floor (317 m) super tall skyscraper on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. The construction started in 2006 and was completed in 2010. Designed by architect Al Hashemi, the building is residential, and it secondary usages are commercial. Blue tower is the second tallest residential building in Dubai, and fourth tallest residential building in the world with 454 residential apartments. Kingston have been awarded consultancy contracts by Dubai International Real Estate (DIRE) for the Blue Tower to prepare a “Rebutting Report” and “Counter Claim” against the contractor for a multimillion Dirham prolongation and extension of time claim.Later on 2013, Kingston represented DIRE throughout the entire arbitration, and led a team of Baker Botts, Navigant, Deloitt and JLL.
Kingston have been appointed by a UK educational Consortium, led by NESCOT to assist them in the preparation of their financial feasibility and formal bid submission for the operations and management of the 2,000 student Jeddah Female College in Saudi Arabia. Jeddah female college was built as part of a 200 college programme by TVTC and is capable of accommodating up to 2,000 students and specialises in IT, Business & Administration, Beauty, Jewellery and Fashion.Kingston built the financial model and full bid documents and worked with the consortium during the preferred bidder stage. The consortium was finally successful in their bid and Kingston are now working with them to rehabilitate the college, fit it out and to carry out operational management during the 5-year life cycle of the contract.
The Project is the construction of Permanent Community Buildings in connection with the downstream design, engineering and construction for the liquefaction plant located at Cabo Delgado Province near the coastal town of Palma, Mozambique. The site is located on the Indian Ocean coastline of Mozambique just west of the Island of Llha Tecomagi referred to as “Fungi”. China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation (abbreviated to CPECC) is affiliated to China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and is a CNPC professional company specializing in oil engineering, manufacturing, construction and lump-sum contracting. It is now the most representative company of CNPC in domestic and international petroleum project construction. Kingston have been awarded a contract by CPECC to support them in their tender for the construction of Permanent Community Buildings in connection with the downstream design, engineering and construction for the liquefaction plant located near Palma, Mozambique.
Kingston has been appointed by HKR Architects to work with them on the master planning of Kabul New City in Afghanistan, providing high level cost advice on this large and complex project. Kabul New City is a mixed use development on a 13 million square metre plot. The Scope of this project is Parcel 2 Phase 1, specifically located in the southern end of Dehsabz South on the existing Kabul – Bagram Road. The total area of Parcel 2 is approximately 1,275 Ha (12.75 km2), comprising detached houses, apartment buildings, Central / Commercial Offices Zone, Peripheral Commercial/ Offices zone, light industrial Zone, Social/ Public facilities, Recreation facilities, parks and greenery.The scheme is expected to provide a minimum of 12,000 housing units.
Kingston has been appointed by EMAAR to carry out a high-level redesign and financial feasibility for units at the Gold & Diamond Park. The project includes the preparation of concept designs, engineering studies supporting by a full return on investment model.The Gold and Diamond Park is a luxurious mall with an unrivalled selection of leading retailers showcasing the most exquisite collections of gold, diamond and fine jewelry located directly on Sheikh Zayed Road. Gold & Diamond Park earned the trusted reputation as Dubai’s leading destination for Gold and Diamond Jewelry.