The Emirati, Israeli and US flags sway in the wind at the Abu Dhabi airport
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UAE hotels to start offering kosher food to Jewish guests

Local hospitality group 'thrilled' it will now be able to provide 'memorable' kosher meals to single business travelers and visitors and cater to corporate events and even weddings

i24NEWS |
Published: 09.03.20 , 21:12
Following the expected influx of tourists from Israel, hotels in the United Arab Emirates will start accommodating Jewish guests by offering kosher food at their luxury facilities.
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  • The hotel group, Habtoor Hospitality, will reportedly be the first company to begin carrying kosher cuisine as part of its culinary portfolio, according to UAE-based daily The Khaleej Times.
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    Ellis Kosher Kitchen has been tapped by the hotel group to provide meals that adhere to strict dietary standards set by Jewish law.
    According to the Khaleej Times, the Hilton Dubai, V Hotel, Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotel and Resorts, Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection LLC, Metropolitan Hotel, and Habtoor Polo Resort all plan to provide kosher meals to their Jewish guests.
    The Emirati, Israeli and US flags sway in the wind at the Abu Dhabi airportThe Emirati, Israeli and US flags sway in the wind at the Abu Dhabi airport
    The Emirati, Israeli and US flags hoisted at an Abu Dhabi airport
    (Photo: AFP)
    Habtoor Hospitality added that it was thrilled it will now be able to provide "memorable" kosher meals to single business travelers and visitors and cater to corporate events and even weddings.
    "Al Habtoor City, Hotel Collection, along with its UAE sister properties, look forward to working with Ellie and her team ensuring each guest visit is a memorable and enjoyable culinary journey," the company said.
    All kosher meals, Habtoor Hospitality said, will be packaged and sealed with an OU Certified stamp to ensure its authenticity.
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