During past March 2019, representatives of some of the most prestigious, hotels, cigar bars and restaurants in the United Arab Emirates were able to attend the Habanos Academy Junior Course exclusive for Cigar Sommeliers on two separate occasions.
Mr. Jasim Ahmed, certified Master of Habanos in UAE conducted each training, that covered all aspects of cultivation, harvesting and presentation of Habanos cigars, as well as the Habanos Culture and Spirit, emphasizing on new products and ideas of cigar pairing with various food and beverages.
On 26th of March, at The Els Club – Dubai attending were: The Burj Al Arab, Fairmont Dubai, Waldrof Astoria, Five Hotel and Resort, Fairmont the Palm, Trader Vics (Rmal Hospitality), Al Bait Hotel (Sharjah), Shangri-La Hotel (Dubai), Intercontinental Hotel (Dubai).
On 27thof March, at Habana Club of Emirates Palace – Abu Dhabi, some of the main attendees present were: Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Le Royal Meridien, St. Regis (Abu Dhab), Park Hyatt (Abu Dhabi), Emirates Palace , Trader Vics (Beach Rotana), Jumeirah (Saadiyat Island), Intercontinental Hotel (Abu Dhabi), Etihad, Zaya Nurai Island (Abu Dhabi), Rotana (Saadiyat Island) and Coya (Abu Dhabi).
Training courses of Habanos Academy aim to build confidence in presentation, handling, maintaining, serving and promoting Habanos Cigars.