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Corinthia Hotel Lisbon hosts Sheikha Fariha Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Corinthia Hotel Lisbon hosts Sheikha Fariha Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ( The five-star Corinthia Hotel Lisbon had the honor of hosting Sheika Fariha Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah during her recent visit to Portugal to attend the 450th anniversary of the establishment of the University of Évora in Portugal.

The sister of the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikha Fariha Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is chairperson of the Supreme Committee of the Ideal Mother Award and is known for her commitment to women's rights, the protection of children and the dialogue between civilizations, including dialogue between religions.

Sheikha Fariha was received by the Archbishop of Évora, Portugal, with whom she discussed bilateral relations and ways to boost them. She also inaugurated the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Arab-Islamic Studies Center and visited the grand library for Arab and Islamic studies.

During her visit, Sheika Fariha Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah also met and was hosted to lunch by the First Lady of Portugal, Dra. Maria Cavaco Silva and had a meeting with the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Luís Amado.


The 518-room Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, is situated minutes away from Lisbon’s most important attractions, shopping, and nightlife, and offers extensive conference and banqueting facilities and a magnificent Executive Club Sky Lounge for its Executive Club guests. Located on the top floor of the hotel, with the city of Lisbon, its 18th Century Aqueduct, and the Monsanto Natural Park as a backdrop, here the business traveler can combine comfort and relaxation with small meetings or private events. The hotel also houses the Típico and Sete Colinas restaurants, which offer traditional and international cuisine. The Tempus Lounge Bar and the beautiful Terrace Garden are perfect places for relaxation.

The Corinthia Hotel Lisbon is owned by Malta-based International Hotel Investments plc (IHI) and operated by CHI Hotels&Resorts, a joint venture between IHI and the Hotel Group of the United States. The hotel forms part of the Wyndham Grand Collection.


Corinthia Hotels is an internationally-acclaimed brand of luxury hotels in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Libya, Malta, Portugal, and Russia. Founded by the Pisani family of Malta in the 1960s, the Corinthia brand stands in that proud tradition of Mediterranean hospitality and its signature services communicate the “Warm Smiles, Inspired Flavors, and Pleasant Surprises" of its Maltese heritage. All Corinthia hotels feature state-of-the art conference areas, extensive leisure and business traveler facilities, and are each renowned for their uniqueness of character. Corinthia Hotels’ portfolio includes two award-winning properties: The Corinthia Hotel Budapest, Hungary - winner of Europe’s “Best Hotel Architecture Award" and member of “The Most Famous Hotels in the World" and The Corinthia Hotel Prague in the Czech Republic - the first hotel ever to win Best Gastronomy Concept in the Czech Republic and a recipient of the “5 stars and 6 stripes" designation from renowned US reviewer Seven Stars and Stripes. The Corinthia Hotels portfolio also features the elegant Corinthia Hotel San Anton and the splendid Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay in Malta; the superior five-star Corinthia Hotel Tripoli, Libya; the modern Corinthia Hotel Lisbon in Portugal; and the renowned Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg in Russia. The Corinthia Hotels brand is associated with the “Wyndham Grand Collection" tier of upscale hotels worldwide.


The Wyndham Grand Collection is an ensemble of elegant, one-of-a-kind hotels within the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand aimed at guests looking for unique experiences in distinctive destinations around the world. Properties in the Wyndham Grand Collection are the Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour, London; Rio Mar Beach Resort and Spa, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico; Grand Bay Hotel, Isla Navidad Resort, Manzanillo, Mexico; Corinthia Hotel Prague, Czech Republic; Corinthia Hotel Budapest, Hungary; Corinthia Hotel San Anton, Malta; Corinthia Hotel St. Georges Bay, Malta; Corinthia Hotel Lisbon, Portugal; Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg, Russia; Corinthia Hotel Tripoli, Libya; and Veneto, Panama City, Panama.

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, offers upscale hotel and resort accommodations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and the Caribbean. All hotels are either franchised or managed by Wyndham Hotels and Resorts or an affiliate. For more information, visit

PHOTO: (L to R) - Pedro Ferreira, Sheikha Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Maria Galante, Sheikh Hamoud R.H. Al-Sabah

Karen Hoffman The Bradford Group Tel: (212) 447-0027 Fax: (212) 725 8253 Email:

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