Mr. Watson–come here–I want to see you.

The first words spoken by Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, when he made the first ever call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant, Thomas Watson were “Mr. Watson–come here–I want to see you.”
The going “live” of our telephone and Internet lines at the Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers a couple of days ago reminded us of Mr. Bell and his historic first telephone call. The first call made by one of our associates was naturally a little more mundane than Graham Bell’s and the words spoken were probably something along the lines of “Hey, I think it works now!”
The entire telephone system and our computer and server networks are currently still being fine-tuned and it will probably take another week or so until everything is up and running correctly and smoothly.

Other than getting our network infrastructure up and running, we’ve been busy placing more furniture in the public areas, hanging the last few remaining pictures in the corridors and lobby areas and installing Quibla signs in all our apartments, rooms and suites.

We’ve also further expanded our social media presence by creating a page on Freebase. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our Facebook fans and Twitter followers – both accounts are getting more and more traffic and people seem to enjoy being able to “virtually” interact with us at the touch of a button.
If you haven’t done so already, please feel free to connect with us on any of the following platforms:

  • Facebook
  • Plaxo
  • Twitter
  • Quibla sign in our show apartment
    Quibla sign in our show apartment


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    About bonningtontower

    The Bonnington Hotel Dubai is located in the heart of Jumeirah Lakes Towers along Sheikh Zayed Road, just opposite Dubai Marina and in walking distance of Jumeirah Lakes Towers metro station. It is a 5-star hotel with 208 luxurious rooms and suites (all non-smoking), 272 deluxe serviced hotel apartments, 5 restaurants and bars, 4 conference suites and a 450sqm conference centre with ballroom. The hotel also boasts a Leisure Deck on the 11th floor with infinity pool, state of the art gym, pool bar, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna as well as a ladies hairdressing salon.

    Posted on April 25, 2009, in Pre-opening Progress and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

    1. Lovely piece. I enjoyed reading it very much.

      The thought, the beginning linking the piece to Graham Bell and using that as a wonderful peg for the Hotel’s telecommunications connectivity is both brilliant and ingenuous.

      The style of the article is lucid and the content impressive.

      Both as a PR expert and a seasoned Hotelier, I appreciate your Blog immensely.

    2. Thank you very much for your kind comment. We’re glad you enjoy reading our ramblings 🙂

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