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Membership Partners





Membership Partners


Please find set out below a list of GCC BDI membership programme partners and membership special benefits. 

Please note that these benefits are subject to certain conditions which are explained below. For all information regarding benefits, please contact the Membership Partner directly.

New suppliers may be added from time to time, so please watch out for news on our website.

If you are interested in becoming a Membership Partner, please contact us at GCC BDI at +971 4 554 7967 or email for more information.


Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

- Only available for corporates

- 7.5% reduction for GCC BDI members



Omar Munzer Wehbe
CEO & Managing Partner
Wehbe Insurance Services LLC
T:+971 4 7048600 |F:+971 4 3244010
Dubai Office:5th Floor, Oud Metha Offices, P. O. Box 2550 Dubai, UAE
Abu Dhabi Office:17th Floor, 3 Sails Bldg. Corniche Road, Abu Dhabi, UAE
IA:Reg. No. 106 |DHA:Reg. No. 96 |HAAD:Reg. No. B024


Director and Executive Coaching

The Leadership Circle offers a special rate to GCC BDI members with a 25% reduction on their coaching programmes. Programmes run 3-6 months, depending on your availability, where the first two sessions typically explore opportunities and challenges, including an optional Leadership Circle Profile assessment.

For those interested, GCC BDI can help arrange a free consultation conversation for you with our coaches Saleha Asif and Nicolai Tillisch, or one of their colleagues. 




For more information, please contact


Zafer Achi

- A free introductory one-hour session in person or video conference
- and for those who choose to engage, a minimum of 8 monthly 2-hour sessions price at 1200 USD per hour, a 40% discount on standard rates.



For more information, please contact


Capital Club Bahrain

Bahrain’s Premier Private City Club

25% Discount on Capital Club Membership Joining Fee to GCC BDI Members



Fatima Ebrahim 
Senior Membership Manager

Capital Club Bahrain

Harbour Towers East, PO Box 60433

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

T  +973 17100100

D +973 17100292
M +973 38382014


Capital Club Dubai

Dubai’s Premier Private City Club

25% Discount on Capital Club Membership Joining Fee availiable for GCC BDI Members



Alan Wheatley

Director of Membership


P.O. Box 506536

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel   +971 4 364 0111

Mob +971 56 629 0839


Ritz-Carlton DIFC Dubai

Special rates for GCC BDI members starting from AED 900 for a Deluxe Room subject to availability and disconnected rates can be avail during the summer season starting from Dhs 600.

- 10% Service Charge

- 7% Municipality Fee

- AED 20 Tourism Fee per room per night

Payment to be made direct to the hotel

For bookings, please contact Mariane Zanatta at

GCC Board Directors Institute

tel +971 4554 7967 or email


Burj Al Arab Talise Spa & Talise Fitness, Dubai 

Burj al Arab is offering the below discount to GCC BDI members:

·         10% discount to GCC BDI members on spa treatments when pre-booked

·         A complimentary 60 minute personal training session with one of the trainers when purchasing an annual Fitness Membership

·         15 guest passes for additional family members during the 12 months of membership when purchasing an annual Single Lifestyle Membership or 30 guest passes when purchasing an annual Couple Lifestyle Membership

Terms and conditions

  • A valid membership card must be presented at the spa reception to avail the offer.
  • This offer is only valid at Talise Spa at Burj Al Arab.
  • This offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
  • Advance reservations are required for all treatments, subject to availability.


For more information or reservations, please contact us:
Telephone: +971 4 301 7365 or +971 4 301 7480

Email:  ,  



10% discount for GCC BDI members on the cruise lines listed in the table below.

Booking procedures and guidelines:

- Members must present ID or proof of membership to avail of the discount.

- Booking conditions will be discussed with the member at the time of reservation, as each company has their own terms and conditions.

- All rates stated will be based on current availability at the time of each individual’s request and valid for the day.

- Visas to any destination that we cannot assist with – will be entirely the responsibility of the individual booking the holiday/flights with us.

- Visa approval(s) are subject to Consulate/Embassy discretion and are not guaranteed by Al Arabi Travel Agency

- In the event of a rejected visa – no refund is applicable 


 Cruise Line


Holland America Line

Combinable with Holland America Promotions: currently Ready_Set_Sail




Combinable with Seabourn Promotions: currently Signature Savings



  • Extend local tactical promotions based on further savings sourced from GSA net rate
  • options we receive throughout the year for some sailings
  • Combinable with Windstar promotions currently 2-for-1 and pre and post free hotel nights

Variety Cruises

Combinable with Variety Promotions current e.g. Seychelles 7-Nights 25% savings

Norwegian Feel Free

8%discount for GCC BDI members

Terms and conditions apply to be advised at the time of booking.



Iris Sabellano Vasilevska - Travel Manager

Al Arabi Travel Agency        
Block C, Al Kawakeb Building,

Sheikh Zayed Road,

PO Box 24904, Dubai, U.A.E.
+971 (0)4 343 3929(phone) |  +971 (0)4 343 5405(fax)

Al Arabi Travel Out of Hours Emergency Mobile +971 (0)50 650 2291




Emirates Financial Towers, Office 2201 - South Tower,  PO Box 507007, Dubai, UAE
Phone: +971 4 554 7967 | Email:

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