Since opening its first branch in Dubai in 2011, Tim Hortons has never looked back, expanding to 77 outlets covering Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Al Ain.
Over 50 years ago, the F&B concept opened in Hamilton, Canada on May 17, and the only thing available on the menu at the time was coffee and donuts.
Fast forward to 2011, iconic retail group ‘Apparel’ introduced iconic Canadian brand Tim Hortons to the Middle East, opening its first location in Dubai. The brand has been received with unprecedented enthusiasm from locals and expats alike due to its renowned history, quality food and popularity as the largest coffee shop chain with over 4,000 locations worldwide. Canada.
The chain quickly became known in the UAE for its freshly ground coffee and freshly cooked food, as its tagline “Always Fresh, Always Delicious” has continuously delivered on this promise. In the years that followed, Tim Hortons expanded across the United Arab Emirates where it became the coffee of choice for everyone.
Tim Hortons strongly believes in providing superior products and services to its customers and communities through leadership, innovation and partnerships.
The UAE has provided an attractive environment for Tim Hortons that offers developed infrastructure and business incentives that have helped the chain thrive and expand across the country and around the world.
The inspiring vision behind the country’s leadership has created a thriving atmosphere for like-minded entrepreneurs and businessmen to continue establishing their investments in the UAE.
Recently, with the UAE National Day celebrations and commemorations of achievements, plans have also been set in motion for the next 50 years. As the United Arab Emirates continues to grow and prosper, Tim Hortons will continue to grow with them, while always promising unprecedented moments of enjoyment for its visitors.
Hesham Almekkawi, CEO of Tim Hortons Middle East, said, “The business environment in the UAE has been instrumental in attracting many regional and global businesses. The Emirates is considered the perfect place for them due to their achievements in developing a business model suitable for entrepreneurship and talent through the continuous efforts and support of its government.
Almekkawi added, “With the outstanding achievements of the United Arab Emirates, we are honored and thrilled to be part of this remarkable journey. And with the immense success the brand has enjoyed here, we are ready to push it to the next level and to thrive with the visionary plans the UAE has laid out for the next 50 years.
What gives Tim Hortons such a relevant place in the hearts of all of its UAE customers is the fact that its concept stores cater to all segments of the community. From drive-thru and main street outlets to its branches in shopping malls, community complexes, gas stations, universities and hospitals, the brand is there wherever you need it, with plans expansion in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain; and soon in Kuwait, Egypt and India.– TradeArabia Press Service