UAE: Rotana has announced the launch of a five-star hotel and serviced apartment project in Dubai.
An agreement paving the way for the new hotel was signed last
week between Nasser Al Nowais, chairman of Rotana, and Mohamed Khalifa Bin Yousef Al
Suwaidi, chairman of the Bin Yousef Group - a real estate
Al Nowais said, "We are very proud to have been chosen to manage this new jewel in Dubai, which will no doubt be a leading property not only in Dubai but in the UAE. With Dubai's hospitality sector projected to maintain its growth momentum across various segments, we were keen to launch a premium hotel in the city that will provide a new level of luxury and comfort to guests with the convenience associated with our brand".
Situated on Sheikh Zayed Road, across from the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), the project will be Rotana's 16th property in Dubai and 35th in the UAE, and will add a total of 598 keys to the group's existing 13,678 room count across the region. The combined inventory for Rotana properties in Dubai currently stands at 3,988 keys.
Omer Kaddouri, president and CEO of Rotana said: "Along with the luxury hotel, Rotana will also manage fully serviced executive apartments in the new property, which will be located along the prime stretch of Sheikh Zayed Road, a stone's throw away from Dubai World Trade Centre with easy access to major business landmarks and leisure attractions."