Dubai, UAE - Hilton and Al Taif Investment today announced the signing of a management agreement to open DoubleTree by Hilton Fujairah City Centre – a new build hotel that will soon grace this vibrant city of the northern United Arab Emirates.
Located in the city centre, the hotel forms part of a mixed-use development known as Al Taif Business Centre which includes offices and residences. The hotel also has direct access to the Al Taif Business Centre mall.
“We conceptualized and designed Al Taif Business Centre as an inclusive facility, providing an iconic fusion of business and leisure facilities, and we are pleased to be working with Hilton to open this world-class hotel at our flagship project in Fujairah,” said Khalid bin Kalban, CEO, Al Taif Investment. “With the emirate continuing to be an important logistics hub for the UAE, hosting several world-class medical facilities and developing a pipeline of infrastructure projects, it is an ideal venue to host many domestic and international tourists – and we are positive that this new addition will serve as a catalyst for the emerging needs of the emirate.”
Expected to open in late 2022, DoubleTree by Hilton Fujairah City Centre will have 228 upscale guest rooms, world-class meeting and event spaces and a diverse selection of restaurants and bars. The hotel is also located in very close proximity to logistical and transport hubs such as Fujairah Port and Fujairah Terminals, sports stadiums and the Fujairah International Marine Club, as well as the city’s key commercial and municipal offices.
“This hotel will provide all of those travelling to and living in the emirate with Hilton’s world-class service standards and DoubleTree by Hilton’s signature hospitality,” said Carlos Khneisser, vice president, development, Middle East & Africa, Hilton. “We are grateful for the opportunity provided to us and delighted to support the vision of our partners at Al Taif Investment, as we strive to push the emirate of Fujairah into the next phase of its tourism and economic development and expand our growing network effect throughout the country.”
About Al Taif Investment
Al Taif Investment is a joint venture between Dubai Investments - the leading diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market and Fujairah Investment Establishment (FIE), the investment arm of the Fujairah Government. Al Taif Investment is a diversified entity, operating across varied sectors. Al Taif Business Centre is Al Taif Investments’ flagship project in Fujairah. Al Taif Business Centre project is designed and developed to offer an ideal leisure and business destination in Fujairah and is carefully crafted to meet the evolving needs. Al Taif Business Centre is counted among the projects that will set a benchmark in the emirate’s planned urban development and will act as a catalyst, enhancing the emirate’s attractiveness as a fully equipped leisure and business destination. The project encompasses hospitality, residential, retail and office spaces.
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