Brussels/ Dubai - August 7, 2018
Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of its first Radisson hotel in the Middle East at Dubai’s DAMAC Hills in the United Arab Emirates. The new signing is in partnership with leading Dubai-based real estate developer DAMAC Properties. Radisson Hotel Group portfolio now features 81 hotels and more than 20,000 rooms in operation and under development across the Middle East region.
The new upscale, full-service brand with Scandinavian-inspired hospitality, will be situated in Damac Hills. It’s part of a new 3.9 million square-meter residential community developed by DAMAC Properties in Dubailand. The hotel will also be surrounded by parkland, and the spectacular green fairways of an 18-hole championship golf course.
Elie Younes, Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We’re delighted to enter into partnership with DAMAC Properties, one of the most prominent and respected real estate developers in the region – and we appreciate their commitment and vision to develop such an exciting project. The Radisson hotel will enable their vision to materialize.”
“Dubai continues to be remarkable in its never-ending evolution. We’re further delighted to introduce our new upscale Radisson brand that delivers its own Scandinavian-inspired hospitality to the region.” added Younes.
“DAMAC Hills is one of Dubai’s newest communities and is already home to more than 1,000 families, who have moved into the villas, townhouses and apartments nestled around the fairways of its championship golf course, the Trump International Club Dubai,” said Hussain Sajwani, Chairman of DAMAC. “Our partnership with Radisson Hotel Group for this unique hospitality product will cater to the ever-growing number of tourists and business travelers who visit the Emirate, while making sure hotel guests receive the world-class experience that’s synonymous with the Radisson name.”
Under construction already, and due to open in Q4 2019, Radisson Hotel, Dubai DAMAC Hills will feature 481 rooms, including one and two-bedroom suites. Two restaurants will cater to guests’ dining needs, while leisure facilities such as a gym, spa, kids club and an outdoor swimming pool will also be available. The hotel’s extensive meeting space will be build over an area of 600m².
The hotel will have excellent accessibility through two major highways and will be located 15km away from the newly opened Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World Central). The property will be within a rapidly growing area of Dubai and surrounded by new residential and business districts such as Dubai Motor City and Dubai Investment Park, while the site of Expo 2020 will be just 11km away.
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ABOUT DAMAC Properties
DAMAC Properties has been at the forefront of the Middle East’s luxury real estate market since 2002 bringing luxury living experiences to residents from all over the world. Making its mark at the highest end of stylish living, DAMAC Properties has cemented its place as the leading luxury developer in the region, offering iconic design and the utmost quality. The company’s footprint now extends across the Middle East with projects in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman and the United Kingdom.
As of 31st March 2018, DAMAC Properties has delivered over 20,884 homes. The company has a development portfolio of over 40,000 units at various stages of progress and planning, comprising more than 10,000 hotel rooms, serviced apartments and hotel villas, which will be managed by its hospitality arm, DAMAC Hotels & Resorts. With vision and momentum, DAMAC Properties is building the next generation of Middle East luxury living. Visit us at www.damacproperties.com