IHG, Taj RP sign deal on Dubai Marina hotel
Dubai, September 23, 2013
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), a leading hotel company, has signed a deal with Taj RP International, part of RP Group of Companies, to open Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina in 2016.
Located in the cosmopolitan Dubai Marina area, the 3,037-sq m hotel site sits next to Dubai Marina Mall and within walking distance of the pedestrian promenade which borders the waterway lined with several cafes and restaurants, said a statement.
The 280-room hotel will offer meeting and event facilities ideal for the business traveller, including three large-sized meeting rooms, a boardroom and a ballroom. It also features a spa and health club, three restaurants, a lobby lounge and bar, it said.
Pascal Gauvin, chief operating officer, India, Middle East and Africa, said: “As a brand that focuses on the needs of both the business and leisure traveller, the Dubai Marina area is a fantastic urban location for this project.”
Dr Ravi Pillai, chairman, RP Group of Companies, said: “We have a growing presence in a number of vital segments including the hospitality industry in more than seven countries and 15 cities and are pleased to make an entry into Dubai Marina, one of the city’s most energetic business hubs.” - TradeArabia News Service