Hilton opens first DoubleTree hotel in Dubai
Dubai, May 3, 2014
Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Residences at Al Barsha in Dubai.
The 359-room property is the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel to open in Dubai and the second in the UAE this year.
It is located within a short walking distance of Mall of The Emirates, famous for its incongruous attraction, Ski Dubai, the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East, with areas for skiing, sledding and more.
“DoubleTree by Hilton is proud to present our fourth opening in the Arabian Peninsula region. In addition to the existing DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, the recent openings on Marjan Island in the emirate and in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, the Dubai opening will secure our Middle East presence and build awareness about our brand and service culture,” said John Greenleaf, global head, DoubleTree by Hilton.
"As one of Hilton Worldwide’s market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton caters to both business and leisure travelers by focusing on a warm, welcoming guest service culture built around the idea of CARE – Create a Rewarding Experience – not only for our guests, but also for our employees and for the communities in which we serve," he stated.
"Our guest’s journey starts with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie upon arrival, adding a touch of warmth and indulgence after a day of travel," he added.
With a selection of 181 spacious and modern rooms, 13 suites, 41 studios and 124 one and two bedroom apartments, DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Al Barsha will appeal to both leisure and business travelers for short and long-term stays.
The hotel also features a wide range of amenities including complimentary WIFI for Hilton HHonors Diamond and Gold members, complimentary WIFI for all in the public areas, three meeting rooms, two with flexible sizes, complimentary shuttle to the Mall of the Emirates and Dubai public beaches, complimentary 24-hour business and fitness centers, sauna, steam room, and an outdoor pool.
Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide MEA said, "This latest opening is a testament to our commitment to bring diverse hospitality to the market. It complements our existing portfolio and we are confident that this will pave the way for the next DoubleTree by Hilton opening coming up this summer in Dubai.”
Sherif Nassar, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Residences Dubai - Al Barsha said, "It is a real privilege to be involved in opening the first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Dubai. The hotel is uniquely designed and equipped to service the long term and short term guests visiting Dubai."-TradeArabia News Service