Gulf Hotels to open 5-star property in Dubai
Dubai, May 7, 2014
Bahrain-based hospitality group Gulf Hotels has announced plans to construct a five-star hotel at Business Bay in Dubai, which is due to open in 2017.
Gulf Hotels CEO and board member Aqeel Raees said the group had already acquired the land for the 230-room hotel project
“We are also sourcing a second site in Dubai and currently considering a number of prime locations,” he told reporters on the sidelines of Arabian Travel Market.
In addition, Raees said plans were in hand for a new serviced apartment facility in Juffair area of Bahrain, the third addition to the Gulf Residence chain of luxury serviced apartments operated by the group.
Also, he said work had begun on a 3,100 sq metre spa facility at the flagship Gulf Hotel in Bahrain, as well as a new commercial laundry.
The group manages the Ocean Paradise Resort in Zanzibar and the four-star K Hotel in Juffair as well as the Gulf Residence Amwaj, the latter including two fully-serviced apartment buildings opening later this year.-TradeArabia News Service