Dubai, UAE & McLean, VA – 12 February 2013 – Hilton Worldwide and Al Ain Hospitality Investments LLC, the hospitality business arm of Al Ain Properties LLC, have signed a management agreement to operate a new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in the Jumeirah Beach Residence (“JBR”) district of Dubai.
The new 110-suites DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Jumeirah Beach will be ideally located on the coastline at JBR, a 1.7 kilometre waterfront community with large numbers of cafes, restaurants and boutiques. The visually stunning 24-storey hotel, which is expected to open late 2013, is part of a larger dual-tower upscale development which also includes a residential complex.
Abdul Aziz Husain Ahmed, CEO of Al Ain Properties LLC said: “Our capabilities and experience as a property developer and hospitality investment company combines perfectly with Hilton Worldwide’s expertise as hotel operators, and we’re delighted to be working with them on such an exceptional property.”
Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide Middle East & Africa said: “Dubai continues to be a key market for us and its on-going appeal as one of the GCC’s most attractive destinations is a major factor in expanding our city-wide presence. This latest hotel will be a welcome addition to the JBR Walk neighbourhood. We are pleased to enter into this partnership with Al Ain Properties which is one of UAE’s pioneer real estate companies.”
Boasting stunning views of the Arabian Gulf, DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Jumeirah Beach offers a full range of guest amenities including a state-of-the-art business centre and ample meeting and conference facilities. The hotel will feature two restaurants, including a speciality option, a pool bar, lobby lounge and a late opening nightspot. Leisure facilities will include a dedicated fitness centre, private beach, outdoor swimming pool, four retail shops and easy access to one of the city’s most vibrant and popular areas.