Millennium Hotel Sharjah opens

The Millennium Hotel Sharjah, Millennium Hotels and Resorts' second venture in the UAE, opens its doors to the public on December 28, 2002 as part of its soft opening launch.

Located on Corniche Road overlooking Khalid Lagoon, this hotel's modern exterior of mirrored glass makes a striking impact on the natural surroundings of the lagoon. Conveniently located, the hotel is within easy access to the city centre and the airport, and just ten minutes drive from Dubai.

Comprising of a blend of bedrooms and suites, each guest room promises every modern comfort for both the corporate and leisure traveller alike. For the discerning business traveller, Millennium Club provides a range of personalised services in the quiet luxury of executive accommodation.

With guest facilities including 259 luxurious guest rooms - of which 43 are suites and 20 are studios; a magnificent Grand Ballroom and a diverse range of culinary options, the Millennium Hotel is well positioned to be Sharjah premier 5-star business lifestyle Hotel. Catering for both corporate and leisure travellers alike, the Hotel's distinctively warm and welcoming ambience will assure you of the refined service and impeccable traditional Middle Eastern hospitality to follow.

Shiraz, the Iranian restaurant and Mojo, the Seafood restaurant is scheduled to open at the end of February. Oozing an authentic and uniquely Persian feel throughout, Shiraz revolves around the interplay of spaces and themes to differentiate the Iranian experience with wonderful views overlooking Khalid Lagoon. The atmosphere is warm and inviting; the dÈcor dramatic; and the cuisine, purely Iranian. Best described as smart and eclectic, with strong contrasts and sleek lines, Mojo offers a fusion of the Pacific Rim and Eastern Mediterranean, featuring an extensive menu featuring fresh seafood and sushi to order.

Behind the launch of this new property is Egyptian born, Sherif Ibrahim Aly Mekhemer, who has been appointed general manager.