Rotana Hotels and BurJuman shopping mall in Dubai signed a new management contract for the opening in mid-2006 of BurJuman Rotana Suites.
BurJuman’s Rotana suites will comprise 144 fully serviced, trendy one-bedroom suites, three duplex townhouses and a penthouse. Guests will have access to seven fully-equipped meeting rooms suitable for conferences and seminars, underground private parking for 200 cars, 24-hour room service, a state-of-the-art gym and swimming pool and BurJuman’s more than 300 stores.
Commenting on the announcement Nasser Al Nowais, chairman of Rotana Hotels, said: “The essence of Rotana Hotels is the diversity in the products and genuine Arabic hospitality and for us to partner with BurJuman makes this statement stronger. We are very pleased to manage this newest property, which will complement the spectacular BurJuman. This address is spectacular and is a boost for Rotana Hotels in Dubai.”
“Our dedication to quality and excellence in every aspect of the mall combined with an unparalleled fashion offering has firmly established BurJuman as the world’s most luxurious shopping destination,” said Majid Saif Al Ghurair, CEO, Al Ghurair group of companies, owners of BurJuman. “As we expand our portfolio, the group’s decision to partner with regional hospitality giant Rotana Hotels to manage our suites has been taken to ensure that this high standard of excellence is maintained.”
Speaking about the new BurJuman Rotana Suites, Selim El Zyr, president and CEO of Rotana Hotels, said: “With Dubai expecting to receive over 15 million tourists by 2010, Rotana is well prepared to meet this anticipated growth. BurJuman Rotana Suites will cater to the elite corporate businessman especially with the office tower next door holding multi-national companies and to the affluent clientele of BurJuman.”
“BurJuman’s Rotana Suites is a perfect hybrid of a world-class luxury property coupled with the privacy and comfort of an exclusive residence and club. Coupled with the luxury retail offering next door, they are certain to be the first choice for business and leisure travellers to the UAE looking for alternatives to a multi-star hotel for more than just a few nights’ stay,” added Al Ghurair.
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