Mövenpick opens fifth hotel in Dubai
Dubai, January 21, 2013
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, the upscale hospitality company of Swiss heritage, has opened a 180-room hotel in Al Mamzar area of Dubai, its fifth property in the emirate.
With this, Mövenpick Hotel Apartments The Square has become the first international hotel company in the city's Al Mamzar area of Deira, said a statement from the company.
The property, located close to the Al Mamzar Beach Park and other landmarks within Deira, Dubai's historical centre, boasts of 180 superior and deluxe rooms, as well as one- and two-bedroom hotel apartment suites.
The group has four Mövenpick properties in operation in Dubai, including Ibn Battuta Gate, Jumeirah Beach, Bur Dubai and Deira. The fifth property will further complement the company's strategic reach in the city and in the area of Deira.
Due to its proximity to Dubai International Airport, Dubai Creek, Sharjah, the airport free zone, port and trading centres, Deira remains a vibrant central district where hotels enjoy upwards of 80 per cent occupancy year-round.
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is optimistic about its future success in the emirate, given that the existing portfolio in the city achieved an average occupancy of 86 per cent in 2012.
Mövenpick is planning top open its sixth property in Jumeirah Lake Towers later this year, said a senior official.
"In addition to being the only international hotel company in Al Mamzar, we look forward to differentiate the hotel by providing the Swiss quality, value and five-star service which Moevenpick is renowned for," remarked Chadi Gedeon, general manager of Moevenpick Hotel Apartments The Square.
"Our hotel is ideal for families, executive travellers and long-stay guests. I strongly believe that our stylish and contemporary-design hotel apartments, coupled with our friendly approach, will provide both short and long-term guests with a memorable stay," he added.
The hotel is owned by Town Square Investment and is part of The Square, a mixed use arabesque-themed community complex inspired by the Arabian inner courtyard.
The two-phase project in Al Mamzar comprises residential buildings, extensive gardens, water features, apartments, office space and a retail area.-TradeArabia News Service