Hilton Dubai World Central, Dubai
Drawings of new Hilton hotel in Dubai have been released as part of company’s urban development plan…
Plans to build an upscale 535 guest-room hotel in the heart of DWC, The Hilton Dubai will be centred on Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport.
Anticipated to open in 2019, the hotel will be well placed for guests who want to stay in close proximity to the main passenger entrance to the Al Maktoum international Airport.
The airport, which since opening to passenger traffic in 2013, is expected to develop its position to become a leading global hub for aviation in The Middle East. As well as this, the hotel will be located close to the venue of Dubai Expo 2020, a central point for Dubai’s tourism objective of reaching 20 million visitors per year.
Travellers will benefit from easy connection to Dubai’s main highway, the Sheikh Zayed Road, allowing for fast access to attractions such as Dubai Marina; Dubai Palm Jumeirah; Downtown Dubai; and the commercial, business and trade hubs of the emirate. Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, is also easily reached by highway.
The property will feature seven floors, a large multifunctional ballroom, eight meeting rooms and six boardrooms. A village of F&B options, as well as a separate all-day dining restaurant will mean that food will be a central part of guest offering. Leisure facilities will include a spa and wellness centre, fitness centre and two swimming pools.
Rob Palleschi, Global Head of full service brands for Hilton Worldwide, commented, “Dubai is a hub for world travel and trade, and we are delighted to be further expanding our Hilton presence here. Across the world we occupy some of the best city and airport locations, constantly innovating in our mission to offer our guests the very best in hospitality – from service, to digital check-in and room selection – making travel easier and more comfortable.”
The international hotel company is making itself known in the Middle East. As well as this property, the hotel’s most recent announcements include the arrival of mid-market Hampton by Hilton to Dubai, as well as the anticipated openings of the first two Hilton Garden Inn hotels in the UAE, Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Mina and Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Muraqabat. Hilton Hotels & Resorts opened its first UAE hotel in Al Ain, and is now present in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Fujairah.