Swissôtel marked its long-awaited debut in the UAE this February with the official opening of the five-star hotel Swissôtel Al Ghurair and hotel apartments Swissôtel Living, following the soft launch in July 2017. The property has been rebranded from Rotana, which used to manage it under its Rayhaan brand.
Consisting of 428 rooms and 192 apartments, the luxury property is located within the Al Ghurair Centre Complex, one of the region’s first and most prominent shopping destinations. The property caters towards both business and leisure travellers for short and long stays.
Facilities include two pool decks, two fitness centres, a spa, a 20,000 sqft luxurious relaxation facility, tennis courts, three food & beverage outlets, an all-day dining restaurant, a signature Lebanese and Persian restaurant and a lobby lounge. All thee facilities are nicely rounded off with a link to the Al Ghurair shopping centre, and easy access to cultural touristic locations via foot or public transport.
Sultan Al Ghurair, CEO of Al Ghurair Properties commented: “We are very proud to officially launch the first Swissôtel in the UAE, in partnership with AccorHotels. We have worked tirelessly to create a unique hospitality concept in the heart of Dubai together with the Swissôtel Al Ghurair team. We are committed to providing our guests with an unmatched experience which will be foundation of our success.”
General manager, Emile Van Dijk, said: “We are very excited to be in Dubai and to launch the flagship Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living in the UAE. At Swissôtel we live and operate by the Vitality, Sustainability and Swissness brand promises and this property is the epitome to experience all three attributes."
* Swissotel Al Ghurair and Swissotel Living Al Ghurair are available on stand HC1050
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