Hilton has signed a management agreement with AW Rostamani Group to develop a DoubleTree by Hilton property in Bur Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
The DoubleTree by HiltonDubai Al Mankhool will join 11 hotels currently operating or in the pipeline for the brand in the emirate. The property represents a first entry into the hospitality industry for the family-owned AW Rostamani Group.
Construction of the mixed-use development that will house the property is already underway, a statement said. The property will be located on Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Street, within close proximity of two metro stations and Burjuman Shopping Mall.
The property will have 327 guestrooms, with 131 serviced apartments, five food and beverage outlets, two outdoor pools, and fitness and business centers.
“Since we introduced DoubleTree by Hilton to the UAE four years ago, the brand has been a real success story and is now one of the fastest growing in the market,” said Carlos Khneisser, vice president of development, Middle East & North Africa, Hilton.”
“We look forward to working with AW Rostamani Group to bring about a new and unique offering for travelers looking to experience staying in the heart of Dubai’s traditional, cultural district,” he added
Speaking about the signing, Khalid Abdul Wahid Al Rostamani, chairman of AW Rostamani Group, said: “DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Al Mankhool represents the expansion of the AWR Properties portfolio. It also supports the leadership’s Dubai Plan 2021 vision to establish Dubai as the preferred place to live, work and visit.”
“Hilton serves as an ideal partner in managing our project, and it is a pleasure to be working alongside the internationally-renowned brand,” he added.