Jumeirah selected to manage new seafront development in Palm Jumeirah

From: Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Published: Thu Apr 19 2007

Jumeirah, the dynamic and rapidly growing Dubai-based luxury international hospitality group and member of Dubai Holding, has signed a letter of understanding to manage one of Palm Jumeirah’s most prestigious and unique new beach front developments.

The prestigious hotel will be developed by Dubai-based Al Fattan Properties LLC, a company well known for its strategically located quality lifestyle developments. The luxurious hotel will feature 213 rooms and suites, 45 residences and 45 serviced apartments, all of which will be managed by Jumeirah.

Situated in an exclusive water-front setting, the hotel and residences will be uniquely located on the north of the crescent with direct views of Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel. The hotel will also feature six restaurants and lounges, extensive sport and leisure facilities, a large spa, state-of -the-art conference and banqueting facilities, an exclusive beach club and more than 200 metres of wide private beach for guests to enjoy.

Major General Musabbeh Rashid Al Fattan, Founder and Chairman of Al Fattan Properties stated: "It is with great pleasure I have to announce the signing with the Jumeirah Group to manage our latest prestigious and ultra exclusive hotel and resort development on The Palm Jumeirah. Al Fattan is committed to providing developments of distinction that are placed in premium locations and of the highest quality. These principles, supported by Jumeirah’s renowned standards for customer service excellence and luxury hospitality ensure that the hotel will be one of the truly great destinations to experience in Dubai."

Gerald Lawless, Executive Chairman of Jumeirah Group commented: "We are delighted with the appointment to manage such a unique new hotel development and to play an integral part of one of Dubai’s most innovative and successful real estate developments, Palm Jumeirah."
He added: "The hotel is a very strategic and important addition to our growing portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts worldwide and we look forward to offering guests and visitors of the hotel our unique Stay Different experience."

About the Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah properties are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards. The fast growing Dubai based luxury international hospitality group encompasses the world renowned Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel, the multi-award winning Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai, the Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London and the <a Jumeirah Essex House on Central Park South in New York.

The group’s activities are however, not restricted to hotel and resort management. The Jumeirah Group portfolio also includes Wild Wadi, regarded as one of the premier water parks outside of North America and The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, the region’s only third level academic institution specializing in the hospitality and tourism sectors.

Building on this success, Jumeirah Group became a member of Dubai Holding in 2004, a collection of leading Dubai based businesses and projects, in a step that aims to initiate a new phase of growth and development for the group.

Jumeirah’s ambitious expansion plans to grow its portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts worldwide to 57 by 2011 are well underway with projects currently under development in Dubai, Aqaba, Doha, Phuket, Shanghai, Bermuda and London.

For further information please contact:
Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Anne Bleeker
Director of Public Relations & Communications
PO Box 73137
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 3155406
Fax: +971 4 3016655
Company: Jumeirah Group Corporate Communications
Contact Name: Anne Bleeker
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