Dubai Festival City to include largest complex of hotels and recreational facilities
Dubai Festival City, developed by Al Futtaim Group, will boast the region's largest complex of hotels and recreational facilities worth Dh3 billion, its officials said. The project, dubbed "the city within a city," will have a Dh250 million Crowne Plaza, a Dh750 million Four Seasons and a Dh600 million InterContinental hotel, its officials said, according to Gulf News.
It will also have a golf course, country club, convention centre and timeshare resorts, offering 2,500 rooms, which may rise to 4,000. Hotels in the Festival City will open around the middle of 2007, they said.
The major components of the Festival City's first phase, including retail and residential facilities, for Dh10 billion is set to be completed by September 2006.