The leading hotel management company in the Middle East, Rotana Hotels and the prestigious BurJuman shopping mall announced details of their strategic alliance with the signing of a new management contract for the opening in mid-2006 of BurJuman Rotana Suites.
BurJuman’s Rotana suites will comprise 144 fully serviced, trendy one-bedroom suites, 3 duplex townhouses and a penthouse. Guests will have access to 7 fully-equipped meeting rooms suitable for conferences and seminars, underground private parking for 200 cars, 24-hour room service, a state-of-the-art gym and swimming pool and BurJuman’s more than 300 stores.
Commenting on the announcement Mr. Nasser Al Nowais, Chairman of Rotana Hotels said: “The essence of Rotana Hotels is the diversity in the products and genuine Arabic hospitality and for us to partner with BurJuman makes this statement stronger. We are very pleased to manage this newest property, which will complement the spectacular BurJuman.” Mr. Al Nowais added: “This address is spectacular and is a boost for Rotana Hotels in Dubai.”
“Our dedication to quality and excellence in every aspect of the mall combined with an unparalleled fashion offering has firmly established BurJuman as the world’s most luxurious shopping destination,” said Majid Saif Al Ghurair, chief executive officer, Al Ghurair Group of Companies, owners of BurJuman.
“As we expand our portfolio, the group’s decision to partner with regional hospitality giant Rotana Hotels to manage our suites has been taken to ensure that this high standard of excellence is maintained,” he added.
Speaking about the new BurJuman Rotana Suites, Mr. Selim El Zyr, President & CEO of Rotana Hotels says: “With Dubai expecting to receive over 15 million tourists by 2010, Rotana is well prepared to meet this anticipated growth. BurJuman Rotana Suites will cater to the elite corporate businessman especially with the office tower next door holding multi-national companies and to the affluent clientele of BurJuman.”
BurJuman, which is home to a myriad of the world’s most exclusive designer brands, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Chanel, Cartier, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Lacroix and Moschino, has become synonymous with the high-end lifestyle that epitomizes the city of Dubai.
“BurJuman’s Rotana Suites is a perfect hybrid of a world-class luxury property coupled with the privacy and comfort of an exclusive residence and club. Coupled with the luxury retail offering next door, they are certain to be the first choice for business and leisure travelers to the UAE looking for alternatives to a multi-star hotel for more than just a few nights’ stay,” added Al Ghurair.
The haven of luxury shopping, the residence of high-fashion BurJuman today has the world’s largest concentration of high fashion luxury shopping brands. Here's where the leading fashion icons mingle comfortably with one another. Louis Vuitton, Dior, Chanel, Hermes, Valentino, Prada, Moschino, Dolce and Gabbana, Versace, Emanuel Ungaro, Loewe, Etro, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Christian Lacroix, Salvatore Ferragamo, Just Cavalli, and many more. Temptations abound, but the feeling of getting the finest in an ambience of absolute comfort and luxury is wonderful. With over 300 leading fashion stores including Saks 5th Avenue, you'll always be spoilt for choice.
Located in the heart of Dubai, the BurJuman Centre is a distinctive landmark which comprises over 2.8 million square feet of space. The center’s atrium courtyards, beautiful seating and abundant foliage create a relaxed yet vibrant shopping environment.
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