The AED 1 billion development will be under the management of Windham Ramada Hotels.
The launch event was attended by the famous Arab signer Raghib Alama, who’ll be the brand ambassador for thehotel and is one of the investors in this new project. The famous Lebanese singer believed that “with the great support always given by both the public and private sectors in the UAE to art and artists, Dubai could play a major role in the region and in the near future become a leading hub for art and media production.”
The event was attended by Dr Mohamed Saleh, Chairman of Capital Plus Holding Company, Jamal Sheriff, Director of Dubai Studio City and the superstar Raghib Alama.
On this occasion Dr. Saleh said “we are glad to play a role in enhancing prominent media developments that will have an impact on the world of art, not only in the UAE, but in the region. We are seeking to offer a value-added service to the visitors of Dubai through a unique development which will contribute to developing the hospitality industry in the country”. He added “the real value of a good investment lies in a smart concept based on innovation and creative ideas together with proper execution, a healthy business environment and the introduction of the highest degree of quality.”
Congratulating Capital Plus on the new development, Sheriff said “this project will offer an important service that will support the growing business in Dubai in general and Dubai Studio City in specific. The hotel will cater to various multimedia production companies that are going to set up here and attract a large number of people from the industry.”
“With the largest outdoor screen in the world that will display different movies and commercials, the hotel is expected to be a remarkable icon in Dubai Studio City.” Added Sheriff.
Media Hotel will be a four star accommodation made up of 3 buildings built on a 100,000 sq feet piece of land, with a total built up area of 405,000 sq feet. Comprising of 258 rooms, 19 villas, 23 suits and 10 chalets overlooking a swimming pool, two 1600-sq-feet royal suits, 3 themed high class restaurants, 700-seat conference room. The hotel will also include a world-class Spa, and Asian-styled outdoor landscaping.
Completion of the project is expected at the end of 2008.
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