HMH – Hospitality Management Holdings has signed a new management contract to operate Corp Al Khoory Hotel in Al Barsha – Dubai. The announcement demonstrates the group’s commitment to growing its presence in the emirate while reinforcing its position in the UAE where it has been operating for the last 10 years.
The 228 keys hotel is owned by Mohammed Tayyeb Khoory and Sons who have a long association with HMH. Laurent A. Voivenel, CEO, HMH, said, “We are thrilled to have an opportunity to operate another fantastic hotel in Dubai for Mohammed Tayyeb Khoory and Sons. We are delighted to build on our strong relationship with the Al Khoory family for whom we already manage two superb properties namely Coral Al Khoory Hotel Apartments – Dubai and Corp Executive Al Khoory Hotel – Al Wasl and are truly grateful to them for having given us this latest project. They have been great associates and we are confident their exceptional experience in developing quality hotels will help us deliver yet another fabulous address for travelers to Dubai.”
Laurent further stressed, “Clearly, this trust is testament to the power of our brands to deliver superior results and the success our hotels are enjoying in the region. When developers consider our hotel management company for their asset, they know HMH will deliver for ‘We say, we do’. The development of Corp brand in the UAE and the rest of the GCC remains an absolute priority for us.”
Mr Mohammed Tayyeb Khoory, Chairman, Mohammed Tayyeb Khoory and Sons, said, “We are delighted to appoint HMH to manage Corp Al Khoory Hotel in Al Barsha – Dubai under its Corp brand. It is a very significant project for us. We believe the strength of HMH’s experience and network, and the depth of its operational expertise will bring great value to the new hotel and in providing guests with consistent and unique hospitality experience.”
Scheduled to open in first quarter of 2016, Corp Al Khoory Hotel in Al Barsha – Dubai will be located in Al Barsha and will feature all standard facilities. The property will offer multiple F&B outlets, including an international all-day-dining restaurant and a lobby lounge. It will also house a conference hall as well as a superb spa and swimming pool.
Laurent said, “The hotel enjoys a prime location and is being designed to provide customers a value proposition they have come to expect from the Corp brand. The hotel’s contemporary style and mix of leisure and business services and amenities will serve to attract both families and corporate guests.”
Dubai has seen strong growth in the number of business and leisure tourists. According to Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing the number of international visitors grew by almost 9.8% year-on-year to surpass 7.9 million visitors in first nine months of 2013, driving demand for hotels in the city. Dubai’s Tourism Vision for 2020 is to double its annual visitor numbers from 10 million in 2012 to 20 million in 2020.
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