Opening of Swissotel Al Ghurair in Dubai
Following the formal partnership agreement with AccorHotels in July 2017, Al Ghurair Properties announced the inauguration of Swissotel Al Ghurair & Swissotel Living, the first Swissotel in the United Arab Emirates, embedded within Al Ghurair Centre, Deira.
Consisting of 428 rooms and 192 apartments, the luxury property is located within the Al Ghurair Centre Complex, one of the region’s first and most prominent shopping destinations. Geared towards both business and leisure travellers, Swissotel Al Ghurair & Swissotel Living is situated in the heart of old Dubai. Guests to Swissotel Al Ghurair & Swissotel Living will be able to enjoy easy access to famous landmarks and culturally-significant locations alongside Dubai Creek, Al Fahidi and other historical districts. The property is also located in close proximity to government, consulate and corporate districts in addition to Downtown Dubai, Dubai International Airport and Dubai Union Station.
Swissotel Al Ghurair & Swissôtel Living joins two other operational Swissotel properties in the Middle East. Swissotel Hotels & Resorts is renowned for its Swiss inspired hospitality. Swissotel brands across the world uphold industry-leading sustainability standards and are committed to treating guests, colleagues and the environment with equal respect. Globally, Swissotel Hotels & Resorts provides guests with the opportunity to stay at the heart of 30 locations, across 34 properties, where they can confidently explore the best aspects of each destination.
AccorHotels operates 45 properties in the UAE in addition to 24 under development. In the Middle East, the Group currently operates over 100 hotels, encompassing more than 32,000 rooms, across all segments. The network is expected to double in size, bringing over 25,000 additional rooms to the region.
The Swissotel brand was founded in 1980 and today numbers more than 30 hotels globally. The brand is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel and lifestyle group which invites travellers to feel welcome at more than 4,200 hotels, resorts and residences, along with some 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe.
ABOUT AL GHURAIR
Established in 1960, Al Ghurair is one of the largest diversified conglomerates in the Middle East, with six key business units: Foods, Resources, Properties, Construction, Energy and Ventures covering Printing & Publishing, International Exchange, Retail and Education.
ABOUT AL GHURAIR PROPERTIES
Al Ghurair Properties is one of the foremost real estate development companies in the UAE, with substantial land holdings across the nation. The business unit has a portfolio of properties ranging from residential, commercial, street retail, hospitality, industrial and a shopping mall. Known for its pioneering spirit by building Al Ghurair Centre, the first shopping mall in the MENA region in 1982, Al Ghurair Properties has since expanded its business into various other verticals to cover 800+ hotel rooms and serviced apartments, 700+ residential apartments across Dubai, 180+ office spaces, and 55 warehouses in strategic locations.
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