Dubai's first Dorchester branded hotel set for 2020 completion

Omniyat Group gives update on ultra-luxury hospitality brand Dorchester Collection's first property in the Middle East
Dubai's first Dorchester branded hotel set for 2020 completion
The development includes a residential component comprising of 39 apartments expected to be ready for invite only viewing later this year.
By Sam Bridge
Thu 28 Mar 2019 02:32 PM

Omniyat Group has announced the construction of ultra-luxury hospitality brand Dorchester Collection’s first property in the Middle East is on schedule to be completed by the end of 2020.

The project was launched by the company last year and Omniyat and Dorchester Collection said they are working with some of the biggest names in the architecture and design sector, including Foster and Partners and Gilles &Boissier.

The development includes a residential component comprising of 39 apartments expected to be ready for invite only viewing later this year.

Dorchester Collection will also manage One at Palm Jumeirah, Omniyat’s ultra-luxurious residential tower located on Palm Jumeirah and home to the most expensive penthouse in Dubai, sold for AED102 million.

Mahdi Amjad, CEO and executive chairman of Omniyat, said: “This partnership with Dorchester Collection has been a monumental milestone for Omniyat. Our curated partnership with world renowned designers and architects will showcase a signature experience that combines great hospitality with exceptional design in Dubai’s most prestigious address on the banks of Dubai Canal.”

Christopher Cowdray, CEO of Dorchester Collection, added: “We are delighted with the construction progress of our first hotel in the UAE. We look forward to welcoming it to our collection of landmark hotels and bringing Dorchester Collection’s world-famous standards of hospitality, care and attention to detail to guests from across the region and beyond.”

The UAE property will join the company’s portfolio of world-famous hotels in locations including London, Rome, Beverly Hills and Paris.

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