Hilton inks deal for new Mall of the Emirates hotel

Agreement with Majid Al Futtaim will see 370-room property being developed next to iconic shopping mall
Hilton inks deal for new Mall of the Emirates hotel
By Andy Sambidge
Mon 05 May 2014 01:42 PM

Hilton Worldwide on Monday announced the signing of a management agreement with Majid Al Futtaim Properties to further expand its mid-range Hilton Garden Inn brand in Dubai.   

The new 370-room Hilton Garden Inn Mall of the Emirates, Dubai will be developed next to the city’s iconic shopping mall.

Adrian Kurre, global head, Hilton Garden Inn said: “Hilton Garden Inn Mall of the Emirates, Dubai is an inspiring addition to our growing UAE hotel collection and will perfectly complement the brand pipeline of Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Mina and Hilton Garden Inn Dubai Al Muraqabat, which are both expected to open in the emirate in 2015. 

"The brand is growing a strong portfolio of fine hotels in the Middle East with a reputation for combining award-winning quality hospitality and innovation with a truly rewarding guest experience at an affordable price point.”

George Kostas, CEO, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, added: “This agreement establishes an important milestone for Majid Al Futtaim as it celebrates a new relationship with Hilton Worldwide. It also marks the commencement of our tenth hotel here in Dubai.”  

The new hotel will feature a fitness centre, two food and beverage outlets, an outdoor pool, a business centre, four dedicated meeting rooms and complimentary hi-speed internet access. 

Rudi Jagersbacher, president, Hilton Worldwide Middle East & Africa said: “Today’s signing is key as we enter a new high profile Dubai location and embed our expansion strategy to provide quality services and products to a market we have been proud to serve for over four decades.” 

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