Hotel giant Hilton has signed a management agreement with Al Marwan Group to debut a new DoubleTree by Hilton property in Sharjah.
DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Waterfront Hotel & Suites represents an investment of $43 million and will offer 254 suites and serviced apartments to visitors of the UAE’s third largest city from 2020.
“Although less well known than its neighbours, Sharjah is a well frequented destination for industrial and GCC tourists,” said Carlos Khneisser, vice president of development, Middle East & North Africa, Hilton.
“Responsible for nearly half of the UAE’s oil output, the Emirate is a buzz with international trade and traffic. Coupled with burgeoning demand from cultural GCC tourists, Sharjah is a prominent location to introduce our DoubleTree by Hilton brand,” he added.
Marwan al Zaiem, Al Marwan Group, said: “Hilton is the foremost hospitality company in the world and - with this terrific project and unbeatable location on the Al Majaz Waterfront - we look forward to embarking on our journey into the industry with them.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Waterfront Hotel & Suites sits in a prime location in the centre of the city, opposite Al Majaz Waterfront.
The hotel, which will include an all-day dining restaurant, lobby café, indoor pool, two gyms and treatment rooms, will be Hilton’s second property in the emirate following the Hilton Sharjah, which opened in 2011.For all the latest travel news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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