By Andy Sambidge
Christine Aguilera to star at launch party for $789mn Palm development.
Pop diva Christina Aguilera has been signed up by billionaire Donald Trump to help publicise his new project in Dubai.
Trump International Hotel and Tower, one of Dubai’s largest developments, features two towers that rise above the Palm Jumeirah’s monorail and central park.
The $789 million will house a mix of 378 hotel rooms and suites, 385 flats, 12 exclusive townhouses, 45,000 square feet of retail space and 60,000 square feet of office space.
On Saturday, the US and UK chart-topping singer will perform at a launch party for the project on Donald Trump’s Los Angeles estate, UAE daily The National reported on Wednesday.
Trump International Hotel and Tower Dubai is the first joint venture between Nakheel and The Trump Organisation. Construction began earlier this year and is due for completion in May 2011.
Aguilera, 26, is the latest celebrity to be enlisted to help to promote Dubai’s developments.
Earlier this month, singer Enrique Iglesias entertained home buyers at the launch party for Dream Harbour – a tower development by Desert Dream Real Estate and Investments at Dubai Waterfront.For all the latest construction 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.