Hotel giant Wyndham plans three new properties in Dubai

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is set to increase its footprint in Dubai with three new hotels as part of the Deira Waterfront Development
Hotel giant Wyndham plans three new properties in Dubai
Days Hotel Deira Waterfront, one of three hotels planned, will offer 131 rooms and suites.
By Sam Bridge
Sat 15 Dec 2018 11:06 AM

Hospitality giant Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is set to increase its footprint in Dubai with three new managed hotels as part of the Deira Waterfront Development by Ithra Dubai, a wholly owned subsidiary of Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD).

The hotels will operate under the Wyndham, Days by Wyndham, and Super 8 by Wyndham brands, a statement said.

Also known as the Deira Enrichment Project, Ithra Dubai’s development is a mixed-use area situated along the Dubai creek in the southern part of Deira.

Communal facilities, public amenities and open spaces will create a dynamic urban community along the shores of the Dubai Creek and will deliver key commercial growth opportunities for the city, the statement added.

“We are very excited to welcome Wyndham Hotels & Resorts as a partner of our flagship development in Deira,” said Issam Galadari, director and CEO of Ithra Dubai.

“Ithra Dubai’s development in Deira will enhance this busy and bustling part of Dubai, and will add to its rich tapestry woven by communities past and present. The collaboration with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts will bring a new dimension to the area’s hospitality services, and will elevate and facilitate new pathways for trade and business in the heart of Dubai’s commercial district.”

Ignace Bauwens, regional vice president for Middle East, Eurasia and Africa, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, said: “The addition of three of our most iconic global brands to this important area demonstrates Wyndham Hotels & Resorts’ commitment to Dubai and the Middle East region as a whole.

“Together with Ithra Dubai, we know we can preserve the heritage of the area whilst still meeting the needs of the modern traveller and contributing to growing the district’s commercial opportunity.”

A total of 282 rooms and suites will be offered at Wyndham Deira Waterfront while Days Hotel Deira Waterfront will offer 131 rooms and suites, as well as an all-day dining restaurant and meeting facilities and travellers on a budget will find 90 rooms at Super 8 Deira Waterfront, alongside a restaurant and café.

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