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Plans revealed to open Dubai's first Andaz hotel in 2020

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces plan for new property in the Jumeirah area of La Mer

Plans revealed to open Dubai's first Andaz hotel in 2020
Andaz Dubai La Mer will feature 156 rooms and suites, with two restaurants and a rooftop bar and pool area.

US-based Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that an affiliate has entered into a management agreement with wasl Asset Management Group for the development of an Andaz-branded hotel in Dubai.

The property, which will be located at La Mer, a lifestyle district in the coastal area of Jumeirah, is expected to open in 2020.

It will become the first Andaz-branded hotel in Dubai and the second Andaz hotel in the UAE, joining Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi which is expected to open before the end of 2018.

Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, CEO of wasl Asset Management Group, said: “We are always seeking to add value to Dubai’s hospitality market with stand-out projects in iconic locations.

"This new venture with Hyatt is yet another seal of quality that aligns with our vision to offer superior real estate and lifestyle options to enhance the guest experience. Andaz Dubai La Mer will enrich our portfolio and introduce more than 150 rooms and suites in the dynamic area of Jumeirah.”

Ludwig Bouldoukian, Hyatt’s Dubai-based regional vice president of development, Middle East and North Africa, added: “We’re excited to introduce the Andaz brand to Dubai, as we believe the brand will bring to life the culture of this vibrant city. Given its location at La Mer, the hotel will provide the ideal setting for visitors looking to experience the ultra-modern, design-led façade of Dubai, something that will be integrated in the hotel’s character.”

Andaz Dubai La Mer will feature 156 rooms and suites, with two restaurants and a rooftop bar and pool area. Meeting facilities, available to guests and locals, will encompass two residential-style studio rooms.

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