Jannah Hotels to increase presence in UAE
UAE hospitality sector expected to see boom thanks to Dubai Expo 2020
Jannah Hotels and Resorts is to launch more apartment hotels in the UAE as part of an ongoing expansion programme.
According to Imad Darwish, CEO of the Abu Dhabi-based company, the expansion is intended to match a steady growth in the UAE's hospitality sector, which will witness a boom owing to the hosting of World Expo 2020 in Dubai.
"There is a need for more apartment hotels in the UAE especially in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to meet an expected high growth ahead of the Expo,” Darwish said. “We have such plans and we have the experience and capabilities to manage more units.”
Darwish said that the group had launched three new brands targeting three types of guests, namely Jannah, Andalus and Jannah Place.
He also revealed plans by Jannah to expand in the UAE, mainly in Dubai, with an intention to enter partnership agreements with other companies and businessmen wishing to set up hotel projects in the Emirate.
Darwish added that Jannah group has signed agreements to manage four new hotels, including two hotels in Dubai Marina with the Bin Rubahye Company, and the Al Seef Resort by Andalus, which is to be inaugurated soon.
"This resort is a new addition to the luxury tourism in Abu Dhabi,” Darwish said. “Al Seef Resort by Andalus and other hotel apartments are set to be the ideal choice for tourists and visitors in the near future.”
The Al Seef Resort, which is located near a large shopping mall, comprises 213 suites and swimming pools, several restaurants and cafes, and a large sport centre.