Rotana recently celebrated the official opening of the five-star Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana, which stands on the north shore of Dubai Creek.
The freshly launched property will be managed by Rotana on behalf of Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company, one of the region’s largest insurers.
In the ideal location, the hotel and hotel apartment complex grants easy access to Dubai’s major attractions and landmarks in the city, including Dubai International Airport and the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Al Bandar Rotana is home to 190 rooms and suites in addition to Club Rotana rooms with additional benefits, including an Executive Lounge and personalised services. Meanwhile, for long-stay visitors, Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana features 90 fully-furnished studios and apartments with options ranging from spacious studios to three-bedroom apartments.
Visitors can make the most of a variety of facilities suitable for both business and leisure travellers, as well as family visitors, including a business centre and six state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities, equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment; two signature restaurants and three casual dining outlets, in addition to an extensive in-room dining menu; Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club, which features a fully-equipped gymnasium, outdoor swimming pool and sauna, steam and massage rooms; and much more.
Chairman, Rotana, Nasser Al Nowais commented: “With the ever-growing number of properties, Rotana has been playing a major role in driving the sustainable development of the tourism and hospitality sector, thereby contributing to the economic and employment growth in markets where we operate. The new hotels are reflective of our continued success and a testament to the robustness of our long-term growth strategy. We are thankful to the Board of Directors and the top management of Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company for the unmatched support we have received from them during the pre-opening phase, and for their trust and confidence in our abilities to manage these stunning properties.”
Meanwhile, chief operating officer, Rotana, Guy Hutchinson declared: “With its vibrant economy and thriving tourism sector, Dubai has always been a highly favourable market for the hospitality sector to flourish and it still promises a brighter future for the sector, with occupied room nights forecasted to reach 35.5 million annually in 2019 by advancing at a solid compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next 24 months. Similarly, the anticipated growth in the number of visitors to the city presents new opportunities for investors and hotel operators. In 2017 alone, the emirate welcomed 15.8 million travellers and it expects to attract 20 million visitors per year by 2020. With these solid credentials, Dubai remains our key focus market for expansion to contribute towards Dubai’s Tourism Vision 2020.
“The opening of Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana is a remarkable achievement and we remain on track to achieve our goal of operating 100 hotels by 2020,” Hutchinson concluded.