AccorHotels has signed an agreement with R Holding to open the 255 room The Retreat Palm Dubai, MGallery By Sofitel.
The new property, which will focus on the Wellness market, is scheduled for a soft opening later this summer.
Sami Nasser, chief operating officer, luxury brands, AccorHotels Middle East said: “Today’s announcement in collaboration with our trusted partner – R Hotels, signals the much anticipated launch of our flagship MGallery in the United Arab Emirates. The hotel will soon bring a truly unique wellness hospitality experience to Dubai, building on the Emirate’s unique ability to expand its offering to attract visitors from around the globe.”
The 255-room upscale resort will offer a range of guestrooms and suites, as well as an array of wellness facilities including a gym, yoga room, tennis court and swimming pool.
“As the UAE prepares to accommodate 20 million visitors by 2020, AccorHotels continues to see great potential in diversifying its broad mix of hotels across top tourist attractions in Dubai. With the wellness tourism market showing no signs of slowing, our luxury division is presented with a major opportunity to appeal to a fast-growing segment of guests placing wellness high on the priority list in their travel planning,” said Nasser.