Emirates Palace Company (EPCO) has announced that Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group will take over the management of Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, from January 1, 2020.
“Since first opening its doors to guests, Emirates Palace has captured the essence of authentic Arabian hospitality and established itself as not only an exceptional hotel, but also as one of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic visitor attractions. We’re delighted to enter this fresh chapter with Mandarin Oriental, whose operational expertise will further enhance the guest experience in line with our leadership’s example to continue striving for excellence and extending world-class hospitality to anyone visiting or living in the UAE,” says His Excellency Mohamed Al Junaibi, chairman of EPCO,
The award-winning iconic property, which opened in 2005, is one of the world’s most luxurious hotels and boasts 302 rooms and 92 suites, with over nine international restaurants.
The decision to award the new management contract was based on a highly competitive tender process, managed by third-party firm JLL.