Rotana has officially opened the Al Bandar Rotana and Al Bandar Arjaan by Rotana located on the north shore of Dubai Creek.
Making a significant addition to Rotana’s inventory in Dubai, the two new properties have added 280 keys to 3142-strong operational rooms across nine hotels in the city. As part of its global expansion, the company has planned an additional 2888 rooms currently under various stages of development in the emirate.
Nasser Al Nowais, Chairman of Rotana, said: “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 robust nature 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.”
Guy Hutchinson, chief operating officer of Rotana, said: “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.
“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.”